Category Archives: Holiday

Twenty-Five Years of Christmas Magic

photocredit: pixars.us BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret Hallmark movies make a big run during the Christmas season.  Women around the globe cuddle up to watch as the city girl with the high power job and cold heart gets stranded in a small town.  The locals think she’s hilarious, and the town handyman is often annoyed with...
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Shop the Clear Lake Area This Holiday Season

It's time for holiday shopping in Clear Lake! With Thanksgiving the latest possible date it can be this year, we have the fewest number of days between the holidays to finish our shopping. And, as the local Chamber of Commerce, we’re going to advocate that you…you guessed it…shop local! It’s simple really. Shopping local is about...
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The Month of Thanks

photocredit: lovingthyneighbour.org BY: RACHEL WUMKES November is the officially the Month of Thanks.  With the strategic placement of Thanksgiving just before we begin December, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on the year, and remember the many instances and occasions of gratitude. I love this concept, as it holds Thanksgiving in its rightful place.  Often times, the upcoming...
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A 4th of July for the Record Books!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s hard to believe just over a month ago we were flooded with tourists enjoying another year of our Independence Day Extravaganza!  It’s such a whirlwind event, it took us all that long to catch our breath, form a coherent thought, and get a list of thanks prepared! So here you go – a...
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