Tag: "festivities"

Packing up Your Holiday Décor Like a Pro

Packing up Your Holiday Décor Like a Pro

| December 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

No need to feel overwhelmed by the fact that the holidays somehow threw up all over your home; I have compiled a list to help you pack away your holiday décor like a pro, and allow you the freedom of starting your New Year off with a ‘clean’ slate. The tree: If you have a […]

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The Cookie Exchange

The Cookie Exchange

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ah the holiday season- time for festive sweaters, decorating the office, and a delicious parade of food. All of this merriment leads to one thing: the infamous cookie exchange! Time to polish off your baking skills, dust off great grandma’s secret family recipe- you know the one 5 people died trying to get, and show […]

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Christmas Trees- Out with the Green and in with the Pink, White, Blue, & Black

Christmas Trees- Out with the Green and in with the Pink, White, Blue, & Black

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

It may (or may not) sound crazy but Christmas trees aren’t limited to the traditional dark green anymore.  While there hasn’t been a tree farmer yet that can grow vibrantly colored trees, the artificial tree industry certainly has begun supplying them.  If you walk through a retail store this time of year you are sure […]

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Habari gani? (“What’s New?”) The celebration of Kwanzaa!

Habari gani? (“What’s New?”) The celebration of Kwanzaa!

| December 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

The fun doesn’t end after Christmas, for some, it’s only just begun! Celebrated Dec. 26-Jan.1, Kwanzaa is the unique African American celebration that focuses on the traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Kwanzaa, which means, “first fruits of the harvest” in the African language Kiswahili, was founded in 1966 and is […]

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