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2022 Christmas Lights Tour

Christmas Lights Tour

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HOLIDAY SONG: Auld Lang Syne

HOLIDAY SONG: Auld Lang Syne

They might not realize it, but New Year’s Eve celebrants honor a world-renowned Scottish poet and lyricist each time they sing along to “Auld Lang Syne” as the clock strikes 12 midnight on New Year’s Eve.
How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

Instead of spending a fortune on NYE event tickets, why not opt to stay in and host the celebration yourself? Here are a few tips for hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash to remember.
Movies that are perfect for families this holiday season

Movies that are perfect for families this holiday season

Various traditions take center stage during the holiday season. One of those traditions may be sitting down and enjoying any of a number of timeless Christmas movies or even newer holiday films that are quickly becoming favorites.
How to make Christmas Eve special for kids

How to make Christmas Eve special for kids

Christmas Eve is viewed differently by different people, even those who live under the same Santa-ready roof. Adults may see Christmas Eve as crunch time when they must prepare food for the next day or set up presents for their children to open in the morning.
HOLIDAY SONG: O Come, All Ye Faithful

HOLIDAY SONG: O Come, All Ye Faithful

“O Come, All Ye Faithful” is an English-language translation of “Adeste Fideles.” While the lyrics to the song have been attributed to various authors, the text is most often credited to an 18th century English hymnist named John Francis Wade.
Bake up a sweet holiday treat

Bake up a sweet holiday treat

Entertaining is a big part of the holiday season. Calendars are packed this time of year with gatherings with friends, family, and professional colleagues.
HOLIDAY SONG: Angels we have heard on high

HOLIDAY SONG: Angels we have heard on high

With lyrics based on the French song “Les Anges Dans Nos Campagnes,” “Angels We Have Heard on High” is a beloved and instantly recognizable Christmas carol.
HOLIDAY SONG: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

HOLIDAY SONG: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Written in 1849, “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” is a poem by Edmund Sears, who was a pastor of the Unitarian Church in Wayland, Mass. Sears’ lyrics are often put to “Carol,” a melody composed for the poem by Richard Storrs Willis. However, “Noel,” modified by Arthur Sullivan from an English melody, also has been used.
What is luminarias?

What is luminarias?

Aside from safety guidelines established by local authorities, there are not many rules when it comes to decorating for the holidays.
A classic cocktail toasts the season with a twist

A classic cocktail toasts the season with a twist

People indulge just a little bit more when the holidays arrive. That may translate into enjoying an extra meal at a favorite neighborhood restaurant, buying one or two additional gifts to stash under the tree or hosting a gathering with close friends that stretches into the wee hours of the morning.