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Top 10 Most Common New Year Resolutions for 2006

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As the New Year dawns most of us make a few resolutions. These help everyone keep things in perspective throughout the year. Resolutions are often goals that we hope to achieve.


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As the New Year dawns most of us make a few resolutions. These help everyone keep things in perspective throughout the year. Resolutions are often goals that we hope to achieve. read more

Top 10 Holiday Gifts

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Here are the top selling holiday items according to MSN Shopping.

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This handbag from Coach is proving to be very popular this holiday season. This short-strap classic style handbag has a zip closure and inside open pocket. It has jacquard fabric with leather trim, is fabric lined, and comes in black, khaki, and red.

Diamond Bracelet Sterling Silver by Ashford
This piece proves you can never go wrong with diamonds. It has S-shaped links an…


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‘Tis The Season For Volume

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Do you know how many turkeys are eaten during the holiday season? Below are a few interesting facts regarding the volume of turkeys eaten, cards sent, and much more.

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Do you enjoy receiving cards in the mail? How many do you think you get each season? There are roughly 1.9 billion Christmas cards sent in the United States every year to friends, family members, and acquaintances, making Christmas the #1 card sending occurrence, followed by Valentine’s Day.


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Tips for Camping Beginners

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Camping could be one of your favorite outside events if you know all the related things with it. For novice this might be a problem but not impossible one.


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It would always very difficult for anybody to do anything for the first time. This is what a new service or work tends to give headache to them who are not used to them. Camping for beginners would no different from others. There remains always a fear factor which reflects in our work. The camping experience would be fun filled and enjoyable provided you are prepared for it. For novice campers there are some tips which make them beginner to advanced camper in real time. read more

Tips and Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is near, what are you planning to do for your love one? I know you’ve read somewhere from the internet that you should surprise your love one by making your date creative, be interesting, plan well, and have sense of humor when doing all the above.

But what many people want to know about Valentine’s Day tips are, what gifts should you choose? What ideas should you have to do for your surprises?


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Tips and Advice for Hosting an Unforgettable Christmas Party

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A wonderful article with some excellent advice about hosting the perfect Christmas party.


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It’s just about that time of the year again! Each year, around this time, people start to get into the festive spirit and decide to celebrate with a party of some sort. I host a party for my friends and family every year, and each year I learn something new. In my experience, there are a few things you can do to make the party enjoyable for everyone…yourself included. read more

The Twelve Days of Christmas

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Christmas is coming soon. This celebration of the concept of peace and hope. There is something we can do, something as individuals to promote this celebration and spread the joy of the fruits of peace all around us.


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Christmas is expanding. It is rapidly becoming a world holiday broadening itself beyond the “christian” belief. It is becoming a holiday that celebrates the virtues of peace, and charity and good will. It is a world holiday celebrating HOPE. read more

The Top 3 Things Every Woman Wants For Valentine’s Day

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A Man’s Guide to Creating a Night She’ll Remember. If you’re tired of doing the same old roses, chocolate and dinner for Valentine’s Day, see what three things every woman wants without breaking the bank.


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Valentine’s Day is around the corner. So what do you get her this year?  Maybe you’re tired of doing the same old “red roses and a box of chocolates” thing and you want to make this year a Valentine’s Day she’ll remember without spending a fortune. read more

The Story Behind Your Valentine’s Chocolates

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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with romance, of course. But of the millions who celebrate the popular holiday for lovers each year, how many actually know the rich history behind it?


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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with romance, of course. But of the millions who celebrate the popular holiday for lovers each year, how many actually know the rich history behind it? read more

The Secret History of Santa Claus

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Sit back, pour yourself a hot chocolate, grab yourself a plate of cookies, and get ready for the story of Santa Claus.


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Santa Claus is one old dude. We all know that. Just look at how white his beard and hair are, right? But did you know that the legend of Santa Claus, and St. Nick, go back nearly to the time of Christ, nearly 2,000 years ago? No? Well then, sit back, pour yourself a hot chocolate, grab yourself a plate of cookies, and get ready for the story of Santa Claus. read more

The Reasons I Love Christmas

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Most everyone I know loves Christmas. There is something about the magic and wonder of the season that is unmatched during the rest of the year. There are so many reasons that I love Christmas I can hardly know where to begin.

