The Hottest Children’s Toys of 2016

30th Nov 2016

The Hottest Children’s Toys of 2016 If you’re in a panic about what to buy for your niece, nephew, grandchildren, or even your own children, then this article is going...

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The Angel Child

30th Nov 2016

Value: Angels MAGNIFICENCE TO GOD, MAGNIFICENCE TO GOD, MAGNIFICENCE TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST The angel choir sang in the skies over Bethlehem that first Christmas night. All of the...

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Gifts In A Jar – FIRESIDE COFFEE MIX

29th Nov 2016

Cozy Fireside Coffee Blend 2 of Non-dairy powdered coffee creamer 1 ½ Cups of powdered hot cocoa mix 1 ½ Cups of instant coffee powder or granules 1 tsp. of...

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Discovering Heaven

29th Nov 2016

Value: Heaven The researchers at Exedor Laboratories got the strangest project they ever saw one day in October. The company specialized in making use of scientific study to learn the...

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Home Canned Apple Cake

28th Nov 2016

Home “Canned” Apple Cake 1/3 Cup of shortening 1 1/3 Cups of granulated sugar 2 Eggs ½ tsp. of ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. of ground nutmeg ¾ tsp. of salt...

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THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS

28th Nov 2016

Twas the night after Christmas, and all through the house Not a creature was stirring excepting a mouse. The stockings were flung in haste over the chair, For hopes of...

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Adult Coloring Books Naughty and Nice

27th Nov 2016

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Stanley the Snowman

27th Nov 2016

Value: The Story of Hanukah A man composed a really fun little Christmas song called Frosty the Snowman and you all know it quite well. Why don’t you sing a...

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A TURKEY FOR ONE.

27th Nov 2016

Lura’s Uncle Roy is in Japan. He used to take Christmas dinner at Lura’s home. Now he could only write her papa to say a box of gifts had been...

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Gift Cards, Today’s Preferred Gift

26th Nov 2016

Gift Cards are Today’s Preferred Gift for Almost Everyone at Any Time Gift cards have a magical ability to make the giver and the receiver smile. Clever designs decorate cards...

Experiential Gifts For The Person Who Has Everything

25th Nov 2016

Experiential Gifts For The Person Who Has Everything  

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How Claus Made the First Toy

25th Nov 2016

Excerpt from “The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus” by L Frank Baum Truly our Claus had wisdom, for his good fortune but strengthened his resolve to befriend the little...

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A Kidnapped Santa Claus

24th Nov 2016

A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum Santa Claus lives in the Laughing Valley, where stands the big, rambling castle in which his toys are manufactured. His workmen, selected...

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Stave 4, THE LAST OF THE THREE SPIRITS

23rd Nov 2016

THE LAST OF THE SPIRITS The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached. When it came near him, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the air through which this Spirit...

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Hottest Gifts for Children do Not Fit under the Christmas Tree

22nd Nov 2016

Hottest Gifts for Children that do Not Fit under the Christmas Tree Big smiles and happy laughter identify joy at Christmas. There’ll be plenty of that as children run right...

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Stave 3, THE SECOND OF THE THREE SPIRITS

22nd Nov 2016

THE SECOND OF THE THREE SPIRITS Scrooge awoke in his own bedroom. There was no doubt about that. But it and his own adjoining sitting-room, into which he shuffled in...

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Stave 2, THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS

21st Nov 2016

THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS When Scrooge awoke, it was so dark, that, looking out of bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of...

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A Burglar’s Christmas

20th Nov 2016

A Burglar’s Christmas by Willa Sibert Cather Two very shabby looking young men stood at the corner of Prairie Avenue and Eightieth Street, looking despondently at the carriages that whirled...

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Stave 1, MARLEY’S GHOST

19th Nov 2016

MARLEY’S GHOST Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and...

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Elf On The Shelf

18th Nov 2016

Elf on the Shelf is a Fun and Friendly Scout for SantaChristmas is drawing near and it is time for the elf on the shelf to appear at any minute....

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

18th Nov 2016

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas is never complete these days without the singing of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. However, many don’t realize that this song began its life...

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The Happiness of Stephen

17th Nov 2016

Value: Blessed are those who are persecuted Julie and Phillip were constantly a little anxious when their Daddy took them with him to share Jesus door to door in town....

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Adult Coloring Books

17th Nov 2016

Adult Coloring Books Many people think that coloring is for children. This mindset is quite far from the truth. The reality is that coloring is extremely therapeutic. It can help...

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THE FIR TREE

17th Nov 2016

THE FIR TREE Hans Christian Anderson Out in the woods stood a nice little Fir Tree. The place he had was a very good one: the sun shone on him:...