Review by Debbie Mazo


With the holidays just around the corner, there's no need to panic. The Web is full of ideas when it comes to making the holiday season as enjoyable as possible. Brought to you by SierraHome, HolidaySurival.com is here with all kinds of tips for surviving the last few days of the year, including holiday meals, entertaining suggestions, and ways to travel safely during the hectic festive season.

Holiday Survival.com Dining in this year but don't know where to begin? Check out the site's Cooking section including Tips for Turkeys, Help for Hams. Instructions for purchasing, thawing, and preparing your main dish will make your meal the talk of the holiday season. If you need ideas to complete your menu, help is on the way with traditional selections like Creamy Chestnut Soup and Orange Sweet Potatoes. For vegetarians, there's light and healthy holiday alternatives like Winter Vegetable Lasagne and Garden Ratatouille.

When it comes to keeping holiday guests happy, frazzled hosts can browse through the Entertaining section which is sure to lend a helping hand. Turn down the stress by trying some of the pointers like taking an afternoon to whip up several stews or casseroles to be frozen and reheated later so that you'll have time to relax and enjoy the evenings with your company. If you don't have time for major renovations but want to spruce up the accommodations, there's last-minute ideas for nagging repairs like patching vinyl flooring and filling small holes in drywall.

Heading out on the road? Whether by car or by plane, HolidaySurvival.com has even more advice for getting you there safely. Follow the number one tip this year (maintaining a positive attitude and being open to unexpected pitfalls) and you'll arrive in style. Want to avoid more aches and strains of the season? Then, browse the HolidaySurvival Message Board featuring posts from other holiday survivors who can help take the guesswork out of holiday preparations. For this year's busy festivities, HolidaySurvival.com will help you keep your cool and your holiday spirit.


About the Writer

Debbie Mazo is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She currently specializes in technical and marketing materials, but is also pursuing opportunities in food journalism.



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