How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

The holiday season is a lot of fun, but it can also be the most wasteful time of year. We have some tips to make your holiday season a little more sustainable. Let us know your ideas for staying sustainable this time of year in the comments.

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The Misadventures of Johan O'Malley

The Misadventures of Johan O’Malley: A Very Merry Johan

“Tis the season to be Johan,” I sang loudly while walking into the local mall. It felt like Christmas was finally here. The candle store displayed scents of pine and fresh baked cookies, a big tree lit with multi-colored lights stood proudly and a red and gold chair took over the center of the mall. One lucky person would get to play Santa this holiday season and it had to be me. After my disaster of a Thanksgiving play, this was coming from The Boston Globe, not me, I had to do something to improve my reputation. Hence my first job ever. 

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Holiday Gifts for Everyone in Your Life

It’s getting closer to Christmas and Hanukkah. This means it’s time to finish up your holiday shopping. We created a holiday shopping guide that you can use for most people in your life. We separated it into several categories: adults, teens, children, stocking stuffers, experiences and unique gifts.

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The Ultimate Christmas Movie and TV Show Guide

If you’re like us, then you’re already part way through your Christmas movie and TV show list. There’s nothing we love more this time of year than watching one of our favorite Christmas movies while drinking hot chocolate. There’s something about a cozy night in when the weather gets chilly. We’re sharing with all of you our essential Christmas movies and TV show specials that we try to watch every year. Tell us your favorites in the comments!

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The Ultimate Holiday Season Bucket List

It’s December, meaning most of our calendars are filled with holiday themed activities. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but also the busiest. We hope everyone prioritizes fun this holiday season. We created a holiday season bucket list to help you plan your time and engage in all the activities that make December so much fun. Excuse us, we’re ready to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and watch a Christmas movie.

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Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

Tis’ the season to be jolly! If you’re like us, then you love getting ready for the holiday season. We can’t believe we’re less than a month away from Hanukkah and Christmas. Which means it’s time to start decorating our home. We’re planning on starting this weekend, which means we say bye to our fall decor and hello to holiday cheer. Below, we’re providing some tips to get your home ready.

Have you started decorating yet? Let us know in the comments.

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How to Deal with Your Family During the Holidays 

The holiday season is here! Which means, most people can expect to be around family members. It can be a wonderful experience sharing holiday memories with loved ones. However, some people dread the holidays because of unwanted questions and comments regarding life choices.

It’s best to be prepared if you might find yourself in this situation this holiday season. Below, we provided some tools for dealing with your family. We get it, they can be great, but sometimes too nosy. Have you ever been in this situation? Tell us about it in the comments.

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