Holidays can be hectic, having to make plans, gather the family and occasionally host a gathering. Joy FM understands your pain, and we're here to support with tips, recipes and the lowdown on what's happening in Buffalo for the holidays.

New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s The Statistics
According to, 45% of us make a New Year's Resolution. Depressingly, only 8% of us keep them throughout the year.
Here's some other interesting statistics about making and keeping resolutions from Statistic Brain:

The top resolution people make is to lose weight
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3 Things I Learned on My Christmas Vacation
Happy New Year!  It's hard to believe we're now dating checks (who writes checks anymore?!?!?) with "2017".
Like a lot of you, I had a "use it or lose it" situation with my vacation time, so I had to use up my remaining 5 days before the end of the y…
How To Have A New Year’s Party For The Kids
If you're like me and will be ringing in the new year in the company of your little ones (if they can stay up that late!), here are some kid-friendly New Year's Eve party suggestions:
1. If they can't stay up late, do an "early" countdown...
Chewbacca – Who Did It Better?
No one will ever compare to the original Chewbacca Mom video:
That didn't stop me and my nephew from seeing who could work that mask better. My brother's laugh at :08 seconds in *killing* me though...
And here's me channeling my inner Chewie:
Best Christmas Gifts 2016
What was the best Christmas gift you gave or received? Few of us could compete with this incredible video that's making the rounds on social media:
The most memorable gifts at my family's Christmas were the funniest ones. Here's a video of me using my nephew's Chewbacca mask…
Top 5 Last Minute Gifts
So here it is, the last of our Top 5 Gift Lists!  It is only fitting that the last list is for last minute gifts.  I think we are all in the same boat trying to find that perfect gift just as time expires.  This kind of shopping often comes at a price, but don't worry, next year …
Join us today at the Eastern Hills Mall to register for the LAST and FINAL Hatchimal! Register between 3-6:30pm, we draw the winner right before 7...and today YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. Good luck!!
Adorable Kids Describe Their Belief in Santa Claus [VIDEO]
Nothing puts a smile on my face more then seeing the joy of those around me during the holidays! I love getting to see the smiles on children's faces as they await the arrival of Santa Claus and all their presents!
Check out this great video above, in which these kids keep the magic of San…
Use Amazon Boxes for Goodwill Donations and they Ship Free
If you are like me (or almost everyone else), you have ordered many items from Amazon and have a collection of boxes.  Instead of recycling those boxes or having them sit in a pile in your basement, you can put them to good use.
The organization Give Back Box in conjunction with Amazon and the Goodw…

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