Tag: "festivities"

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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O Little Town of…

O Little Town of…

| December 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

…Williamsburg Traveling this holiday season or already making plans for next year?  Consider escaping your home or apartment to spend your holiday in a small town.  Their captivating festivals, locally owned stores with unique gifts, and cozy inns decorated to the brim for the season can be enticing no matter what stage of life you’re […]

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