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  1. Make it an Unforgettable Birthday! By Adriana Copaceanu
    The first known birthday celebrations began among the Egyptians with parades, circuses, and gladiatorial events – all complete with feasts that sometimes lasted for days. Romans celebrated the birthdays of their gods with parades and chariot races. Mortals were not encouraged to celebrate their birthdays in Rome. Germany introduced the tradition of birthday cakes about 200 years ago. The cake itself was filled with gifts that predicted the recipient’s life in the upcoming year. For exampl…


  2. Holidays: The Definition of Abundance By Jeff Herring
    I have been fortunate in my career to train with some excellent people.One of those has been author and parent educator Steven Glynn. He came to Tallahassee in the early 80's when he was first starting out, and I was glad to learn much from him in that training.One of the many things that has stuck with me is Steven Glynn's definition of abundance. According to Glynn:"In terms of the world, you have abundance if, when you get up in the morning, you have a choice of what to eat, a choice of wha…


  3. Overcoming Loneliness this Christmas By Kerry-Ann Cox
    Christmas is one of those times when the social norm is to get together with our families even if you never see them during the year. For those people who are isolated from their families, or do not have a family, it can be a time of great loneliness and even depression.The day can remind us of what we do not have in our lives. Even if this does not bother us at any other time of the year, it can get to us at Christmas. The thought that everyone else is with their families can really weigh …


  4. What Do You Want to Put Your Whole Heart Into This Holiday Season? By Nancy Bishop
    Several years ago, I was talking with a friend about how much I didn't look forward to the holiday season. She responded by telling me that she gave up the holidays. Her simple statement that she "doesn't do the holidays" was powerful. I remember feeling shocked that she had actually opted-out. My shock quickly turned to curiosity. What did she do while everyone else was tossing the tinsel and getting all wrapped up in the holiday frenzy?My friend is self-employed and her business usually slow…


  5. Honor Mothers: Song Remembers Mom 'Forever' By Neal R. Voron
    In the spirit of Mother's Day, two songwriters are sharing with the world their lyrics to a song that commemorates and celebrates a mother's love.Lyricists Neal R. Voron and Joseph F.M. Pokorny, of Philadelphia, PA, hope that children, both young and old, who read the words to "We Thought She'd Live Forever" will use the opportunity to re-connect with their feelings about and relationship with their mother and others who have been special to them throughout their lives.The song, written primar…


  6. What to Do One Week before Thanksgiving By Shauna Hanus
    You only have seven days until your Thanksgiving guests arrive. Is it time to panic or time to plan? You are going to need a clean house, a scrumptious meal and a happy family. It is time to plan. Pullout your Thanksgiving planning calendars you started three weeks before Thanksgiving and get going.One week before Thanksgiving:Make a list of all your vegetables and creamery needs. You can purchase butter and heavy cream now and be sure to have enough. Often times the stores will sell out o…


  7. 2 Quick and Easy Halloween Crafts By James Watts
    Making Halloween crafts can really get you into a festive mood for this spooky holiday. Here are 2 fun and easy craft ideas:Tin Can LanternsDid you know that you can easily create Halloween lanterns out of those old tin cans? Use cans that have a smooth surface to accurately display your designs. All you need to complete this Halloween crafts project are cans, a hammer, and a nail.Use a nail to press very shallow points into the cans, designing Halloween images like, a jack-o-lanterns, skulls,…


  8. What if there Really Was a Santa Clause? By Lance Winslow
    What if there really was a Santa Clause? Do you think anyone would ever get any gifts? Oh sure a few might, but would you? The reason we are asking you this question is that as the legend has it; “He knows when you are sleeping, he knows when you are awake. He knows if you been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake!”Oh no, so what if I have not been all that good all the time? Do I still get free gifts at Christmas? How about you? What if there really was a Santa Clause? Whoops, are you no…


