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A Christmas in the Rockies

Christmas Around the World, North America, United States

A Christmas in the Rockies Sean Reynolds I live in Utah where Christmas time starts the day after Thanksgiving. On that day we, as a family, put up our Christmas tree and put lights on the house. Through the month of December, we do our Christmas shopping, watch the snow, and go down to downtown

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Advent Stocking

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Advent Stocking LisaCaryl I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and several years ago, while looking at Southern Living Christmas book I noticed an advent stocking. We were overloaded with Halloween candy at the time and pressed for cash, so I changed some of the directions. I took 24 pieces of candy (none with

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An Awesome Christmas!

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An Awesome Christmas! AriannatheElf Christmas is always a great time for my family and I. It’s the one time of the year when we get to see each other and have a good time. My favorite part of Christmas is when it’s Christmas Eve and my family and I are at our Church. We have

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“Communion” sweets?

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“Communion” sweets? Donna Lee Over 30 years ago a friend of mine shared with me little packaged sweets sent to her by an aunt in Italy. All I can remember is that they were made from unblessed communion wafers. My friend said they were an old-fashioned, traditional treat at Christmas. Can anyone tell me what

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CHRISTMAS FOR ERITREANS IN THE US OF A!

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CHRISTMAS FOR ERITREANS IN THE US OF A! Azeb Christmas in Eritrea is great! We celebrate Christmas with a BANG!! We celebrate with food and we go to church on Christmas eve. We go back home in the morning and celebrate by cooking a big feast; the main dish is usually lamb or sheep. We

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Christmas in Mannford, Oklahoma

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Christmas in Mannford, Oklahoma rosebud13 Christmas is my family’s favorite time of the year. Every Thanksgiving we decorate for Christmas. All through the month of December I sing Christmas songs and read Christmas books. I watch a ton of Christmas movies. About one week before Christmas my dad’s family comes over and we have a

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Christmas in One-Room Schoolhouses

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Christmas in One-Room Schoolhouses Celebrating Christmas in the School Days of Old Children from the 1880′s to the 1940′s celebrated Christmas in their one-room schoolhouses very differently than the students of today. Children had a shorter Christmas Break, performed a Christmas Program, and decorated the School tree with handmade ornaments. Christmas Break was often very

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What are we celebrating?

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What are we celebrating? null null Hello Mr. Christmas website man, Did we forget what Christmas means? Take the word “Christmas” for example. What do the first 6 letters spell? Yes, they spell Christ, Jesus Christ, you know the Son of God. If I’m not mistaken, this is the time when we celebrate his birth.

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Christmas in Bulgaria

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Christmas in Bulgaria H. Koger In Bulgaria, some Christmas traditions are different than ours. During Communist rule, Santa was called “Grandfather Frost.” Now he is called “Father Nicholas.” He walks from house to house and fills large bags with presents. Holiday foods called koledni gevreci, which are round buns, and bansia, which are pastries, are

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christmas in palestine

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christmas in palestine my mothers memories I was born In Jerusalem in 1932, a family of seven on the 24th of december in the morning we would board the buses with our families and neighbors and take a half hour trip to bethlehem. and the festivities would begin with the marching bands from schools from

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Christmas in Bulgaria

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Christmas in Bulgaria H. Koger Christmas in Bulgaria H. Koger In Bulgaria, some Christmas traditions are different than ours. During Communist rule, Santa was called “Grandfather Frost.” Now he is called “Father Nicholas.” He walks from house to house and fills large bags with presents. Holiday foods called koledni gevreci, which are round buns, and

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The Christian Response to Christmas Controversy?

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The Christian Response to Christmas Controversy? null null Brothers and Sisters As our brother James said in his book we should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry. I hope that we will not lash out as those who oppose the Christ in Christmas but realize that as Christ loved

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A danish traditional christmas!

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A danish traditional christmas! Gitte og Camilla HIS. The most traditional way to celebrate christmas! You begin the day with prepare for the big dinner for the evening. The dinner consist roast pork, white and braun potatus, duck, red cabbage, braun sauce. As desert we get rice pudding and alot of candy! After you have

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Decoration Ideas & Tips

Holiday Planning

The Well Lit Christmas Tree by Julie Ann Bennet Lighting is a critical part of decorating your tree. To get a designer effect you need to add many more lights than average. You will get a big result for the dollars you invest. I recall a time when I tossed 2-3 light strings loosely around

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Office Party Tips

Christmas Parties

Office Party Tips The infamous Christmas office party is often viewed with impending doom. It’s reputation often precedes itself and has resulted in the end of many a career. How can the trappings of the evil office party be avoided? Here are some party planning and etiquette tips that hopefully will help you survive. Merry

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