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.
What would the holidays be without our traditions, from the tree and the turkey to the football game and parade? Everyone knows apple pie will be served for dessert, your uncle will fall asleep on the couch, and the kids will ask to stay up all night.
While honoring those beloved traditions this year, we invite you to add your own creativity to the season. We asked RAC customers to share their ideas for creating holiday magic, and we offer them here, along with a few of our own suggestions as well.
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.
The holidays are synonymous with family get-togethers, impromptu social gatherings, parties, overnight guests, and the like. As such, your house has to be on its best behavior and ready to go at a moment’s notice. This handy room-by-room guide will help you create a holiday-ready home the easy and stress-free way. After all, there’s no place like home for the holidays.
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 …
With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to let out your inner creative monster and plan a party that’s full of fright! With these ideas, you can turn an average party into a monstrous Halloween bash, complete with spooky treats and thrilling décor.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and research shows that kids who eat breakfast do better in school. Get your students off to a strong start with a protein-packed meal that will power them until lunch.
Doesn’t it seem as if the simplest activities these days cost a fortune? Taking a date to dinner and a movie could set you back $100. Even local high school football games can get expensive when purchasing tickets and concessions for a family of four.
Although budgets are tight this time of year, that doesn’t have to mean less fun for you and your family. We put together this list of ideas to keep your crew entertained this fall — without spending a dime.
Getting kids to eat well is hard. Getting kids to eat well when you’re not around is even harder. To help you out: a week’s worth of healthy school lunch ideas that are so tasty you might just pack one (or all) for yourself. Bonus: All of these ideas are budget-friendly, too.