Archive For December 15, 2016

Sweet Treats Worth Celebrating

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Sweet Treats Worth Celebrating

Sweet Treats Worth Celebrating (Family Features) Creating baked goods to show your love for family and friends is one of the most thoughtful ways to display care and friendship any time of year, but especially during the holidays when they are typically shared and enjoyed the most. For a special brunch with loved ones this…

Handy Holiday Hints

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Handy Holiday Hints

Handy Holiday Hints Simple steps to prep for a delicious turkey dinner (Family Features) One of the most memorable moments at any holiday dinner is when a moist, delicious turkey is brought to the table. Everyone grabs their forks at the sight of a perfectly brown bird glistening with juicy flavor. Make sure your holiday…

7 Ways to Include Everyone In the Holiday Cheer

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7 Ways to Include Everyone In the Holiday Cheer

7 Ways to Include Everyone In the Holiday Cheer (Family Features) Holidays bring get-togethers filled with music, food and conversation. However, for those who experience hearing loss, the season often takes on a whole different sound. Those with hearing loss often end up feeling isolated from the festivities, but there are ways you can make…

Serving Up an Easy Holiday Brunch

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Serving Up an Easy Holiday Brunch

Serving Up an Easy Holiday Brunch (Family Features) Serving up brunch is never better than during the holidays, when friends and family gather together to celebrate the best moments of the season. You'll have plenty of time to join in the merry-making and fun with these simple ideas for a sensational brunch menu. Keep things…

Preserving Holiday Traditions

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Preserving Holiday Traditions

Preserving Holiday Traditions (Family Features) Holiday traditions come in many forms – from decorating the tree and shopping for loved ones to movie nights and your favorite festive foods. However, there is no holiday tradition quite as enjoyable and rewarding as giving back. Here are several ways that you can create and preserve this important…

A Holiday Survival Guide

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A Holiday Survival Guide

A Holiday Survival Guide (Family Features) As the classic song goes, the holidays really are “the most wonderful time of the year.” Between the cozy scent and warmth of the fireplace, festive holiday parties and catching up with loved ones – the merriment of the season is endless. Preparing for the holidays, however, can be…

Keep Pets Safe, Healthy During the Holidays

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Keep Pets Safe, Healthy During the Holidays

Keep Pets Safe, Healthy During the Holidays (Family Features) The holiday season is synonymous with family gatherings, dinner parties, gift openings and plenty of festive food, all of which can pose challenges for pets. Lisa Darling, DVM, PetSmart's resident veterinarian and pet care expert, offers this advice for keeping pets safe, healthy and happy this…

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Tips for Easy Holiday Shipping (Family Features)It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and holiday gift-giving and receiving is at the top of everyone’s to-do list. There are several simple steps you can take to make those deliveries a little easier.  “We know a lot of care goes into finding the perfect gift during…

Magical Holiday Meals

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Magical Holiday Meals

Magical Holiday Meals (Family Features) A holiday feast is made magical by the array of sides that create a symphony of flavors and textures worth celebrating. Cheese is always a crowd-pleaser, and these rich, creamy, cheesy sides can earn you high praise from friends and family. Make your side dishes extra special by putting a…

Give the Gift of Donations

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Give the Gift of Donations

Give the Gift of Donations (Family Features) With the season of giving in full swing, try turning your attention away from gift giving in the traditional sense and instead focus on a whole different kind of giving. Charitable giving comes in many forms, and there are numerous causes in nearly every community that accept donations…

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