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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: What do parents want for Christmas?

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: What do parents want for Christmas?

December 26th, 2013 1:17 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

What about Mom and Dad? If they could sit on Santa’s lap and make a wish, what would it be? They have simpler wants. I have categorized them for you, based on the age of the child.

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Hot Topics: 3 real life, real people money resolutions

Hot Topics: 3 real life, real people money resolutions

December 26th, 2013 1:09 pm by Paula Sirois

Face it, we’re all going to overspend during the holidays. Just accept it and move on. But this year, when New Year’s Day strikes be prepared to answer the proverbial question about your New Year’s resolutions.

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Family Meals Matter: Appetizing

Family Meals Matter: Appetizing

December 26th, 2013 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Choosing several appetizer-size portions to share with a salad in place of one large entrée is a healthy eating strategy for dining out. So why not use the same strategy at home?

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty of Santa

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty of Santa

December 24th, 2013 8:07 am by Eric Myers

The Christmas season is just fun and there are a lot of contributing factors - the excitement of picking out a tree (if you're a tree person) or the fun of decorating your house, but, nothing beats the anticipation of Santa.

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7 board games perfect for holiday gatherings

7 board games perfect for holiday gatherings

December 23rd, 2013 2:14 pm by Amy Bertrand and Jody Mitori

Put the phone down this holiday season while you are gathered with your family. No iPad, Nintendo DS or any other device. Yes, great games are to be found on those, but where is the family bonding?

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Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

December 19th, 2013 12:04 pm by Tracy Lee Curtis

He’s back. The Elf on the Shelf. We’ve moved and I was hoping he wouldn’t find us. Let’s just say “Jingle” has a loose jangle and I don’t find him to be that reliable. But he always shows up the morning after we get our tree and he’s come back this year.

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Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

December 19th, 2013 10:17 am by Staff Report

Several studies have found that consuming cocoa products can help reduce the formation of plaque that can clog arteries. Components in cocoa might also help reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure.

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Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

December 19th, 2013 10:11 am by Collin Brooks

Approximately 45 youth between grades 7 and 12 are helping to spread the message of their faith through the GLO Puppet Ministry at Sunnyside Baptist Church.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

December 19th, 2013 10:09 am by Katherine Scoggins

This year alone, the bloodmobiles have held 800 mobile collections covering an area from Hancock County, north to Buchanan County and east to Unicoi.

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As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

December 17th, 2013 12:52 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A children's advocacy group says an animated video on the NORAD Tracks Santa website injects militarism into Christmas by showing fighter jets escorting Santa's sleigh.

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