2020 August

Archive: August 2020

The Reason it Snows

26 August, 20200 Comments

Hi friends,

I come to you today completely outraged.

This morning I overheard LuLu having a conversation with some of the neighbor children and they are under the impression Santa cannot fly his sleigh without snow!

Please always remember: The reason Santa is able to fly his sleigh is a combination between the magic the reindeer have and the holiday spirit in the world.

Repeat after me: Santa does not need snow to fly.

In fact, many of the places he visits

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Traditional Clothing

19 August, 20200 Comments

Let’s talk about clothes – more specifically, traditional clothing.

My elf ancestors traditionally wear very bright colors. If they are caught out in a snow storm they needed to make sure their friends and family could find them. Our favorite colors to wear are green and red.

The bright colored clothing is usually double insulated with animal hide to keep us warm during those impossibly cold (but very enjoyable) months.

Since coming to Michigan during these summer months, Lulu and I

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Why I love the snow

12 August, 20200 Comments

Most people do not understand how I could love the cold as much as I do.

They say, “BinG, all of that cold is just no fun. You can’t do anything and walk around shivering.”

But I disagree, there are plenty of activities like cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, building snowmen (women and children), snowball fights, carriage rides…my list could go on forever.

The

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Consider Volunteering

05 August, 20200 Comments

If you’ve ever been to Holiday Extravaganza before, you know just how many things are going on at one time.

Before the parade kicks off, we have the WinterFUN festival where children, adults and families alike can take part in free activities like carriage rides, petting zoos, coloring pages, art projects and food.

Then the parade itself is always bigger and better than the year before. We have professional floats, dance teams, marching bands, costume characters and more.

What you might

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