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Annette1990 12-06-2007 08:19 PM

Have an even happier Holiday!
I was browsing a recent magazine of mine and came across this article with a few tips...

1. Light a candle
According to aromatherapist, cinnamon scented candles will not only make your home smell great, they'll also help ease holiday stress and put visitors in a festive mood!

2. Start a tradition!
Experts say sharing traditions bring us closer to those we love and makes the holidays even more meaningful.

3. Treat your feet!
All that tromping through the mall can leave your feet bone-weary! So why not treat yourself to a pedicure? The pampering will make you feel great from head to toe!

4. Enjoy!
Sampling goodies this time of the year is a big part of the holiday fun. And nutritionist say that's okay as long as you don't go overboard.

purplecrush 06-22-2008 02:28 PM

What wonderful ideas!!! Cinnamon candles are my fav around the holidays!

TFS these!!!!

SparkleNana 06-22-2008 06:24 PM

Thank you, Annette1990!! Those are wonderful ideas!

Pam 06-25-2008 02:24 PM

Thanks, those are great suggestions! I too, love cinnamon scented candles at Christmas time as well as Thanksgiving!

MammaElf 07-17-2008 03:31 PM

hmmmmmmmm cinnamon, great idea

Mumof2 07-17-2008 05:29 PM

When Christmas rolls around I always have candles lit,they calm me down and make the house smell so nice.It's great to have them lit while wrapping gifts and listening to music.
One Thing my sisters and I did while growing up was do our nails and paint them in Christmas colors and add trees or snowflakes,this tradition still goes on today with my two older sisters,mum,me,my niece and my daughter.

xmaslilly 07-18-2008 05:33 PM

Good advice Annette..
hers another hint that will make you smile ..
don't do this around your kids though.

take a sprinkle of cinnamon and let it fall gently over the candle flame sparkles like fireworks.
I only know this because of a shot we did last yr for Christmas.

golodenqiueenalicia 07-20-2008 10:12 AM

I love candles but I hardly ever light them too many people and dog walking around to possibly knock them over, but perhaps I'll get over my fear and use them more this holiday:snowball:

Chillywilly 07-20-2008 07:11 PM

These are wonderful ideas to be shared with my family and some of my friend. Thanks for sharing!:))

starflake 07-21-2008 09:13 PM

Great relaxation tips. I think the simple things in life are usually the best. :)

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