Santa probably gets hundreds of thousands of letters every year - who hasn't sent a note or two to the big man in red?
Some are long, some are short, and some are ho, ho, hilarious! Kids say (and write) the darndest things.
Check out five of our favorite funny letters to Santa:
Because there's nothing quite as painful as the "no batteries" letdown on Christmas morning...
The following is a guest post from Giada De Laurentiis
The holiday season is well underway. With so many parties and events, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the things to-do.
Here are my top 10 tips for getting yourself and your home ready for the holidays:
Getting Yourself Ready:
I hate Christmas shopping.
“No honey, you don’t have to sit on Santa’s lap,” I heard my husband tell our three-year-old son last week after they’d returned from the mall.
“At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year” - Thomas Tusser
It’s the holiday season and life looks different, parties included, now that you are pregnant. It’s not just the mocktails instead of cocktails, or the favorite foods you now have to avoid (sushi, carpaccio, and delightful French cheeses).
Spatulas, bowls and red oven mitts,
Make sure your next Christmas party is one heck of a hit
Pick from a few of our favorite, yummy sweets...
From this slideshow of adorable cookies and holiday treats!
They say it's really the thought that counts, and that you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth... but what if that horse has really bad teeth?
We've all been there - smiling through gritted teeth as we profess great thanks for a truly terrible present.
Madonna famously had a meltdown when she was given hydrangeas (everyone knows she prefers roses!). The Trojans got a giant wooden horse that led to the destruction of their city. That was definitely a bummer.
Traditions come in all shapes and sizes. And while some cost money, others are fun and free.
Since we celebrate Christmas, below are a few of our favorite creative Christmastime activities:
The Holiday Walk
The holiday period is a lot of fun for families, but ‘tis also a season of stress for parents. This year, try to lower anxiety levels and enjoy all that this festive season has to offer.
Stressor #1 - Shopping
Want to bring some Christmas cheer to your children? Try a family movie night with a holiday favorite!
From beloved classics to more modern choices, there's nothing like snuggling up together on the couch with some popcorn and catching a Christmas flick.
Here's our list of top picks this holiday season:
Elmo's Christmas Countdown