To this day, people all over the world hang stockings by the fire in the hopes that they’ll awake to find them filled with treats, toys, and gifts. If you’re not one of them, you’re seriously missing out! Since Christmas isn’t complete until your “stockings are hung by the chimney with care” as the famous poem says, here are 20 of the most interesting stockings you can buy for yourself or anyone else who may be on your list.
This year, resolve to flex your creative muscles when it comes to thinking up gifts for your nearest and dearest. Do-It-Yourself gifts are a fun and thoughtful way to communicate your love to your friends and family. Plus, they often cost less than a traditional gift bought from the mall, and are way more personalized and meaningful.
Beauty subscription boxes are all the rage these days and how can they not be!? Filled with makeup, skin care products, and other beauty-related treatments, subscribers to these packages feel like a kid on Christmas every time their package arrives in the mail. Plus, for the amount that is spent monthly, most boxes contain an incredible value in terms of products, not to mention added coupons and sometimes publications included in the mix.
The key to a successful holiday season that you actually enjoy is to start planning well in advance — even before Thanksgiving. That way, you’ll know exactly what you need to do, and you’ll never have to step foot in a mall the week before Christmas ever again. And trust us, what is holiday joy if not the knowledge that all your presents are bought and wrapped, and all you have to do is sit by the fire with a mug of hot chocolate?
As the weather gets colder, it’s tempting to reach out for a steaming, warming drink of something hot and delicious each morning to start your day. If you’re looking to start the season a little healthier, here are some suggestions for drinks that will warm you up without adding excessive calories to your daily diet.
Have you ever woken up from sleeping, and found yourself unable to move? This horrific phenomenon has been happening to human beings since we’ve been conscious enough to talk about it, but it’s only been in the last century that we’ve been able to give it a name and start to analyze why it happens to us.
There is increasing evidence that social engagement keeps your mind sharp and prolongs your life. Social engagement has declined sharply among baby boomers between 55 and 64 years old. Is it Netflix or is boomers’ lack of confidence to blame? Either way, society is missing out when seniors hole up in their houses. There are countless ways for retirees to make friends, but here are just five examples.