I guess the biggest reason I love Christmas is because for me, it has always meant the gathering of family and friends. It is only during the Christmas season that we gather from a far and enjoy days filled with laughter, good conversation, good meal…


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The Perfect Gift Anyone, Any Occasion, Any Price Range!

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You are probable thinking that there isn’t a gift that everyone will like. Well there is. This gift is perfect for men, women, children, babies and even pets. Find out what is and where to get it.


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Are you interested in finding the perfect gift for anyone, any occasion? Then you have come to the right place. Men, women, children, babies, pets, Christmas, birthdays, I love you, thank you, just because or anything else you can think of, this gift works great for them all. Want to know what it is? It’s a Gift Basket. That’s right a gift basket. The possibilities of gift baskets are endless. read more

The Perfect Christmas Gift

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I suppose there is no such thing as the imperfect Christmas gift, but I am sure that there are some gifts that are less desirably received than others. Let’s look at some gift options for you and yours for this upcoming Christmas season.


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I suppose there is no such thing as the imperfect Christmas gift, but I am sure that there are some gifts that are less desirably received than others. read more

The Origins of Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is not an invention by greeting card or flower shops! The origins go back to the 1600s in the UK.


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Today Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday is celebrated all over the world. For florists and card shops the event is one of the highlights of the year, but the roots of Mother’s Day are not commercial.

Motherhood has been celebrated since ancient times. The ancient Greeks paid homage to Rhea, the Mother of Gods; and there are records of the ancient Romans worshiping a mother Goddess known as Cybele as early as 260 BC. Festivals took place in the spring which was the most fertile time of the year. read more

The Origin Of Giving Valentine’s Day Cards

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Traditionally, mid-February was a Roman time to meet and court prospective mates. The Lupercian lottery (under penalty of mortal sin), Roman young men did institute the custom of offering women they admired and wished to court handwritten greetings of affection on February 14. The cards acquired St. Valentine’s name.

As Christianity spread, so did the Valentine’s Day card. The earliest extant card was sent in 1415 by Charles, duke of Orleans, to his wife while he was a pri…


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The Only Way to Convince Your Loved Ones that You Are Really Missing Them

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Calling your loved ones and say you are really missing them is quick and easy. Just dial your phone or press your keyboard for an instant chat. But something is lacking, isn’t it? You know very well that it is no longer convincing. You have to retrace back those moments that they really anticipated-handing those Christmas gifts that only you can give and seal it with a kiss.


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The Mysterious Valentine’s Day

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February 14th, the holiday of Love! Every February, across the country, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. Who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? The history of Valentine’s Day — and its patron saint — is shrouded in mystery. St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different sa… read more

The Mood Of Valentine’s Day

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Mood. It is something very complicated. One moment, we are in a mood to go out and meet some friends, and the next moment our mood changes. Mood is a state of mind and as most of us have no control over our minds, our mood changes from sad to happy or vice versa.


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Mood. It is something very complicated. One moment, we are in a mood to go out and meet some friends, and the next moment our mood changes. Mood is a state of mind and as most of us have no control over our minds, our mood changes from sad to happy or vice versa. read more

The meaning of Valentine’s Day flowers

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Nothing says it is Valentine’s Day better than red roses. The meaning of Valentine’s Day flowers with red roses is love. It is an ideal, but unoriginal, way of telling her that you love her without saying a word.


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Nothing says it is Valentine’s Day better than red roses. The meaning of Valentine’s Day flowers with red roses is love. It is an ideal, but unoriginal, way of telling her that you love her without saying a word. You have to have the mindset of what type of flower arrangement, including color and type of flower, would personalize her best. When choosing flowers for this lover’s holiday, do keep in mind the type of person that you are buying for. Roses come in a variety of colors and meanings. While the red rose is all for love, the yellow has a meaning of friendship and the pink is all about happiness. read more

The meaning of mother’s day flowers

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Mother’s day is the day when you let your mother know how much she means to you. A nice dinner out or a family get together at home are two ways that will show mom that you care.


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Mother’s day is the day when you let your mother know how much she means to you. A nice dinner out or a family get together at home are two ways that will show mom that you care. Flowers are meant to show whoever you give them to that you were thinking of them, including mom. In addition, the type of flower that you choose can say that you listened to your mom when she spoke of her favorite flower or what flower is the closest to her heart. The meaning of mother’s day flowers is said best with pink carnations as these flowers say, “I will never forget you” and they represent a mother’s love. read more