Category: Holidays

A Festival Of Food For Cinco De Mayo

May is one of the nicest months of the year; the weather is warming up, flowers are in bloom and summer is near – also during the month of May one of the most colorful and happiest holidays are celebrated by a fun loving group of people who love color, song and dance and good …

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Mother’s Day Craft: Painted Terracotta Flower Pots

Since Mother’s Day is only a few days away, I thought that I would post one final craft that you can do with your kids. I actually thought of these when I was at the grocery store and I was passing the flower department.  There were small terracotta pots with paint brushes and paint sold …

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Happy Earth Day! Here Are 7 Impactful Environmental Organizations Worth Checking Out

Happy Earth Day! If you’re looking for a reputable charity to donate to this Earth Day, then have a look at these great organizations as options.  We all have causes that speak to our hearts, so hopefully this will help you choose one that you really feel passionate about. All of these have been given high …

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Earth Day Awareness: Plastic

One of the largest concerns on the planet today is plastic waste, especially with poisonous expanding landfills and the growing Pacific Garbage Patch. TED-Ed has an informative lesson on where plastic waste goes, how the patch is formed, points out that there are more patches in the ocean, and tells us why it’s important to …

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Earth Day Awareness: Slowing Climate Change

Earth Day is just around the corner on April 22, so I wanted to take a few days to share awareness videos and discussions. TEDTalks has an educational radio hour called “The Big Five,” where experts talked about five massive crises in today’s world, number one being climate change.  One of the clearest and most …

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Blown Easter Eggs

Every year I have boiled those wonderful eggs so that I could spend a few hours coating myself in food dye just for the simple enjoyment of the experience.  For all children, egg dying is a wonderful experience and my children look forward to it every year.  My biggest problem with dying eggs was that I …

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Mother’s Day Craft: Handprint Garden Stone

I know that Mother’s Day is still a month away but it can take some time to decide upon (or create) the perfect gift.  I wanted to give everyone a chance to get started or to have a few options to choose from so I will be putting up a craft each week until Mother’s Day. The …

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Happy National Puppy Day!

It’s #NationalPuppyDay so today we’re bringing you a post full of adorable puppies to brighten your day.  Enjoy! This little Siberian Husky is ready for spring 💮 Sleepy Jack Russell Puppy 💗 It’s too early for this Golden Retriever pup, too. Pomeranian Puppy Love 💗 Beagle Babies 💕 Boston Terrier Furbaby 🐾 I can’t get enough of sweet Samoyeds! (aka Bjelkier …

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Easy Crock Pot Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

I’m not Irish, but I do enjoy a delicious Irish dinner on St. Patrick’s Day. Growing up in the Midwest, I’m used to eating warm hearty meals comprised of meat, potatoes and vegetables. My figure is proof of my love for this kind of food. Corned beef with cabbage, potatoes and vegetables, and Irish Stew …

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Connecting With Love

Did you know that just thinking about love releases endorphins from the hypothalamus of the brain into the bloodstream? Chemical magic happens that makes us feel good. As with other themes, in writing about love we writers try our best to be original. Don’t want to fall into that netherworld of clichés. Don’t want to …

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