Written by Penny Riordan
Patch bloggers write about a variety of our topics on our site. Bloggers use the platform to share photos, offer tips on a specific topic or promote volunteer activities.
Don't know the difference between a Douglas Fir and a Scotch Pine? Then you'll want to read: Pick the Perfect Christmas Tree This Year.
Thoughts on the shooting at Newtown as the one-year anniversary approaches: Peace to All as the One Year Sandy Hook Date Approaches.
How to Get More Traffic to Your Blog
Great advice for bloggers: The Step By Step Formula I Use to Create Traffic to My Blog Posts.
Holding on to the Past (In a Good Way)
A reflection on the special place ornaments hold in our lives: The Old Ornaments.
Would You Be Able to Tell if Your Child Was Using Drugs?
How to spot drug use by your child in Recognizing the Warning Signs.
Tips for What Not to Put in Your Holiday Letters
Here's what not to include in your holiday letter: The Dreaded Holiday Letter.
Are You Raising a Quitter?
Some parenting in advice in Are You Raising a Quitter?
The War on Christmas
What a blogger thinks is The Real War on Christmas.
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