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Holiday Traditions: Charity

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 5:41am

Excitedly, I sat down to schedule this month’s blogs. With so many holidays and colder days keeping us cooped up and looking for events and activities to enjoy with friends and family, there are plenty of topics from...

East Atlanta Village Christmas Tree Lighting 2011. image via Facebook

Holiday Traditions: Community

Heather Neal - Friday, November 30, 2012 - 3:48am

Fall is my family’s favorite holiday season, and as such it is full of must-have traditions. We have to go to our favorite pumpkin farm where my son gets to have any pumpkin he can carry (a rule that I’m certain we’ll...

Beautiful, full tree at the Atlanta State Farmers Market (image via Facebook)

Holiday Traditions: The Tree

Heather Neal - Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 5:19am

In the Holiday Traditions: Community post, I mentioned our live Christmas tree. Going to get it is a traditional event that leaves my son clapping and cheering while the tree is hoisted onto the car. Could he do that...

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Holiday Traditions: Crafts

Heather Neal - Monday, December 10, 2012 - 5:04am

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful, homemade gifts for others...

Keeping Kids Safe on Handheld Devices

Heather Neal - Monday, December 17, 2012 - 4:15am

Electronics are popular gifts during the holiday season. Many kids, perceived to have been exceptionally well-behaved by Mr. Claus, will be getting Kindles, iPads, Nexuses… Nexi… and other handheld devices. Those...

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4 Ways to Use the Cranberry Sauce You Forgot to Serve

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:41am

It’s as much a part of our holiday tradition as eating turkey. After seeing several Facebook statuses (stati?) about it and having the same conversation over and over with friends, I knew I was far from alone. At this...

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