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  • Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
    All aboard the Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
    Families of all ages and stages got into the holiday spirit with a fun and festive ride on the Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train through the city of Santa Cruz to Roaring Camp this year.The beautifully decked out vintage train picks up passengers at...
  • Have a merry, scary Christmas
    Have a merry, scary Christmas
    It is a dark and stormy night. Suddenly, a scream rings out.Boo!Ooh, kids -- so scary!Yes, it is time once again to push aside the popcorn and presents and plunk down in front of the big-screen TV for another showing of that Canadian Christmas...
  • Grand Central Hotel Glasgow exudes a sense of history
    Grand Central Hotel Glasgow exudes a sense of history
    First opened in 1883 next to Glasgow’s main train station, its doors leading straight to the concourse, the Grand Central Hotel is known as the city’s ‘grand old lady.’Closed for over a decade, then re-opened four years ago...
  • FCts about kwanzaa
    Facts about Kwanzaa
    As many U.S. citizens say goodbye to relatives the day after Christmas, a few kick off the week long celebration (from December 26 to January 1) of Kwanzaa. 2014 marks the 48th annual commemoration of this holiday. According to Factmonster.com, an...
  • Deck yourself out in velvet and sequins this holiday season
    Deck yourself out in velvet and sequins this holiday season
    Every year it seems that sequins and sparkly looks are in for the holiday season. This year is no exception. Pair your sparkly dresses or suits with bold spiked jewelry and tights or leggings to be on trend. Metallics and velvet are also great...
  • Holiday Cheer in and Around New York
    Holiday Cheer in and Around New York
    All around us is the feeling of Joy and cheer when we stroll down the street. Even passing in a bus or car we are taken in by the beauty of the City coming alive for the Holiday Season. No matter your mood, when you put your attention to the rich...
  • New Year's Eve Banner
    DIY New Year's Eve Banner
    Get your New Year's Eve party started with some amazing sparkling decor. You can easily make your own custom New Year’s Eve banner by using up some of that leftover Christmas garland you have around the house to create a fun sparkly...
  • Legend of the Poro King
    Snowdown Showdown is back on League of Legends
    Summoners of Fort Worth can login to League of Legends right now to experience Snowdown Showdown 2014! The Christmas themed annual event on League of Legends celebrates everything wonderfully winter and heartily holiday themed. As always, Riot...
  • Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade
    Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade!
    Christmas is almost here! Surely, Santa Claus is getting ready for the big day and his elves are busy making presents and packing up the sleigh. At Disneyland Resorts, the holidays are celebrated with full frenzy. The yearly tradition, the Disney...
  • Christmas anyway
    How to bring the fun back to Christmas
    Kids love Christmas. It’s their favorite time of year outside of their birthday. They know they will get multiple gifts and usually what they asked for. Whether they received their gifts from Santa or mom and dad, the bottom line is they get...
  • You'll have a blue Christmas without Blanche
    Santa Baby Blanche
    It's me: Blanche DuBois Sharp. As you might have guessed, I get the last word of the year, or make that words of the year. My mom is the LA Animation Examiner, but she is asleep on the job. So sit back, relax, and shake your groove thing to my...
  • Rogue's "Santa's Private Reserve Ale"
    Brew review: Rogue's "Santa's Private Ale" (Newport, Oregon)
    It's Christmas time in the city, and what better way to ring in everyone's favorite holiday (well, most everyone) than with a seasonal brew celebrating ol' St. Nick. No doubt Rogue Brewery in Newport, Oregon knew what they were doing...
  • Make luminaries and let your light shine
    Make luminaries and let your light shine
    You’ve checked everyone off your list and every present is wrapped and set under the tree. In that case, you have free time to make this easy and affordable holiday with the kids. Chances are you already have everything you need in your...
  • holiday stress
    Holiday stress test
    In engineering when something is to be tested for strength or durability, the item is put under stress. It is pushed to extremes to see what happens. The results of stress tests can reveal areas of weakness and areas that need to be improved upon....
  • New York is famous for its Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.
    3 great New York themed Christmas movies
    Christmas is less than a week away and holiday films are being broadcast on several movie channels. There are dozens of memorable and even “classic” Christmas flicks and some of the most memorable have been filmed in New York City ...