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Amitav Jain, 13. Christmas is special for me because it’s gathering around a fire with the rest of my family. It’s calm and peaceful and none of the stress of school. If I get gifts, they’re nice, but ...
2. Wreaths for a Reason raises money for Toy for Joy
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This was the scene of the care facility's annual Wreaths for a Reason, a fundraiser that helps bring gifts to children during the holiday season. Each year the nursing home gives out Christmas wreaths ...
On the last day of school before Christmas vacation, a charming tradition took place in front of my son’s school. Kids from kindergarten to eighth grade stopped by to drop off gifts for the cheerful crossing ...
... hands on this year's most-sought after gifts. So, we thought (being the season of goodwill and all) that we would give you a helping hand. Read Full Article  ...
5. Has consumerism taken over Christmas?
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Christmas is a time of cheer and shopping. For some, the commercialisation of this festive period from column inches about Christmas adverts to the appearance of gifts and merchandise on shelves three ...
... local businesses joined forces to provide gifts for about 75 students whose families weren’t able to afford presents for their kids this year. Read Full Article  ...
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite could be a gift gratefully received this Christmas. The affordable e-reader is slim and light, easily thrown into a bag and can be used to both read and access books from the ...
8. Offline retail sales still holding up
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Selling like hotcakes: Shoppers crowd around a container of Hot Wheels toy cars during the Toys Christmas Sale at Grand Indonesia mall in Jakarta on Friday. Ahead of Christmas, many people shop for gifts ...
An expert on substance misuse wants people to think twice before handing over alcohol-themed novelty gifts to women at Christmas. Professor Carol Emslie stressed the alcohol-related death rate for women ...
A man is determined to give his dog the paw-fect Christmas, splurging thousands of dollars on gifts for his little pooch. Anthony Welsh, 57, from Liverpool, England, has no children and instead lavishes ...
11. Avoid the last-minute panic buying
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With less than a fortnight to go before Christmas, the high street is awash with presents and the latest products to buy for your loved ones. There are lots of options out there, from personalised gifts ...
12. 19 homeless for Christmas
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19 people are now homeless after a fire gutted 6 homes in central Trinidad. Christmas gifts and groceries which were already bought are now reduced to ash and rubble. Akash Samaroo and cameraman Shastri ...
13. Heartfelt act of Christmas kindness 3 minutes ago
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Victorian police officers have pulled off an act of Christmas kindness, organising gifts for two young sisters after their family home was severely damaged by fire, and later robbed, last weekend. Isabella ...
... gushed about how she's grown so fast and wished time would slow down. The gifts were sentimental and among the favorites of the year. Read Full Article  ...
15. Want your gifts by Christmas? Order by these dates
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— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions ...
The wonderful gifts and fridges packed full of food will quickly turn into piles of wrapping paper and empty containers over the festivities. But don't worry, we've got all the information you need so ...
Some of the hottest gifts are new devices to help us monitor and better understand our pets when we aren't home. The Furbo is a dog camera that holds treats inside and allows the user to see their pet, ...
... Christmas. Gift cards remain among the top gifts each holiday season — 56% of consumers plan to.... Read Full Article  ...
... wards to give gifts to those in the care of the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Read Full Article  ...
20. Real deal: Realtors offer tips for a safe holiday season
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The holiday season is a time for celebration and giving gifts to family and friends, but due to the rush and excitement of the season, people become careless and vulnerable to theft and holiday scams. ...
It’s that time of the year again when everyone’s busy looking for gifts and picking the most desirable items from stores adorned with Christmas decor and lights. If you haven’t done your holiday shopping ...
OXFORD United players won some big smiles and dropped a few presents on their annual visit to Oxford Children’s Hospital. The team came bearing gifts yesterday for children who will be spending their Christmas ...
... parties, to donate some money instead of buying her gifts in a bid to help others. Read Full Article  ...
Doncaster’s biggest sports stars swapped the pitch for the hospital – as they dished out gifts to poorly youngsters. Some of the best known names from Doncaster Rovers football club and Doncaster rugby ...
Discounts on the T rend iest Gaming Headsets, Music Headphones, and Earphones. GUANGZHOU, China Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SOMiC Technology Ltd. has prepared exciting discounts on its 5 best-selling ...
