New Year’s Traditions from Around the World

As the old year concludes and the New Year begins, people across the United States celebrate in accordance with common traditions. Couples will share a kiss at midnight, fireworks will light up the sky and revelers will belt out ...

Unusual Christmas Movies You Forgot Existed

Christmas movies are a much-loved part of the season, and holiday movie marathons are a mainstay of many families’ annual traditions. Despite the merits of classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Miracle on 34th Street,” ...

Colonial Spreads Holidays Cheer to Three Active Military Members

The holidays are the season of giving. A season surrounded by wonder and whimsy where it’s okay to believe in a little magic and embrace your inner child. For those who are lucky to spend it with family, we exchange gifts, tell ...

How to Give Back During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of giving. Yet, it can often be difficult to determine just how to give back to others during this time of year. Though it may not seem like it, a simple donation or act of kindness can make a world ...

Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

The holidays are a great time to be with family, and part of the fun of the season is yearly family traditions. The simplest acts of togetherness, from preparing food to decorating as a team, can be exceptional tools to forging ...

Books to Get You into the Holiday Season

Whether you are trying to fight it or are eager to embrace it, the holiday season is fast approaching. To get you in the mood for goodwill, cheer and general merriment, you can grab one of many classic holiday books covering everything ...

Colonial Announces Fifth Annual Holiday for the Troops Donation Drive

Colonial is excited to announce our Fifth Annual Holiday for the Troops donation drive is officially underway! What has quickly become one of our favorite traditions, Colonial employees are again donating holiday cards, snacks, ...

Smart Spending in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching, a fact alone that may already have alarm bells ringing in your head. With its arrival comes the return of holiday shopping, and if you have an expansive list of people to buy for, it may ...

Volunteer Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays can be a whirlwind of activities, but one way to appreciate the season of giving is to give back. Donating your time and sharing your talents with organizations, local causes or your community will make the holidays ...

What to Do Instead of Shopping on Black Friday

It’s quite common to spend the day after Thanksgiving taking part in a shopping frenzy. If you’re tired of getting up early to fight the crowds and would rather avoid the stress of bargain hunting, try any of the following ...