holiday activities

  1. Tweens, Teens & College

    Giving back: Holiday charity projects for teens

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    School is out and the holidays are in full gear. Your teen may have visions of being lazy dancing in his head, but isn’t there...
  2. Home How-tos

    How to celebrate Hanukkah

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    Celebrating Hanukkah with your friends and family is something to look forward to each year. From the traditional food to the...
  3. Budgeting & Saving

    Holiday savings: 5 Simple strategies for saving money

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    The holidays and all those opportunities to spend money are officially upon us. Yes, they come earlier every year. But that longer...
  4. Travel

    5 Best holiday festivals in the U.S.

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    With the holiday season officially underway, it's time to start planning this year's festivities. Don’t let the cold weather prevent...
  5. Christmas Holiday Tips

    8 Ways to give back with food

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    This holiday season, amid the baking and shopping, make some time to do a good deed. Whether you opt to feed the hungry or send...
  6. Exercise & Fitness

    The 12-day fitness challenge

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    The holiday season isn't just about fun, food and parties. It can be a time of stress, slack dieting and exercise, and weight gain....
  7. Gifts

    Holiday shopping made easy with a registry

    Oh no! The holiday season is here, along with all of the hassles that come with it. Not to sound like a Scrooge, but is there anyone...
  8. Family Activities

    Share the spirit of Hanukkah

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    During Hanukkah, take time to reflect on family, love and the spirit of giving. Discover ways to share the blessing of the holiday...
  9. Family Activities

    Hanukkah traditions for the whole family

    As you celebrate the Festival of Lights, find ways to involve the whole family, young and old. From crafts for kids to traditional...
  10. Super Moms Guide: Family Activities

    Ideas for your own Elf on the Shelf

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    Family traditions and building wonderful childhood memories that last a lifetime is what is really important during the holidays. So...
  11. Special Needs

    Holiday tips from parents of children with autism

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    Whether you have a special needs child or you're simply looking for ways to streamline the holidays for your family, these tips will...
  12. Crafts

    Get in the holiday spirit with 30 Days of Pinspiration

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    Pinterest unveils its new "30 Days of Pinspiration," which showcases holiday-themed boards from your favorite celebrities from now...
  13. Movies & Reviews

    Rise of the Guardians movie review: Tooth fairy gets jacked

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    What does this clever assortment of fabled childhood heroes, ranging from the Tooth Fairy to Santa Claus to the Sand Man, all have...
  14. Family Activities

    Celebrate Halloween safely

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    In today's scary world, is sending your kids door-to-door to collect candy from strangers really a good idea? Before you lock your...
  15. Family Activities

    Throw a family-friendly Labor Day party

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    Labor Day is like the final hurrah before saying goodbye to summer. So don’t let your three-day Labor Day weekend slip by without a...
  16. Family Activities

    4th of July party planning tips

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    Celebrate America by hosting a kid-friendly 4th of July party for family and friends. You don't have much time left before the...
  17. Holidays & Seasons

    How to celebrate Memorial Day with meaning

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    Memorial Day is so much more than an extra day off and decorating your porch with red, white and blue. Taking the time to honor our...
  18. Easter

    Green your Easter: Tips for a more sustainable celebration

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    We always hear the saying, "Every little bit helps." Get your green on this year for Easter and take a few steps toward a more...
  19. Family Activities

    Dickens on The Strand festival in Galveston

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    If you are in the Houston area, travel down to Galveston Island to celebrate the holiday season with the Dickens on The Strand...
  20. Family Activities

    Houston Holiday Parade

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    Houston kicks off the holiday season with its annual holiday parade through the streets of downtown on Thanksgiving morning. The...