kids study room ideas

Summer is about to end and it’s time to head back to school. One challenge most parents face is getting their kids excited for the new school year. Who can blame them? One way to motivate your tykes or teens is to set up a dedicated study area. It’s their own little corner that has everything they need to ace those report cards. We’ve put together some study room ideas to help make learning so much fun.

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pride rainbow party ideas

June is a big month for LOVE in all its many colors! It’s when we get together to stand proud with the LGBTQ community in its fight for equality. There are so many ways to show support. Join a march, get involved with organizations in your area, and even throw your own Pride party.

No matter how you choose to raise the Pride flag, don’t forget to use every color of the rainbow. It’s a symbol of your unity with the cause. We scoured the Internet for unique and colorful ways to inspire you. Read on for a spectrum of creative ideas!

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how to collect vintage christmas decorations

After years of collecting holiday decorations, one becomes a bit of an expert. I’m sharing a few of my favorite tips for collecting vintage Christmas ornaments. Serious collectors know to always see the world through holiday-colored glasses. They shop all year long and never forget to ask for a deal.

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Star Wars Day celebration ideas

Whether you’re with the light or dark side, May the 4th is a day to celebrate your love (Is it obsession?) for everything Star Wars. Aside from binge-watching every episode in what you think is the correct order, it’s time to get creative!

We explored cyberspace for interesting and fun ways people celebrate Star Wars day. This list wouldn’t be complete without DIY and decorating from Treetopia brand ambassador Jennifer Perkins. Read on to discover what it takes to make your mark in the galaxy far, far away.

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Game of Thrones viewing party

Winter is coming. More importantly, the opportunity to host a Game of Thrones viewing party is coming. Get premiere-ready with these GOT-themed party ideas. Grab your crowns and swords!

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tree decorating idea for go red for women

Today’s post is a double whammy, a two for one special if you will. February 1 is National Wear Red Day where you dress up in the color and raise awareness of heart disease in women. It is a movement supported by The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Organization. As you know, Valentine’s Day is also this month, which happens to also involve hearts. I’m raising awareness and celebrating cupid with this adorable Valentine’s Day-themed Christmas Tree as Treetopia goes red in support of heart health.

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Job of Santa

The most wonderful time of the year is nearly here, and the Treetopia team is bursting with excitement! Right about now, Santa’s probably checking his list (twice in fact) to see who’s been naughty or nice this year. He’s gearing up for the huge job of delivering presents across the world.

But, how does Santa do this and what does his workday look like? We figure inquiring minds want to know, so we traveled to the North Pole to interview Santa’s elves to find out!
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Christmas wrapping paper upcycle ideas

We use a lot of gift wrapper during the holidays. Think about how much Christmas wrapping paper gets discarded in your home, and then multiply that by the millions of households across the country. Shocking, isn’t it?

You may have heard the phrase, “reuse, reduce, and recycle.” Turning used items into practical or beautiful things is taking recycling a step further, and it’s called “upcycling.” Here are some crafty ideas from Pinterest.
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Picture with Santa cost in every state

With Thanksgiving officially in the books, preparations for the most wonderful time of the year are now underway. From the holiday music playing on your local radio station, to the Christmas lights popping up around town, to the intricately decorated tree in your living room, it’s clear that all signs point to Christmas.

If you have kiddos, you know that this time of year typically comes with a few extra challenges. Whether that means getting your children to smile for the Christmas card photo or behave at holiday gatherings, you’re sure to have your hands full.

We at Treetopia know how special the holidays are to families across America, especially those with young children. We’re here to lighten your load. If you’re busy, Santa photo prices aren’t something you think about until you’re in line at the mall, staring at the price list in disbelief. Well we’re giving you a heads up this year!

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best and worst airports and airlines for Christmas travel

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s nearly here! Families all around the country are putting up their Christmas trees and festive decorations. More importantly, they are starting to schedule their holiday get-together.

Many of us will be traveling to see family this Christmas. However, long lines, travel delays, and cancellations can put you in a less than festive mood. In the spirit of the season, we want to put you at ease by giving you the lowdown on some of the best and worst airports and airlines for Christmas travel.

We took a look at government data from 2017 and analyzed every departing flight at the 50 busiest airports in the country. Read on to know what the best and worst airports and airlines are during Christmas!

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