Holiday Planning

Holiday Planning
Holiday Planning


Holiday Planning

Travel Tips: Romantic Getaways, Family Trips & Senior Excursions

Affordable Christmas Treats and Decorations

Curb your Spending by Giving the Gift of Your Time

Plan Ahead and Make your Overnight Guests Feel Right at Home

Get Help with your Holiday Decorating by Hosting a Tree Trimming Party

Handle the Heavy Work Early and Head off Holiday Stress

Have Fun Making Christmas Tree Decorations

Host a Christmas Goody Exchange

Keep it Simple When Decorating for your Christmas Party

Luminarias Light Up your Holiday Décor

Plan Fun Activities for Family and Friends for the Holidays

Reduce Your Stress During the Holidays

Savvy Shopping can Save Your Sanity

Set up a Holiday Gift Wrapping Station

Start Preparing for the Holidays in November

Tips for Trimming your Tree

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Winter Sports

A winter sport is a sport which is played on snow or ice. Most such sports are variations of skiing, ice skating and sledding. Traditionally such sports were only played in cold areas during winter, but artificial snow and ice allow more flexibility. Common individual sports include cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, speed skating, figure skating, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh and snowmobiling. Common team sports include ice hockey, curling and bandy. Winter sports often have their own multi-sport tournaments, such as the Winter Olympic Games. More articles about Winter Sports

A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law in which normal activities, especially business or work, are to be suspended or reduced. Generally holidays are intended to allow individuals to celebrate or commemorate something of cultural or religious significance. Holidays may be designated by governments, religious institutions, or other groups or organizations. The degree to which normal activities are reduced by a holiday may depend on local laws, customs, or even personal choices.

The concept of holidays has most often originated as religious observances. The intention of a holiday was typically to allow individuals to tend to religious duties associated with important dates on the calendar. In most modern societies, however, holidays serve as much of a recreational function as anything else.

In many societies there are important distinctions between holidays designated by governments and holidays designated by religious institutions. For example, in many predominantly Christian nations, government-designed holidays may center around Christian holidays, though non-Christians may instead observe religious holidays associated with their faith. In some cases, a holiday may only be nominally observed. For example, many Jews in the Americas and Europe treat the relatively minor Jewish holiday of Chanukah as a working holiday, changing very little of their daily routines for this day.

The word holiday has some variance in meaning across different locales. In North America the word refers to widely observed days of rest and recreation, whereas in the U.K. and many Commonwealth nations the word refers to any extended period of recreation




Holiday Planning

Holiday Planning

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