  9. Business Gift Basket Ideas By Kathy Burns-Millyard
    Selecting appropriate business gifts is often more challenging than selecting gifts for family and friends. There are more forces at work and the stakes are usually higher. Etiquette, corporate policies, and leaving a positive lasting impression are all key considerations. Before sending a gift to a business associate or a client, it's important to follow all corporate guidelines and to find out what the restrictions are on the recipient's side. Some companies have strict policies concerni…


  10. Christmas Decorating Ideas By L Clarke
    As the holidays approach, it is time to start thinking of how you would like to decorate your home. As you will probably have numerous friends and family during the holiday season, the sooner you start to consider you Christmas décor the better. The Christmas décor you choose should not only make your house beautiful, but it should make it warm and inviting as well.There are many things you can add around the home to make it more festive. For example, some women decide to replace their regular…


  11. Aran... Where the Sweaters Come From By Aldo Ciarrocchi
    Aran Sweaters. The Aran sweater takes its name from the islands from where it originated, untold generations ago. They say that necessity is the mother of invention and nothing is more of a necessity than a nice warm Aran sweater in a place like the Aran Islands. Located at the mouth of Galway on the west coast of Ireland, the Aran Islands rise up defiantly out of the relentless Atlantic sea, an impressive display of towering cliffs, and crumbling stone walls, they are a thing of beauty, but …


  12. 9 Fantastic Formulas for a Stress Free Holiday! By Julie Hunt
    The holidays are officially here. And so the season for giving begins. Warm loving intentions, thoughtful giving and stocking stuffing take over.It’s a wonderful time of year, but with all the activities, excitement and family obligations taking place at the same time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, stressed and even a tad bit gloomy. Here are 9 simple steps to relax, let go and really enjoy a truly happy holiday!1. Reflect on what an inspiration you are to others. The time you spend, the love…


  13. Having Family Over The Holidays - Turn Your Guest Room Into A Five Star Experience By Colleen Willoughby
    It’s the most wonderful time of the yearWith the door bell chiming and everyone telling you“We are here to stay”It’s the most wonderful time of the yearThere’ll be guests to be hosted, bread to be toastedAnd laughing through the home.There’ll be scary stories and tales of the gloriesOf guests of long, long ago…Yes…It's the most wonderful time of the year….holidays Whether it’s going to be the relatives, or a friend for the weekend…holidays bring many and many who want to visit you.And let’s fa…


  14. Christmas and the Mistletoe Tradition By Catherine Spelling
    The myth behind kissing under the mistletoe during Christmas time:Have you ever wondered where some of our modern traditions came from? As the Christmas season approaches, I have been doing some research regarding certain holiday-related topics. My findings may surprise even the biggest scrooge!Mistletoe has been revered by certain cultures for many, many years. The ancient Celts of Britain felt that Mistletoe held sacred powers of healing, and that it contained the soul of the tree from wh…


  15. Holiday Gift Giving: Ebenezer Scrooge's Lasting Gift to Us By Jeff Herring
    Recently at our house, we watched Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" for perhaps the 100th time in my life.It's one of my favorite stories, even though this time it was the Muppet version of the story. One of the reasons I enjoy this classic so much is it offers many lessons about life and how to get the changes we want in our lives.In the story, Ebenezer Scrooge gets a visit from the Ghost of Christmas Future and gets a glimpse of what his life and the lives of those he comes in contact wit…


  16. Holidays: 10 Gifts of More Lasting Value By Jeff Herring
    The Gift of IntegrityDo you know someone who has high integrity? That person seems to stand out because integrity can be such a rare commodity. As my father-in-law says, integrity is a gift you give yourself. How? By making the day-to-day choices and decisions that shape a strong character. Integrity is shaped in the small choices we make when no one is looking. I believe it works like this: Choices shape our habits; habits shape our character; our character results in our integrity. Then our …


  17. Christmas Television Specials – Do They Really Know the True Meaning of Christmas? By Michael Bresciani
    Some sects of the church do not observe Christmas at all. Probably the most well know modern church that refuses to celebrate this holiday is the Jehovah Witnesses. It may surprise many people to learn that most of the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony also banned this holiday. If approached without bias, an honest study of the origins of this holiday might not cancel all your Christmases but you would be certain of one thing, it is a man made mandate and nothing less. The advent is of …


