Christmas Countdown - Day 5 - The History of Christmas Cake

Much like the cake itself, this history of Christmas cake is mixed up and dense. 

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Christmas Countdown - Day 4 - Reining in the Reindeer

Reindeer are the endearing beast of Christmas.  But fact and fiction have been mixed to create our Christmas images, stories, songs and films.

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Christmas Countdown - Day 3 - Christmas Tree Decorations, and particularly the Pickle

A Christmas tree is not a Christmas tree without decorations.

There are some interesting stories of these decorations.

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Gardening Tips - Leaf Blowers – good or bad?

As promised, an article is on leaf blowers.

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Christmas Countdown - Day 2 - Oh, Christmas Tree...

The Christmas tree may be the most significant symbol of Christmas. It is the highlight of the Christmas decorations for most homes.

Most histories of Christmas trees  go back to German traditions in the 1800s.

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Christmas Countdown - Day 1 Advent: Calendars & Candles

It seems appropriate that the first thing to be talked about in this Christmas Countdown is Advent.  It really is the real Christmas countdown. 

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Richmond Hill Council Moves to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

As part of its ongoing commitment to caring for the natural environment, Richmond Hill is working to reduce reliance on single-use plastic items across the community.

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Mark Koning - talks about the struggles and accomplishments of CAYR Community Connections

Mark Koning is the Communications & Operations Manager of a York Region not for profit, CAYR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS. He shared with the Nov.

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