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Anzac Day–Memorial Day New Zealand Style

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s [...]
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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day by Vicki Hinze     When we fall, Mom picks us up and carries us until we can walk on our own again.   Mom comforts us and bind our wounds. She whispers reassurances and reminds us who we are.       Mom [...]
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Lent: A Don’t Miss Opportunity

  Lent: A “Don’t Miss” Opportunity By Vicki Hinze   It’s the Lenten season. The time of year when believers acknowledge they are sinners and have a savior in Christ, and that we were created from ashes and will return to ashes [...]
Little Christmas Traditions, Vicki Hinze

Little Christmas Traditions

Little Christmas Traditions   By   Vicki Hinze     When the children grew up and had families of their own, one of the big changes for us was not having Christmas at home with them on Christmas day.  Instead, we get together on Christmas [...]
Tis the Season, Vicki Hinze, Christmas

‘Tis the Season

’Tis the Season   by   Vicki Hinze     ‘Tis the season, but for too many, the meaning behind the holiday is lost. For them, it is a time of duties—sending Christmas cards, attending school plays, buying gifts (often ones we can’t [...]

Thanksgiving: What It Really Means and Why It’s Important

    Thanksgiving:  What it Really Means and Why It’s Important by Vicki Hinze Thanksgiving. The word means different things to different people.  It evokes different emotions in all of us. All words have power, but words that [...]
IndependenceDay

Independence Day

  Independence Day By Vicki Hinze   Independence Day is on the near horizon. On Monday, we’ll gather with family and friends and neighbors. We’ll picnic and grill. We’ll watch fireworks explode, maybe shoot off some ourselves, and [...]
National Women's Checkup, National Lost Sock Day, Vicki Hinze

National Women’s Checkup & Lost Sock Day

National Mother's Day, Vicki Hinze

National Mother’s Day

National Calendar Days, babysitter's day vicki hinze

National Babysitter’s Day