Holidays

Marking New Years this year will be especially celebratory. Who wouldn’t want to pop the champagne and make a toast (socially distanced, of course) to the end of 2020?  No celebration would be complete without fireworks, so here’s a repeat from out archives that’s a  cheat sheet of some popular ones. Brocade: (at left) A spider
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Here’s another favorite from the Senior Planet archives. Enjoy!    Hanukkah, Christmas… time to think outside the cookie jar. For the holidays, baker Norma Saulino created some brand-new treats by mixing elements from well-worn recipe cards with her own take on new favorites from the web. Gingerbread + Rugelach = Gingerugelach This idea came about while I
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The GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) is an image file made of several related pictures (the branch image below is made of 23 pictures) layered in an endless loop.  However you pronounce it (like the peanut butter or with a hard ‘g” – the debate still rages!) they can be a magical addition to an
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The holidays seem to get the creative juices working for ad agencies in the U.S. and around the world. This short selection from the past few years will make you smile, make you laugh….or make you think. (New to YouTube? Click here for best viewing tips.) “Aw…” Inspiring  From the U.K. hails “Mog’s Christmas Calamity,” courtesy of British supermarket
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Well, it’s finally – almost – over.  The disaster that was 2020. Let’s review 2020 – that dumpster fire of a year – and consign it to the record books, by completing the phrase above with the word – or phrase – that best sums it up. That was the year that was…. …when toilet
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On Monday, December 14th from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM MST, (Check for your local time zone) Senior Planet will host its first Virtual Holiday Entrepreneur Fair over Zoom! Stuck for a last minute holiday gift?  Want to see how talented and enterprising the Senior Planet community is? Join us as Senior Planet hosts a
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Senior Planet San Antonio always brings a unique South Texas flair to all its programs – celebrating loved ones with Day of the Dead events, or hosting virtual cooking classes to learn the regional recipes passed down through generations.  During Thanksgiving, members and staff alike enjoy the tradition of eating tamales at Thanksgiving.  DeAnne Cuellar,
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No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without fireworks – but do you know what you’re looking at?  Here’s a quick cheat sheet of some popular ones. Brocade: (at left) A spider like effect in the sky, much like fine lace. The brocade effect is generally a silver tail effect, and is brighter than the
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We’re heading into that time of the year…the most wonderful, and the most stressful.  We know the holidays are stressful for anyone who has family…but they are equally tryingfor those who do not have family. Everyone knows that you can’t choose your family, but you have the power to control what effect family has upon your
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