26. Spadia-Front Dec 14/Christmas Joy
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Help US SpreaD SOme CHriStmaS JOy Bring in a new unwrapped toy or game and receive 50% Off 1 menu item the gifts will stay local and benefit kids from Victor, Corvallis, Hamilton and Darby NOw SerViNg ...
The Royal Family follow a number of traditions at Christmas time - such as attending a morning church service and exchanging gifts the evening before, on Christmas Eve. According to reports, the Windsors ...
The market will be based on the Cornhill for the next two weeks, selling a range of crafts and Christmas gifts varying from cheese to African carvings. It is run by a London-based company, Eden Crafts, ...
29. Unkept vows leave children dreaming
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... Dreams gifts have been collected by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services, which is expecting all presents by end of week. Read Full Article  ...
... families in need in both communities. Both schools collected new, unwrapped gifts to give to families in need for the holiday season. Read Full Article  ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Hundreds of volunteers filled gift bags for veterans at the Charles George VA Medical Center. Meanwhile, what they got in return from patients and residents there was often priceless. ...
HOUSTON - The holiday season is not the time to procrastinate, but just how long can you wait to shipping those gifts to make it there on time for Christmas? The U.S. Postal Service has released the mailing ...
As a parent a big part of Christmas is buying presents, wrapping them and watching your children's faces light up when they open their gifts. And while we all know that presents aren't what the festive ...
34. President re-gifts my presents, says son
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Christmas is a time for giving and for President Trump that means re-gifting, even if it is his son who receives the present he gave his father the previous year. Mr Trump, 72, who has boasted that “deals ...
Lufthansa Cargo is operating an additional MD-11 freighter exclusively for Deutsche Post on the Frankfurt New York/JFK route from mid-November until January 3. This is to ensure that the enormous volume ...
... Center in the City of Industry is filled with people working in synchronization to ensure gifts get into the right hands on time. Read Full Article  ...
37. Presents everyone wants this Christmas
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But what gifts are most Aussies hoping to unwrap on December 25 this year? According to Lillian Fadel, the group general manager for centre and customer experience at Scentre Group, which owns Westfield, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump highlighted the spirit of giving Tuesday by sorting toys and making Christmas cards for an annual toy drive held by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The first lady said she ...
© Pete Byrne/PA Wire How many unwanted gifts do we get every year? Tests of children's toy slimes have found almost half failed EU safety limits for the presence of a potentially harmful chemical. Which? ...
Among hammered uncles and burnt turkeys, present-wrapping is high up the list of Christmas hazards, with family members banning entry to rooms dedicated to an hour of parcelling and emerging in a daze ...
41. More in home-garden
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Here's a tip if you're shopping for good gifts this holiday season: Seek out things that your lucky loved ones can use every day. Appliances fit the bill surprisingly well – but which ones are worth the ...
42. Christmas music for misanthropes and weirdos
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... Will Tear Us Apart", the middle third is EDM, and the first third is cynical musings). Think "A Christmas Duel" by The Hives and Cyndi Lauper (NSFW, opening lines: "I bought no gifts this year / and I ...
MANILA, Philippines With Christmas looming just ahead, there is no better time than now to make considerations about what to gift family and friends. In this endeavor, we all have different criteria. But ...
44. 5 gifts for the gardener on your list
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It’s easy to buy gifts for the gardeners on your Christmas list. Here are some ideas: Indoor plants. You can force amaryllis, paperwhite and hyacinth bulbs for a beautiful stocking stuffer. Or give bulbs ...
45. "Community Christmas" helps ease burden on parents
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... themselves stuck in a position in which they have enough money to make ends meet, but not enough money to splurge on gifts. Read Full Article  ...
46. Brockton library event with free toys is a doorbuster
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Hundreds of children and families piled into the basement level at the Brockton Public Library for a holiday celebration that provided each child with two gifts and a chance to twin a bicycle. BROCKTON ...
AKRON, Ohio (CBS Local) — Police in Ohio say at least three volunteers who signed to help out this year’s Toys for Tots drive turned out to be grinches, stealing gifts meant for kids. Some $5,000 worth ...
Christmas is a time for family, exchanging gifts and indulging in seasonal food - often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas films have begun to be shown on TV, shops have started ...
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Christmas is a difficult time of year for any parent, so one company has created an online tool to try to make one part a little easier – when Santa should deliver gifts to children. The Christmas Sleep ...