Category Archive: Seasonal

Dec 20

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is the Jewish celebration of the Macabees and the miraculous small amount oil that lasted for eight days.  Hanukkah started today (the 20th) and will end on the 28th.  There are many different traditions associated with the holiday, traditions that are quite interesting. The menorah is placed in the window …

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Dec 15

Make Christmas Day Less Hectic

Christmas Day is coming!  If you’re visiting someone else’s home for the holidays, you don’t have too much to worry about.  However, if you’re hosting the big day, you probably have a dozen little things going through your mind.  This needs to be done, and that, and the house needs cleaned, and there are cookies …

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Dec 13

Make Someone’s Christmas Brighter

During the Christmas season, it’s easy to get caught up in the gifts, the meals, and the events.  However, these things aren’t truly important, especially to those who are going through difficult times.  Not everyone has the means to have a cheery Christmas.  However, those of us who are blessed with a stable life can …

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Dec 07

Christmas Decorations Made Easy

It’s time to trim the tree and put up other Christmas decorations!  Many people love doing this, but for some, it sounds like such a chore.  However, there are various ways that you can make your Christmas decorating very easy. Rule #1: don’t go overboard.  Sure, seeing someone’s home turned into a winter wonderland is …

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Nov 01

Get Ready for Fall Weather

November is here, and the temperature is starting to fall more and more.  Are you ready for the chilly fall weather and the cold winter weather that will follow?  There are a few different areas to work on to be ready for the cold. The first is your closet.  Do you have your jackets and …

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Sep 27

Getting Your Garden Ready for the Fall

Fall is here, and that means it’s time to get your garden ready for the colder temperatures that are ahead.  There’s actually a good amount to do to fully winterize your garden.  It’s not good enough to just leave it as it is. The fall is the time to really get your garden cleaned up.  …

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Aug 24

Ways to Spend the Last Few Summer Days

Summer is almost over!  While the fall brings a lot of activities that many people enjoy, it’s not quite here yet.  There’s still time to enjoy the last few days of summer.  Here are some things you can do before the leaves start to turn. Visit the beach or the local pool one last time.  …

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Jun 22

Summer Activities for the Whole Family

There are many great summer activities for the whole family

There are many activities the entire family can get out and enjoy during the summer.  Some are free, while some are on the expensive side.  The key to a great summer is to mix in a few of these bigger, more expensive activities along with a number of low cost or free activities that everyone …

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Jan 19

Fun Things to do Inside

In many places around the country, it’s cold outside.  With so few outdoor activates readily available in the winter, parents are often left with the task of finding something fun for their kids to do inside.  If you want to get them away from the TV and the video games, here are a few fun …

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Dec 07

Order Early for Christmas

It’s never too early to start your Christmas shopping.  In addition to the benefits of avoiding crowds and having all your shopping done well in advance of the holidays, one of the major reasons to start ordering your gifts early for Christmas is that you can be sure you get the products you want.  The …

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