Category: DIY and Crafts

Celebrating Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival, has been celebrated in China for over 4,000 years and falls on January 28, 2017. It is a celebration meant to honor deities, ancient ancestors, and to forge strong family bonds. Rituals in daily life, annual celebrations, other events to honor individuals and relationships are some of the things that help to create happy families. Here are some suggestions for celebrating Chinese New Year with your family and creating strong bonds in your own home.

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10 Non-Food Holiday Gifts for Your Neighbors

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It’s December and treat trays are making their way around neighborhoods across America. It’s a great way for friends, family, and community members to show their appreciation for one another during the holidays. But if your baking time is limited, or if you’re watching your sugar intake, or you just can’t handle the thought of wrapping one more fruit cake to give to some unsuspecting soul, here are a few ideas for non-food treats. These ideas will fit right into your daily schedule and might help you keep your Christmas simple this year.

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