Christmas 2016

12 Stories • Available October 2016
A Christmas Back Story

A Christmas Back Story

Every holiday season, families gather to listen to stories of cheer and magic. The same stories are retold year after year and carried from generation to generation. Did you ever wonder how the m

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Good Eating Habits

Good Eating Habits

The Christmas season is full of tasty temptations, such as casseroles, cakes, cookies and candy. Though these items may be yummy in the moment, nutrition experts warn against using the holidays a

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Avoiding Smoke

Avoiding Smoke

It's that time of year again for Christmas trees, lights and decorations. With all the joy and beauty that brings, it can also bring added fire hazards to your home, especially if you have a dry

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The Reason For The Season

The Reason For The Season

As the Christmas season approaches, I want to explain why I am so enthusiastic about the subject matter I wrote about in my book "The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament." As I came

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Visions Of Sugarplums

Visions Of Sugarplums

Long before William Christensen's retelling of "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" brought lovely visions of sugarplums to life for audiences of all ages, humble homemakers painstakingly created

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Knot Happy

Knot Happy

After spending the holiday season cleaning and decorating your home, wrapping gifts and entertaining guests, you might dread taking down the tree and other Christmas paraphernalia. However, when

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Pretty Packages

Pretty Packages

You've got the perfect Christmas gift; now all you need is the right wrap. Sure, you could put it in a gift bag, add some tissue and be done. But why not do a little more to make your holiday pr

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Orange You Glad It’s Not Coal?

Orange You Glad It’s Not Coal?

Putting oranges in Christmas stockings is a tradition dating back several generations. Some say the oranges symbolize the gold left by St. Nicholas. Others believe the tradition harks back to whe

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New Traditions

New Traditions

'Tis the season for ice skating, mugs of hot chocolate and cuddling up with your loved one next to a warm fire. As new couples enjoy the festivities and overflowing love of the season, it's the p

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White Lie

White Lie

The idea of a Santa Claus -- a jolly man in red who flies a sleigh pulled by reindeer delivering presents to all good children of the world in one night -- delights and fascinates kids of all age

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No Chimney, No Problem

No Chimney, No Problem

Jolly old St. Nick sure knows how to make an entrance. Santa Claus created his own trend when he first decided that the most efficient way to sneak into a house while the kids were "all snug in t

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Under The Mistletoe

Under The Mistletoe

According to Facebook, Christmas Eve is the most popular day to get engaged. This unofficial survey was based on the timing of personal relationship status changes. During the Christmas season, r

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Christmas Info 1

Christmas Info 1

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Christmas Info 2

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Christmas Info 3

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