Tag Archives: holidays

Staying Sane During the Holidays

It’s amazing, isn’t it? It seems like Thanksgiving just passed – and indeed it did, one week ago! – and now the holiday season is in full swing. When Thanksgiving falls at the end of November like it did this year, it seems to be an incredibly fast downhill ride into the holidays, and the feeling of being out of control can quickly take hold.

Merry and bright: Beautiful Christmas trees to visit

It’s that time of year, when halls are decked and Christmas trees pop up throughout the USA. So thrilled my piece is live online at USAToday.com about some of the best and unusual trees to see across the country. Where’s your favorite Christmas tree?

holiday problems, be gone!


And all of a sudden, Thanksgiving is over, Hanukah has some and gone, and Christmas and New Year’s Eve are mere days away. OK, maybe a few weeks – breathe! One thing’s for certain – time is quickly going to fly by and before we know it, it’ll be 2014. Especially for those who plan a week-long trip in the middle of the month (looking in the mirror here)!

get cultural this holiday season


If you’d rather getaway for the holidays, there are plenty of destinations that are rolling out the red carpet and inviting you to partake in their local holiday traditions. Who knows, perhaps you’ll take the traditions home with you and make them a part of yours.