Christmas

Black Is The New Green

When it comes to fake Christmas trees, the hot trend for 2018 is black! That's right, black Christmas trees. According to the home decor retailer Wayfair , there has been a 70% increase this year in searches on their website for black trees. Nearly 4,000 searches this year, compared to less than 2,...
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Keep That Holiday Feeling: Breathe Easier!

We don't want to be Grinchy about it... but the truth is, there are some real draw backs with both real and artificial Christmas trees when it comes to healthy indoor air environment. There is a lot of info and misinformation out there about both options. But before you start to get your...
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Top 5 Christmas Destinations In The U.S.

For those who don't want to be home for the holidays, there are plenty of great places to visit here in the United States this time of year. The 5 most popular, according to Trekeffect are: LAS VEGAS - It's pleasant weather is one draw, plus everything else Sin City has to offer, all dressed up for...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch 8am-Noon

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! After a busy Saturday of shopping for Christmas gifts or attending holiday parties, reserve Sunday morning to relax. We invite you to join us from 8am-noon for a soothing morning of music featuring the sounds of a "Smooth...
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Christmas Card Etiquette

If you're sending out Christmas cards this holiday season, you should probably be working on them this weekend. By next weekend, at the latest. Here's what else you should keep in mind according to the etiquette experts: If your family celebrates Christmas, by all means send Christmas cards. But...
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Fire Safety For Your Christmas Tree

One thing that could really ruin your holiday, would be to have your Christmas tree go up in flames. Since we don't want anyone to experience that horror, here are some tips from the American Christmas Tree Association to prevent such a tragedy. Fresh trees are less likely to catch fire, so look...
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Some Of This Year's Most Popular Toys

If you're looking for toys this holiday season, you're probably looking at places like Target , Walmart , J.C. Penney , & Amazon . If you look at how often certain toys appear on those retailers lists, you'll find these to be some of the hottest for 2018. That means, not only is there a good...
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500+ Christmas Cookie Recipes

This is the best time of the year for baking! These are kitchen tested, kid approved recipes!
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Tips For Picking Out A Good Christmas Tree

The key to selecting a "good" Christmas tree is freshness. Of course, if you're cutting your own, you know it's fresh! The needles should be resilient. Grab a branch about six inches from the tip, between your thumb and forefinger, then pull your hand toward you allowing the branch to slip through...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch 8am-Noon

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! As the hectic Thanksgiving holiday weekend winds down reserve some time to relax. Join us this Sunday for a soothing morning of smooth jazz. Kick back and relax from 8am-noon as we feature the best of smooth jazz Christmas...
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