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                                                          Keeping the spirit alive all year
to enliven your world & our world!
H Dear Friend

Many joyous greetings to you!

Here is our new newsletter including this
weeks latest new podcast re Sacred
Geometry. I want to share with you
that I use Sacred G shapes in
my home office and even have them
in my fridge and in my mobile telephone.
You’ll find out why on the call -
try the test and the free gifts
the’ve worked for me!
I hope you’ll enjoy discovering

this technology on the podcast!

Enjoy this issue!

Greetings from
Mrs Claus!

aka Bernadette Dimitrov
Christmas Author,
Radio Podcast Host
and Inspirational Speaker!

Join Santa as he teaches us the greetings of our
global friends!  This week discover the greetings

of our friends from Russia


             Hi  =   Privet (pronounced pree-vyet)

              Merry Christmas  =  S Rozhdestvom

           As you know we LOVE to laugh HoHOHo!          
     Experience the healing power of laughter with        
            This weeks Christmas cracker!                           


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Q.  How well does Santa do at the North Pole comedy Club?

A.  He sleighs them!  HoHOHo!

Know that ‘laughter’ heals, it is incredibly
good for youso remember to lighten up
and have a laugh each day!

This weeks Youtube Funny Video:

John Clease in Mumbai Experiencing
Laughter Yoga
– join in!  As some of
you know I have done my Laughter
Yoga Teacher Training with
Dr Madan Kataria from Mumbai, India
the Founder of Laughter Yoga which
is now in more than 60 countries.
I highly recommend you go along
to a group in your area and
experience its awesome benefits!

Visit here to see the video:

Remember to laugh even if you have to fake
it – you still get the benefits.  So give yourself
the gift of laughter and receive awesome
physical and emotional benefits:

-  start zapping your stress – lighten up
   and start laughing remember
   stress kills brain cells too!

-  oxygenate your body with laughter to
   keep it healthy!

-  increase endorphines in your body!
To hear wonderful children’s laughter to laugh
along with which will
raise your energy, uplift
your mood & help heal every cell in your body:

                                       Click Here!
        (and Laugh with the baby Elves – mp3)



This weeks inspirational article: 


Christmas – Insights & Fun Trivia About
the Most Famous Christmas Poem Ever!

By Bernadette Dimitrov (aka Mrs Claus)

Let me delight you with insights about the most
famous Christmas poem ever “Twas the Night
Before Christmas” By Clement C Moore 1823. It is
not only magical but it transformed the world as
we know it!

Let us start with the history of this famous poem.
While known mostly today as “The Night Before
Christmas” or “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
which was taken from its first line, it was in fact
originally called “A Visit from St. Nicholas”.

It was first published in 1823 in the USA and yes
that is a long time ago now. Yet this poem is so
is incredibly important for you to know that it laid
the contemporary American conception and vision
of our beloved Santa Claus that has also been
adopted in other countries. It redefined the image
of Christmas as American’s previously knew it.
They adopted the poems description of Santa and
his reindeer as the one that they would embrace.

Prior to this poem St Nicholas, who was of course
known as the patron saint of children, synonymous
with Christmas, had never been associated with a
sleigh or reindeers! So this poem was the catalyst
for a whole new way of celebrating and rekindling
Christmas each year in an incredibly magical and
enchanting way!

It is believed that a family friend, Miss H. Butler,
sent a copy of the poem to the New York Sentinel
newspaper who first published the poem in on
23rd December 1823. It was published under the
condition that the author was to remain anonymous.
It was an instant success as people young and
old loved it!

It was reprinted frequently from thereon with no
name attached and it was not until 1837 that
Clement Clarke Moore was declared as the author
by a newspaper. Yet Moore himself did not claim
the poem as his until 1844 when it was included
in a book of his poetry. Some say that he was
persuaded by his children to claim the poem. Moore
was not too keen because he wanted to be known
for more shall we say, scholarly works. However,
there is a little controversy as some believe that
he may not have authored it and a member of his
extended family may have. However this has never
been proven to this day! What we do know is that
Moore wrote much darker poems prior to this one.

Here is some fascinating trivia:

- Clement Clarke Moore actually came from a very
prominent family. Benjamin Moore, his father,
was the Bishop of New York who was of course
famous for officiating at the inauguration of
George Washington.

- In An American Anthology, 1787-1900, writer
Edmund Clarence Stedman reprinted the original
Dutch version of the poem but included German
spelling of two of our reindeer. Originally Moore
wrote Dunder yet Stedman wrote Donder. Originally
Moore also wrote Blixem yet Stedman wrote Blitzen.
None the less both names still basically translate
to thunder and lightning! Yes, Dunder was said to
sound like thunder as he rode on his way and
Blitzen was as fast as lightning!

- There have been a number of adaptations of
this poem including parodies. Most of the parodies
that can be found on the Internet are intended
to be humorous, or satirical. There really are some
funny Youtube videos that have been made that
will give you a giggle. Just Google the poem’s
name and a variety will be available to you at
the click of your mouse! Did you know that even
the Muppets and Garfield comic strips have
adopted this poem in comedy skits. Yet I have
to tell you that one of my all time favorites is
Tim Burton’s 1993 parody of the poems title
which is really a non stop action film called
The Nightmare Before Christmas and it really
is sensational!

