Category Archives: Holidays

The Countdown is ON………

With the season of Advent here, a more meaningful approach is less emphasis on “What do I get,” and focus on “What can I give? Even though we’re a week in, there’s still plenty of opportunities to spread the cheer … Continue reading

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Rethinking V-Day

Instead of the traditional, boxed-in hearts and flowers thing, here are a couple of ideas putting a fresh face on February 14th:   Started in 2012, this is a great way to advocate the LOVE of all things reading for … Continue reading

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A Gift With REAL Heart…….

Being less a week away, it’s a wise choice to do something that makes a difference in the lives of others for Valentine’s Day. Expand your horizons by thinking outside the box of “chocolates” by making a contribution to an … Continue reading

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Here’s the GOOD News……

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It’s Not About the Toys

The unending barrage of Christmas ads aimed at kids keeps pushing the idea that a heaping tower of toys will provide untold satisfaction. It seems to me that it’s gotten much worse from when I was a kid, [and that … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Boxes…..

    This is soooo cool! I just had to share it as a really, really great idea to do with the kids, plus still be enviro-friendly,  instead of spending more money on something that could  be just more “stuff.” … Continue reading

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The 12 Days That Matter ……

I love re-posting this wonderful guide to keeping the 12 days before Christmas, centering one’s thoughts and actions on others—the more we selflessly give, the more we receive. Celebrate these days with joy!!

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An Awesometastic Idea

If each one of us bought just one thing or service locally, can you imagine the huge economic boost that would revitalize  our neighborhoods?

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Making A List……

  It’s that time of the year, and not to get overwhelmed by the conventional. follow THIS list for a more meaningful holiday season.  There’s no “naughty or nice” to get in  a dither over.The best feeling is knowing you’ve … Continue reading

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Keep It GREEN!

The day after Thanksgiving has evolved into a consumer frenzy that has some people camping out in parking lots, poised over their computers, and in general, giving in to the siren song of “buy, buy, buy.” The chances are slim … Continue reading

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