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Early Christmas Shopping as Deals Are a Big Deal

If you’re thinking of getting a head start on holiday shopping this weekend, consider this: while consumers do plan to spend more this holiday season, most of us also want to spend wisely. Almost everyone (87 %) surveyed said we

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Downton Abbey Movie… Bruce Greenwood To Star In ‘Doctor Sleep’… Hallmark Christmas Movies

Focus Features will release the Downton Abbey movie, Friday, September 20th, 2019 in North America and Universal Pictures International will release it, Friday, September 13, 2019 internationally. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime

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When Should the Christmas Lights Come Down?

January will soon be over and a question you may have asked yourself… how long should you leave your Christmas lights up? Some think the moment Santa and his reindeer take off, you should be up on the ladder taking

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The Origin of Christmas Candles

There are many different reasons why candles are associated with Christmas, although no one knows when they first became connected. They were used during ancient winter solstice celebrations a way of remembering that spring would soon come. One of the

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Christmas With Patricia O’Callaghan And Friends, This Evening, New Life Church, Collingwood

Theatre Collingwood presents Christmas with Patricia O’Callaghan and friends this evening (Wednesday, December 20th) at 7:30pm, at the New Life Church, 28 Tracey Lane, Collingwood. Christmas with Patricia O’Callaghan and Friends is and enchanting evening of songs that Patricia carefully

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Christmas With Patricia O’Callaghan And Friends, Wednesday, December 20th

Theatre Collingwood presents Christmas with Patricia O’Callaghan and friends on Wednesday, December 20th, at 7:30pm, at the New Life Church, 28 Tracey Lane, Collingwood. Christmas with Patricia O’Callaghan and Friends is and enchanting evening of songs that Patricia carefully selected

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A Skydiggers Christmas, Thursday, December 14th

It’s a Skydiggers Christmas at the Meaford Hall on Thursday December 14th. More than twenty-five years after the band’s formation, the roots rock veterans continue to create and inspire with their unique blend of Canadiana. The Sky diggers bring songs

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A Skydiggers Christmas, Thursday, December 14th

It’s a Skydiggers Christmas at the Meaford Hall on Thursday December 14th, 8:00pm. More than twenty-five years after the band’s formation, the roots rock veterans continue to create and inspire with their unique blend of Canadiana. The Sky diggers bring

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The Once East Coast Christmas, Sunday, December 10th

Celebrate Christmas at the Meaford Hall with Newfoundland’s ‘ The Once!’ A Modern indie folk trio, ‘the Once’ has collected a trio of Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous EMCA awards and was named Artist of the Year by Newfoundland and

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How To Reduce Christmas Stress

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but some of us can feel overwhelmed by the excess, expectations, and exchange and become depressed during the holidays. A lack of time and money, credit card debt, and the pressure of

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Christmas Jazz Concert, Saturday, December 9th

The Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club presents a Christmas Jazz Concert on Saturday December 9th at 8pm, at the Marsh Street Centre, 187 Marsh Street, Clarksburg. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door and are available at Thornbury Pharmasave, Riverside

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Christmas Jazz Concert, December 9th

The Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club presents a Christmas Jazz Concert on Saturday December 9th at 8pm, at the Marsh Street Centre, 187 Marsh Street, Clarksburg. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door and are available at Thornbury Pharmasave, Riverside

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Where Did Christmas Cards Originate?

The first postal service that ordinary people could use was started in 1840 when the first ‘Penny Post’ public postal deliveries began (Sir Henry Cole helped to introduce the Penny Post). Before that, only very rich people could afford to

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Christmas 2016 was a record-breaker for Canada Post

Christmas 2016 was a blockbuster for Canada Post, shattering every previous parcel delivery record. During the critical holiday period – which includes November, December and the first two weeks of January – the company played a central role in helping

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History of Christmas Pudding

Christmas (or Plum) Pudding is the traditional end to the British Christmas dinner. But what we think of as Christmas Pudding, is not what it was originally like. Christmas pudding originated as a 14th century porridge called ‘frumenty’ that was

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