Category Archives: Christmas

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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Memories of Christmas Past vs Christmas Today

MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS PAST Christmas was a simpler, more joyous time that most people looked forward to with great excitement. We loved the annual traditions; making cookies and fudge, going to see the lights, chatting while wrapping presents,  playing card … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories – The sights and smells of the Christmas season

“Anticipation is sometimes more exciting than actual events.” ―  Ana Monnar Our Tree Around the 15th of December  we’d all pile into the car and Dad would take us to find a fresh tree Christmas tree. Dragging the 6′ tall  … Continue reading

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Memories from Earlier Times for Baby Boomers and Others

WORK IN PROGRESS…Visit us often If you lived through the 1950s or 1960s see how much of these you remember. You will recognize some started up before you were born but you used them.  Some didn’t last….but what fun it … Continue reading

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