Posted on December 08, 2011 at 4:58:15 am by Shelley G.

Ahhh Humbug...Christmas is for the Birds!

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Christmas is for the birds.” Those uttering the phrase more than likely meant they were fed up with all the Christmas hoopla, but if you ask any bird lover they will tell you that Christmas really is for the birds – literally. If you’re a bird lover and want ... More ›

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 4:50:02 am by Shelley G.

Finding the Family Christmas Tree

For the past several years, our Christmas tree has been an artificial one. It’s pre-lit and pretty and much, much easier to take down and put up, but I miss not only the look and smell of a real tree, but also the joy of the hunt – the hunt to find the perfect tree. Have you ever watched ... More ›

Posted on November 25, 2011 at 4:44:14 am by Shelley G.

Christ Child Festival Focuses on the Meaning of Christmas

I love the holidays – the sights and sounds and smells. At our house, the Christmas tree goes up the day after Thanksgiving and the house transforms into a winter wonderland – just the way I love it. While some people dislike the shopping...I love it! I enjoy spending time searching for that ... More ›

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:34:04 am by Shelley G.

The Timeless Holiday Classic Comes to Life

It’s that time of year again – time to join Clara on her dreamlike journey filled with colorful characters, lavish sets, rich costumes, and a lush musical score. Yes, Tchaikovsky’s timeless holiday classic comes to life as the perfect event for the entire family. It’s a wonderful seasonal ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2011 at 4:18:45 am by Shelley G.

Santa Claus is Coming to Fort Wayne - and He's Hungry!

You better watch out; you better not cry; you better not pout I’m telling you why – Santa Clause is coming to town! That’s most certainly a cherished Christmas carol for many – especially the kiddos. Personally, it’s always been one of my favorite Christmas songs and one of my favorite ... More ›

Posted on November 04, 2011 at 5:19:29 am by Shelley G.

Crochet or Knit? Two Must-See Yarn Shops in Fort Wayne!

I love crocheting and the holidays always seem to get my creativity in high gear. Just visit any Michael’s, Hobby Lobby, or Joann Fabrics and if you have an ounce of creativity, you’ll be conjuring up something to keep your hands busy this fall and winter. While I love visiting the stores ... More ›

Posted on October 10, 2011 at 10:47:38 am by Shelley G.

Enjoy the Holidays at 2011 Fort Wayne Area Craft Shows

The holidays are fast approaching, and with all of the decorations and festivities come holiday craft bazaars that showcase talent from all across the state. If you love a good craft show, just like to browse, or are ready for some serious early Christmas shopping, then here’s a sampling of ... More ›

Posted on October 10, 2011 at 6:21:00 am by Shelley G.

National Black Genealogy Conference in Fort Wayne

It's fun to learn about our ancestors, and there is no better place to do so than at the Fort Wayne Allen County Public Library - home to the world’s second largest genealogy section. The Genealogy Center at the Library is a great place to visit and dig into your heritage any time of the

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