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The Perfect Christmas Gift: Presence over Presents

The Perfect Christmas Gift: Presence over Presents

What’s on your Christmas gift list this year? Lots of toys, clothes, other assorted stuff? In 10 years do you think you or your family will remember what gifts you received or gave in 2015? Probably not. I believe you need to give presence instead of presents.

I think the most perfect Christmas gift that we can give is the gift of time, more specifically the gift of our presence. This is the gift we will remember for years to come. For our 20th wedding anniversary my husband and I decided to take our children on a European vacation to Paris, Florence and Rome. It was a wonderful trip filled with memories that we all will cherish for the rest of our lives. If my husband had given me a piece of jewelry or some other material gift for that anniversary, I’m quite positive that it wouldn’t have been as memorable as that trip.

Organization to host turkey giveaway in Warner Robins

Organization to host turkey giveaway in Warner Robins

The "Feed the City" Organization is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Giveaway Saturday, November 21 from 8 a.m. to noon.

It'll be at the New Hope International Church located at 204 Sullivan Road n Warner Robins. According to a news release, families will get a turkey during the event and a box filled with traditional Thanksgiving meal sides like stuffing, corn, green beans, mac and cheese and more.

A "pack night" will be held for the volunteers at the church Friday, November 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, please call Zeb Hundley, in-reach pastor at 478-985-7898, ext. 109 or Linda Thomas, the director of Feed the City at 478-951-9063 or 478-951-6200.

Photo Organizing Workshop to Be Held

Photo Organizing Workshop to Be Held
Do you have boxes of printed photos teetering in your closet, stored under the bed and spilling off the book shelves?  Do you download your digital photos onto your computer and then don’t know what to do next? Join Professional Organizer Andi Willis of Good Life Organizing on Tuesday, 11/17 at 5 pm as she shares useful tips and products to help you get control of your precious photographs. This free event will be held at the Perry Public Library at 1201 Washington St, Perry GA and is open to the public. To reserve your spot for this FREE workshop, contact the Perry Public Library at 987-3050 ext 1.

Why You Should Check Your Credit Card Statement Now

Why You Should Check Your Credit Card Statement Now

Do you have automatic payments set up on your credit card? Or maybe you just look at the balance due and pay it? I’m here to tell you that you need to pay a little more attention.

Every month I reconcile my business accounts, checking account balances and making sure everything looks good. This month when I pulled up my credit card statement, something wasn't right. I had two small charges (one around $10 and the other around $25) on my account from FarmersOnly, which is apparently a dating website for farmers and people looking to date farmers. Since I’m very happily married, I’m pretty sure I didn’t make those charges.

StressLESS Holiday Workshop To Be Offered

StressLESS Holiday Workshop To Be Offered
  • Would you like to just cancel the holidays because the stress drives you crazy?
  • Are you sick of giving gifts that just clutter up the closets?
  • Do you dread finding space in your fridge to store those Thanksgiving leftovers?
  • Is your calendar full of a bunch of holiday parties you’d rather not attend?
  • Does your guest room look like a tornado hit and you have no idea how you will get it ready for your in-laws? 
  • Would you like to just cancel the holidays because the stress drives you crazy?

Not to worry!

Fall Fling 2015 Final Roundup

Fall Fling 2015 Final Roundup

Wow! It’s hard to believe that September is over and so is the Fall Fling! Thank you to everyone who participated. I hope each and everyone were able to tackle at least one of the Flings. This is always lots of fun and we’ll do it again in the Spring.

 

If you missed a fling or two, here is a quick roundup for you.

Fall Fling 2015 Day 30: Jewelry

Fall Fling 2015 Day 30: Jewelry

Welcome to the Fall Fling. Join us every day in September to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Fall Fling Day 30: Jewelry - I know you love your sparkly baubles but today I’d like you to go through your jewelry. It’s time to fling those earrings that hurt your ears and the necklace that Great Aunt Alice gave you but you will never, ever wear. Make room for jewelry that you truly love and wear.