Posts tagged holiday
A Brief History of President's Day

While some only think of President's Day as just another day off from work and school. Some may wonder why we even celebrate President's day? Where did the holiday originate? Or when did the day become a holiday? Digging through the history of the holiday, a person can find out some interesting details about the holiday.

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Things to Do With Your Family for Christmas Day

It’s Christmas Day or even day after! All the presents are opened, and now it's family time. There are many things that you can do together that will connect you. The memories that you make on a holiday will be ones that will last forever. Finding an activity that everyone will love and that will be enjoyable can be a challenge.

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The Best Pop Holiday Albums

Music always makes the holidays more special. By December, it’s dark, cold, and we're all hibernating. And we are usually in need of comforts like light, warmth and good company. Hearing familiar, cheery songs while you make merry with family is one of the best experiences of the year. Sometimes the older carols can be a bit stuffy, so it’s nice to check out pop artist’s renditions of holiday favorites.

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A Brief History of Poinsettias

Christmas season has a lot of different symbols. If can be hard to know and understand each one of them. Many plants and flowers are used for decoration around this time. One that is used is a poinsettia. The flaming red plant is often given as a gift during the holiday season or used to liven up a table by being the centerpiece. While many people might be familiar with the stunning flowers, the history of how they become associated with the holiday is not as well known.

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3 Ways to Celebrate Cotton Candy Day

Let’s take a stroll down memory lane. Do you remember the type at the fair seeing that big metal bowl that was spinning a web of pink sugar? After seeing it, you begged your parents for some cotton candy. Now, can you imagine the same feeling while making a special treat for yourself and friends? We’ve got a way for you to feel that again with these 3 cotton candy recipes.

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10 White Elephant Gifts That Are Under $20

Are you in the mood to organize a party game? What is better than an elephant gift exchange?!A little trivia for anyone who is not familiar with the story and tradition of the White Elephant Gifts.White Elephant is a gift exchange game where the aim is to “steal” gifts (rather than swapping them like in the Yankee swap parties). This type of gift exchange takes place at a party where you invite participants over.

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How to Plan Your First Thanksgiving

It’s turkey time! Thanksgiving is coming up and planning the perfect dinner can be overwhelming. It can be even worse if it’s your first time hosting dinner. Having friends and family over for the wonderful holiday can be such a great opportunity by gathering everyone to give thanks and celebrate our beginnings to help bring joy to those who need it.

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Places to Celebrate Drink a Beer Day in LA

Beer Day in LA. Every day is a good day to have a beer but have a couple to celebrate National Drink Beer Day. It can be hard to find just the right spot to sit down and relax with a nice cold drink. There are many different types of bars and breweries to choose from when you are looking.

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Free Things to Do With Your Family on Labor Day

This weekend we were granted with the best gift of all, an extra day! One of the best ways to spend that extra time is with family. During a holiday weekend like this, many cities have so much going on. Sometimes it is hard to find the exact thing that you want to do, but we’ve got you covered.

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How to Cheer Up the Lonely Day

It’s time to turn that frown upside down! Today we want to cheer up the lonely, and it is the perfect day to reach out to a friend in need. Sometimes the loneliest people have a tough time expressing that they need you. That is why it is extremely important to call up that friend that you haven’t seen in a while and make some plans.

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