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Safe and Happy Holidays

Holiday Safety Tips

These important holiday safety tips can help you have a happy and safe season. Make sure you’re decorating smart with the 12 Days of Safety.

12 Days of Safety


Angel hair for decorating is made from spun glass and can irritate your eyes and skin. Wear gloves or use non-flammable cotton instead.

Avoiding Angel Hair


Spraying artificial snow can irritate your lungs if you breathe it in, so follow the directions carefully.

Spraying Fake Snow Safely


Make sure poisonous plants, like some poinsettias, are above the reach of children and pets.

Safe Decoration Placement


Choose your gifts wisely. Give older family members presents that aren’t heavy or awkward to carry.

Safe Gift-Giving


Be aware of the dangers of coin lithium batteries when giving gifts during the holidays.


Make sure you have a designated driver from holiday parties, and be prepared for driving in the snow during holiday travel.

Drive Smart During the Holiday Season


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Get more important decorating holiday safety tips for a healthy and safe holiday season.



Holiday Cookies That Are Good for You

Healthy Holiday Cookies

This week in food, we had some holiday cookies that will keep you and Santa healthy this holiday season.

These Soft Gingerbread Cookies are the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

Soft Gingerbread Cookies + A Healthier Christmas Cookie


Healthy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies only look rich and decadent.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Image and Recipe via Busy But Healthy


These Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies are best hot out of the oven with milk.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Image and Recipe via Amy’s Healthy Baking


Make these Healthy Ginger Cookies homemade and skip the gingersnaps.

Healthy Ginger Cookies


Hot Cocoa Cookies with Vanilla Bean Frosting are perfect for the kids or holiday parties.

Hot Chocolate Cookies
Image and Recipe via Fit Foodie Finds


Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars are a great alternative to sugar cookies.

Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars


These Ginger-Lemon Pinwheel Cookies are the perfect combo of sweet and spicy.

Ginger-Lemon Pinwheel Cookies


Healthy Watermelon Recipes

Healthy Watermelon Recipes

For the week before the 4th of July, we featured healthy watermelon recipes while they’re in season.

Looking for an easy, healthy, and refreshing snack for the kids this weekend? Try these adorable Watermelon “Cupcakes”.

Watermelon Cupcakes

No Bake Watermelon Cupcakes


These Watermelon-Jalapeño Ice Pops are the perfect adult treat with a little kick for this 4th.

Watermelon-Jalapeño Ice Pops


This Watermelon Lemonade Sorbet is an easy but impressive dessert for your holiday parties.

Waterlemon Lemonade Sorbet
Image and Recipe via Scoop Adventures


Watermelon, Heirloom Tomato, and Feta Salad is the perfect adult dish to enjoy on a summer evening.

Watermelon, Tomato, Cucumber, and Feta Salad
Image and Recipe via Gourmande in the Kitchen


Make and pack this Watermelon Fruit Leather for a healthy snack for the kids at the fireworks.

Watermelon Fruit Leathers


These Watermelon Yogurt Pops are the perfect healthy treat to use up all your leftover watermelon this summer.

Watermelon Yogurt Pops


Looking for a savory way to enjoy your favorite fruit? Try this Watermelon and Haloumi Salad for a light dinner.

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad