Category Archive: Holidays

Dec 05

Get in the Mood for Christmas

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As the song goes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Are you ready?  Some people get in the holiday mood around mid-November, and they absolutely love every minute of the holiday season.  Others don’t really get into Christmas until a week or so before (but let’s hope they did some shopping before then!). …

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Nov 28

How to Not Get Stressed by the Holidays

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The holiday season is here, and with it comes all the stress associated with shopping, wrapping, cooking, and dealing with your least-favorite relatives!  Sometimes even the weather causes you a lot of stress.  It can snow so much that you’re trapped in your home, or the roads can become incredibly icy and dangerous. So what …

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Nov 20

Thanksgiving Events in KC

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If you’re looking for something to do this Thanksgiving in addition to having a great dinner, there’s actually a lot going on in Kansas City.  There are a number of places to eat out, of course, but there are also some activities for you and your family to enjoy.  Here are some of the things …

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Nov 14

Thanksgiving Events in Kansas City

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Looking for something to do this Thanksgiving besides eating too much food?  In addition to the awesome meals you can eat at some of the top restaurants in the city, there are also some activities for you and the family to enjoy.  Here are some of the things you can do this week. Don’t want …

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Oct 24

Tips for Planning a Halloween Party

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Are you planning a cool Halloween party?  If you are, this is the week where it all comes together!  No matter what the theme for your party is, when it all comes together, it will be awesome.  Of course, before you can get there, you have to put the party together, and that can be …

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Oct 10

Reasons to Appreciate Your Boss

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A lot of people think that their boss doesn’t do much for them, but that’s not true.  Bosses do a lot, but much of what they do isn’t immediately visible to everyone.  All we see is what they let us see—bosses spend a lot of time working out the little behind-the-scenes details that keep the …

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Jul 10

Birthday Parties to Remember

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Getting ready to have a birthday?  You want to make it one to remember!  Usually we remember parties because of who was there or because of some disaster, but sometimes we remember parties because of what we did.  Here are a few ideas for birthday parties that you’ll remember for years. Have a cookout with …

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Jun 14

Great Card Messages for Father’s Day

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Are you one of those people who stare at cards for what seems like hours while you try to figure out the perfect words to write in them?  If you need some help getting your Father’s Day card written, here are some popular messages. Dad, you have been there for me all of my life. …

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Jun 12

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is this Sunday.  Have you bought Dad a gift yet?  There’s still time!  Sometimes, Dad is one of the hardest people to buy for.  However, we’ve put together a short gift guide to give you some ideas. A lot of dads love electronic toys, and there are plenty on the market today.  If …

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May 23

Memorial Day Meals

Memorial Day is this coming Monday.  One thing most people do for Memorial Day is have a family get together, and you can’t have a family gathering without food!  What will you be eating this Memorial Day Weekend?  Here are a few ideas. A lot of people like to cook out for Memorial Day.  Hamburgers, …

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