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Printable Reindeer Food Poem

Here’s an easy, quick Christmas craft kids will love. As we all know, Santa’s reindeer have to work very hard on Christmas Eve. They work up quite an appetite helping Santa deliver gifts all over the world, but they don’t really like the cookies and milk most kids leave out for Santa. They’d really prefer…

Purim – The Story That Became Tradition

Coming up in March, the Jewish Holiday of Purim is celebrated by all types of Jewish people – secular and religious, alike. Purim looks like Halloween from the outside, but is based on a much different story from the inside. On this day, the Jewish people remember the story of an evil villain who wanted…

Jesus Candy Cane Poems

Were candy canes invented as a way to remind people at Christmas of Jesus’ sacrifice? While history doesn’t seem to support this idea completely, the shape of today’s candy canes does have religious roots. A choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany is thought to be the first person to turn straight white candy sticks…

Making Memories During Christmas and the Holidays

Article by Alison Thompsonn A favorite Christmas song has a line that describes Christmas as ‘the most wonderful time of the year.’ While giving and receiving gifts is something that is highly anticipated and remembered at Christmas time, there are also many more activities that make…

5 Free Christmas Downloads

Looking to save money this holiday season? Or just like free things? Then check out these free Christmas downloads that will make you and your wallet merry. 1. Free Christmas Music at Amazon Throughout the year, Amazon offers a selection of free mp3 music titles every day, and during the holiday season they offer a…

Christmas Holidays: Destinations To Suit All The Family

Article by Jen Smith Christmas is the time of year to take a step back and reflect with the family. Traditionally, Christmas is celebrated at home, but with more and more affordable flights and holidays emerging across the globe, it’s never been easier for families to escape the…

Christmas Screensavers – Countdown to the Holidays

Article by Randi Kucala As the holidays approach and excitement builds, the countdown to Christmas Day begins. There are several ways to keep track of how many days remain until Christmas. For some, it is a simple matter of marking bold “X’s” on a calendar, but many others…

Ways to Say “Merry Christmas” Around the World

Christmas is celebrated in many parts of the world, but not everyone wishes each other a “Merry Christmas” (or even “Happy holidays!”). You may be familiar with “Feliz Navidad” in Spanish or “Joyeux Noël” in French, but how about “Selamat Hari Natal” in Indonesian? Every language has its own holiday greeting. If you’re curious how…