Christmas 2020

12 Stories • Available October 2020
Underrated Christmas Movies

Underrated Christmas Movies

Every family has their own set of classic holiday movies to check off the list when the season approaches. There's nothing more nostalgic than watching your favorite holiday movies by the fire, q

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Holiday Indulgence

Holiday Indulgence

Oh, that holiday weight gain. It's tough to balance all the holiday parties and luscious food with the morning scale. Can you really have your cake and eat it, too, over the holidays -- without a

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We All Need A Little Christmas

We All Need A Little Christmas

If it's Christmas time, then 2020 is almost over -- and what a year it's been! We've had to social distance, home-school our children, hide our smiles with masks and disrupt nearly everything in

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Christmas Fare

Christmas Fare

Even in a year full of changes and accommodations, the time-honored ritual of Christmas cookie baking can still be festive. And with so many virtual travel opportunities, such as virtual country

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Hostess Gifts For Holiday Parties

Hostess Gifts For Holiday Parties

If you'll attend holiday parties, dinners, brunches and other get-togethers this year, you'll want to go in good spirits and with well-chosen hostess gifts in hand. After all, it's no small effor

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Christmas Staycation

Christmas Staycation

Christmas will definitely be different this year. During the pandemic, visiting with family and friends may be more challenging than ever, and travel options may be limited and/or complicated. B

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Holiday Budgeting

Holiday Budgeting

The holidays aren't cheap, which means it's important to set a budget. But even setting a budget and sticking to it can be challenging. According to a 2019 study by The Ascent of nearly 1,500 Am

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7 Continents Of Christmas

7 Continents Of Christmas

In just one night, Santa Claus flies around the entire world, delivering gifts to all the well-behaved girls and boys. And on Christmas Eve, as many children peer up into the sky, looking for a s

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Christmas Clearance Sales

Christmas Clearance Sales

When it's sale time, it's savings time. And when the holidays roll around, it's time to give yourself and your family the gift of a little extra cash. After Christmas is the time to buy these fas

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Christmas Decor

Christmas Decor

Having recently visited the White House for their annual Christmas party, I couldn't help feeling mesmerized by the holiday decorations. Obviously, the work of an expert designer was at hand. It m

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Searching For The Danube River's Best Christmas Markets

Searching For The Danube River's Best Christmas Markets

As our ship glided slowly through Austria's famed Wachau Valley, a silhouette of a medieval town gradually emerged from the soft white mist at a bend in the river. Near the tip of the peninsula, a

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Planting The Seed

Planting The Seed

One of the ways that I like to give gifts to a gardener is to create a basket of items they can use. For instance, if you know a gardener who likes to grow tomatoes (and who doesn't like growing

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Christmas Info 1

Christmas Info 1

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Christmas Info 2

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Christmas Info 3

Christmas Info 3

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