Gabbing with Grunt

Grandpa wished for ANOTHER Farm & Fleet gift card for Christmas…

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been listening to Christmas music since October, have already planned out exactly how you want your Christmas tree to look this year, and are already calling people “ya filthy animal.”
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It’s Christmas-time in the Quad Cities!

The holidays are almost upon us, Thanksgiving having already passed and Christmas looming. Winter Break for the kids in our lives will be here soon, and the question of how to entertain them without handing them a videogame controller for the entire break I bugging us all. Well, look no further than The Chieftain to help you have fun during December. Continue reading “It’s Christmas-time in the Quad Cities!”

How Does Santa Come in Without a Chimney? — Christmas Traditions and Where They Came From

This holiday season, millions of American families will be partaking in their annual Christmas traditions. These traditions are passed down from generation to generation and their symbolism and purpose is often lost as the years pass. Here are three of the most common and ancient Christmas traditions that are hardly ever thought twice about. Continue reading “How Does Santa Come in Without a Chimney? — Christmas Traditions and Where They Came From”

Good Eats at Christmastime! Yum, Cornflake Cookies

cookies_7483c      Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. Part of that is the fond memories I have of baking Christmas cookies with my mom and sisters every year. Many times we used family recipes that were passed down from my grandma.

This year I’d like to share a bit of that nostalgia with all of the readers of the Chieftain. Continue reading “Good Eats at Christmastime! Yum, Cornflake Cookies”