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…)
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.
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.
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!
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.
If you want to create a beautiful, holiday-themed home this Yuletide season, know that you aren’t alone! People all around the world want every nook and cranny of their homes ready for the festivities of the season, and we at Treetopia put together this infographic to help you achieve the look you want this Christmas. Discover decorating tips from top designers to help make this holiday season your most stunning yet!
Let’s face the facts: sometimes, it’s just better to fake it. You get to skip paying thousands of dollars for a pair of designer shoes, save the lives of a few elephants, and protect your ears from the tyranny of Britney’s actual singing voice. So go and grab those look-alike handbags, some fake ivory, and the newest auto-tuned album with pride—here are 24 times we think it’s better to fake it.
You have spent all that time making your tree beautiful; why would you skimp on the gifts underneath? Spend the same amount of time making your gifts look as amazing as your tree. That being said, a tree decorated in plaid should not have pastel wrapped gifts underneath. Shop for wrapping paper while you shop for ornaments. That way, when it comes time to wrap, you are coordinated and ready. Did you see my Tuxedo Black Christmas Tree decorated in plaid?
Halloween is often a colorful time of year, but one hue still reigns supreme: black. This year, give those vibrant colors a rest and try out these dishes and drinks in ominous shades of black for your next Halloween celebration.
No Knead Black Bread
Start your guests off with some bread that echoes the sentiment of the season. You can make this No Knead Black Bread from Grim Grains in only 60 minutes, giving you enough time to prepare other dishes for the party. Serve it with butter or by itself for a truly spooky appetizer.