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What is Labor Day Really about? According to Wikipedia Labor Day is a Federal Holiday on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American Labor Movement and the contribution of laborers that helped to make America great. Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer. The three day weekend is packed full of barbeques, parades, swimming in a lake, or local pool, baseball games and the end of summer… Read More

This year I chose to feature small businesses for gift-buying and giving instead of actual gift recommendations. Let’s face it 2021 has been a strange year.   Businesses are still in comeback mode after all the shutdowns from 2020. Apex QC Fans is owned and operated by Jack and Elaine Williamson and it is located in Parker, Colorado.  They serve the South East Metro area; as well as Parker, Castle Rock, and other… Read More

Hello Readers, I’m working on a new blog post. I know I haven’t written anything serious in a while, and I have no real excuse. This year I’m doing something different from my annual Christmas posts. Stay tuned. Gain the Advantage, Alicia Osmera

Happy Independence Day America! With all the craziness of 2020, let us not forget in America there are those whom have gone before us to fight for our freedoms. Why should it be celebrated? Why do we celebrate the fourth of July? The federal holiday marks the day in 1776 when the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, signaling the official separation of the colonies from Great Britain amid… Read More

You’re probably thinking to yourself, “Why is she doing an article about this in February”? If you think about it May is not that far off. Throw pillows make great gifts. Mom can place it on the couch, her bed, heck even in the car as a pillow to sit on. Now you can design your mom a family keepsake with all the names of her children on it. Truly a gift… Read More

December 2019 is upon us. The end of another decade and the beginning of new things. This time of year really can throw some people into a state of panick and anxiety. Worrying about where to buy gifts, what to get for that speacial someone and money, money, money. This year I want to challenge everyone reading this to have a better December this year then in years past. Planning Recently I… Read More

Why do most americans only choose to be thankful on this one day? Shouldn’t we be thankful everyday for all that we have? I am thankful for living in America. For my family, friends, God’s saving grace for without him I am nothing. I am thankful for you my readers.  Without someone to read the words I put down, they would just be sitting on paper doing nothing. I hope that if… Read More

Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years Eve and oh forget it!! Too many holidays in one month! I find it harder and harder each year to send out cards, letters and make phone calls. When did it become necessary to make sure that we included every holiday into our belief system? I celebrate Christmas because I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that he came to earth, born… Read More

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