Friday, December 12, 2008

Holiday and Seasonal Decorations and Fun

Its that time of year, when we are busy decorating for the holiday season. Families put up their Christmas trees, decorate their lawns with beautiful colorful lights, and we look for that holiday packaging that is just right to wrap our gifts in.

Christmas decorations can be found in various places throughout the season. You can try looking in larger retailers such as Walmart or Kmart. Or you can also decide to make your own Christmas decorations and visit places such as Hobby Lobby or Michaels. For some fun decorations, party ideas, or Christmas party games, you can even visit a website online called Celebrations has fun fondue sets, ideas for a Christmas trimming party, and even different gift ideas for people such as a gadget lover, food lover, and pet lover.

And don't forget if you want to get a head start for next year, always shop the after Christmas sales! You can buy holiday decorations for almost half or even 75% off the original retail prices!... This way, you can be sure to have plenty of fun sparkling holiday decorations to put up for the following Christmas season.

Monday, December 8, 2008

How to Organize a Hanging of the Greens Party at Church

Hanging Christmas decorations can be a lot of fun when you get other members of your church family together. With some snacks, Christmas music, and plenty of holiday cheer, your church will be looking beautiful for Christmas in no time.



Speak with your minister about organizing a day for everybody to decorate the church.
He will need to run it by the session first.

Step 2
Run an announcement in the Sunday bulletins or in your monthly newsletter and ask for volunteers to help decorate the church.

Step 3

Check out your church basement or attic to see what kind of Christmas decorations might already be available. Purchase new ones as needed.

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How to Get Assistance With Christmas for Your Family

If things have been tough this year, or if you or anyone else in your family has been out of work, there are agencies who are available to help those in need for Christmas. It is nothing to be ashamed of, and everybody needs a little bit of help at times. By checking in with your local reps and chambers, you can find the help that you need so that your children can have a Merry Christmas and a great holiday.


Contact your local Human Services department to see what kinds of assistance is available. Talk to them about your situation and see how you can get help.


Do not feel ashamed or afraid of asking for help. Everybody needs a little push forward at times. These programs exist for those who are going through hard times.

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