Christmas Traditions Then and Now

December 21, 2020

Drink some hot Wassel and prepare for Christmas pudding, because we are going back in time. Today, Christmas traditions have (like many holidays) have evolved over the years. Each year we become consumed with trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on our list, making lots of food for a Christmas feast, and trying to meet deadlines before the end of the year shows up. While the meaning of… [Read More…]

Healthful Holidays with Christie Chadwick

December 17, 2020

The holidays are a time of happiness and cheer, but do not forget that physical and mental well-being go hand in hand! It is said that whatever affects you physically can affect you mentally and vice-versa. You want to make sure you institute the proper amount of self-care for an optimal active lifestyle. Christie Chadwick of CLC Healing Therapies tells us how there are plenty of natural and holistic ways… [Read More…]

A House of Cheer: The Christmas House at Southport

December 16, 2020

Located just minutes away from the homes here at Brunswick Forest lies the historic town of Southport. Named so because of its position just south of the Port of Wilmington, Southport is considered one of the top places to visit in Southeastern North Carolina. Known for being the port of calling for those looking to start their day trip to Bald Head Island, Southport is also located near Oak Island… [Read More…]

Lesser-Known December Celebrations: Wreaths Across America Day

December 10, 2020

December is a month where holiday traditions get into their stride. When you think of holiday celebrations, most think of Christmas, Hanukah, and Kwanzaa. But here is a December holiday of remembrance that you may not have known about: Wreaths Across America Day. Wreaths Across America Day: It may not be an official major holiday in the same way that Christmas is, but like Veterans Day, Wreaths Across America Day… [Read More…]

Real or Fake Christmas Trees: Which Should You Choose?

December 9, 2020

You cannot quite get into the holiday spirit without a nice Christmas tree to decorate for the occasion! While not everyone chooses to celebrate Christmas, it goes without saying that December is a time where many households will choose to have a tree decorated in their home. Christmas trees are more than just symbols of the season, but they add a lot of ambient joy, brighten up a room, and… [Read More…]