Category Archive: Holidays

Feb 07

Different Kinds of Valentine’s Day Dates

What kind of date do you have planned for Valentine’s Day this year?  Many people go with the traditional: dinner and a movie or concert.  However, you don’t have to follow the crowd.  There are many different types of dates. The Stay-At-Home Date:  Cook her a romantic dinner and then snuggle on the sofa and …

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Jan 31

Little Ways to Make Valentine’s Special

Valentine’s Day is in two weeks!  Hopefully, you’ve already got your plans laid out and reservations made.  While you’re setting up the perfect Valentine’s Day date, be sure to think about the little things you can do to make it truly special.  Anyone can buy a dozen roses and make a reservation at a restaurant.  …

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Dec 21

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Oh no, Christmas is just a few days away and you’ve suddenly realized you’re missing a gift!  Don’t despair, there are some last minute gifts that you can still pick up for the last-minute Christmas guest or accidentally forgotten relative. Flowers, naturally, can still be ordered and delivered by Christmas.  You can also pick up …

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Dec 20

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is the Jewish celebration of the Macabees and the miraculous small amount oil that lasted for eight days.  Hanukkah started today (the 20th) and will end on the 28th.  There are many different traditions associated with the holiday, traditions that are quite interesting. The menorah is placed in the window …

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Dec 15

Make Christmas Day Less Hectic

Christmas Day is coming!  If you’re visiting someone else’s home for the holidays, you don’t have too much to worry about.  However, if you’re hosting the big day, you probably have a dozen little things going through your mind.  This needs to be done, and that, and the house needs cleaned, and there are cookies …

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Dec 13

Make Someone’s Christmas Brighter

During the Christmas season, it’s easy to get caught up in the gifts, the meals, and the events.  However, these things aren’t truly important, especially to those who are going through difficult times.  Not everyone has the means to have a cheery Christmas.  However, those of us who are blessed with a stable life can …

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Dec 07

Christmas Decorations Made Easy

It’s time to trim the tree and put up other Christmas decorations!  Many people love doing this, but for some, it sounds like such a chore.  However, there are various ways that you can make your Christmas decorating very easy. Rule #1: don’t go overboard.  Sure, seeing someone’s home turned into a winter wonderland is …

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Nov 22

Thanksgiving Events in KC

If you’re looking for something to do this Thanksgiving in addition to having a great dinner, there’s actually a lot going on in Kansas City.  There are a number of places to eat out, of course, but there are also some activities for you and the family to enjoy.  Here are some of the things …

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Nov 15

What Are You Thankful For?

Thanksgiving is coming up, and many people are counting their blessings.  Some users on Facebook and other social media sites are even doing the Thanksgiving 30 day challenge in which each participate posts something he or she is thankful every day of November.  Can you come up with 30 different things you’re thankful for?  It’s …

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Oct 26

Are you Ready for Halloween?

Halloween is coming up!  Many kids will be out trick-or-treating this weekend since the actual holiday is on Monday.  A lot of Halloween parties are also going on this weekend.  Are you ready?  Here’s a quick checklist to make sure you’re ready for Halloween! Have you finished decorating?  This is especially important if you’re hosting …

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