Tag Archive: Holidays

Dec 21

Ready for the Holidays?

Christmas is just about here…are you ready for the holidays?  If you’re wondering if you are, here’s a quick checklist. Do you have all of your gifts bought?  If not, there’s still time to hit the mall.  However, ordering online may no longer be an option unless you want to pay for overnight shipping. Have …

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Dec 01

Overcome Winter Stress

The holiday season is here, and with it comes the beginnings of winter stress.  It seems like the colder months are almost always the most stressful, but it isn’t always due to the many major holidays that occur in this season.  Sometimes the weather is very stressful.  It can snow so much that you’re trapped …

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Nov 29

Flowers for Hanukkah

Hanukkah, like many other holidays, often includes flowers as part of the decorations.  While most people immediately think of the menorah and the dreidel as symbols of this holiday, it’s not unusual for someone to have an arrangement of brightly colored flowers on the table for Hanukkah.  These bright flowers symbolize life and light, two …

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Nov 22

Don’t Forget the Thanksgiving Flowers

Preparing for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner can be a lot of work.  You’ve got to plan the menu, buy all the food, make certain you’ve got enough clean plates, silverware, and napkins for everyone, and, of course, clean and straighten your house.  That’s a lot!  During all of this, you may forget something: the Thanksgiving …

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Nov 03

Stop and Smell the Flowers Before the Holiday Rush

The holiday season is almost upon us!  In fact, some stores are already stocking Christmas decorations!  While it might seem a bit early for that, it isn’t too early to get caught up in the holiday rush.  Buying gifts, preparing to travel, wrapping up work projects for the year, and the actual hustle and bustle …

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Oct 27

Halloween in Kansas City

Don’t have any Halloween plans for this year?  Here are some events going on in the Kansas City area that may interest you. Worlds of Fun will be hosting its Halloween Haunts every weekend through the end of October.  There are more than 175 acres of Halloween-themed rides and other attractions, including Camp Snoopy’s Magical …

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Aug 31

Labor Day Events in Kansas City

Labor Day is coming up soon, but there’s still time to make plans for the weekend.  Here are just a few things going on in Kansas City this coming weekend. Labor Day weekend is the first day of the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.  If you love Renaissance fairs, you’ll love this huge festival.  It covers …

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Apr 27

Why Our Moms Mean So Much To Us

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and we’re all out searching for that perfect gift for mom.  But why do our moms mean so much to us?  What is it that makes Mother’s Day one of the most important holidays on the calendar? First, there’s the obvious: our mothers gave birth to us.  Without them, we …

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