Posts Tagged ‘christmas’
Holiday Tips #2 – Brain Color Shopping Styles, Gifts, Decorations, and Books
Brain Color Tips Below are myHoliday Tips #2 from my What Color Is Your Brain? book to help you understand how each Brain Color personality handles the stress of shopping for Holiday Gifts and how to make your shopping easier and hassle-free for your Christmas and Chanukah celebrations! Shopping Styles Yellow Brainers: Check off a detailed list Blue Brainers: Make gifts Green Brainers: Shop online…Read more
Word Wednesday – “Doyen”
Word Wednesday • “Doyen” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition • Noun: The senior member of a body or group, a knowledgeable or uniquely skilled person with experience in a specific field, or the oldest example in a category. Pronunciation • Pronunciation –DOY-un/ doy·en /doiˈ(y)en,ˈdôyən Usage • As the “Doyen” in my family, I always love baking…Read more
Perfect Time to Watch “Light One Candle” – A Poignant Folk Song!
A Grand Discovery While searching for traditional Chanukah songs on YouTube, I found a grand song sung by folk music trio of Peter, Paul and Mary. The song entitled Light One Candle written by Peter Yarrow in 1982. A Song of Humanity While listening to the song and reading the lyric I realized that this…Read more
How to Make Your Personal Map for the New Year!
Yesterday, I received a lovely email from my Blue Brain “Crochet” friend, Nancy Karasek. Nancy wrote: “From Jan Richardson’s Sanctuary of Women: In some parts of the world, Epiphany (January 6th ) is celebrated as Women’s Christmas. Originating in Ireland, where it is known as Nollaig na mBan, Women’s Christmas began as a day when…Read more
The Meaningful Messages of Chanukah and Christmas!
A week from today will be the 8th and final day of Chanukah and Christmas Eve. Each holiday has religious, cultural, and family rituals, traditions, songs, foods, gifts, greetings, festivities, and messages that are practiced across the globe. The joyfulness and blessings of this season are spoken with the good wishes people exchange with one…Read more
A Beautiful and Fascinating Book Gift: “The Fine Art of Crochet”
On Tuesday, I received Gwen Blakley Kinsler’s Crochet Queen’s Royal Rambling blog post. Gwen was sharing information about her amazingly beautiful and well researched book, The Fine Art of Crochet, as a list minute Christmas Gift. I wrote about Gwen in my previous blog post: I Am A Blue Brain Hooker Who Is Hooked On…Read more
Stress-free Christmas Shopping Tips For Each Brain Color Personality!
This afternoon, I was listening to NPR while driving home for an appointment. One of the news stories was about the 7 days left until Christmas. That means some people are wondering what gifts are appropriate for each Brain Color Personality. If you read my December 2013 BrainBuzz Newsletter these Brain Color Tips will be…Read more
5 Grand Gifts Dad Can Make For His Toddler During The Christmas Holiday
It is my pleasure to introduce an amazing Orange Brain Hands-on Dad, as a Holiday Blogger. Pete Densmore is the author of a new book titled DADspirations: The 1st 100 Days of Fatherhood. Pete is the father of two, but he doesn’t consider himself an expert in parenthood by any means. He makes the same…Read more
Brain Color Stress Less & Holiday Celebration Tips #4
Today is the first day of Chanukah. Our celebration began last night and will last for eight days; and Christmas will be celebrated this weekend. Below are more Tips from my What Color Is Your Brain? book to help you understand how each Brain Color personality handles the stress of Holiday Celebrations with family members and friends, and how to make your festivities…Read more