Category Archive: Holidays

May 09

Why Mom Deserves Her Day

This Sunday, May 13th, is Mother’s Day.  Are you ready to show mom how much you love and appreciate everything she’s done for you?  You still have time to make plans!  Some people might wonder why mom deserves an entire day to herself.  The answer to that should be pretty obvious: mom has done so …

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May 08

Mother’s Day Meal Ideas

Are you ready for Mother’s Day?  One of the biggest parts of the day seems to be the meal.  While it’s not like Thanksgiving or Christmas, taking mom out to eat or cooking her a meal is part of how most people celebrate Mother’s Day.  So what are you doing for mom?  Here are a …

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May 01

Fun Mother’s Day Gifts

Are you looking for something a little different for Mother’s Day?  There are some fun gifts out there that mom will really love and enjoy, but you have to think outside the box.  Go for something a little bit different this year and give mom one of these fun gifts. If mom loves gadgets, get …

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Apr 23

Why Administrative Professionals Deserve a Week of Appreciation

This week is Administrative Professionals Week, and Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day.  Some people question why these professionals are given their own day, never mind a week.  If you’ve had an administrative professional, however, you know exactly how awesome they can be.  He or she has made unpleasant phone calls, turned the mess of a …

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Apr 03

Healthy Alternatives to Easter Candy

Kids love Easter egg hunts, but some parents don’t.  Usually the plastic eggs are filled with candy, and kids can eat an awful lot of it if they find a lot of eggs.  While there’s usually not as much candy as there is at Halloween, they can still get a good sugar rush.  While you …

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Mar 13

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Almost every holiday has some sort of tradition associated with it, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception.  While most people know about wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, here are some other traditions associated with March 17th that you might not know about. Many people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day.  According to legend, …

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Feb 28

Should You Propose on February 29th?

Many men look for something to make their proposal just a little different.  Well, what would be a bit different than proposing on February 29th?  Ask her to take the leap on leap year, so to speak.  But should you do it? There are actually several traditions regarding proposing and leap year.  One comes from …

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Feb 12

Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day at Home!

You don’t have to go out to a fancy restaurant and spend a lot of money to have a romantic Valentine’s Day date.  In fact, you can have a very romantic date without ever leaving home.  Here are a few tips on how to have a romantic Valentine’s Day at home. For dinner, cook for …

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Feb 10

The Story of Cupid

Valentine’s Day has a number of different images associated with it: roses, hearts, and Cupid, a little, mostly naked winged kid with a bow and arrow.  Cupid flies around shooting lovers with his magical arrows, causing them to fall deeply in love.  But there’s more to the myth of Cupid than just this. Cupid was …

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Feb 08

Valentine’s Day History

Valentine’s Day has a long and interesting history.  No one is really sure why February 14th was picked for this day, but it is known that it’s related to St. Valentine.  The holiday is partially based on the Roman festival of Lupercalis, which was a fertility celebration held on February 15th.  However, as Christianity became …

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