Beauty: Is Spring Just around the Corner?

Blog about how spring 2014 seems to have a trend toward neutral and fresh. Discuss how sleek and straight are the way the trends seem to be heading for spring 2014 with deep black eyeliner and plenty of it seem to be the most in makeup next spring will see.

Who Says You Can’t Still Have Parties?

December may be behind us but we gathering of people with food is always a good thing and we don't need any special occasion to have a party. Write about hosting your own pot luck dinner for no reason; Have everyone bring their own main course, appetizer, and dessert for sampling. You can even blog about how to have a pot luck dessert only ocassion or chocolate function where the theme is everything chocolate.

Make Your Own Holiday Decorations

Discuss the option of having your family members gather for a holiday and presenting the idea of contributing to holiday decorations for the next upcoming holiday. Ask that each family member perhaps create a decoration that incorporates old family photos while another family member can create keepsake recipe cards for everyone to take home.

How to make the holidays easy on your budget

Great topic for any type of blog. Businesses on a budget should be vigilant not to overspend even though there are great deals and you may want to get the purchases in before a new fiscal year.

Even food and health blogs can write about how not to overspend on food and ingredients that you may end up not using or using a little only to throw out the rest. Expecting company or not, we can all only eat so much.

Give your readers tips and strategies to save money during the holidays.

How to have an environmentally friendly holiday

Eco consciousness doesn't need to stop when the holidays roll in, in fact now is the perfect time to start being ‘greener'. Blog about how to have an environmentally friendly holiday.

How do you work around the holidays?

Between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and all of the other holidays during this season, it's a wonder anyone gets any work done. How do you work around the holidays? What have you tried that works and doesn't work? Can you offer tips?

While this is a great topic for career and business blogs, it can also be adapted for home schoolers. Or, in a foodie blog talk about how you keep up with regular daily meals while baking and creating all those holiday goodies.

Affiliate opportunities: Sometimes a good planner or planning tool is all that is needed. If that is part of your suggested solution, add a link to some planners or tools that have helped you.

Making a Zen-Space in your Home

Blog about how you can create a Zen space in one of the rooms in your home. While every man should have his man cave and rightfully so, women can create a Zen space all of their own, as well. Discuss how the use of different colors can make a room peaceful and restful. Blog about letting the family choose the color scheme and décor for the family den while you get to pick and choose everything in the bedroom. Discuss how a Zen space room does not have to be an entire room either. It can be a window seat with soft, comfy pillows a light for reading and warm blanket.

Trade or Degree? Which is better for Gainful Employment?

Are students who are specializing in a trade better off than students who have degrees in today’s economy? Does it make more sense to study a trade like back in the olden days such as electrician, plumbing, heating, and cooling? What about medical sonography as a trade as compared to taking traditional college classes.

The Use of Color: Tips on How to Make it Really Work

Blog about how the use of color can add a dramatic change to your home entryway or even a bedroom. Give tips and how-tos on how to make sure the color you thought you loved is going to be exactly what you want once it is on the wall. Discuss the different colors, like white or primer, you can add to certain colors to make them lighter. Give tips such as asking your paint supply store for samples and putting them up on the wall to view in the daylight as well as night time.

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter: Is there really such a thing?

Blog about how important it is to winterize your home, although it can be time-consuming. Blog about being prepared for a winter storm even though your thoughts are focusing on where you put your flip-flops because it is still August. Give a list of must-have items such as firewood, flashlights, and canned food.