Holiday

How To Snap A Group Photo Like A Pro

The holidays are filled with friends and family, which usually involves a group photo. So here is how you can ace that pic like a pro. #1-Plan the Backdrop. Figure out beforehand where you want to take the picture. Take into account the number of people, direction of the sun or light and if there...
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Cirque Musica Holiday-BELIEVE

Cirque Musica Holiday and the Stephen C. O’Connell Center present BELIEVE, an all-new concert experience on Friday, December 19, 2017 at 7pm! It is a fun-filled family holiday event featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with all-time favorite holiday songs performed live by the Cirque Musica...
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The Polite Way To Get Party Guests To Go Home

Nothing can ruin a perfect party than the lingering guests. Those who are enjoying themselves so much that you take it as a compliment. But let's face it, you're exhausted and are ready to call it a night. Fortunately we've consulted Mary Berry, a former judge of The Great British Bake-Off and the...
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Companies Cutting Down Alcohol At Holiday Parties

2017 may just be known as the year longtime sexual harassment criminals have been busted and all the allegations have many businesses cutting back on the amount of alcohol at Christmas parties. A recent survey found just 49 % of companies plan to serve alcohol as their holiday events this year,...
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Holiday Trivia!

Have a little holiday fun with us, try your hand at trivia!!
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Gainesville Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

On Saturday, Dec. 2, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is hosting its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe will be on hand to welcome citizens, and call for the giant tree to be lit. The free...
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The Secret Ingredient For Tastier Christmas Cookies

The holiday season is here and with the shopping, the Christmas tree, the Hanukkah menorah and decorations are out. Then of course there is the holiday baking. Although sugar cookies are the simplest cookie, they tend to be one of the more difficult cookies to execute flawlessly. But we have a...
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Thanksgiving Foods That Are Okay For Pets

We give thanks tomorrow with our family and friends. Part of our family is our pets but not all foods we eat are safe for your dogs and cats to consume. So here are some Thanksgiving foods that are hazards and other that are OK in moderation. Turkey is ok for our carnivore comrades but make sure it...
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Avoid These 5 Holiday Eating Mistakes

Thanksgiving is just days away, which means the holiday parties are coming up and of course Christmas and New Year’s; each of which involves a lot of food and the self-loathing of the average of nine pounds we gain during this time of the year. You can enjoy holiday foods without the guilt,...
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Your Christmas Lights Could Be Affecting Your Wi-Fi Connection

You may be gearing up to “haul out the holly,” and… “put up the brightest string of lights I've ever seen,” but you may want to read this first: Those glistening bulbs of holiday spirit could ruin your ability to stream Love Actually or Kelly Clarkson's Christmas album this year. Yes, your...
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