St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and you know what that means… Wear green or else get pinched!
St. Patrick’s Day is an annual celebration in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. Every year, Irish or not, people all around the world celebrate the nation of Ireland and its people. It’s a day to have fun, drink and wear a lot of green! Grap your bagpipes and piper’s plaid as you check out these cities that honor St. Patrick’s Day in style!Boston, Massachusetts
Got Celtic roots? Do you love folklore and traditions surrounding ancient Ireland like the leprechaun? If so, Boston is the place to enjoy all things Irish! [...]
Valentine’s Day is here again, with its usual commercial pressures to buy the tastiest box of chocolate and the biggest bouquet of roses for your partner. But amidst all of the love and chaos surrounding V-Day, don’t forget about showing some love to other aspects of your life, too.
This Valentine’s Day, consider forgoing the usual candlelit dinner and instead opt for working with your partner or family to give your home a little extra affection. Winter time can be hard on a home — with snow boots tromping in and out of doors, cold wind beating at the windows, and not much natural [...]
The holiday weekend is rolling in faster than we can grasp, and one of the first things guests will notice during the holidays is your home’s holiday spirit. From animated Santa displays to a lit up snowman, without going over the top like the holiday lights you see in your local parks, there are some little items you can add to be just as jovial. Now, you could put the same old wreath up that you do every year. Or, you could do something entirely out of the box and unique. So, if you’d rather welcome your company with something that’s still beautiful, and a little different this year, check out the ideas below:Refurbished Sled
Use an old or vintage sled. [...]
How do you plan on having a holly, jolly Christmas? One way that millions of Americans enjoy the holiday season is by venturing out to enjoy a Christmas light attraction. Many of these spectacles are put on by local communities and they are nothing short of spectacular. While a lot of cities and towns offer drive-thru light displays, others have walking tours of lights, light festivals, and major city landmarks and special locations are designated for these events. Here are some of the most festive Christmas light attractions across the country.Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada
This drive-thru light attraction offers millions of lights for Las Vegas residents and [...]
On the first day of Christmas, your true love should get you a DVD collection of some of these classic Christmas movies! Nothing beats cozying up with a cup of hot cocoa and your favorite holiday movie. The only thing more nostalgic than these movies are the homes they took place in. Whether fictitious or real, these iconic homes are almost as famous as the movie they were featured in!First Day of Christmas: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
This comedy film brings to life the misadventures of the outrageous Griswold family. The movie was set in Chicago and by the looks of this spacious, elegant home, we can see why this menacing family had so much room for [...]
Tis’ the season to be jolly and deck the halls with boughs of holly! As Christmas approaches, many homeowners have opted-in to make their home a veritable holiday display through the use of plants, wreaths, Christmas inflatables, holiday string lights, laser lighting and more. And while decorating the outside of your home is intended to manifest Christmas cheer to passersby, we can also expect the holiday spirit to draw out some healthy competition amongst neighbors.
We surveyed 2,000 Americans to find out what lengths people are going to this holiday season to outdo their neighbors with festive displays, holiday parties, and good old-fashioned decorations! You’ll [...]
Do you dread going to the airport? Long lines, TSA, limited food options, flight delays, you name it.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 2.5 million passengers fly every day in and out of US airports. For some, flying may be an exciting experience, but for others, not so much. Many airports are too crowded for comfort, have poor staff, or lack amenities like Wi-Fi, making your layover feel longer. However, not all airports are created equal! Some have all the amenities and the relaxed atmosphere to satisfy all your traveling needs.
At Homes.com, we like to travel with ease and we want you to as well — especially in the midst of the holiday season. [...]
With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably starting to scramble to find gifts for everyone on your list. If anyone on that list has recently purchased a new home, your job just got a lot easier. New homeowners — especially if they’re first-time homeowners — need a whole new set of stuff. Read on to find fun items to help spruce up your friend’s new abode.Kitchen Wares
Cheese boards, cocktail shakers, serving bowls — they may not sound super glamorous, but with the right eye, you can find cute pieces for a new homeowner’s kitchen. They might actually get excited about slicing up some cheese for a holiday bash. More importantly, these [...]