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What Women Really Want… for Christmas!

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Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for any Woman.   Christmas shopping is hectic enough without having to guess what the special woman on your gift list wants this year. If you’re familiar with her personality, habits and hobbies, this list can help you find the perfect present to delight her when Christmas morning comes.   Beauty

Energy Saving Tips For Your Christmas Lights Display!

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How Much Electricity Do Your Christmas Lights Use?   One of my favorite movies of all time is Christmas Vacation and every time I watch it I always wonder how much it cost to light up all those Christmas lights! Understanding how much electricity Christmas lights use will help you to plan which lights will

7 Tips for Packing Up Your Holiday Decorations

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  Time to Put Away the Christmas Decorations   After the last gift is unwrapped, the Christmas cookies are eaten, and the last houseguest heads home, it’s time for the depressing task of packing up your holiday decorations.   To help you get it done, we’ve gathered a few clever packing tips:    First things

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Christmas Cupcakes

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Easy to Make Christmas Tree Cupcakes   Are you looking for a fun and easy holiday dessert to make for the office or your child’s school? Well you are in luck, because our delicious recipe for chocolate cupcake Christmas trees is sure to be a hit with all ages.   These yummy cupcakes can also be a fun

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The Top 10 Places to Spend the Christmas Holidays!

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  The Best Destinations to Celebrate Christmas Even though it seems as if the holidays just ended yesterday, it isn’t too early to start thinking about Christmas vacation ideas for 2014. Here are 10 of our favorite holiday destinations we think you would love to spend your Christmas holidays! Ferndale, California Imagine an authentic Victorian

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Christmas in Style – Holiday decorating trends of 2014!

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                                        Christmas decoration ideas for 2014!   Home decor trends change from year to year. There are even seasonal variations intended to keep your home decor from becoming boring. Holiday decorations can provide a dramatic and

Sleigh Ride

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Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, Ring ting tingling too Come on, it’s lovely weather For a sleigh ride together with you Outside the snow is falling And friends are calling “yoo hoo”, Come on, it’s lovely weather For a sleigh ride together with you. Giddy yap, giddy yap, giddy yap, Let’s go, Let’s look

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A Virgin Unspotted” (“A Virgin Most Pure”)

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A virgin unspotted, the prophet foretold, Should bring forth a Savior, which now we behold, To be our Redeemer from death, hell, and sin, Which Adam’s transgression had wrappèd us in.   Aye and therefore be merry, set sorrow aside, Christ Jesus our Savior was born on this tide.   At Bethlehem city in Jewry

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Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella

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English Bring a torch, Jeanette, Isabelle! Bring a torch, to the stable run Christ is born. Tell the folk of the village Jesus is born and Mary’s calling. Ah!* Ah! beautiful is the Mother! Ah! Ah! beautiful is her child Who is that, knocking on the door? Who is it, knocking like that? Open up,

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Memories of Christmas in South Dakota

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Memories of Christmas in South Dakota Elmira Smith When I was a little girl, we would get together with aunts, uncles and cousins at my grandparents place. I can remember when we had to hitch the horses to a sleigh and travel two and half miles to my grandparents place. It was cold out but

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