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Merry Christmas and may your nights sparkle with starlight
Merry Christmas and a happy holiday to everyone! I'm grateful your interest in the blog as well as your many comments and observations. Thank you! I hope Santa brought you a gift certificate for a h...
12/25/12 at 11:30 AM
Last year Fargo Moorhead recorded a brown Christmas. Other recent brown Christmas included 2006, 1999 and 1994. Our historic average for having a white Christmas is 84%, meaning that approximately onc...
12/25/12 at 11:18 AM Gift Ideas for the Weather Geek in Your Life 12/20/12 at 9:50 AM
Christmas 2012 Forecast 12/23/11 at 6:23 AM
I over did it. With food, not exercise. Unfortunately. And...fortunately! This holiday season, I kind of let myself slip a little. Okay, maybe more than a little. But, you want to know what? I'm o...
12/25/12 at 11:08 AM I am baackk!!! 12/29/10 at 3:37 PM
Happy and proud 12/24/09 at 9:00 AM
I wish you peace...
Today I wish you the peace that comes from looking around at the people you are sharing your time, food, and laughter with and knowing that you are blessed. Today I wish you the peace that comes from...
12/25/12 at 8:05 AM Ditto. 12/11/12 at 11:38 PM
You light up my life... 11/27/12 at 11:45 PM
Christmas Time is a New Plateau
For as long as I can remember, the Christmas season has always resonated something deep within me. As a boy in northern Minnesota, it was Christmas programs at school and church, the music on the rad...
12/22/12 at 10:31 AM A New Plateaus Christmas: ) 12/22/11 at 6:15 PM
A ringing success
Ok, sorry about that. Couldn't resist. Of course, most of you are probably thinking, "Huh?" Except Trevor, who's thinking "Lame!" because he knows what I'm talking about. So now I'm going to enlighte...
12/19/12 at 9:05 AM Amaryllis lineup 12/14/12 at 8:42 AM
Candy-mania 12/5/12 at 8:48 AM
Needed: Santa Photo volunteers
Best Friends is looking for two volunteers for this Saturday, December 15th, 11am to 4pm, to help with Santa Photos at the mall. Volunteers will be recording the names of customers getting their photo...
12/14/12 at 11:38 AM Santa NEEDS Helpers 11/20/12 at 12:37 PM
We want your Christmas memories and traditions!
What I love about the Areavoices Community is the opportunity it gives for everyone to weigh in. That's what I like most about one of our newest blogs, "Traditions of the Season" We're asking everyo...
12/5/12 at 5:06 PM
Less Than 100 Days Until Christmas
Yes.I said it, less than 100 days until Christmas. But what if this year we decided to think a little different about holidays? What would happen if we focused less on trying to buy the love of our ...
9/20/12 at 10:22 PM Consider Quality Not Quantity 12/13/11 at 11:57 AM
Give The Gift Of Experiences 11/28/11 at 11:11 AM
Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China. Enjoy! A common sight in Chinese cities are the...
7/14/12 at 9:03 AM
Toys for Tots: WDAZ
It's always fun to be part of a "good cause," so in the effort to make Christmas a little more merry for area kids we at WDAZ decided to use our promotional clout to help the Toys for Tots efforts. W...
12/7/11 at 12:20 PM
Mocha Kissy Cookies require no kissing before eating
When you work with preschoolers as I did for many years during my career in early childhood education, you learn how to hold in your laughs. From the mouths of those sweet, innocent little children c...
12/4/11 at 10:27 PM Pecan-Topped Gingersnap Cookies 12/11/10 at 7:00 AM
German Springerle-Making Day 12/9/10 at 1:06 AM
From KRP's The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide. Here are four different holidays that are observed in the month of December. Hanukkah (cultural/religious) Hanukkah is the Jewish Feast of Lights, or F...
11/30/11 at 8:00 AM
Frazzled for the holidays
I enjoy the holiday season as much as the next person, but guess what? It's always a relief when Jan. 2 rolls around and life returns to normal. Talk about irony: This is supposed to be a happy time ...
11/25/11 at 11:17 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
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