Christmas

5 Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit!

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It’s the middle of November and with Thanksgiving so late this year, many are starting their Christmas celebrations early. With harvest barely behind us and Halloween a recent memory, how do you get into the holiday spirit? I have a few tips that I have been using to kick start the holiday spirit at the […]

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Back to nature

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Are you thinking Christmas yet?  I know, its not even Thanksgiving yet!  But for this mom and grandma, I like to be done by Thanksgiving.  I  want to celebrate the holiday by enjoying all the festivities.  I don’t want to have to worry about  presents.  Now is the time for me to shop!  This year […]

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I thought my readers might enjoy a fiction story for the holiday!  Let me know what you think, and Merry Christmas! Ayla’s Christmas Eve It was Christmas time in the heartland.  The Midwest was covered in darkness and a cold icy chill went down my back as I heard the tinkle of ice hitting the […]

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A Little Holiday Fun

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The holiday season is upon us and one of the best ways to get yourself in the mood is to attend a holiday event or two!  This past weekend, my husband and I along with my sister and brother-in-law went to Memorial Medical Center’s Festival of Trees.  The trees, wreaths, centerpieces and gingerbread houses are […]

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Christmas Cactus blooms for Easter

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I have a Christmas cactus, it isn’t pretty except when it blooms, but then it is glorious.  It is an old plant, one that my Mom was going to throw away years ago.  I took it home.  The way I take care of plants, I can’t say I saved it, but at times, it saves […]

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