This fun and feel-good flick is first aired on TV in 1965, the animated movie's message is still totally relevant.
It would also make a cute wedding or bridal shower gift! And who wouldn’t LOVE a night of cuddlin’, snugglin’, and lovin’ in a basket?
Attempting to do it justice in one post is sheer lunacy but I thought I would do a quick rundown of my most recent visit to give you all a feel of pre-Christmas Divisoria. This year, I am seriously behind on our two-page, double-column, single-spaced, 9-font Christmas list that is heavily weighted by gifts to service personnel, market sukis, etc.
decision – no dictatorial proclamations, or you may be adding a very different kind of meaning to this holiday than the one intended! These are just a few of my thoughts, but would love to hear yours!
Give a creative gift from the heart (something homemade) instead of busting your budget or depleting your life savings, or having to sell a kidney for the money. Or set it up in the parking lot of a local shopping center or mall just to be kind. Visit your grandparents (or a convalescent home) and ask them to tell you stories about Christmas when they were children. Put up your lights this year – it’s an altruistic gift to others who see the lights and are better able to get into the mood and spirit of the holiday (thanks to Lori, a blogging friend at Life, for instance, for this insight! ” Wish them a “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Hanukkah.” Only silly people will object and they need to get over their silliness anyway! And let that be the ultimate gift and the ultimate meaning you attach to this wonderful, sacred, joyful time of the year. And don’t be afraid to Tweet, Share or 1 this post (or all three — it is the season to share, after all! Join us on this happy adventure as you learn how to unlock your hidden potential to enjoy the rewards of a life well lived.
It is water resistant and perfect for wrapping food gifts or flowers.
At PHP250 or so for a hefty roll, it is 1/3 or 1/4th the prices they charge at large malls or wrap shops. Create a stocking full of treats and gifts and place it (them) on a doorstep of someone you know has lost their job or has no family. Our favorite is the Frank Capra classic or any other favorite work that touches on deeper elements of the holiday. Read the Christmas story in the Bible to see how it all got started. Learn some of the symbolism of the Christmas tree, the candy cane and the stockings. Have each of the kids choose one of their gifts to take to a poor family who won’t otherwise have much of a Christmas. Set up a hot cocoa stand near a freeway overpass or anywhere else homeless people congregate in your town and give hot cocoa out for free. Refuse to use meaning-sapping words like winter-break and holiday tree, or to wish people “Happy Holidays! Give the gift of living better, kinder, more honest, more committed to your family, gentler, with more courage and compassion and love and forgiveness, more faithful and hopeful and positive and thoughtful as you finish the year and begin a new one. My purpose here is to teach you how to live a richer life of greater purpose and meaning, of mind-blowing possibility and deeper, more soul-satisfying happiness than you ever dreamt was possible. Simply having this kind of conversation will underscore its significance for you. Write a letter telling someone you love (or someone you need to forgive or who you’ve offended) how much you care for them and appreciate them as you wish them a Merry Christmas. Make doing a good deed everyday from this reading to the end of the year an annual part of your Christmas tradition. Go to church/synagogue/temple as part of your celebration. Find an inspirational movie about the holiday and watch it with family and friends.For the most part, I get very modest token gifts that are really just there to say â€œthanksâ€ for providing me with food the rest of the yearâ€¦ I may have 100-150 wrapped presents for folks ranging from the rice guy, water delivery person, security guards, etc.At any rate, itâ€™s not the value but the thought that countsâ€¦ First stop is a store called Commonersâ€™ Commercial.A tiny storefront on 725 Ilaya Street, just off Juan Luna, this is the motherload of food packaging material.