The World’s Top 10 Funniest Animals Dressed as Reindeer

The World’s Top 10 Funniest Animals Dressed as Reindeer...more

Crafting as a Cure for Scroogery

Behind the Scenes of a Christmas Card Meltdown!

Nothing brings my family closer together during the holidays than our annual Christmas Card photo shoot. The tears. The bribes. The clenched teeth. The drained camera battery. Click, click, click!It’s my own fault. Each year, I try to do something clever by type-casting my kids as reindeer and creating something more outrageous than the previous Christmas.  Our friends and family start asking about the card in November. Talk about pressure!...more

So glad that this made you laugh -- it really is the best medicine. Your 20 year old might like ...more

What the Heck Does Yule Mean?

It seems that every year during the holiday season, I find myself having to brush up on my Christmas vocabulary.  I only learned a few years ago what myrrh is, and I heard the word “Ruprecht” for the first time this year and wish I hadn’t.  Yikes.  ...more

Popsicle Stick Reindeer Ornament

Posted by Lori:This cute little reindeer ornament is simple to make and will be perfect for our elementary school Christmas party this Friday.  You can't tell it but the popsicle sticks have been painted a light brown col...more


We weren't even in the humongous box store five minutes when I felt a tug on my hoodie sleeve.  I smiled down at my five-year-old son."Yes?""Mom?  The clues for the Easter basket scavenger hunt.  They were made on a computer."I raised an eyebrow.  "And?"...more

Santa vs. Pai Natal

It’s a little late to be blogging about Christmas, I know. Something about the build up to Christmas means that even the very next day, it’s a stale subject. Old news. Anyhow, I didn’t have a chance to blog about Christmas on Christmas, so I’m making up for it now. This year was my first year spending Christmas in Portugal. My very first Christmas without snow! And boy was that ever weird....more

Would You Like to See Santa's Reindeer?

In trying to wrap my head around Santa's looming global task, my mind wandered to his flying fleet. Just who were these magical creatures of the season? In an effort to learn about the elegant reindeer, I soon found myself (along with two pals) at the Laughing Valley Ranch in Idaho Springs, Colorado, face-to-antlers with Mrs. Claus (Carol Lee) and a real live reindeer herd. ...more

Thanks for the note; it's good to meet you.  I'm new to blogher but have been blogging ...more

Fun and Easy Christmas Craft Projects, Printables and Decorations to do with Your Kids

Christmas Activities for Kids-Coloring Sheet, Printable Games, Recipes, and Decorations! At Ziggity Zoom we have lots of activities for Christmas and other Holidays. We have Christmas cards, Christmas craft projects,lots of coloring sheets, printables, easy and inexpensive to make gifts and ornaments for kids to give. We love Christmas Cookies, Breakfast on Christmas, a Feast and family- we have ideas and recipes to get you through family holiday parties. ...more