Traditions are wonderful. Having celebrations to count on year after year, to look forward to, sometimes are the very things that can tether us to joy in times of adversity. Knowing that whatever else happens, my friend Doug is going to have his annual holiday party and there will be ham, and turkey tonnato, and spicy peanut noodles and good friends and generous drinks gets me mostly through whatever else December may throw at me.
No, we’re not crazy. Christmas in July has arrived, and it’s all thanks to Little Debbie and her sweet, cult-favorite snack cakes.
Arriving in stores now, Little Debbie’s iconic Christmas Tree Cakes are coming exclusively to Walmart shelves for a limited time this summer, being renamed Christmas in July Christmas Tree Cakes for the season.
There’s no way to guess whether or not a restaurant will be open on Christmas Day. Places that you might think are serving food, well, aren’t, while spots you thought would be closed are actually running service. This is why we’ve compiled a list of national restaurant chains that are open for business on Christmas.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, officially putting an end to all of the “It’s too early for Christmas” arguments. Quite the contrary, now all the brands that were polite enough to not roll out their seasonal menu in August have to scramble to fill us in on what they have planned for the holidays.
Call it the "Academy Awards of Gingerbread Houses." For the 26th year, the National Gingerbread House Competition pored through entries to name the best seasonal cookie house in the land this week.