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What NOT To Buy Her For Christmas

We're being bombarded with ads and advice on what to buy our wives, girl friend, for Christmas this year.  It's mind boggling.  And, if she hasn't given you some idea on what she wants it's even more boggling.

Well, I'm here to help.  Over the course of the past couple of weeks I've offered suggestions.   Some were just a tad expensive, but, hey, it's the gift that counts, right?  Or, is it the thought?

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Gifts For Those Who Have To Much Money On Their Hands

If you have a few extra $$ to spend for Christmas, I have more good ideas.

How about joining the "affluent lifestyle" with some Ultimate Gifts from the Robb Report's Gift Guide.

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Will Chewbacca Sing On Glee?

Are you a fan of Glee?  Millions are.  If you're a celebrity, you're such a fan that you want to get on the show...strut your stuff, and all.

There may be no bigger fan that that furry, loveable, Star Wars actor, Chewbacca.  Chewbacca pulled off a fantastic feat and got himself on the show!  Seriously, Chewbacca will be on 'Glee' in a special Christmas episode playing a mysterious new transfer student who only communicates in growls.

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Forget the Holiday Parties, Employees Just Want the Bonuses — Survey of the Day

While holiday parties are thought to bring on the holiday cheer in employees, a new survey indicates they’d be a lot happier skipping the revelries and pocketing the cash equivalent instead.

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Twelve 16 2 Twenty Mystery Revealed

If you've seen the signs around downtown that simply say Twelve162twenty.com, and wondered what in the world they were all about, the mystery has been revealed.

The website, which initially only rotated through cryptic messages, now details what is going on.

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See A LIVE Nativity Scene Here In Grand Rapids

If you've never seen a LIVE Nativity scene you can see one here in Grand Rapids on December 11th.  It is on the campus of Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids.  It's Sunday afternoon and it opens at 5:30pm.  You are sure to be inspired!  Enjoy this family event and go back in time to Jesus in the manger. 

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“Mornings With Andy” Moved To Lowell Wednesday [Gallery]

We moved the morning show to Lowell Wednesday morning for the shows "holiday tour."

We broadcast from the Main Street Inn, and new, over-night stay Inn for Lowell, and it was the perfect place to broadcast.

Liz Baker, Executive Director of the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, Mark Howe, City Manager, and, Santa joined the show.

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Santa Pays The Bill

"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Clause."

With all of the tough economic news we keep hearing, and the number of people that may go without this holiday season, I does my heart good to hear stories like this.

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Secret Santa Pays Off Lay-Away Bills In Grand Rapids

You always hear people say that Christmas is far more about giving than receiving, and a local man has taken that to heart and is helping complete strangers.

The man contacted our friends over at WZZM 13, and told them that, while he wanted to remain anonymous, he thought that it was important to share a positive story with the community. He told them that Wednesday morning, he went into the K-Mart on Plainfield Ave. and paid off several lay-away bills.

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Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh! Here’s How…[video]

This is the time of the year when we bring a little bit of the outside, inside our homes.  I'm talking about a Christmas tree!  Sure you've probably heard about all the tips on keeping your Christmas tree fresh

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“More Self Less” Builds Bikes For Kids Who Wouldn’t Have A Christmas [video]

I first heard about More Self Less when they partnered with me for my book release party at Goei Center a month ago.  More Self Less is about just that.  Think about it!

Close to about a dozen people took it upon themselves to make sure at least fifty kids, who normally wouldn't have a present under the tree, will have one on Christmas morning 2011 afterall! 

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Zürich | Zurich | Zurigo/flickr
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Really “Nifty” Christmas Products This Year

Are you ready for some really nifty gift ideas for Christmas?   If there's a buck to be made, someone will do it.  And, if you're stuck in trying to find that "perfect gift,"  boy do I have some ideas for you.  

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