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Hippo Hooray for National Hippo Day!

Yes dear readers, today is indeed National Hippo Day!  We were blissfully unaware of this prestigious holiday until very recently (yesterday to be exact).  However, we believe that this is a little-known holiday that deserves more attention! A day to celebrate the Hippo? Certainly!  And why not?  We have many holidays devoted to much less […]

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Valentine’s Day, will you be ready?

Today is only February 1st, however, if you are married, in love, or wishing to be, you had better be prepared!  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Valentine’s Day, what’s the big deal? Well, in the US alone, it is a booming industry. The lovelorn spend millions of dollars on flowers, candy, gifts, and […]

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Chinese New Year starts on February 5 this year!

Did  you know that this year Chinese New Year celebrations begin on February 5th?  No, well we did!  We believe that it is our responsibility to inform you about all these important holidays!  And, if this isn’t a day you would ordinarily celebrate, remember, billions of people do.  Therefore, we think you can too! The […]

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Is today National Opposite Day? Yes, no, maybe?

If this is National Opposite Day, then if we say it is then it really isn’t?  does this confuse you?  Maybe January 25th is National Opposite Day, and maybe it isn’t.  Who can tell?  Finally, we believe that today is Opposite Day.  If it is, then who thought it would be a good idea to […]

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Today is National Winnie the Pooh Day! Hooray!

For all you Winnie the Pooh lovers out there, today is the day to celebrate!  January 18th is the day we get to honor author A.A. Milne and all things Pooh related! Why January 18th? January 18th was A.A. Milne’s birthday.  Milne was born in 1886. He began writing the beloved stories for his son, […]

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Feng shui and this year’s hot interior paint colors

Last time, we talked about making resolutions in season.  Planning to do things when the seasons dictate.   Like starting an exercise program in Spring instead of in the middle of Winter.  Now is the time to paint your interior rooms.  Speaking about paint…  Did you know? According to the Chinese calendar, this is the […]

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What is Boxing Day anyway?

Here’s what we already know.  Boxing Day is December 26th.  The Brits and the Canadians celebrate it. We asked our Canadian friend what it is. Apparently, she heard three different legends about it as a child.  We decided that since she was a bit hazy on the details,  we would go to that tower of all […]

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The 12 Days of Christmas

We all know the song, ” The 12 Days of Christmas”.  Love it or hate it, it is a standard of holiday music.  What it means seems to be something people don’t agree on, but still we sing it with gusto!  The words we all know more or less. They refer to someone receiving  livestock […]

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The holidays are upon us!

Here comes the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays right around the corner!  Are you ready?  We all think of shopping, perhaps Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), sales, Christmas trees and lights.   We are on the move. Seeing more people in the stores, enjoying the spectacular lights in Locomotive Park, attending seasonal functions, singing, and […]

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Hooray for Monkey Day!

That’s right, December 14th is Monkey Day!  Who knew?  And, how fun! Read on for all the history and details! Monkey Day? Yes, friends, there is a holiday about monkeys.  This inventive holiday was first imagined by two art students, Casey Sorrow and Eric Millican.  They jokingly added the “holiday” to a third friend’s calendar, […]

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