DEC 20, 2016
Merry Christmas!  

Our Twin Cities family journeys up north, and we celebrate Christmas "over the St. Croix River and through the woods" in northwest Wisconsin.

Dee and I each have homes here, three miles apart, where we divide up guest accommodations. Our houses are nestled among tall pines, oaks, and birch--very private and quiet--the perfect Christmas setting for us. When it snows, it's a winter wonderland.

The fireplace mantels are decorated as is much of the rest of our homes and outside icicle lights are hung. Fires are lit in our fireplaces every night through the winter and Christmas Eve and Day are no exception.

Eve is spent at Dee and Andy's home where the meal is a variety of appetizers and champagne punch or wine with generic gift opening afterwards. Day is spent with a formal sit-down dinner at my home.

Whatever your holiday traditions are, whoever they are with--family and/or friends--and whenever they are, Dee and I send you warm wishes this holiday season and an abundance of joy in the coming new year.

Lynn LaFroth
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Find Unique Holiday Gifts at Mind Body and Spirit!
We offer books, hand-crafted jewelry, stones & crystals, original artwork, candles, incense, intuitive readings & healing arts services. Visit our website for a complete list of services & practitioners and to learn more about our upcoming classes, events & more! Mind Body & Spirit, 915 West St. Germain, St Cloud, MN 56303. 320-203-9630
Featured Events
Audubon Winter Weekend
Winter Family Weekend,
Feb. 17-20

Treat your family to 3-nights/ 4-days of discovery, learning and fun!
Whether you're looking for snow activities, skiing/ snowshoeing, nature learning or total relaxation, this retreat has something for everyone in your family! A slew of age-specific as well as all-family activities are planned, including things like climbing wall, sleigh rides, building snow shelters, wildlife and cultural educational programs, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, art & crafts, campfires, astronomy, and much, much more. Spend some quality time with your family at the Audubon Center of the North Woods this winter, making memories that last a lifetime!  888-404-7743;
healthy life expo
Feb 4-5: Healthy LIFE EXPO™
10 am-5 pm. Minneapolis Convention Center. Explore up to 200+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all areas of life. On-going speaker presentations/demonstrations. Product sampling, hourly drawings and free health information. Admission $6 or FREE with a food shelf donation.  952-238-1700. EXHIBIT (952) 238-1700
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Beginning Feb 22: Psychic Development Beginning/Foundation Class
Learn to consciously access your soul's guidance, clarity, purpose, wisdom. Discover your abilities working with your body/soul partnership in this lifetime. Grounding, setting/maintaining healthy energetic boundaries, clearing your aura, energetic integrity, chakras, trancing, creating, guides, reading energy patterns. Wed evenings, Feb - Oct. Cindy Lehman, 612-669-1861
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Feb 25: EdgeLife Psychic & Healing Symposium
85+ exhibitors include holistic healers, wellness products, intuitive readers, mediums, stones/crystals, jewelry, aura photos, unique gift items & more! Keynote speakers: Christine Day, Psychics in the Cities, John DeSalvo. 9:30 - 6:00. Earle Brown Center, Brooklyn Center, MN. To exhibit: FFI:




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EDITOR: Lynn LaFroth