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Christmas Gifting

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Christmas Gifting

 There are many popular Christmas traditions, and one of them is the exchanging of gifts. The gesture of shopping for, wrapping, and then bestowing a gift on a loved-one in celebration of the festive season, is something that people from many different cultures, all over the world, have participated in for thousands of years. Many families dedicate a lot of time, energy (and money!) to the custom, and, for children, and for some adults too, receiving presents is often the highlight of the holidays. So while you sit down to plan your gift list, (or maybe even write your very...

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Christmas Tree Care

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Christmas Tree Care

Christmas trees are a holiday tradition in many Canadian homes, and what’s more Canadian than braving the cold winter weather to bring home a freshly-cut Christmas tree? Sure, an artificial tree is super convenient, and the dog likely won’t be as keen to pee up it, but really, nothing can beat the look, feel and smell of the real McCoy! Picture this - you’ve dragged the family out into a muddy field; spent two hours deciding on ‘the one’; done your back in cutting the thing down, hoisting it onto the roof of the car, and wrestling it into the...

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