Whether it’s a holiday cookie exchange, an office party, or just a thoughtful gift for a friend, these sweet little brownie Christmas trees are sure to please. The best part? They’re as easy to make as they are festive. So, grab your brownie mix, your decorating supplies, and your kiddos, and start baking.
It’s always been a mission of Rent-A-Center to help raise money for hungry Americans, but this year, RAC took it from a local level to a national level by partnering with the nonprofit organization Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the country. And, like peanut butter and jelly, it was a winning match: RAC raised $50,000 through its annual Fill the Fridge campaign, all of which benefits Feeding America food banks nationwide.
Stylish holiday decorations often come with hefty price tags. But you don’t need to spend your holiday money on décor. Instead try one or all of these DIY ideas so you can put those dollars elsewhere during the holidays.
Holiday cards can be expensive, and they usually fall on just one family member to handle. From choosing the design to selecting the photo and adding the greeting, often it adds stress to an already busy time of year. Instead of going with something typical this time around, try making your own with these ideas for fun, hand-painted holiday cards.
Most of the materials can be found around your house. Best of all, every member of the family can help make the cards — turning what’s typically a holiday chore for the adults into a fun activity for everyone.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now you’re left with a mountain of uneaten food. Don’t let it go to waste! Try these three recipes — turkey salad, sweet cranberry turnovers, and savory mashed potato pancakes — for a new spin on traditional Turkey Day leftovers.
A potluck Thanksgiving is a sure-fire way to ensure a stress-free holiday. When guests bring a dish, that’s less work for the host. Plus, it allows guests to enjoy (and share!) their own favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
Whether you’re hosting or attending a Thanksgiving potluck this year, here are a few crowd-pleasing ideas to make the planning, preparation, and party more fun.
With just a little effort and less than an hour of your time, you can create a beautiful fall wreath for your door that will take you all the way through Thanksgiving. Come December, pull out the flowers and update the wreath with winter and holiday accents. In fact, with a simple update each season, you can keep your door decorated all year long.
Thrills and chills. Goblins and ghouls. Freddy Krueger and Jason. Did someone say Halloween? Yep, it’s that time of year when you grab your besties and host a scary-movie night. But that begs the question: What’s the most frightful flick of all? Personally, we like a classic slasher. One, two, Freddy’s coming for you …