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The Best New Christmas Albums of 2016

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means it’s now socially acceptable to start playing holiday-themed music as you countdown to December 25! From fresh takes on traditional classics to the introduction of new contemporary originals, there’s never a shortage of creativity when it comes to introducing new Christmas songs to the music listener’s repertoire. With the big day exactly one month away, here’s a sampling of 12 newly-released Christmas albums to help you get into the Yuletide spirit.

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Must-See Movies for Christmas 2015

The act of going to the movie theater on Christmas Day is not as outlandish as it may sound. It’s a common tradition for families that don’t celebrate Christmas (since the majority of business establishments are closed) and for families that balance their day of staying in for presents, food, and conversation with going out to enjoy a cinematic experience together in the evening.

With those factors in mind, it’s no wonder that theaters see some of their biggest ticket sales on the 25th and why the movie studios capitalize on the Christmas Day release date year after year. Judging from this week’s new film releases, the 2015 season plans on delivering a sack of top-notch pictures. Here are six movies up for your considerate viewing on December 25th…

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So This Is Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone. This year, Mom and I had a quiet celebration together, and I captured some of those tranquil memories with the Nokia Lumia 1020. Here’s a glimpse into my Christmas 2013!…

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, my friends! I wish you and your cherished ones peace, love, and joy as you celebrate the most wonderful day of the year. May your winter dreams be enchanted with snowflakes, candy canes, holiday magic, and everything that your heart desires. – Elizabeth Rosalyn

Hyatt Regency Vancouver Presents “Gingerbread Lane”

Keeping with annual holiday tradition, the Hyatt Regency Vancouver presents “Gingerbread Lane“, a delicious display of gingerbread houses and sugary-sweet creations from local culinary professionals, artists, and students. The public is invited to view these works of art and encouraged to make donations in support of the Make a Wish Foundation.

Last week, I took a walk through this winter wonderland and snapped some photos (using my Moto X smartphone) of the featured festive creations…

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