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    Christmas Traditions – Mistletoe

    Saturday, December 15th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Linda Wallace Mistletoe's history is a long and interesting one. There are references to “kissing under the mistletoe" in Celtic rituals and North mythology. The Druids considered mistletoe a ... Read more..

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    Christmas Traditions – Nativity Scene

    Thursday, December 13th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Linda Wallace A nativity scene is a depiction of the birth of Jesus as described in the gospels. Nativity scenes exhibit figures representing the infant Jesus, his mother Mary, ... Read more..

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    Christmas Story

    Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Kirian McClure I can't be the only one that always picked Christmas as my favorite holiday as a child. As much as I loved the abundance of chocolatey goodness ... Read more..

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    December Fun Facts

    Friday, December 7th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Kirian McClure Usually, if you ask the average person what their favorite time of year is they tend to say summer. Summer certainly has its appeal but for the ... Read more..

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    Christmas Traditions – Yule Log

    Thursday, December 6th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Linda Wallace A Yule log is a large and extremely hard log which is burned in the hearth as a part of traditional Yule or Christmas celebrations in several ... Read more..

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    How to Keep your Christmas Tree Fresh

    Monday, December 19th, 2011 admin

    Steps you need to take to select and keep your Christmas tree fresh longer 1)  Before getting your tree, select an area in your house that Christmas tree will be placed.  ... Read more..

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    History of Christmas Wreath

    Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 admin

    The original meaning of word "wreath" is unity, circle of life, and eternity.  In the ancient Rome the civilians would decorate wreaths and hang them on doors to represent victory ... Read more..

    Posted in Flowers, Holidays, Home & Garden | 1 Comment »

    Christmas with Multiple Families

    Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 Carrie

    Both my husbands and my extended family live up in Seattle, about 170 miles away from Vancouver, WA, where we live.  Because they are all up there and it's just ... Read more..

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    Corporate Gifts Q & A: Occasion Gift Programs

    Thursday, September 9th, 2010 admin

    So far our Corporate Gifts Q & A series has covered complex billing, promotional gifts and shipping on demand. This next question is on a subject I don't think ... Read more..

    Posted in Ask an Expert, Birthdays, Corporate Gifts, Gift Baskets, Holidays | 4 Comments »

    It is Better to Give than to Receive

    Thursday, June 24th, 2010 admin

    Hmmmm. While I suppose there is some truth to that saying, the task of choosing the right gift to give can be very overwhelming. The best gifts I have ever bought ... Read more..

    Posted in Gift Ideas, Holidays, Wine Gifts | 22 Comments »