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A LifeCycles Tradition: Santa Claus arrives by helicopter in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, December 15, 2020– Memories and the holidays are synonymous and 2020 will be no different, Santa Claus may be in a mask, but the love we share at this season will always remain in our hearts all year long. Of course, please follow the safety guidelines for COVID-19 during your celebrations. Christmas was ...

Defeating darkness: Chanukah and Christmas

FORT WORTH, Texas: Christmas may define December in the minds of many. But it also hosts Chanukah, or the Festival of Lights. This year, Chanukah began at sundown on December 22nd. It would seem that Chanukah and Christmas have nothing to do with each other. But that isn’t so. Raised as a Christian around Christians, ...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; the real story

FORT WORTH, Texas: Robert May’s holiday standard, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be 81 next month. Rudolph first appeared in a 1939 booklet written by Robert L. May and published by Montgomery Ward, a retail and catalog department store in Chicago, Illinois. The origins of Rudolph The author of one of Christmas’ most famous pop-culture ...

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Holiday cleaning plan: make your bathroom shine

FORT WORTH, Texas: It’s easy to hide some rooms from guests. In contrast, the kitchen and bathroom are open to all. Last week we covered deep cleaning your kitchen. Equally important is the bathroom. The old axiom to clean “top to bottom, side to side” is the best way to accomplish your cleaning goals for ...

Christmas: Staying in balance during the most wonderful time of the year

SAN DIEGO: The holidays and the Christmas season are the most wonderful time of the year for many Americans. However, it’s important to remain balanced. Celebratory times with friends and family can include indulgences on a variety of levels from overeating to overspending, just remember to pace yourself. THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR ...

Red or White: The best 2018 Christmas Wine Guide

SEATTLE:.  With so many clamoring to snatch up last minute Christmas gifts, it can be easy to overlook many a great wine. This somewhat brief line-up comprises a list of white and red wines that will help make your Christmas meals memorable.  Or double as a great gift idea. Keep a few on hand, in ...