Christmas lights have gone through an evolution of sorts since their inception in the early 1900’s. Light bulbs, in general, have become more reliable and efficient since Edison’s bright idea came to fruition. In the 21st century, we have lights that look better, cost less, and are easier to...
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  LED vs. incandescent… which is best? Which is safest? Most efficient? What do they cost? To find out which is best for you and your home this holiday season, read on to weigh the pros and cons of each type of light. Rapid-fire benefits of LED lighting: Long-lasting – up to 100,000...
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Introducing… YOUR HOLIDAY LIGHTS! A Window Genie company. At Window Genie, we clean windows… and a whole lot more. That “whole lot more” now includes “making spirits bright” this holiday season through our full-service lighting and decor service. Continue...
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No, the name of this blog post is not inspired by John Travolta attempting to say ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’… The Rudolph we know and love was almost cast as a completely different animal, with a different name! Read on to learn the history behind the beloved children’s poem, song...
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‘Tis the season… okay, it’s always cookie season. We LOVE the true classics… sugar cookies shaped like snowflakes, snicker-doodles and gooey chocolate chip cookies… but today we’re here to revive some Christmas cookie classics you may have forgotten about! Continue reading...
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Love it or hate it, Christmas music is inescapable this time of year! They’re classic, they’re fun and they’re earworms. Christmas music is some of the most covered music – you’ll be surprised how many different versions of your favorite tune you can find online. So in...
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While Pinterest is generally overwhelming, (how many times have you done the whole “pin now, read later” thing and never actually tried the recipe or craft?) it really does house some phenomenal craft ideas. When it comes to keeping the kids under control and from getting too stir-crazy on a...
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While the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year… it can get a bit hectic as you grow older. As a child, your biggest worry around Christmas was whether or not Santa remembered to get you that ONE gift you wanted SO BADLY. Now you’re juggling the rush of shopping, scheduling,...
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Eat, drink and be merry… that’s what Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about, right? But let’s be honest, coming together with loved ones over the holidays is sometimes best paired with a cocktail. We’re here to share some of our favorite holiday cocktails – and for the...
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Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? What’s the big idea? We dove into the interwebs to find out exactly where this tradition originated. We found some interesting stuff regarding ancient rituals and medicinal usage on top of the current-day tradition of just hanging it in the doorway and waiting...
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