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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Christmas weather report 1968-2017

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Or is your goal to escape the cold and find a tropical Yuletide experience? Whether you’re looking for sun or snow, we’re here to help. Here is the Treetopia blog’s guide to the coldest and warmest cities to spend the holidays based on historical weather data. We use data from the Farmers Almanac to determine possible weather patterns for Christmas Day this year. This is based on both the Christmas Day temperature and level of snowfall from 1968 to 2017 in 53 different U.S. cities. Read on for all of the interesting results!

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Thanksgiving 2018 greeting

We wish you and yours a Thanksgiving 2018 that’s stuffed with fun and laughter! Just like the turkey you’re about to pass around.

Here are a couple of ways to decorate and celebrate! It’s our way of saying “thanks!”

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best and worst for thanksgiving travel

Thanksgiving is nearly here! We can’t wait to spend time with our friends and families and eat some delicious turkey! Many people opt to travel home in spite of the long lines, travel delays, and cancellations. We want to put you at ease by giving you the lowdown on some of the best and worst airports and airlines for Thanksgiving travel.

To rank the best and worst airports and airlines during Thanksgiving, we dove into 2017 government data to look at all the departing flights at the 50 busiest airports in the country.

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Did you see it? The very first Treetopia commercial! Did I mention that I got to fly out and style all the Christmas trees? The perks of being the Treetopia brand ambassador. I want to give you guys a fun all-access pass to some behind-the-scenes action of the commercial shoot.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade hero banner

The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the most anticipated things about Thanksgiving, aside from eating delicious turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. The first parade was held over 90 years ago in 1924. It has practically become synonymous with the American holiday.

The parade has a rich history that includes interesting and surprising behind-the-scenes stats and stories. After doing some research, here are all the juicy details that we couldn’t wait to share!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be coming to a close, but our watch should never stop. This year, Treetopia is showing our support with two pink artificial wreaths decorated by our brand ambassadors, Kara Whitten of A Kailo Chic Life and Jennifer Perkins.

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Horror films and villains by state

Horror movies have been chilling our spines since the first, Le Manoir du Diable, was produced in 1890. The silver screen has spawned many iconic villains since then, each one raising hairs on the back of our necks.

We at the Treetopia blog are such big fans of Halloween, which is right around the corner! This got us thinking about all the horror movies that are set in each state, and which are the most popular.

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Jen P Back to School Wreaths - Hero Banner

Summer is over, and it’s time for the kids to go back to school. It’s important to remember that preparation goes beyond buying supplies; it has everything to do with getting the kids in the right frame of mind. One way to get the entire household or classroom in gear for the school year is to create school-themed decorations.

We love how our brand ambassador and DIY maven, Jennifer Perkins, decorated our artificial wreaths to really capture that school spirit. Hang them in the classroom, study, living room, and even the playroom to give the kids school inspiration. Read on to learn how to give your space a fun learning vibe.

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