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Celebrating The Holiday Of The 21st Century Earth Day

Earth Day is a holiday which falls in April of each year. Celebrations of Earth Day are held around the globe, and the day is dedicated towards educating people on the merits of recycling, and doing other things to help save this big blue marble we all live on and call earth. There are many ways you can...

Saint Patricks Day The Holiday Where Everyone Is Irish

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday which celebrates Saint Patrick. Saint Patrick was one of the patron saints of Ireland credited with spreading the Catholic religion to many areas of Ireland. St. Patrick’s Day takes place on the 17th day of March each year, which is the day which Saint Patrick...

The Top 10 Mothers Day Gift Ideas For 2008

Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day is a time to honor our mothers and all of the sacrifices they have made for us. In addition to the act of having given birth to us, our mothers generally have sacrificed many long nights when we were ill, and in many other ways...

I Have A Dream Celebrating Dr Martin Luther King Jrs Birthday

Here in the United States, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday as a legal holiday on the third Monday in January of each year. The actual birthday of Dr. King was on January 15th, however the third Monday is the holiday standard. It is interesting to note that there are only four United...

Thanksgiving Traditions Which Can Be Shared Year After Year

Thanksgiving is a holiday each year where your family can really start some great family traditions. Often families tend to get into a rut after a while, and adding some new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward...

The Mexican Holiday Of Cinco De Mayo

The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is held each year on the fifth of May to celebrate the Mexico’s win over the French at the Battle of Puebla in the year 1862. Many people, especially Americans, assume that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexico’s independence; however, the true Mexican...

10 Tips For An Amazing Valentines Day

Valentines Day, also known as Saint Valentines Day, is a holiday which is celebrated each year on February 14th. Valentines Day is the traditional day in which lovers express their love for each other by sending each other Valentines cards, flowers, or candy. The holiday is named after two Christian martyrs...

Christmas Gift Ideas For Young Parents

If you have young parents-to-be on your shopping list for this Christmas, there are some wonderful gift options open for you to choose from. You have the option of buying each of them a more traditional individual gift, gifting to them as a couple who are expecting, or gifting them something special to be...

Groundhog Day Will Punxsutawney Phil See His Shadow

Groundhog Day began back in 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day or Groundhog’s Day is a traditional holiday which is celebrated in the United States and Canada on February 2nd of each year, four days before the cross-quarter day between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. The...

The Top 10 List Of Gifts To Give Your Love On Valentines Day

Valentines Day is a day for lovers. And, there is no better way to show your love than thorough the gift you select for your lover. For this reason, your Valentines Day gift should be well thought out and hand picked by you to match the person it is for. While candy or flowers work for some people, they are...

Celebrating New Years Day A New Calendar And A New Start

I don’t know what it is about the simple act of changing a calendar year, but New Year’s Day is always a time of resolutions and renewal in our home. We take this chance to start fresh and change things which we have not been happy with the previous year. While some things cannot be changed,...

July 4th Celebrate Independence Day

While the traditional 4th of July Holiday is to celebrate the anniversary of the declaration of the United States’ independence from England, it is interesting to note that is not when Independence Day celebrations first began. Even more interesting to note is that even though the United States...

A Short History Lesson On Veterans Day

The First World War was known as “the War to end all Wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late, and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating nations,...

Celebrating The Earth Day Holiday With Your Children

Each April the holiday known as Earth Day is celebrated around the world. Earth day is a day of celebrating this great big earth we live on, and a day to raise awareness of the special needs of our earth. While many people think Earth Day is all about recycling and composting your trash, in essence it is...

The Top 10 Classic Christmas Gifts For Teenagers

As any parent can tell you, buying gifts for teenagers can be a real challenge. And, if you need to purchase a gift for a teen, and you do not have teens of your own, the task can seem nearly impossible. Thankfully, there are many timeless Christmas gift options you can choose from for the teens on your...
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