Category Archive: Holidays

Oct 19

Halloween Party Snacks

Hosting a Halloween party?  If so, you know you’ve got to have some great snacks.  But hasn’t everything been done to death (pardon the pun)?  If you’re looking for some treats that are a little different and don’t mind doing some cooking, try a few of these neat ideas. Cupcakes: you can do a lot …

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Sep 06

The World is a Better Place Because of Grandparents

This Sunday, September 11, is National Grandparents Day.  This day was founded by Marian McQuade as a way of getting grandchildren to visit their grandparents who lived in nursing homes.  Soon, the day received national attention thanks to President Carter, who proclaimed the first Sunday following Labor Day as National Grandparents Day in 1978. Without …

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Aug 30

Celebrate Labor Day!

Labor Day is this weekend (September 3 – 5, 2011).  This weekend often marks the end of summer for many, and it also means a long weekend.  Why do we celebrate this day?  In 1894, Labor Day was first celebrated as a national day of honoring working men and women. No one is quite certain …

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Jun 28

Decorate for the Fourth with Flowers

The Fourth of July is here!  Have you put up decorations yet?  Flags, of course, are the most traditional of all Fourth decorations.  Some people also put out Uncle Sam figures and other characters dressed in patriotic colors.  But what about decorating with flowers? Almost every florist has a patriotic selection of flowers on hand.  …

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May 25

Remembering Your Loved Ones

Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up.  It represents a time for everyone to pause and remember their loved ones.  How will you stop and remember your loved ones?  Here are some traditional ways. Many people visit the graves of their loved ones on Memorial Day.  They take small wreaths, bouquets of flowers, and other tokens …

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May 02

Moms are Always There for Us

Moms have to multitask!

Remember when you were growing up and you needed someone.  The first person you most likely turned to was your mom.  As a kid, mom was your constant cheerleader, nurse, chauffeur, chef, and much more.  Without her, where would you be today?  It’s thanks to mom that you grew up to become the person you …

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Apr 26

Mother’s Day in Kansas City

Happy Mother's Day!

  Mother’s Day is May 8—that’s just a few weeks away!  Are you ready for this big day?  If you haven’t made plans yet, here are some events happening on Mother’s Day that might be perfect to take your mom to. Power Gardens has a great day planned for Mother’s Day.  You can eat brunch …

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Apr 20

Easter Happenings in KC

What’s going on for Easter in Kansas City?  There are a number of different events this weekend that celebrate Easter, so if you’re looking for something to do, read on!  Note that all of these events are held on Saturday, April 23rd.  Most egg hunts and parades are on Saturday so families can go to …

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Apr 19

Giving Thanks to Our Administrative Professionals

Administrative Professionals Day is coming up—this year, this observance is on April 27, with the entire week of April 24 to April 30 being Administrative Professionals Week.  On this day, be sure to thank all of those hardworking professionals—secretaries, assistants, office managers, receptionists—who keep your office running smoothly.  The secular holiday was first celebrated in …

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Feb 02

Romantic Valentine Events in Kansas City

Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks, so now is the time to start planning your romantic evening.  Here are a few things in and around the Kansas City you can do to make this Valentine’s Day incredible special and romantic. Head out to a number of the romantic restaurants in Kansas City.  …

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