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Make Your Own Paper Christmas Ornaments

A tradition of evergreen boughs and decorations during the winter solstice dates back to early civilizations. However, the Christmas tree as we’ve come to understand it did not gain much popularity in the USA until around 1846 during the reign of Queen Victoria. An illustrated image of the Queen’s opulently decorated tree began circulating and …

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The Art of Letter Writing

I’m wondering if you still write letters. Personal letters between friends and family. Over the last decade (or maybe more like two decades), I’ve noticed that about the only letters that arrive in my mailbox are the kind from Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes. You know those very hopeful, you may be our next winner, return …

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