Holidays Blog Posts

#WalangPasok: Class and work suspension in some parts of Manila on January 27, 2017

The Office of Mayor Joseph Estrada has released Executive Order No. o2 Series of 2017 declaring suspension of classes in Manila District III and work in the city government offices on Friday, January 27, 2017  to give way to preparations for the...
by Philippine Latest News on Jan 25, 2017

Christmas on the Bayou & New Year's in Austin!

Where has the time flown?!  Other than my Christmas wish list, I haven't posted since before Thanksgiving!  With the holidays & poor weather, the boat projects have taken a brief pause and we spent both Thanksgiving & Christmas day...
by Mid-Life Cruising! on Jan 5, 2017

Undiscovered Countries

My friend Marvin always amuses me with what he’s got in his refrigerator. He likes to buy products that he considers appropriate to the season. On a recent visit he pulled out a bottle of Arrogant Bastard Ale. He said … Continue reading ͛...

New Year’s Resistance

Now that 2016 is safely behind us, it’s time to start looking ahead to a year of peaceful protest and renewed social activism. When you reach a certain point in your life you’d like to think your country will represent … Continue reading &#...

2016 in Books

As is my custom on this last post of the year I’ll be revisiting the books that made an especial difference to me in 2016. I record most books I finish on Goodreads, and I welcome friends in that venue. … Continue reading →...

Lions and Lambs

This brief break between Christmas and New Year’s Day, taking into account the vacation days expended to enjoy it, is a time filled with movies, reading, writing, and sufficient sleep. In short, it’s like a dream. I’ll get around to …...

Hosting the Holiday Dinner: Tips and Tricks to Make You a Better St. Nick

This is your first year hosting the holiday dinner. You want it to be the talk of the family for years to come, and not because it was a failure, but because you were such a dynamite host. There are the invitations to send, the menu to put together...

Build a God

One of the more amusing gifts to find its way under my tree was a Design Your Own Deity magnetic play set. Since I have roughly only this brief holiday break for play in the entire year, I hope to … Continue reading →...

The Morning After

Quite apart from seeing a live performance of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens has been on my mind a bit this Christmas season. I suppose that’s not surprising since it has been suggested that Dickens “invented” the modern Christmas, but R...

FREE Elf Yourself for The Holidays Video

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by My Free Product Samples on Dec 26, 2016

Kevin McCallister Has A Message For You

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by Breathtaking And Inappropriate on Dec 25, 2016

Merry Christmas From Breathtaking and Inappropriate

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by Breathtaking And Inappropriate on Dec 25, 2016

Merry Christmas!

Merry  Christmas!To all celebrating Christmas let me wish you and your family a very merry one full of love, joy and peace! The spirit of Christmas is alive in all of us, regardless of the religion you may or may not practice.  After a...
by Nuts 4 Stuff on Dec 25, 2016

Capital Carol

The idea of exchanging presents on a holiday emerges from the impenetrable veil of time. We don’t know when the practice began—the idea of copying the Zoroastrian wise men in Matthew is a bit of a stretch and the date … Continue reading ...

Charlie Grinch

There were probably about half-a-dozen animated Christmas specials I recall watching as a child. The two that became fixtures, and remain part of my present holiday ritual, are It’s Christmas Charlie Brown and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. I reme...

A Holiday Tradition That Can Make Your Christmas Even More Memorable!

Everyone wants to contribute to the Christmas Memory Box!Ever since I was a small girl, I remember one holiday tradition that my family always made sure to do.  At the time, I never thought much of it until years later now that some family membe...
by Nuts 4 Stuff on Dec 24, 2016

Jumia Travel Launches “Travel Wednesday"

This comes as a successor to the recently celebrated Black Friday, seeking to extend travel bargains throughout the season. Nairobi, 20th December, 2016 – Following the successful 2016 Black Friday campaign, Jumia Travel has launched a campaign dub...
by Nairobian Perspective on Dec 20, 2016

Creating Quick, Inexpensive, Yet Elegant Holiday Floral Centerpieces

The holidays are squarely upon us, and 'tis the season for gathering with friends and family. Whether you are hosting a family Christmas dinner, having a few neighbors over for a dinner party, or simply dressing up your table to be more festive, crea...
by Old Town Home on Dec 19, 2016

December 26, January 2: Special Nonworking Days; Pay Rules Apply

On December 13, 2016, Malacañan Palace issued Proclamation No. 117 declaring December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 special nonworking days (holiday) nationwide. The Proclamation gives the country “full opportunity to celebrate the holidays wi...
by MAINBAR ONLINE on Dec 18, 2016

Beginnings and Endings by Nancy M Bell

It's that time of year again. Another old year is almost over and a new one set to begin. Christmas is almost upon us and this year I find myself reflecting on years gone by. My own children are grown with children of their own and yet I still feel l...
by Books We Love Insider Blog on Dec 18, 2016
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