Quotation of the day

Barbara Christine Seifert

A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.

Isadora James

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I heard the bells on Christmas Day; their old familiar carols play, and wild and sweet the word repeat of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Robert Altinger


The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle.

Thomas Tusser

At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Robert Pettit


The cold is coming.
December's winter solstice.
Start of the season.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He lives most life whoever breathes most air.

William Wordsworth

Pleasure is spread through the earth
In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.

Price Pritchett

Change always comes bearing gifts.

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The collectiion: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

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Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Best Breakfast Smoothie

Slurp down this smoothie at breakfast, and you'll feel satisfied until lunchtime.What you will need:1 cup plain nonfat yogurt1 banana½ cup orange juice...

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Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

New DVD5



Call the Midwife

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Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

The collection: Music



Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Science fair



The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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