Tag: Christmas

Around The Table

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Having a December birthday means I do not have to speak out loud my newest age until the last two weeks of the year. Well now it’s January and the birthday has come and gone. It’s not a milestone birthday, but I am at an age where all birthdays are significant. To mark another year […]

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A Sustainable Holiday Season

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us. It is a time of celebration and of excess, at least in my house. For years I spent hours looking for gifts, buying decorations, wrapping gifts elaborately, baking, canning, and most of all eating. As the years went by I grew less enchanted with the fuss and the mess. (However, […]

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Stress Free Holiday

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stress Free Holiday

  by Dove Kirby The day after I took down my Halloween decorations, I heard the first Christmas music of the season. It was coming from a dainty little music box sitting within a display at Nordstrom. Minutes later, I realized that I was still standing there staring at it, trance-like, but the tinkling sound […]

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The Holiday Dilemma

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Ilene Hubbs My kids were raised with a Jewish mother and a Catholic father, and we were determined to give them the holiday experiences that each of us grew up with. For our family it wasn’t so much the sharing of religious teachings but instead a way to recognize and respect our family’s differences […]

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