Make decorating the Christmas tree a family affair by encouraging kids to create their own decorations using yarn, cotton balls, tinfoil, and other items found around the house. Here are nearly a dozen kid-friendly tree themes that are easy, beautiful, and practical.
Every year, the holidays remind us of how ever-evolving the American melting pot really is. Customs once carried across oceans and over borders by loved ones get handed down, passed around, and played with. Here are six such homemade adaptations and festive interpretations of international motifs, all of them long on impact and short on time commitment and cash outlay.