7 Creative Ways to use Jelly Beans Banner

Here at Treetopia, we’re always looking for ways to inspire creativity and find unique ways to express yourself. That’s why we’re celebrating Jelly Bean Day by showcasing what people can do with this tiny, sugary treat. Read on to learn how even the humblest of sweets can be transformed into amazing works of art.

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Friday the 13th is considered by many as one of the unluckiest days of the year. If you feel worried about the unpleasant surprises the day has for you, there’s one easy way to protect yourself from those bad vibes: wear a lucky charm. We’ve listed down 13 popular charms known to inspire positivity and attract good luck.

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4 St. Patrick's Day Treats that are Sure to be a Hit

We’d like to share the luck of the Irish with traditional recipes in honor of this cultural celebration. May your bellies be filled with the most scrumptious food this St. Patrick’s Day! Read on to learn more!

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Happy Mardi Gras from Treetopia

Bon Mardi Gras! That’s right, folks, Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday”, is fast approaching and we hope you’re as excited as we are. More than the entertaining parades and exciting throws, a ton of traditions were built over hundreds of years to made this Carnival truly fascinating. Here’s a peek into Mardi Gras’ history and how our celebrations stemmed from tradition.

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The holiday season is over, the decorations have come down (apart from that one house that is still hanging on and really loves Christmas), and people are settling back into their normal routines all over the country. But how did people experience the holiday season across America? We grew curious to find out, so we surveyed Americans to see just how their holiday season fared. We posed questions around stress, decorating, festive music, and even ugly Christmas sweaters that all provided interesting results.

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New Year’s Eve has always been a time for reminiscing the past months and looking forward to the year ahead. It’s an opportunity to reflect on our goals and resolve to follow through to achieve them. Did your New Year’s resolutions make it to our list? Find out below: (more…)

Chart of the 15 best Christmas movies over the last 10 years.
The holiday season is filled to the brim with traditions, one of which is watching classic Christmas movies. Most would agree that watching these films brings comfort and nostalgia, even if you’ve seen them a handful of times already.

We were curious about which Christmas movies were actually the most popular and where classics ranked against recent releases. To uncover these trends, we analyzed Google search interest data around the holidays for the last 5 years. The results give an interesting look at which Christmas movies have become the most beloved.

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Christmas in July is an unofficial holiday. The term originated from the fact that in the southern hemisphere, Christmas is actually celebrated in the summer. Residents from that area, began to throw Christmas celebrations in July, as that is the peak month of their winter season.

For most Americans, Christmas in July is an opportunity to escape the heat and have a little fun. Many department stores and retailers host “Christmas in July” sales, the Hallmark Channel airs all your favorite holiday movies, and many places in the U.S. throw huge celebrations. With so much to do in so little time, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to celebrate Christmas in July across the United States.

Treetopia Christmas in July map

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Happy Jelly Bean Day Greeting

It’s National Jelly Bean Day and Treetopia is ready to celebrate!

There isn’t any written history on how Jelly Bean Day began, let alone who started it. However, it has become a well-celebrated event that happens every April 22nd. According to Candy Favorites, the world first encountered jelly beans in 1861. A confectioner named William Schrafft made a batch for soldiers to munch on during the American Civil War. Many years after that, people began to associate these flavored sweets with Easter due to their egg-like shape. The rest, as they say, is history.

Based on your holiday décor preferences, we’ve put together a short quiz to determine which type of jelly bean you truly are. Get ready to find out!

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Once upon a time, I threw my ornaments in random opaque boxes every January, placed them in my attic, and never thought of them again for 11 or so months but those days are over. Sure, there are a few tossed in bins but over the years, I have collected and curated precious ornaments that needed to be treated with care and it was time to start storing my ornaments like a big girl. It was time for a 48 Piece Christmas Ornament Storage and Treasure Keeper.
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