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Christmas Tree Pick-Up And Alternatives

Christmas Tree Collection weeks are coming up with dates ranging from currently under way to as far off as January 18, 2019. There will be a quick breakdown of the dates for different regions below, but first here are some

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12 Days Of Fire Safety Campaign

We’ve been following the 12 Days of Fire Safety, by the County of Brant Fire Department, have you? If you haven’t been following the adventures and advice of Pep the Fire Safety Elf and Cinnamon the reindeer then you may have

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Christmas Lights Displayed In Simcoe

They’re celebrating their 60th year and the display is brilliant for the Simcoe Christmas Panorama – River of Lights which has been running all month long. Thousands of lights and dozens of themed displays transform Simcoe’s downtown parks into their own

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Afternoon Christmas Greetings

Me and “John McClane” (my afternoon news guy, Rob Curwain) from everyone’s favourite Christmas movie, Die Hard, wish you a very, Merry Christmas! pic: Dave Creelman with Kent’s phone / spice-radio.com

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Your Holiday Lights May Be Slowing Down Your Wi-Fi

You may want to consider your holiday streaming plans before hanging that eighth set of string lights around the living room this year. According to UK communications company Ofcom, Christmas lights and other electronic devices, including baby monitors and lamps,

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5 Clever New Uses For Candy Canes

Got more candy canes than you could possibly eat? Here are five tasteful ways to use candy canes around the house. New Uses for Candy Canes: Make S’mores Need a tasty Christmas dessert for your holiday party? Follow our irresistible Hershey’s

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5 Unusual (and Cost-Saving) Ways to Wrap Gifts

While it’s fun to get a present no matter what kind of packaging it comes in, there’s a special joy in receiving a beautifully wrapped gift. Elegant wrapping shows an element of creativity and care that simply sticking something in

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Weight Gain During The Holidays

(WFSB) – Americans can gain up to 2 pounds during the holiday season, according to researchers. While that may not sound like much, researchers said that can add up over the years. There are a few ways to curb it,

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7 Smart Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

1. DECLUTTER. The holidays can bring a lot of clutter into your life, whether it’s decorations, endless rolls of wrapping paper, gift bags, the gifts themselves, cards and letters, crafts, or plates of holiday-themed cookies. Before you even think of

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6 Grammar Lessons Hidden in Christmas Songs

Understand the grammar in your favorite carols. 1. Round yon virgin The “round” in “Silent Night” might call up imagery of the soft, maternal kind, but in the phrase “round yon virgin,” it simply means “around.” “Yon” is an antiquated

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7 Ways to Earn Extra Money During the Holidays

Whether you want to boost your gift budget or just want to end the year with a little more money in the bank, here are some temporary gigs you can sign up for at this time of year. 1. TAKE

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Don’t Forget Grandpa On Your Gift List This Christmas

Grand parents are always the best gift givers. Of course the kids are the one’s who receive the most. When it comes to gift giving and receiving it appears that grandpa’s might be getting left out.   A survey has

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Fonthill Girl Wins Greeting Card Contest With Heartwarming Message

A Niagara region girl has the right message for the right time of year. 9-year-old Alexa Kirkwood of Fonthill was named the grand prize-winning entry of the 12th Annual Holiday Card Contest for kids. She is the daughter of a Service Desk Analyst

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Christmas Tree Rentals

Millions of Christmas Trees are purchased in Canada each and every year, millions more are exported from Canada; in 2016 alone nearly 2 million Christmas Trees were sent out into the rest of the world. It is a Christmas tradition that

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Why Do Fruitcakes Last So Long?

Fruitcake is a shelf-stable food unlike any other. One Ohio family has kept the same fruitcake uneaten (except for periodic taste tests) since it was baked in 1878. In Antarctica, a century-old fruitcake discovered in artifacts left by explorer Robert

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