Oh Christmas Tree! (Oh Tannenbaum!)

By Huckleberry Press / December 12, 2023 /

When the Ghost of Christmas Past bestows memories from my childhood, I see that my happiest Christmas memories aren’t opening presents. My happiest memories are decorating the Christmas tree.

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How to shop for the angler in your life

By Huckleberry Press / January 2, 2023 /

The gift giving season is rapidly approaching, and you don’t know how to shop for the angler in your life…here are a few hints:

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Christmas Tree Magic

By Huckleberry Press / December 23, 2022 /
Christmas Tree Magic

C.W. Tenderheart was a boy of adventure and wonder. He lived and danced among the spirits of the trees and the voice of the wind. He woke to the song of the sun and birds and his little heart brimmed full when the Christmas season came around.

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Tacky Tree

By Huckleberry Press / December 22, 2022 /
reindeer ornament

Once upon a time I thought I might be one of those people who matched their gift wrapping to their Christmas tree trimmings. I don’t know why I thought I was that person but my ideas of coordinating bows and lights, garland and beads, soon disintegrated.

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Holiday Movie Review: Falling for Christmas

By Huckleberry Press / December 8, 2022 /
Falling for Christmas

Truthfully, it’s taken me a long time to warm up to Christmas movies. Every year Hallmark, Lifetime, and most recently, Netflix released a number of cheesy and generic movies following a similar format of a big-city girl finding love and the meaning of Christmas, usually in the form of a quaint small-town guy.

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The Teddy Bear – Christmas with Polio

By Huckleberry Press / January 10, 2021 /

1927 had been a rough year for Mrs. Lizzie Brown. A widow, raising two small children with help from her older kids Lizzie had her hands full.

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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

By Huckleberry Press / December 25, 2020 /

An easy, tasty and timesaving recipe for your holiday guests or busy weekday mornings.

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Christmas Traditions – almost

By Huckleberry Press / December 20, 2020 /

Growing up we had several traditions that we did every year. Well, some of our traditions didn’t start out as such, they evolved into traditions over time.

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BUON NATALE! A Northern Italian Christmas

By Huckleberry Press / December 18, 2020 /

My sister Anita, 93, was born in 1927 and came to Canada in 1938 ….she’s old enough to be my mother, I know, but I set her straight on that a couple decades ago!!

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The History of the Christmas Tree

By Huckleberry Press / December 15, 2020 /

Christmas brings an abundance of images to mind. Santa and his reindeer. Nativity scenes. Wreathes, holly, and mistletoe.

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