- Today there are four hand-written copies of
the poem still known to exist. Three are in
museums and one that was written by
Clement Clarke Moore and signed as a gift to
one of his friends in 1860 was sold by a collector
in 2006 for $280,000 USD to another collector
who remains unnamed yet we do know he was
Chief Executive Director of a media company
that resides in Manhattan.

- The final line of the original poem was
“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night,”
yet in America and other English speaking
countries they have changed “Happy Christmas”
in this final line to “Merry Christmas” because
it is the more common greeting that was later
adopted! Today people have taken it even further
and changed it to “Happy Holidays to all and to
all a good night”.

Christmas is a beautiful word that no one should
be offended by. “Christ” is a symbol of the love
within us all and “mass” is a celebration. So
“Christmas” is a symbol of the celebration of love.
So let us embrace each other, our differences and
our beautiful traditions and greetings. After all at
the end of the day it is a greeting of good will
and let us not forget this.

It is wonderful that in the modern world, it is
now a tradition in many American homes to read
this poem every Christmas Eve. In fact the tradition
of reading Twas the night before Christmas poem
on Christmas Eve is now a worldwide institution.
It is magical and a tradition we highly recommend
you embrace this coming year!

Using the Law of Vibrational Energy!  

A reminder to use your vibrational energy
to contribute to a better world!

Do something more than is expected of
you today – do it with no expectation
of anything in return and you give a
great gift of happiness for another
and joyous  loving energy is your contribution
to the world – a world that greatly needs your
loving energy to create peace, oneness & love!

Contribute to the Law of Vibrational Energy
with loving generosity each day – you
contribute to making a difference to our
world and your world.  Thank you for choosing
to support and live with the spirit of
Santa Claus in your heart each day!

This weeks Christmas Recipe:

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Here is another of our sensational Christmas
recipes to share with you.  This one is from
our friend Australian
chef: Brigitte Hafner’s
Ginette Falvo
We would love you to share your Christmas
recipes – please send them in to us if you
would like us to share them in our Newsletter
with our world-wide Christmas family!

Create a ‘New Fun Tradition’ in your family
with our Recipes:

Remember it’s fun and entertaining to try
these recipes during the year with your family. 
Get everyone involved in the making and get
them to vote on the recipe 1-10 points (1. for
really great, 5. for ok and nothing special and
10. for give it a miss).  Then keep a special
folder where you print out this recipe and add
photographs of you all participating and write
out your voting results for each family member.
You will create some fun memories.  Make it
once a week or once a month to start this new
tradition with your family!  In November pull
out your book and get everyone to vote again
on the best recipes for drinks, entree, salad,
main & sweets. This is a fun way to get every
one involved in deciding each year what to
make for the big festive feast!  

Rituals and time together brings a family,
friends and community closer together!

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            Date, Hazelnut & Currant
                    Christmas Cake


  • 85g pitted dates, roughly chopped
  • 50g currants
  • 100g roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped
  • 50ml marsala (plus about 1/4 cup extra)
  • 165g soft unsalted butter
  • 150g castor sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 4 tsp baking powder


Preheat oven to 170C.

I use a classic 22cm round cake tin
with non-stick lining. Otherwise you can
use a 15cm square tin lined with baking
paper. Place dates, currants and hazelnuts
in a bowl and pour in the marsala. Toss
to combine and let stand for a few hours,
preferably overnight. Beat butter, sugar
and vanilla until light and creamy. Gradually
add the eggs one at a time, beating
well after each addition.

Combine flour, almond meal and baking
powder in another bowl and stir with a whisk
to remove any lumps in the flour. Fold flour
mixture into butter mixture and then stir
through fruit with all the juices.

Mix well to combine. Spoon into cake tin
and bake for 1 hour or until cooked. (If you
find that the centre is still undercooked,
cover the top with foil and continue baking
until a skewer inserted in the centre comes
out clean.) Spoon extra marsala over hot
cake and allow to cool in tin.

Keeps for about 2 weeks in an air-tight tin!


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Cory Herter Founder of & Sacred G
Technology.   Discover Sacred Geometry
& how it can improve the Quality of
Your Life
including Better Sleep,
Health, Improved Memory,
Rebalanced Emotions, unlock Energy
& Much More!

The Secret that goes
Further Than ‘The Secret’! Awesome
FREE TECHNOLOGY shared on this
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Remember ….

Remember to keep the spirit of
Christmas alive in your heart each
and every day. This universal spirit
of oneness and love!
Just what we all need to make our
world a better place!

“Christmas is not as much about opening
our presents
as opening our hearts!” 
Janice Maeditere

So until our next issue …
remember to ‘HoHOHo’ and
be merry leaving love and Joy
where-ever you go!

More joy, more laughter, more prosperity,
more light, love & happiness

is wished for you!

Your friends!
Mrs Claus!
& The HoHoHo Team!


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 Create fun and cherished
 memories around Christmas!
By Author: 
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