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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the historical civil rights leader. His birthday is actually on January 15, but is observed on the third Monday of January each year. King was an American Baptist minister and a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. King is best known for his role in civil […]

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Top 7 Tips for Returning Holiday Gifts

Do you have holiday gifts to return? If so, these Top 7 Tips for Returning Holiday Gifts are just for you! You may find yourself with an unwanted gift. May stores will allow refunds or exchanges because they want good customer relations. Did you know? These actions are privileges stores may or may not allow. […]

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Merry Christmas to All!

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Enjoy this beautiful rendition of Carol of the Bells and Christmas Light Show!   Interesting facts about Christmas: Christmas Day is celebrated as a major festival and public holiday in countries around the world. This includes many whose populations are mostly non-Christian. For Christians, participating in […]

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NORAD Santa Tracker

Are you Ready?  Santa Claus is coming to town. You can track him coming in to your city! NORAD Deploys their NORAD Santa Tracker!  NORAD will be tracking Santa (like they do every year) so get on board and watch when and where Santa Claus arrives in various parts of the world. Go to the […]

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Christmas Mantels – All Dressed Up for the Holidays

Make your home merrier this holiday with inspiration from these pretty, real-home Christmas mantels.  You can re-create these pretty displays or create a display that’s uniquely yours with these ideas. The mantel is the easiest place to add some instant holiday cheer. It becomes the center of attention because it is usually a focal point in a […]

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Simple, Low Cost Open Air Snow Globe

Open Air Snow Globe Turn a clear glass hurricane into your own personalized Christmas landscape. 1. Arrange moss, faux berries and paper flowers inside hurricane 2. Add a faux bird and spray with faux snow 3. Add a touch of frosted-glass spray on the outside. You now have an economical, festive  open air snow globe   […]

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Amazing Zoo Lights in Colorado

Colorado has wonderful Zoo Lights this time of year in three metro areas: Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo. These are fun, family-friendly activities and make excellent outings when friends and family are in town. Zoo Lights in Colorado Denver Zoo Lights – Runs every night from December 1 to December 31 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving From Colorado Springs Over 50!

  Happy Thanksgiving from Colorado Springs Over 50! He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart. ~J.A. Shedd Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, […]

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