The holiday baking, shopping and wrapping can wait. The best way take stress out of the season is to grab those you love most — or at least those you like — and head to a holiday festival. Many are free. Most everyone will be in high spirits. And the best part: theyre held all over the country.
Make it a tradition to head to one of these fun festivals. Some last just a weekend, others the entire holiday season.
Here are 10 great places to get that holiday groove on from coast-to-coast:
There is nothing I dread more than decorating for the holidays. Don’t get me wrong, I love the festive, cozy look, but the tangled lights, knotty garland, and crumpled tree limbs are enough to make anyone wish for spring.
One of my favorite things to do when I come home from a stressful day is to drink a nice glass of wine.
It’s delicious, it’s relaxing, and a great way to unwind after dealing with coworkers and frustration all day long. But what if I told you there was something even cozier to keep you warm on winter nights?
MIDLAND, MICHIGAN (Reuters) – Randy Schneider has considered himself a professional Santa since 1999 when he found himself at a JCPenney store buying a beard and boots.
Now, Schneider, 66, has a beard of his own.
At the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Midland, Michigan, some two hundred Santas and Mrs. Clauses came from across the United States, Canada, Denmark and Norway to learn wood toy-making, brush up on storytelling skills, drive sleighs, feed reindeer and, most importantly, spread the Christmas spirit.
Cookies are readily available at all times during the three-day training course on becoming Santa.