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Make time for some holiday cheer with suggestions from the Discover New England website. Fiber lovers, you know who you are... join the online community of Ravelry and discover others who are just as crazy about yarn! On the practical side of life, start learning about retirement planning from an excellent online brochure published by the U.S. Department of Labor. Start Exploring!
New England Holiday Events
Is there anywhere prettier than New England at holiday time? Give your family and friends the gift of good cheer. Organize an outing to a New England holiday event. Beautifully decorated mansions, lights and music in downtown Boston, a 3 mile-long park tour of lights, Santa by boat, railroad or horse drawn wagon! Fun for all ages. Find all the details at this Discover New England website.
Ravelry is a free online community for all fiber lovers: knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers. Offering an easy way to ask project questions, find patterns, store info about projects and leftover yarn, and generally share the love of this oft consuming pastime. Interested in knitting for charity or looking for a fingerless glove pattern? Join an online group of charity knitters or search the pattern database for the perfect glove pattern. See photos and get inspired! Register for a free account and make some new friends at Ravelry this winter.
Retirement at least 10-15 years away? Now is the time to take a look at this comprehensive retirement planning site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. This guide to retirement planning includes interactive worksheets that you complete as you read each chapter. It is an informative companion for exploring what is often a stressful subject. Find information about Social Security, investing, and budgeting in retirement. An excellent list of links to other free websites is also included.