December 26 is Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a traditional holiday in a few countries around the world, but its main celebration and place of origin is The United Kingdom or England.

Boxing Day is a public Holiday in England and its history can be traced back as far as 800 years ago.  There are two parts of Boxing Day; the first was established by the Catholic Church.  December 26th is also known as the feast of St. Stephen, …

Love Her Or Hate Her But Don’t Forget Her On National Mother In Law Day!

Mother-in-law

(PCM) Celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday in October, Mother In Law Day is a day to celebrate that special woman who gave birth to your spouse. Even if the two of you fail to see eye to eye majority of the time, for one day, place your differences aside and try to find some time to bond today.

Perhaps you could send a bouquet of flowers, set up some dinner plans, drop a card …

Appreciate A Dragon Day, January 16th

dragon-rider-1-1680x1050The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, Flight of Dragons, The Dragon Riders of Pern, How to Train a Dragon and Harry Potter are all books and films that explore dragons in one way or another.

Appreciate A Dragon Day is a day set aside to celebrate this cultural icon

Dragons have been part of culture and mythology for hundred if not thousands of years.  Appreciate a Dragon Day is the …

Research Reveals The Ultimate Christmas Movie And It’s Not ‘Die Hard’!

What makes the perfect Christmas movie? And which is the best of the best? Everyone has their own opinion, but a new study has the answer – https://musicmagpie.co.uk/ultimate-christmas-movies/

According to the team at musicMagpie, there are four key elements that make a Christmas classic. It must have Christmas references (obviously), perform well in the box office, be a hit with critics and audiences alike, and create a festive buzz year after year.

Using this as …

AMC Networks Reveals Largest Slate Of Holiday Programming With ‘Best Christmas Ever’

AMC Networks has viewers covered this holiday season as the second annual “Best Christmas Ever,” returns with its largest slate of holiday programming to-date featuring over 60 films and specials airing all day, every day, and this year expands to all five of AMC Networks. Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films. AMC Networks will be …

Trans Siberian Orchestra Provides A Stunning Spectacle This Holiday Season

(TRR) Nothing says the holiday season has begun than our annual tradition of checking out the audio and visual spectacular that is the Trans Siberian Orchestra! We recently attended their nighttime performance at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA and it always seems to us that Philadelphia has very special place in the heart of Trans Siberian Orchestra, as it is where they performed their very first show together over 20 years ago at …

The Comeback And History Of Christmas Kissing Balls

(PCM) Not to be confused with hanging a mistletoe, Christmas Kissing Balls are medium to large size bunches of evergreens, holly and herbs placed in a spherical shape and hung in the doorways of a home. Some people may add pieces of mistletoe to them as well, as a more recognizable symbol to urge those that pass under to sneak in a kiss.

The history of Christmas Kissing Balls dates back to the time of …

Cookie Exchange Tips

HOW TO COME OUT ON TOP WITH YOUR COOKIE SWAP

Snowflake shaped Gingerbread cookies stacked and tied with a red ribbon.

(PCM) Whoever invented the holiday cookie exchange was either a sadist or a genius – maybe both.

On the one hand, participating in a cookie exchange means you’ve got to stop and bake something (something pretty enough to share, no less) right in the middle of gift-shopping, house decorating, holiday concerting, family visiting, nervous breakdown-ing, and whatever else you’ve got on your chaotic December schedule.…