: ' Christmas'

US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan will eat Christmas fare just like it’s home

More than 140,000 American service men and women around the world will dine on familiar fare this Christmas, as part of the United States’s commitment to support our war-fighters. Their surroundings may look different to grandma’s [...]

Christmas time is cookie time, says Crisco

Families in the United States can be expected to bake around eight dozen (96) cookies this holiday season, so Crisco's Cookie Central site provides online recipes, cooking tips and gift ideas. [...]

Overspent already? Here are three ideas for no-expense gifting this Christmas

Money Management International offer frugal tips during the holiday shopping season. The Art of No-Expense Gift Giving. [...]

AAA predicts more road travel for year-end holidays

AAA projects 92.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holidays, an increase of 3.1 percent from the 89.5 million who traveled a year ago. The year-end holidays travel period [...]

Win a $1000 gift card with Southwest Airlines holiday Twitter competition

As the song goes, for 12 days in December, your “true love” is supposed to give you gifts. Well, this year, Southwest Airlines could be your “true LUV,” except we aren’t giving away Turtle Doves or [...]

Should I buy an artificial Christmas tree or a real one

Christmas trees are part of our culture, originally European and Christian, that has evolved from a holy day (holiday) to a festival of giving. And today a Christmas tree with presents underneath is, I believe, an [...]

Make your Christmas party a memorable one with a themed gift exchange

It’s that time of year when the final details are being made for the Christmas Party Gift Exchange, but how can you make this year’s Gift Exchange different. Sarah Partigi of http://PartyGameIdeas.com, notes that one of [...]

This Christmas buy a virtual gift, and make a world of difference

National Trust is urging shoppers to forget those unwanted Christmas jumpers, socks or candles and think red squirrels and large blue butterflies this Christmas when searching for the perfect present for that difficult-to-buy-for family member or [...]

Sip a little wine and enjoy some carols this Yuletide

Even though the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir have won numerous awards, Sonoma-Cutrer’s new tasting room only opened to the public in July, 2010. To make up for lost time, the elegant winery is hosting it’s first [...]

Aussie bike riders ride to give Christmas toys to needy families – (VIDEO)

Ulysses Club Macarthur Branch 2010 Christmas Toy Run Around 50 middle-aged motorcyclists from the Macarthur Branch Ulysses Club roared through the streets of Narellan, Camden and Menangle yesterday carrying a cargo of childrens’ toys and wellwishes [...]