Christmas Tips

baby's first christmas

Baby’s First Christmas Makes It So Special

So The Journey Begins There are so many “firsts” when you have baby: First word Taking first steps Seeing first tooth Hearing first laugh and smile For baby (and parents), the first sleep through the night When they say their first “Moma” or “Dada” Baby’s First Christmas Christmas is a special time for families. With…
Canadian Christmas Shopping Tips

Canadian Christmas Spending

What Canadians Need To Know Regarding Holiday Shopping So, you are thinking about starting your Christmas shopping. Well, we all know that Canadians love the holidays and part of the celebration is finding the perfect gift. However, before you start you might want to check our previous blog: Summer: A Great Time To Think About…
budgeting for Christmas

How to Budget For Christmas American Style

Budgeting For Christmas We all are enjoying the warm relaxing days of summer, but it’s not too early to think about budgeting for Christmas. Yes, Christmas shopping seems months away, but you will be surprised how fast it comes galloping up on us. Few of us like to work on a budget but with a little…
Stress Free Christmas

Christmas and Stress…Tips to Keep You Sane.

Tips on how to avoid stress this Christmas The holiday season is for 99% of us the most stressful part of the year. With so many moving parts it can easily become a logistical nightmare. Juggling children’s concerts, home parties, work parties, financial strain, baking, gift buying, extra work commitments, holiday home decorating, the stress…

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Making a White Christmas Green Christmas is the one time of year when we often go all out. From outdoor lighting, to lavish dinners and carefully wrapped presents, it can sometimes feel that the holiday season is overly excessive. There are some simple things we can all do to pair down and protect our environment,…

Summer: Great Time to Set Christmas Goals

Christmas has always been about far more than presents.  For many of us it’s a time of reflection, for gratitude and for establishing and celebrating the most cherished of family traditions. It’s hard to believe but we have just completed the first half of 2020. Right?And, what a crazy first six months it’s been! We…