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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Back to School Classroom Decorating Ideas with Cassie Stephens

Summer has ended and classrooms start to fill with the excited chatter of children. If you’re looking to present your students with a vibrant surprise, Treetopia’s here to inspire you with colorful ideas. Read on to learn how to turn your room into a fun and fabulous space with the help of art teacher extraordinaire, Cassie Stephens.

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Top 10 Spots to Celebrate Christmas in July

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.

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Don’t let the 4th of July slip by without a single decoration. If you work quickly you could have a patriotic Christmas tree ready before the fireworks begin. Decorating for the 4th does not have to be elaborate or over the top it could be as simple as a wreath or garland. However, if the urge to decorate a full on 4th of July themed Christmas tree strikes—don’t let me stop you!

White Christmas tree with DIY 4th of July decorations

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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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