We try it each year, and each year we fail at making pretty ribbons with the icing and properly spacing out the gumdrops. But this might have been the worst gingerbread house fail yet with the dog adding his own festive touch.
We'll probably walk past a hundred Christmas trees this season and never know the full story behind each ornament. The ones that have been hand-made by a relative can probably tell an important story if we take the time to ask.
Forgetting to bring the canned cranberry sauce that you signed up for would be bad, but it's not the worst thing that could happen on Thanksgiving Day. There are three bigger Thanksgiving dinner faux pas that will leave your relatives hungry, grouchy, and well...not thankful.
It may be too early to put up the Christmas decorations, but digesting this little tidbit now can help us ward off problems in December. And if you're on the fence about which kind of tree to put up, this may convince you to go for fake one over the real thing.
If our highs in the 50s and 60s this week are just too warm for ya, you could always book a getaway to to the world famous North Pole and immerse yourself in some ice, snow, and the single digits for awhile. Airbnb has some cabins for rent, and they'll cost you between $129 and $300 per night.
Imagine the surprise on your daughter's face when she opens up her new Fingerlings, and a few dozen bugs come rolling out of the wrapping paper. Ewww! If you've got a real tree, you might have 20,000 bugs hidden in there, but there is something you can do about it.
Here we go again with the crazy candy choices topping the list. Just when we had come to grips with Texans choosing a non-chocolate Halloween candy as their favorite, more sweet-toothed neighbors of ours have weighed in and chosen a favorite seasonal candy that doesn't melt in our mouths. Bah…