  18. Color Easter Eggs Naturally With Dyes From Your Kitchen By Debra Lynn Dadd
    The most beautiful dyes for Easter eggs come from foodstuff you probably already have in your kitchen.I have been delighted with the results of the colors I have tried and my friends have been thrilled to receive them as springtime gifts. The colors are very unusual -- gentle, earthy, soft, and very vibrant, without being harsh like the artificial dyes -- and when I tell people the colors come from plant dyes, they always want to know the origin of each color.To color these eggs, you bo…


  19. Contact Lenses for Halloween By James Watts
    It is never too soon to begin planning the perfect Halloween costume, and frequently the best ones require a lot of planning and special effects items. Luckily for all the Halloween fans out there, there is now a huge line of contact lenses for Halloween. The different styles of lenses range from the funny to sports and then to really, really scary. Regardless of the costume genre you are interested in or are planning there is a Halloween contact lens for you.If you are interested in the speci…


  20. Father's Day and Flowers By Carmel Baird
    Father's Day is about to be celebrated in Australia. The first Sunday in September.Now traditionally Father's Day is not associated with flowers. Why?Mainly because fathers grow flowers and so most consider Dad wouldn't like to get flowers as a gift.This is in many cases not true. Dads are male and many, many males get a real kick out of getting flowers.(They aren't known to include them on their "wish list").Think about it for a moment. You buy Dad socks and jocks and wonder, what else?We…


  21. Funny Couples Costume Ideas For Halloween By Rose Smith
    Tired of the same old typical Halloween costumes. You know the ones….vampire, witch, or mummy. It also seems that everyone just “has” to wear the latest movie craze costume as well, like a Batman Begins costume. Maybe it’s time to come up with a more unique and funny Halloween costume…just to be different.If you’re somewhat crafty and handy with a sewing machine, many amusing costume ideas can be pretty simple to make. It just takes a bit of ingenuity and creativity. Even so, if you don’t have…


  22. It's Time To Think About Christmas Gifts: Be A Good Scout By Michael Nalbone
    The holiday season comes and goes so quickly that it is easy to be caught off guard. Think like a Boy Scout & "Be Prepared" this year.All too often we find ourselves unprepared for Christmas Day when we have known all along that it is where it always is, neatly nestled between Thanksgiving and New Years, during the last week of December. It always seems though, that we forget someone or something until the last minute and end up rushing around with all of the other crazy busy people on …


  23. No-one Said Life is Fair By Kenneth Hoffman
    It was the day before Christmas, nineteen forty-six, in the stump of the bombed out city of Munich, Germany. Ten year old Anna was being rudely shaken awake by her mother."It's already five thirty, you have to get in line for the rolls."Bread, along with everything else, was in short supply. Food was in short supply and along with many other items were rationed. But ration stamps alone were not enough to acquire the needed food. In the case of bread, a pound of unbleached flour was demande…


  24. Decorating for a Victorian Christmas By Marti Mayne
    Berry Manor Inn owner, Cheryl Michaelsen wouldn’t admit it, but with all the research she’s done on Victorian tradition for the inn many consider her an expert, especially when it comes to celebrating a Victorian Christmas. Her Victorian-style inn offers the ideal backdrop to showcase venerated Victorian traditions throughout the year. However during the holidays the pomp and hospitality of this bygone era is resplendent in what Down East Magazine has referred to as “The WOW House”. Visit B…


  25. Costume Ideas Like You Never Imagined For Halloween! By William Lezubski
    Halloween is quickly approaching and if you’re searching for costume ideas, let us assist you in finding an exciting costume for this once a year spooktacular event!Many of your ideas may come easily from watching your favorite movies, or you may read about the hottest trends for the holidays in your desired magazines, and come up with a really creative idea for a great costume character.However, if you happen to be at a loss for a unique costume idea this year, times a ticking! Don't worry, w…






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