Category: Holidays

Best Christmas Movies

  Families gather around the television every year to watch holiday movies but sometimes the same 24-hour marathon can get old. Fortunately there are plenty of other Christmas movies to choose from. Here are some of what we think are the best Christmas movies. Happy holidays!   Elf – Starring Will Ferrell, this comedy focuses on a somewhat abnormal character. The comedian plays a man who was raised by elves in the North Pole. After learning of his origins as a human, he travels to New York City in search of his real father. This movie is full of hilarious antics that will leave your gut hurting by the end…




DIY Christmas Gifts

  Finding the perfect Christmas gift can be difficult and sometimes expensive. Fortunately, some of the greatest, most memorable gifts come from the hearts and minds of loved ones. Consider creating your own gifts this holiday season. Here are a few creative DIY Christmas gifts suggested by us here at Lincoln of Troy. Enjoy the holidays!   Creative Mug – One of the most cost-effective, memorable gifts one can give is a creative mug. Simply buy a plain white (or color of your choice) mug and a porcelain painter pen. Draw on the cup with custom designs, let it dry, then wrap it in a box and bow. Your loved…




Best Thanksgiving Recipes

If you’re in charge of making Thanksgiving dinner, why not do something more fun than a simple turkey this year? There are dozens of fancy recipes that are much easier to make than they seem at first glance. Here at Lincoln of Troy, we have some of the best Thanksgiving recipes in our cookbooks that we’re ready to share this holiday season! Edythe Newman’s Matzo Stuffing – Combine two large onions, two Gala apples, three celery stalks, half a cup of olive oil, two eggs, one tablespoon of ground cinnamon, and two tablespoons of poultry seasoning salt in one bowl. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add one-third box of…




Five Can’t-Miss Movies in December

The summer may be famous for the sheer amount of movies it produces. However, December is a big month for movies, too. This December is shaping up to be one of the biggest months for movies ever. Here are 5 can’t miss movies in December Macbeth              December 3 Something wicked this way comes. With Michael Fassbender playing the treacherous Shakespeare character, you know you’re in for a powerful production of this tragedy. In the Heart of the Sea  December 10 If you were ever curious about what inspired the story of Moby Dick, this thrilling account is sure to provide you with the answers. Star Wars: The Force Awakens  December…




How to Keep Your Car Cool in the Summer

The summer heat is upon us and, while it may seem like the inside of your car is as hot as a volcano, have no fear! There are plenty of easy, cheap ways to keep your car cool in summer. While most of these may seem obvious, quite a few people seem to overlook them. To make sure you stay extra cool this summer, we’ve got some tips to help you beat the summer heat. Park in the shade. While you may have the perfect opportunity to grab that front row parking spot at work, it may not be the best choice. Your car will be much hotter after the…




Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is once again right around the corner! It will fall on Sunday, June 21st this year, so there are only a few weeks for you to find your dad that “something special.” We have compiled a list of unique Father’s Day gift ideas to—hopefully—help you out when shopping. ChillsnerTM – This is for the beer lovers! If your dad loves sipping on a brew, a Chillsner could be the perfect gift. It’s a small steel insert you keep in the fridge/freezer that is designed to be like an icicle for drinks. It fits perfectly into a bottle neck and will keep your dad’s beer icy cold. Trunk Club…




Showering Your Vehicle with Love during National Car Care Month

You’ve heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” Think about it: if we shower our cars with love in April, then May will bring vehicles that bloom as they take to the roads for a season of sunny-day adventures. In honor of National Car Care Month, we thought we would share some of the ways we at Lincoln of Troy shower love on our vehicles. Check Your Wiper Blades and Lights. Are your windshield wiper blades working properly or are they damaged, cracked, or torn? You’ll certainly need them for driving through the showers; and it is a good habit to replace them at least once a year. As…




St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts

The day has arrived! Put on your green and embrace your Irish heritage for St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve collected some St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts so you can impress your friends! The first-ever St. Patrick’s Day parade in American was held in New York City in 1766. St. Patrick used the three-leaf clover as a way to explain the Holy Trinity to non-Christian Irishmen. St. Patrick wasn’t actually Irish. He was born in Wales! The traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal consists of corned beef and cabbage. Chicago goes all-out in their celebration of the holiday – they dye their river green! The often-uttered St. Patrick’s Day phrase Erin go Bragh translates to…