By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep a clear head on the 19th and 20th. Aggravation and frustration are likely to surface when dealing with partners or business deals. Don’t make any expensive or unnecessary purchases for your home. Unexpected costs can be expected. Keep your thoughts to yourself on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. You don’t want to upset family, friends or your partner. Someone is likely to take advantage of you if you don’t do your research before making a purchase or signing a contract. Don’t travel too far from home on the 24th and 25th. Keep your plans simple and you will enjoy the company of the people who mean the most to you. Offer what you can and be thankful.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Deck the halls on the 19th and 20th. You can pick up last-minute items that you know will please someone special. Travel plans should be firmed up or invitations confirmed if you are expecting company later this month. Your heart is in the right place on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Do what you can to help those less fortunate. Be careful while traveling – delays and detours can be expected. Love is highlighted and, whether you are single or in a relationship, engaging in entertaining activities will lead to romance. Getting together with family and friends on the 24th and 25th will bring hope and happiness to you and your loved ones. You will be blessed with good fortune.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Overdoing, overindulging and overextending yourself will all be a problem on the 19th and 20th. It’s fine to want to help others but don’t make a donation if you cannot afford to. You must view your current financial situation and the prospects you have ahead of you realistically on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. If the numbers don’t add up or there is a chance you may not be able to meet your responsibilities, you must start to make concessions now to counteract any negative reactions. Sticking close to family and sharing what you have will be memorable on the 24th and 25th. The joy of being together and enjoying the company of one another will bring you closer together.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let things get to you on the 19th and 20th. There may be a lot to do but organization will win out in the end. Romance is highlighted, so take a little time out to spend with the one you love. Emotions will be difficult to control on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. News about an older relative or friend may be worrisome. Do what you can to help out but don’t put your immediate family relationships in jeopardy. It’s important to take care of the people closest to you first. Whether you travel to visit friends or relatives or you invite people in, you will have a good time on the 24th and 25th. All your hard work will pay off and your generosity will be greatly appreciated.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Shop, get together with old friends and catch up on gossip on the 19th and 20th. You’ll be able to find or do something special for a little tyke who really needs your help. Volunteer your time or anything you have to offer. Travel and communications will be highlighted on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. If you cannot be with someone you love, do your best to touch base and let them know how much you care. Offer any insight you have to someone questioning what’s transpired this past year. Your guidance can make a difference. ‘Tis the season to give and be grateful, so do the best you can on the 24th and 25th. The greatest gift you can give is your time, affection and love.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Do what needs to be done on the 19th and 20th. Trying to get others to pitch in will only lead to frustration and arguments. You will feel satisfaction with what you accomplish and will set a standard that few can match. Your reputation will reflect the kind, compassionate help you offer others on the 21st., 22nd. and 23rd. Someone will consider you for a position becoming available in the New Year, based on what you have accomplished. Your patience, prudence and practicality will pay off. Don’t worry about showing emotions on the 24th and 25th. It will bring you closer to the people you care about most and help you feel good about who you are and what you offer.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Getting together with peers, colleagues and friends on the 19th and 20th will help you put this past year in perspective. Weigh the pros and cons and considering what you can do to make the upcoming year better will give you the boost you need. You should probably resolve some unfinished business on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. It’s important to listen to any complaints so that you can make the best choice for both you and the people around you. Don’t get angry or emotional; size up the situation and do something about it. Simple and modest plans will be your best bet on the 24th and 25th. It’s about sharing and caring, not bells and whistles. Volunteer and feel rewarded.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll be tempted to overspend on something that isn’t necessary on the 19th and 20th. You may want to make an impression but being frugal and offering a small token from your heart will be warmly received. Something you have done in the past will come to mind on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd giving you the perfect plan to surprise your family and to let them know how much you care. Your innovative and cost-effective offering will require a little running around but, in the end, it will be worth your while. The 24th and 25th will be about love, sharing and doing something that expresses the way you feel and how much you care. You’ll make an impact and be in the spotlight.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will get the better of you on the 19th and 20th. Calm down and refuse to let any incidents that occur to swell up into an irreversible turn of events. Make love, not war and you will not have regrets as the year comes to a close. Impulsive spending on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd will lead to worry. Think about what you have to offer that is from the heart and not hard on the bank balance. A gift that entails doing something for someone will be much more appreciated and will show how much you care. Visiting or entertaining on the 24th and 25th will be emotionally satisfying as long as you don’t overindulge, overdo or overspend. Moderation will be your best bet.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Put in the time required to get last-minute jobs out of the way on the 19th and 20th. You will enjoy your leisure time much more if you don’t have anything on your to-do list hanging over your head. A change of plans will be to your advantage. Emotions regarding friends and family will be difficult to contain on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd but that doesn’t mean you should make an impractical decision or give in to someone trying to get you to do something that doesn’t fit into your plans. Emotional deception will be apparent on the 24th and 25th and will cause you to rethink what you’ve done this past year. You can make a decision but don’t act on it yet.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You can make an innovative and creative decision on the 19th and 20th that will help stabilize your life and lead to a better future. Make a commitment to do what’s required to empower yourself personally, professionally and financially. You’ll have a creative idea on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd that will make this festive season the best ever. An idea that saves money and says “I love you” is something that you should take the time and effort to make for the ones you love. You will be appreciated for your creativity and thoughtfulness on the 24th and 25th. A chance to make a difference to the people you love and to show them what you can do, will be the greatest gift of all.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t be so hard on yourself or the ones you love on the 19th and 20th. Getting upset over what gets done and what doesn’t is a waste of time. You should be more intent on spending quality time with the people you care about most. Getting together with friends on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd will lift your spirits and get you in the spirit of the season. You’ll realize how much you have to offer if you share your thoughts for the upcoming year with people you respect. Love and romance are highlighted, whether single or in a relationship. You will receive something on the 24th and 25th that will help you move forward with your plans. Good fortune is heading your way.