Protect Kids by Steering Clear of Knock-Off Toys This Holiday Season
Tips to Gift Your Child With Tech Safely This Holiday Season
(StatePoint) In the scramble to get your hands on the toys your children want this holiday season, experts warn that you should prioritize safety by sticking to age-appropriate toys and by avoiding counterfeit alternatives at all costs.
Entertain for Less This Holiday Season
(StatePoint) Are you wondering if this is the right year to gift your child a smartphone for the holidays?
5 Tips to Ease the Pain of Holiday Shipping
(StatePoint) The holiday season brings an abundance of feelings that may include joy, comfort, gratitude, and unfortunately, stress. Don’t let the task of entertaining friends and family break the bank or your back.
5 Ways to Protect Your Holiday Budget
(StatePoint) Holiday plans may look different again this year. Some families will choose to host small gatherings, while others may celebrate from the comfort of home instead of traveling.
5 Tips to Prevent Common Holiday Foot Problems
(StatePoint) It may be the season of cheer, but for many, the holidays are rife with anxiety about expenses. A recent survey shows that staying on budget is Americans’ top concern this holiday season, followed by incurring long-term debt, shipping costs and being charged late or hidden fees.
Make Your Home More Inviting This Holiday Season By Taking These Steps
(StatePoint) The holiday season is one of the most joyful times of year, but it can also lead to aching feet. One source of seasonal foot pain is gout, a type of arthritis exacerbated by consuming too much of certain holiday foods and beverages.
Tips for a Smart Holiday Shopping Game Plan
(StatePoint) While you may primarily associate insect invasions with warmer weather, bugs are liable to make themselves at home in your living spaces during all four seasons.
Tech to the Rescue: Options to Save Consumers Time This Holiday Season
(StatePoint) Health and safety, shipping delays and a constrained budget -- these are just some of the concerns that may be amplifying your shopping stress this holiday season.
5 Tips to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests
(StatePoint) Despite increased digital options, the typical consumer still spends 13 hours on hold each year! And of course, there are plenty of things that most people would rather be doing with that time, particularly during the busy holiday season.
Why Sharpening Your Knives Can Make You a More Proficient Cook
(StatePoint) Cooler temperatures, outings to the Christmas tree farm, game nights and holiday feasts. Now that the holiday season is here, it’s time to prep your home for seasonal fun! Whether you’re hosting a big or small group of family and friends this holiday season, decorating and decluttering around the house can make party prep easier and more enjoyable for everyone. With that in mind, here are some top tips to create functional and stylish spaces that are easy to keep clean and tidy throughout the festivities.
Homemade Holiday Delights That Are Guaranteed to Butter Anyone Up
(StatePoint) If you’ve ever desired to become a better home chef, you’ve probably spent time reading cookbooks, watching cooking shows or even taking a culinary skills course. The truth is that when it comes to improving your cooking and becoming more efficient in the kitchen, you may be overlooking a much simpler step: sharpening your knives.
Beat the Holiday Stress With Cheese-Pleasing Recipes and Fun
(StatePoint) As we find ourselves surrounded by an abundance of this year’s “must-have” items, our shopping lists are often dictated by retail experts all claiming to offer the ultimate gift-giving guide. But there’s no need to spend a fortune or face the aggravation of competing with crowds for sold-out products. Sometimes, the most rich and memorable gifts can be created in the kitchen.
Must-Haves for Holiday Baking and Entertaining
(StatePoint) It’s become an annual tradition that as soon as we bid adieu to chrysanthemums, the cornucopias and the turkey dinner, the frantic countdown to Christmas begins. From the countless holiday soirees and batches of bulk baking, to battling the crowds in a futile attempt to secure the most sought-after toy, or remembering to move the elf each night, ‘tis the season to be exhausted.
Including Music in Your Holiday Traditions
(StatePoint) Whether you’re a beginning baker or an experienced entertainer, having the right tools can make the process of holiday party prep faster, easier, more festive – and ensure you can achieve expert-level results. Here are a few must-haves to add to your holiday shopping list.
Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
(StatePoint) Music is powerful. Here is how to include music in your holiday celebrations to set a joyful, festive mood and help create happy family memories.
How to Bring New Life to Classic Holiday Traditions
(StatePoint) One of the best ways to ensure you give thoughtful, meaningful holiday gifts is by consulting gift guides that offer unique ideas for everyone on your list. Whether you’re shopping for a fashionista or an athlete, get inspired to make the holiday season brighter for your loved ones with the following ideas:
Annual Christmas Price Index Reflects a Mostly-Reopened Economy
(StatePoint) Bringing new life to classic holiday traditions starts with understanding the origins of how these traditions came to be.
Your Last-Minute Survival Shopping Guide
(StatePoint) Following a bah-humbug year for the country’s economy, one economic indicator predicts that the 2021 holiday season may resemble 2019 more than 2020 when it comes to price tags on gifts.
Gifting a Puppy This Holiday Season? Read These Tips First
(StatePoint) Did you realize your friend’s birthday is tomorrow? Forgot someone on your holiday shopping list? Delayed getting a gift because you had no clue what to buy? When it comes to last-minute shopping, it can be stressful to find that perfect gift in such a time crunch. Here are a few shopping tips to save you from showing up empty-handed.
Elevate Holiday Cooking With Quick and Easy Tweaks
(StatePoint) Thinking of surprising a friend or family member with a puppy this holiday season?
(StatePoint) Holiday cooking and entertaining don’t have to be overly complex to impress. Here are quick, simple ways to elevate your meals for memorable experiences your friends and family will love: