Category Archives: Christmas

Gifts of Experience For Christmas and Other Gift Giving Days

Gifts of Experience are in. Boring gifts that kids play with for 10 minutes, lose interest in and are left to clutter the house (and wasting money) are so ‘yesterday’. Gifts of Experience build memories family members will cherish for … Continue reading

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Ever feel like this at Christmas?

The media reports that almost 7 out of 10 people would like to stop giving Christmas  gifts. A large number say they would be interested in spending more time with family if there was no expectation of gifts. CHRISTMAS IS … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

 We  hope you had a blessed day.  We’d like to share a couple of kind things we heard about over the holiday. ….the Yellow Cab driver and the man and lady who were spotted around 11:00 am on Christmas Eve, … Continue reading

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Christmastime is a Great Opportunity to Help Others (Even When Money is Tight.)

Over the years  one of our most popular posts, at Christmas time has been: Christmas-Helping Others Even When Money is Tight Also, Here are lots of places to donate items you don’t want that others really need. NOTE: Please leave a … Continue reading

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Before You Start Your Christmas Shopping….

The Tulsa World‎ published a story on November 22, 2015 Julie DelCour writes: Take a moment and think about this question, which was passed on to me a few months ago (The question came from: Is your grandmother hungry?) Following … Continue reading

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Biggest Discounts May Not Be On Black Friday

While deals generally start the Monday before Thanksgiving,  Thanksgiving Day has the best deals, with prices increasing through Cyber Monday.  Customers can shop online, from the comfort of their home on Thanksgiving  since many retailers are going to be closed … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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