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12 Blogs of Christmas: M.L. Gardner

Today’s 12 Blogs of Christmas contribution comes from M.L. Gardner.  M.L. Gardner is the bestselling author of the 1929 series. Gardner is frugal to a fault, preserving the old ways of living by canning, cooking from scratch, and woodworking. Nostalgic stories from her grandmother’s … Continue reading

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12 Blogs of Christmas – Jennifer Ellis

Today’s installment of the 12 Blogs of Christmas comes from author Jennifer Ellis. Jennifer lives in the mountains of British Columbia where she can be found writing, spending too much time on skis, and working as an environmental researcher. She … Continue reading

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Child’s Play

Whether it’s the special treats, presents, traditions, videos of cats climbing Christmas trees, or the shiny tinselly delight of it all, the collective winter holiday season can bring out the child in us. Which made me think of a bunch … Continue reading

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Food Fight on the Fourth

Every Independence Day since 1916, Nathan’s Famous has sponsored their International Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. But don’t for a minute think these contestants are simply a bunch of big dudes who can pack away … Continue reading

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