Category Archives: Traditions

Christmas Traditions From Days Gone Past

Christmas History Many different people and several cultures have celebrated Christmas for many years, including those living during medieval times. Some of our popular traditions have been passed down from this important era. Yule Log For example, the Yule log was a popular tradition with the Druids during this time. They would bless a log, and then keep it burning for twelve days in a row. The remaining part of the log was then kept to be […]

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7 Tips to Make The Best of Christmas Away From Home

Christmas is a time to be with family and friends but for some of us work gets in the way keeping us away from home during the holidays. Being alone in a hotel room in an unfamiliar town is not much fun so we have put together some tips and ideas to make the best of a Christmas away from home: Tip 1. If you’re spending the holidays away from home, make every possible effort to bring […]

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Start a New Tradition This Year With Four Amazing Christmas Party Ideas

Four Amazing Christmas Party Ideas Christmas is one of the most popular holidays of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to get together for wonderful food, gifts and entertainment. Most of all though, it’s about spending time with each other, and what better way to do that this year than with an amazing Christmas themed party! It’s the perfect opportunity to spruce up your holiday, especially if your family Christmas traditions are feeling a […]

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Family Fun Christmas Activities

Family is at the core of the Christmas season, so creating fun memories with your family is always at the top of the must-do list this time of year. What fun activities can you incorporate into your family life that makes Christmas memorable and fun? Plenty, really. There are the traditional and the things a little bit out of the box. Think back to your childhood and Christmas time in your house. Are there particular memories that […]

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Dominican Republic Holidays – The Christmas Day

Being predominantly Catholic, Christmas day takes a very special place in the Dominican Republic’s holidays. Sure, there are no white Christmases or Christmas balls, but Dominicans have their special way of celebrating the centerpiece of all Christian holidays in the Caribbean. First off, Dominicans start celebrating Christmas earlier than most people around the world. They start so early that their Christmas dinner, in fact, is held on the 24th of December, not on the traditional 25th observed […]

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Christmas Tree Themes: Are They Really Worth It?

Do you celebrate Christmas? If you do, chances are you will celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree. Each year, the majority of Americans purchase a Christmas tree for their homes. Whether that tree is real or an artificial one, it is often decorated with Christmas decorations. Different individuals decorate their Christmas trees in different ways. Many choose to theme their Christmas trees. If you are planning on decorating your Christmas tree this year, you may be […]

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Christmas Shopping for Your Boss

Christmas shopping for your boss can be a difficult situation. First of all purchasing a Christmas gift for your superiors at work is considered to be somewhat of a faux pas unless the gift is being purchased by a group of employees. While giving Christmas gifts to subordinates is generally an accepted practice, gifts from individuals to a boss can be viewed as an attempt to gain advantages such as promotions or favorable projects or treatments. As […]

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Christmas Shopping for Kids

Christmas is a truly magical season that is enjoyed by many but no one enjoys the Christmas season more than kids. It might be the prospect of some well deserved time off from school, the allure of the lights and decorations, the beauty of the snow that often accompanies Christmas or just the anticipation of Santa and his sleigh filled with toys that is so exciting for children but it is evident that most kids are truly […]

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Celebrating The Christmas Holidays In The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has one of the most festive Christmas holidays in the world, and perhaps the longest. In a way, the locals start to celebrate Christmas as early as October. It is a season of dancing, fireworks, carols, family time, and excellent food! Dominican Republic citizens are very family-oriented, as most of the holiday celebrations and traditions involve the whole family, and are highly involved in the community. Smiles are pasted all over the sanguine faces […]

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Adult Christmas Games

Not all Christmas games have to be for children, or have to be serious. Good gracious, adults like to let their hair down and have a good, silly time too. Here are several games to get you started. If this is a group that’s not afraid of looking silly, here’s just the game. Provide a pair of pantyhose for each team and a total of 8 balloons. When the game begins, the team should begin blowing up […]

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