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Winter reading (Parenting Times)

If you’re looking for some upbeat, holiday reading material over the next few days, pick up the winter issue of Parenting Times magazine – available free at community centres, libraries and coffee shops across Ottawa (or… 194 more words

Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine

Stuff I Like, December Edition

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I really like reading these kinds of posts on other blogs, so I thought I’d post one of my own.  If it’s fun, I’ll do it again sometime.   431 more words

Culture

The Nativity Wars (a re-post)

Along with a tree, our family decorates our house for Christmas with lots of Christmas books and five nativity sets: one I received as a child, painted by my grandmother; three others Dave and I received for our Christmastime wedding more than twenty years ago; and one that the twins’ Sunday School teacher gave them when they were in first grade. 643 more words

A Ten Thousand Villages Inspired Wedding Wish List

The Ten Thousand Villages‘ end-of-season clearance email arrived in my inbox over the weekend, and I immediately fell prey to the lure of its eye-candy.  456 more words

Wedding Decor

A PERPETUAL CALENDAR

AMONG MY many ornamental objects of questionable modern utility is a perpetual calendar. After all, there’s always the Calendar icon on my smart phone. Also, complete data are displayed, to the minute, on my computer screen. 682 more words

Sci-Tech

Ten Thousand Villages: Organization Helps World Artisans Help Themselves

I fell in love with Ten Thousand Villages as a store when I first shopped there over ten years ago in Raleigh, NC. But recently when I researched an article for Candid Slice about the store reopening in my town, I fell in love with the motivation and aspirations of this organization to help many in developing countries through fair trade. 824 more words

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Saba’s Picks: Good Christmas Gifts for 2015

The holidays are a special time, and I really enjoy the process of curating good Christmas gifts for my friends and family. Here are some ideas intended to inspire you and delight others. 423 more words

Gift Guide