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Green Ham for the Holidays

The holiday ham is a ritual, a tradition and has started to turn into an almost laughable caricature of real holiday food. Why, you may ask? If you read the labels on most store bought hams, you will see that most come from only a single hybrid breed of hog ...

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Great Online Holiday Gift Cards & Certificates: Best Last Minute Options for Electronic Delivery with Low or No Fees

Last minute gifts have been the stressful bane of many people’s holiday oversights. For those people that retrieve the mail on December 24th, only to realize that they’ve received a gift from someone they hadn’t shopped for, the stress of last minute gifting can be unbearable! With the advancement of ...

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Great Last Minute Holiday Gift Movies for Girls: Heidi, Little Match Girl, Prancer, Little Women, Little Princess

Girls always appreciate stories of independent girls who are facing adversity, and meet the challenges while keeping their dreams and ideals. Many of these stories are written so as to interest viewers of all ages, with holiday messages. Heidi The story of the little girl raised by her grandfather in ...

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Great Holiday Craft Websites

There’s nothing like making gifts or decorations by hand (and with a little heart and soul) to get people in the holiday spirit. From cookies to ornaments to personal gifts, ideas are abundant during the holiday season for adding a personal touch to every step of the process. If you’re ...

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Wrap Your Presents with Holiday Flair: Add Special Touches for the Best-Looking Packages Under the Tree

While most of that wrapping paper will end up crumpled in a ball on the floor after the real goods have been opened, for days and even weeks before the holidays come, those presents can serve as a festive decoration. Follow these tips to have gifts that shine inside and ...

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Visitors Guide to a Greenland Holiday in Ilulissat, Disko Bay

Located high above the Arctic Circle, on the west coast of Greenland, the town of Ilulissat is known for its star attraction, the Ilulissat Icefjord. Tourists travel around the globe to visit one of the world’s most stunning sights. Getting to Ilulissat Despite Ilulissat being Greenland’s most popular tourist destination, ...

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Using Holiday Sales for Wedding Savings: Post Christmas Discounts Can Cut Wedding Costs

Brides planning holiday or Christmas-themed weddings often jump at the chance to attend after Christmas sales of decorations, lights and accessories. But the truth is, any bride planning a wedding on a budget can find some great deals on wedding decorations in the post-holiday sale season. With many people planning ...

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Top Appetizers To Serve Your Party Guests this Holiday Season

At many holiday parts, guests socialize during cocktail hour, but they are really counting down the seconds until the dinner bell rings. This year, keep your guests well fed at your upcoming holiday party with your some tasty appetizers. Cherry, Pecan and Rosemary Brie En Croute Don’t bore your guest ...

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Tips to Increase Online Sales for the Holiday Season

Black Friday sales were 15.9% higher than last year, plus spending per order increased by 12.1% according to Coremetrics, which collects data directly from the web sites of more than 500 retailers, including Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Petco. Black Friday not only successfully kicked off the holiday shopping season, but it ...

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Thrifty, Green Ways to Wrap Holiday Gifts from Recyclables

Christmas is a time for family, friends and celebration. Gift giving is an important part of the holiday season. This holiday season, festoon your Christmas gifts using repurposed materials from your own home to save money and reduce waste. These creative and easy ideas use easy to find unwanted materials ...

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