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Finding Hotels For Family Holidays In Guernsey, Channel Islands

Guernsey is the second largest of the Channel Islands and is a beautiful place in which to live and an ideal holiday destination for both families and older people alike. The island also has several other islands located within its bailiwick including, Herm, Sark and Alderney – all of which ...

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Holiday Decorating: Affordable and Renewable: Green-Living Ideas for Holiday Decorations

If you’re like most people, just thinking about decorating is exhausting. Even so, we crave those special holiday touches that make our homes festive and welcoming. Try these simple ideas to bring family and neighbors together while decorating your home. Make the most of your time with these tips that ...

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Family Fun at Flamingo Land, North Yorkshire: Taking Young Children to Flamingo Land

Well the answer is quite a lot actually. Although a theme park, with the usual array of eye-wateringly scary rides, Flamingo Land also houses a zoo with an impressive range of animals and a commitment to supporting threatened species through breeding programs and conservation. Zoo Animals to See at Flamingo ...

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Family Farm Holidays in ‘Agriturismi’, Lake Garda, Northern Italy

Considering a family vacation on Lake Garda, Northern Italy? The area certainly has something for everyone. Gardaland is a Disneyland-like amusement park the kids will love. The picturesque small towns on the lake invite leisurely strolls along their promenades and great shopping. History buffs find castles, forts, piazzas and battlegrounds ...

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Enjoyable and Economical Holiday Films for Gifts: Great Films Make Nice Last-Minute Holiday and Christmas Presents

After busy and exciting days of wrapping presents and opening them, it’s nice to have some quiet time to sit in a comfy chair, or a comfortable couch, or with piles of quilts on the floor, and watch a holiday-themed movie. The Lion in Winter This 1968 Academy Award film ...

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Eco-friendly Ways to Store Holiday Decorations: 8 Green Tips to Pack Christmas Ornaments, Lights and Wreaths

Instead of buying storage boxes or bags, recycle what you have on hand. Here are a few simple ways to reuse leftover tissue paper, boxes, and bags to pack and store your decorations. Store Small Ornaments in Egg Cartons Before packing away your lights, make sure to dispose of any ...

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Easy German Chocolate Cake Recipe for the Holidays

This is an authentic recipe for German Chocolate Cake that’s been in my family for years, and most people love this particular cake, especially for the holidays. But what’s not to love? It’s rich, moist, and decadently delicious. Origin and History of German Chocolate Cake Because of its name, most ...

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Creating The Best Holiday Traditions: Families and Fun Traditional Holidays

Throughout the year many holidays are celebrated. With each holiday, families have an opportunity to celebrate specific traditional holidays. Creating traditions helps individual family members define their identity. Traditions also help to draw families closer to one another. Holiday Celebrations Creating traditions is the best way to celebrate a holiday. ...

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Classic Winter Movies Make Great Holiday Gifts: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Little Women, Bell, Book and Candle

This holiday season, it’s nice to find economical and personalized gifts for family and friends. With gas prices high, and time of the essence, giving the gift of a timeless, family-friendly movie is always a treat. Here are three films that are sure to please everyone in the house. Seven ...

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Cinco de Mayo Activities and Crafts for Kids

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the all important victory of the Mexican army over the French in what is known as the Battle of Puebla which took place in 1862. Parties and fiesta are thrown. Mexicans walk proudly in parades and lots of singing, dancing, and fun activities take place. Cinco ...

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