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4 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Green Christmas

4 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Green Christmas

Are you dreaming of a green Christmas this year? If so, here are a few easy ideas to make your season greener. 1. Get a Live Christmas Tree Artificial trees are convenient because don’t need to worry about falling needles and you only need to buy one and you’re ready for Christmas for years...

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Grinch Quotes

Grinch Quotes

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a classic holiday TV special that first aired in 1966. The timeless tale of the grouchy green Grinch who attempts to steal Christmas from the Whos down in Whoville has become a part of our common Christmas culture. Here are some of the great lines from that special....

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Frosty the Snowman Trivia

Frosty the Snowman Trivia

“Frosty the Snowman” the animated TV special was based on the song by the same name written by Walter “Jack” Rollins and Steve Nelson, and first recorded by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950. The song came one year after Autry’s success with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” but the TV special...

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Santa Stamps

Santa Stamps

If you’re going to be sending your child’s Santa letter through the mail, you can make the envelope look even more authentic by adding a Santa postage stamp. These are actual USPS stamps that you can put on any holiday mail. Click any stamp to learn more about these designs and see thousands of...

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Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Kids love Christmas and almost everything about it – except, perhaps, waiting for the big day when Santa arrives. This wait can sometimes seem even longer when they’re out of school and have “nothing to do.” I’ve you’re starting to hear cries of “I’m bored!” here are some easy Christmas crafts to keep everyone...

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Recipe for “Reindeer Poop”

Recipe for “Reindeer Poop”

Here’s a fun gag gift and easy Christmas craft for kids – reindeer poop! Don’t worry – it sounds terrible, but it’s really just candy in a bag with a cute poem to go with it. Relieved? Good. Now read on and learn how to make this fun little gift that kids absolutely love....

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New England Christmas Cookies Recipe

New England Christmas Cookies Recipe

One of the joys of the holidays that many people enjoy is baking cookies. If you’re one of those people, here’s a tasty recipe that includes cinnamon and almonds for crunchy, cinnamony goodness. New England Christmas Cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup of melted shortening 3/4 cup of melted butter 1 cup of brown sugar 1...

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Creative Gift Wrapping Techniques for Christmas

Creative Gift Wrapping Techniques for Christmas

I looked at the pile of gifts under the tree, frowning. With five different patterns of gift wrap, everything looked … wrong. Where was the festive mood I’d prepared for that Norman Rockwell backdrop? Something definitely didn’t ring right for that long-planned-for moment. It was the wrapping. Yawn! Special moments need special preparation. With...

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Ideas for Making a New Baby Christmas Stocking

Ideas for Making a New Baby Christmas Stocking

Part of welcoming Baby into the family is the addition of a baby Christmas stocking. Placing it with the others on the mantle somehow solidifies the little one’s place in the household. Picking the baby Christmas stocking used to be limited to choosing pink or blue, with the words “Baby’s First Christmas” embroidered on...

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All About Christmas Poinsettias

All About Christmas Poinsettias

Poinsettias, with their bright red leaves, are popular holiday decorations. Also known as the Christmas Star, the poinsettia is a subtropical plant best known for its striking red color. It’s often used as a floral Christmas decoration because of its bright colors. The plants are native to southern Mexico and Central America and in...

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