Thanksgiving Weekend

The last four months have not been very typical for me. In June I saw all six of my grandchildren even though they live in three different p ... read more

Holiday Shopping Online

It seems rather strange to go into a store and see end of summer sale items, Halloween costumes, Remembrance Day poppies and Christmas decorations ... read more

Christmas Experience

We Three Kings of Orient are; bearing gifts we traverse afar... In 1857 Reverend John Henry Hopkins, Jr. who was an author, book illustrator ... read more

Silent Night and Peace

Silent Night. Holy Night. All is calm. All is bright. The First World War lasted from 1914 to 1919. A very strange situation was witnessed i ... read more

Thank Them For Their Service

Over the years I have signed contracts to provide therapy for British and Canadian soldiers as well as veterans. Because of this, I have become muc ... read more

Christmas Music - Song or Carol

It's December and we are surrounded with reminders that the Christmas season is before us. Outdoor lights on businesses and houses seem to have mag ... read more

Fortunate Friday, Our Answer to Black Friday

While so many people were looking for deals and sales on black Friday, the women in my family were enjoying a different kind of day. On the day aft ... read more

7 Quick Hacks for Easy Holiday Entertaining

The holidays are both wonderful and stressful. Here are quick tips for keeping the happy in your Christmas without sacrificing any festive fun. Kee ... read more

Holidays Can Be the Most Trying - New Tradition Ideas

The holidays can be a very difficult time for those who are grieving. Many bereaved have difficulty understanding and managing their grieving proce ... read more

Christmas May Be Older Than You Think

Lights are being switched on in main streets throughout the land; store windows are filled with tempting goodies, ad agencies are working flat out ... read more

10 Things You Didn't Know About The History Of Halloween

10. While today's costumes channel an inner fantasy, they started with a much more solemn purpose. One of the earliest examples we have of people d ... read more

What Businesses Are Cashing in on Halloween

Halloween is a classic American Tradition. Every year, millions of Americans dress up to celebrate the spooky Holiday. Whether it's going Trick-Or- ... read more

Thinkin' on Christmas Past

It's almost over. The shopping, the wrapping, the cooking and all the other hustle and bustle of activities we do to get ready for Christmas. It's ... read more

Keep Your Kids Safe This Holiday

Trim the Tree Safely The National Fire Protection Association calculates that Christmas trees cause 210 annual house fires. You could buy a fir ... read more

Simple Feng Shui for Holiday Harmony

Our lives are busy enough, but during the holidays the turmoil often gets out of hand. It's no surprise that our environments are often out of cont ... read more