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Top 10 Ways to Spread Christmas Cheer

Tired of all the grinches who complain when the holiday season comes around? Rid the world of them by spreading some holiday cheer. You can make a difference just by baking cookies, listening to carols, or giving a little something to those whom we take for granted. Here are some ideas.

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Bake Christmas cookies for friends and neighbors.


Everyone loves cookies! A simple and sweet way to make people smile is to offer them a tasty treat. Block out a day in your busy holiday schedule to bake Christmas cookies for friends, family, and neighbors - and ask the kids to help! To make the experience more memorable, invite close friends and family to join in for an all-day baking date.

Next: Carry around a pocketful of spare change.

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