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9 homemade gifts to warm your holidays

9 homemade gifts to warm your holidays

There is little that brings as much joy as giving and receiving homemade Christmas gifts. There’s something about gifts made by hand that just warms the heart! In this season of sharing, here are nine thoughtful (and easy) DIY gift ideas. Have fun spreading some cheer! Christmas Blend Coffee Mix […]

December 4, 2020 ×

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Holiday crafts for the whole family to enjoy

Holiday crafts for the whole family to enjoy

Arts and crafts are a great way for families to bond over wholesome fun. There is no better time to create together than the holiday season. Children get the chance to make gifts to give to loved ones, parents get pieces of art that symbolize lasting memories and the whole […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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Don’t be a Grinch: Reducing conflict during the holidays

Don’t be a Grinch: Reducing conflict during the holidays

It is just as easy to be irritable and mean during the holidays as it is to be generous and sweet. Many families find themselves blissfully swimming in a sea of wrapping paper with gratitude one hour and the next screaming over who is hoarding the game system, causing a […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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Christmas Celebrated Around the World

Christmas Celebrated Around the World

The month of December is a time for random traditions around the world. Whether your family plays board games or sings karaoke, most households in America share the common tree-food-gift combo in one form or another. Though the Christmas Hollywood portrays might seem like a universally accepted norm, what you […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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The joys of  St. Nicholas Day  in Germany

The joys of St. Nicholas Day in Germany

If you wake up the morning of Dec. 6 to find a full bag of candy or presents waiting for you, it’s likely you received a visit from St. Nicholas. In parts of Germany, “Sankt Nikolaus,” or as we call him in English, St. Nicholas, brings gifts for children on […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get your spouse or loved ones. If you’re like me, you have that one family member who is simply impossible to buy for. Does “I don’t need anything this year, just you” sound familiar? […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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Don’t be a ‘Grinch’: Reducing conflict during the holidays

by Dr. Krystal White Contributing writer

It is just as easy to be irritable and mean during the holidays as it is to be generous and sweet. Many families find themselves blissfully swimming in a sea of wrapping paper with ridden gratitude one hour and the next screaming over who is hoarding the game system, causing a mess and not helping out enough.

November 27, 2015 ×

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Practice food safety during the holidays

by David Kloberdanz Army Public Health Center (Provisional)

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many of us are looking to spend some quality time with family and friends. Nothing draws us closer together than enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal with the ones we love, but things can take a turn for the worse if food safety is not kept in mind.

November 19, 2015 ×

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2014 German holidays

For planning purposes, following is a list of German holidays in 2013: Jan. 1 — New Year’s Jan. 6 — Three Kings’ Day (official holiday in Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Württemberg only) March 3 — Rose Monday (no legal holiday) March 4 — Shrove Tuesday (Fasching – not a  legal holiday) […]

December 19, 2013 ×

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Christmas cards originated in England

Christmas cards originated in England

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Even living in a modern world with electronic greeting cards, a large number of people all over the world still stick to the tradition of sending real holiday greeting cards to family members, relatives, friends and customers.
The Happy Holidays greetings are combined with best wishes for the new year.

December 12, 2013 ×