Christmas 2019

12 Stories • Available October 2019
Christmas In The Aftermath Of Loss

Christmas In The Aftermath Of Loss

Christmas is a glorious time of year for most families. It is a time of visits and reconnecting with relatives from afar. We all take time to rest, to relax in the joy of the season and the comfo

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Family Time At Christmas

Family Time At Christmas

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy conspiracies. But it is true. Every family has mem

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Merry Money Management

Merry Money Management

Got debt? I could be wrong, but if you're revolving a big credit card balance, I'm guessing at least some of it is holiday related. Sadly, holiday debt can hang on long after the gifts are forgott

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Holiday Plants

Holiday Plants

Just because Christmas is over doesn't mean your poinsettia needs to be thrown out. The bright red and green leaves can help people cope with the gray days of winter. Many of the newer poinsettia

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Living In A Digital World

Living In A Digital World

While you are dreaming of a traditional white Christmas, your computer is programming synchronized Christmas carols and emailing your holiday cards to their joyful recipients to avoid the post of

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A Very Merry Movie Night

A Very Merry Movie Night

The holidays are full of hustle and bustle and can be enjoyed a little more when you find time to relax. Certain cinema classics make their appearance every holiday season and are guaranteed to b

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Culture-conscious Christmas Crumblies

Culture-conscious Christmas Crumblies

The Christmas holiday is the perfect time for sweet splurges. But often, recipes are prepared with animal products, such as eggs or milk, leaving vegans hungry for delicious desserts of their own

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Crafting Christmas

Crafting Christmas

While the holiday season is unusually hectic, fashioning a homemade gift or taking time for small, fun activities can bring the real spirit of Christmas to your life and the lives of your loved o

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Santability Defined

Santability Defined

It's that time of year when Santas of all shapes and sizes deck the halls of local malls, street corners and holiday parties. These truly jolly men all have something special in common: a little

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Stocking Stuffers

Stocking Stuffers

Most of us are familiar with the line from Clement Clarke Moore's classic holiday poem, "The Night Before Christmas": "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nichola

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Christmas Travel

Christmas Travel

All I want for Christmas is a travel deal! With the cost of travel skyrocketing around the holidays, it can be difficult to make it home for Christmas without knowing secrets to saving money -- a

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Christmas With The Cranks

Christmas With The Cranks

The holiday season is here, a time for gifts and good cheer. But this time of year is also often fraught with family drama. Yes, the season that's supposed to be full of love and light can someti

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