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    Confectionately Gourds

    October 28th, 2013 admin

    Guest Blogger: Dustin Lawrentz Your senses may suspect something otherworldly about the pale pepos you’re sure to spot among the Halloween decorations this holiday season. You won’t be able to put your finger on it; could it be the shimmer of iridescence on the writhing vines, is it the milky smoothness of its’ colorless flesh? [...]

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    Trick or Treat!

    October 21st, 2013 admin

    Guest Blogger: Aubry Peters Halloween is not typically thought of as a gift-giving holiday. My mother, however, has made an effort to send me a little care package every year on Halloween. It’s never anything big and flashy but it’s always something nice and thoughtful. She knows that I love the Monster Cereals like Boo Berry [...]

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    Bosses Day

    October 16th, 2013 admin

    Guest Blogger: Chris Zolotko Boss’s Day which falls on October 16th this year, is an observance is not a nationwide public holiday in the United States. If it falls on a weekend, then it is celebrated on the working day closest to it.  The concept of it began when Patricia Haroski, an employee with State Farm [...]

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    Friendship Day

    August 2nd, 2013 admin

    I believe in showing appreciation to our loved ones every chance we get. Small things even, like saying “I love you” or sending a quick text in the morning to tell someone “Have a great day!”. We shouldn’t only show our love on holidays that are specifically for an individual. But if we’re honest with [...]

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    Memorial Day

    May 23rd, 2013 admin

    Memorial Day this year falls on Monday May 27.  We honor those who have died while serving our country now and in years gone by. We visit gravestones, hold vigils, and eagerly await the homecoming of our friends and family members still overseas. We also celebrate and enjoy this date as the conventional oncoming of [...]

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    Rules for Mother’s Day

    May 9th, 2013 Konnie Kitt

    Well, Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. Yes, the one day out of the year where you need to step outside of yourself and show appreciation to that woman who gave you life. I have decided to pass along some wisdom for a smoother day and a happier mom. You wonder from whence this wisdom is derived? [...]

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    St. Patrick’s Day Cookies

    March 15th, 2013 admin

      Maybe it’s just me, but one of my favorite ways to celebrate any holiday is to turn it into an excuse to bake something delicious and fun. St. Patrick’s Day is no exception! What a great excuse to break out the green food coloring and shamrock cookie cutters! Here is a fun recipe for [...]

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    Valentine’s Day Stats

    February 14th, 2013 Konnie Kitt

    Just what are we buying for Valentine’s Day? The History Channel has compiled the following information about what we send to our loved ones. 141 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine’s Day the second-most popular greeting-card-giving occasion. (This total excludes packaged kids valentines for classroom exchanges.) (Source: Hallmark research) Over 50 percent of all [...]

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    A Little About Cupid

    February 13th, 2013 admin

    One of the most culturally-recognized icons of Valentine’s Day is Cupid. Today we view him more often than not as a chubby cherub with a little red bow and arrow. However, the roots of Cupid lie in Greek and Roman mythologies. While “Cupid” is the Roman name, the Greek myths use the name Eros. Though the [...]

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    Groundhog Day

    February 2nd, 2013 admin

    Happy February 2 everyone! This day has come to be known as Groundhog Day. As you well know, if the groundhog comes out of his burrow and sees his shadow, six additional weeks of winter are said to be in store. If he does not see his shadow, it is said to be an early [...]

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