Monthly Archives: December 2013

Celebrating New Years Eve 2014

Most people cannot wait for the New Year. It’s a chance to start over fresh, begin that new diet you’ve been meaning to start, but never did, or maybe pick up where you left off on your bucket list. The feeling of new beginnings is something we all look forward to. I know personally I

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

As 2013 draws to a close it is time to reflect on the last year and plan for the new one. Many people – myself included – like to do this with New Year’s resolutions. Making a resolution at the turn of the New Year is one of humanities oldest traditions. The Romans used to

Celebrating Boxing Day

Hi, Maria Sanchez here of the Maria Sanchez Show. Today I want to give you a bit of a history lesson. No doubt you’ve heard of Boxing Day, or at the very least noticed it printed on your desk calendar. But do you have any idea of what this holiday is all about? The day following

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Maria Sanchez Show!

It’s been a busy year so far for the staff of the Maria Sanchez Show. Maria’s show is available in several formats. Her program can be heard as a podcast, which you can download through the iTunes store or on her website, as well as a channel available for viewing on YouTube, Maria’s show

How the Winter Solstice Marks the First Day of Winter

The winter solstice is going to be here before we realize it, bringing both winter and longer days. I find it strange that the coldest time of the year also ushers in more daylight, but I most definitely welcome more sunlight. December 21st marks the day that we stop losing daylight hours. The word “solstice”

A Legitimate Time to “Go Green” and Rid Yourself of Those Underwhelming Gifts

If you are like me, then you have received a “unique” and “underwhelming” gift that you just can’t wait to part with. Right? National Regifting Day makes this fun and easy. And to top it off, it’s the “green” thing to do! Never heard of this made-up holiday? Let’s change that! has declared this

Where to Find Christmas Lights for the Holidays

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, Christmas is right around the corner. The holiday season is a time of celebration filled with joyous festivities and family oriented events. One of my favorite things to do for the holiday season is to drive through my community in search of Christmas lights. Seeing the twinkling light