Earlier this week I took a very unscientific poll. I asked people on Facebook to name the Christmas movies they HAVE to watch every Christmas. Per your answers, here are Fresno's top 5 Christmas … [Read more...] about These are Fresno’s top 5 favorite Christmas movies
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some fun suggestions for events happening in Fresno and beyond. Don't forget you can always check out these Christmas light displays around … [Read more...] about Here’s what you should do this weekend
As each year passes, it seems the holiday season arrives sooner and passes at greater speeds. Given all the responsibilities of adulthood, it can be easy to slip into “to-do list-only” mode and … [Read more...] about Here are 5 low-stress ways to slow down and enjoy the holiday weekend
Despite all the busy-ness that can come with the holiday season, one of my favorite things about this time of year is just soaking in the spirit of the holidays. And what’s a better way to do that … [Read more...] about Enjoy these Christmas light displays before time runs out
Sunday, the annual “Trek to the Tree” is taking place at Kings Canyon National Park. Back in 1924, R.J. Senior of Sanger visited the General Grant Tree. As he looked up at it, a little girl … [Read more...] about Visit the nation’s Christmas tree this weekend and enjoy free park admission
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some fun suggestions for events happening in Fresno and beyond. Don't forget the Foo Fighters are at Save Mart center tonight! Plus, you can shop … [Read more...] about Here’s what you should do this weekend
Every week, I put together a post letting you know what's happening over the weekend (please check it out—it takes forever to assemble). This week as I was putting together Friday's post, I … [Read more...] about There’s way too much happening this weekend
Wow, what a weekend to shop local! This coming Saturday and Sunday, there are so many holiday events taking place, it's borderline crazy. My best advice? Caffeinate, catch a little holiday madness, … [Read more...] about “Wrap up” your shopping at 10 holiday pop-ups this weekend
Ready for some Christmas culture? Swirling sugar plums, waltzing flowers, and an angry Mouse King come together next weekend during the Lively Art Foundation's production of the perennial Christmas … [Read more...] about Get tickets now for Lively Art’s annual Nutcracker performance
The countdown to Christmas has begun, and it's time to find that perfect present for a special someone. If hitting up the local big box store for big deals isn't quite your thing, maybe going the … [Read more...] about Make your own holiday gifts at these local workshops
'Tis the season for giving, but not all presents come in bow-wrapped packages. You can be a gift to people in the community by volunteering your time. There's such a variety of volunteer needs around … [Read more...] about Make a difference this holiday season and volunteer
Violins, ballet dancers, and beautiful singing combine to enhance children's lives through a local non-profit called the Inspire One Foundation, which has been teaching music and art since 2015. … [Read more...] about Get in the Christmas spirit at the Inspire One fall concert
Each year, millions of children in America do not have the opportunity of experiencing what it's like to receive gifts on Christmas morning. Yes, millions. One out of five children face food … [Read more...] about Help FresYes make a difference for children through the Angel Tree program
The 88th Annual Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, and you can be a part of the festivities. This year's parade theme is "A Funky Fulton Christmas"—a … [Read more...] about Want to be in the 88th Annual Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade?
At one point in my life, I would've declared it too early to talk about Christmas, but this is 2017. As I write this, stores are frantically clearing Halloween decorations to make room for white … [Read more...] about Enjoy a winter wonderland at Willow Gardens this Thursday
For years, Christmas has ruled the Happiest Place on Earth. From the decorations, to the food, to the general merriment that comes from celebrating a pretty great holiday at a pretty great place, … [Read more...] about Is Halloween time at Disneyland the new Christmas?
Each week, as I sit down to compile my thoughts into an article I hope you will find interesting, entertaining, informative or a combination of the three – I think about what I’ve been hearing about … [Read more...] about For the 5th year in a row, Oakhurst family welcomes those in need this Christmas
Holiday Storytime Events at Barnes & Noble Pajamas? Check. "Choo-choo" obsessed toddler? Check. With that in mind I walked into Barnes & Noble last weekend with my kiddo in tow. They … [Read more...] about All Aboard! Next stop – Holiday Storytime Events at Barnes & Noble
Where to cut your own Christmas Tree One of my favorite holiday memories as a little kid was heading out to the Christmas tree farm to choose and cut our tree. It was definitely a family … [Read more...] about Chopping Down the Christmas Tree
It’s that time of year again. A time when we all hop in our horse-drawn carriages (cars) and go bouncing off over hills (the Grapevine, perhaps?) and through snow (fog) to get home for the holidays. … [Read more...] about Holiday Driving 101 with CHP Officer Johnny Fisher
"SANTA! OH MY GOD! SANTA'S COMING! I KNOW HIM! I KNOW HIM!" If you're as big a fan of the movie "Elf" as I am, then, just like me, you've probably repeated that line over and over every holiday … [Read more...] about FresYes People – Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s Santa!
Family traditions are extremely important to me. I care a lot about them and as I've grown older, I care even more as many of my childhood traditions have either faded or changed as the years have … [Read more...] about 3 traditions to adopt this holiday season