Turkey for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey

Turkey for Thanksgiving? In America, for most people, Thanksgiving means turkey.   A roast turkey with dressing, cranberry sauce and all the trimmings is a time-honored tradition that many of us associate with the first Pilgrim harvest feast. However, according to the Farmer’s Almanac, historians have no evidence that turkey was even served at that dinner! …

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Christmas Magic

Believe in the Magic of Christmas

When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by an ad that announced  “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week.  I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some …

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Halloween Costumes for Kids

Four Cool and Creepy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids Halloween is a fun holiday where many parents spend hundreds of dollars on elaborate costumes and decorations. But if you’ve got several children, the budget’s tight, or you simply don’t want to throw money away on something that will be worn for only one night, …

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The Magic of the Holidays

The magic of the holidays

When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by announced “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week. I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some kind of time warp. Nope. The …

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