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2014-10-24 23:06:38

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted nine new Christmas camping ideas, each offering comfy tents, cozy cabins or lodges ideal for a winter family vacation base where having fun, sharing adventures, making discoveries, and creating memories is all part of the plan. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A cozy cabin or a special campsite makes camping at Christmas appealing to families who need time away from the commercial chaos often associated with the holiday season. “Camping offers...

2014-10-23 16:21:16

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Will United Parcel Service deliver this Christmas? That's the question that manufactures, shippers, retailers and consumers have been asking. While we can't speak to all aspects of UPS's operations we can say that despite UPS not finalizing our contract we remain committed to delivering this Christmas season," said Independent Pilot Association spokesperson Brian Gaudet. Gaudet went on to say, "UPS has done a lot to avoid a...

2014-10-23 08:35:35

Change the lives of children living in poverty SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank. That's more than the entire population of the United States. In the U.S. extreme poverty has hit a new high; recent studies show over 1.6 million households with children are living on less than $2 per person, per day.[1] This Christmas shoppers can help fight...

2014-10-23 08:29:21

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces the opening of a new $2 million exhibition entitled The 12 Days of Christmas. Unique in the world, the exhibit will open on the garden grounds on November 16 and run through January 4, 2015. Tickets are selling fast with some nights almost selling out. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets now for nighttime viewing of this magnificent holiday exhibit that will be Dallas' newest holiday...

2014-10-23 04:20:33

LONDON, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (47%) of consumers will order gifts online this Christmas with less than a week until the big day itself, according to the latest eCustomerServiceIndex results from eDigitalResearch [http://www.edigitalresearch.com ] and IMRG [http://www.imrg.org ]. The results mark the need for retailers and couriers to ensure that they have a reliable distribution process in place that will guarantee deliveries for last minute ordering....

2014-10-22 16:31:51

Gift Smart and Pay Smart this Holiday Season With Interactive Toys, Exclusive Gifts, Price Matching and New Payment Options FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack is stocking its shelves with innovative products and debuting exceptional services to enable customers to gift smarter than ever this holiday season. "Our exclusive lineup of Christmas gifts, expanded assortment of private-label products and new industry-leading payment options make RadioShack the smart place to...

2014-10-20 08:37:59

American Travelers Gravitating to Warm Weather Destinations During 2014 Holidays BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking data from Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* U.S. domestic seat capacity is expected to be up over three million seats during the busiest travel...

2014-10-15 04:21:48

Shaquille O'Neal Re-enlists as Shaq-A-Claus to Encourage Customers to Support Toys for Tots, Challenges Social Media Users to #PlayItForward by Sharing "Un-Selfie" Photos While Donating WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help bring holiday joy to some of the 14.7 million U.S. children living in poverty, Toys"R"Us(®) today announced the launch of its annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Now through Sunday, December 7,...

2014-10-13 23:02:52

Designer-oriented 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com teams up with online 3D printing service i.materialise to run a unique Christmas gift challenge that will propel 3D designers into creating bespoke ceramic and silver gifts. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Christmas is all about finding the perfect present – for your husband or wife, your mother-in-law or your best friend. And it’s certainly easier said than done, as last minute shopping has become synonymous with the holiday season. 3D...

2014-10-13 08:24:57

My Dad is Scrooge stars the voice talents of Jon Heder, Charles Shaugnessy and Bonnie Wright, with a November 1 U.S. premiere on digital, including Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vimeo and VUDU LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarVista Digital Entertainment (MVDE) brings the holiday magic into the home this season with two new heartwarming movies making their U.S. Premiere in November, My Dad is Scrooge and 12 Dog Days Till Christmas. Providing entertainment that the whole family...


Latest Christmas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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2012-06-14 08:49:30

Symbol: THAR2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   THFR4 Themeda frondosa (R. Br.) Merr., nom. inq. Distribution: Themedaarguens(L.) Hack. distribution:USA(MD, VA),USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 10:22:35

Symbol: SCTR2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: HI    I Synonyms:   EPTR5 Epiphyllum truncatum Haw.   ZYTR Zygocactus truncatus (Haw.) K. Schum. Distribution: Schlumbergeratruncata(Haw.) Moran distribution:USA(HI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 12:27:56

Symbol: POAC4 Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

2012-06-14 12:27:57

Symbol: POACL Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family  ...

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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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