Topic: Christmas

10 Adult Items That Kids Like Better Than Toys

10 Adult Items That Kids Like Better Than Toys

I am deep into Christmas break with my kids and as we come into the home stretch, I am already noticing that some Christmas presents are just “meh” to them. Toys I would have DIED to have as a kid are taking a backseat to, shall we say, simpler pleasures. Of course the video game systems are still a big hit and probably will be for a long time but some of the lesser gifts pale in comparison to their perennial favorites. And these favorites are largely not toys, but adult items that kids like better than toys. More »

The Only Shopping Day Worse Than Black Friday Is The Day After Christmas

The Only Shopping Day Worse Than Black Friday Is The Day After Christmas

The Christmas holiday is almost over. So many of us are currently basking in a cloud of tissue paper, gifts and empty eggnog mugs- breathing a sigh of relief. All that shopping, gift wrapping and preparation is finally over. I think it’s safe to say that most people have had enough of humanity for one holiday season and are relieved to be done pushing through the crowds. I know the mall is the last place I want to be for at least another few weeks. However, not everyone seems to share that sentiment. More »