Delightful December

December Holidays and History – December ushers in winter holidays such as Christmas, Kwanza, and Chanukah. It is also a time when families gather in the warmth of their homes. Throughout the month, our thoughts and actions turn toward charity and peace. During the twelfth and final month of the year, December inspires a flurry of …
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Outlander

If you’ve seen anything in this blog before you know I’m a book lover. Well I’m playing catch up. I passed over the Outlander series several years back upon encountering the books. I’m so sorry I did. The only reasons I can site are no one told me about them, and the cover art and …
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KENTUCKY DERBY – First Saturday in May

The Kentucky Derby is a tradition that takes place on the first Saturday in May. Its long and storied history brings out a taste for mint juleps, colorful sun hats and a thrill for the race.  The jockeys and horses will prepare for the day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The first in the Triple …
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NATIONAL JEWEL DAY – March 13

National Jewel Day on March 13th recognizes the makers, the jewelers and the special pieces that take our breath away. Each year, the day reminds us to wear those pieces and to appreciate the artisans who make them shine!  Jewelers offer a wide variety of gemstones. They provide their customers with custom designs and often …
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National Black Diamond Month – January

National Black Diamond Month is observed annually in January. New Year, New Dreams! The New Year is a time to slow down.  The majority of people are thinking, “What can I do better this year?” What about today?  The Black Diamond Collection jewelry pieces are designed to remind us to be present, allowing us to incorporate meditation, …
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UNITED NATIONS DAY

United Nations Day recognizes the founding of the United Nations (UN) in 1945. The celebration is observed annually on October 24th.  U.N. Day has traditionally been marked throughout the world by meetings, discussions, and exhibits about the achievements and goals of the organization. The United Nations works for the entire human family of seven billion …
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NATIONAL PINOT NOIR DAY – August 18

National Pinot Noir Day on August 18th encourages wine lovers to experience one of the wine world’s most versatile wines. Since Pinot Noir’s high acidity along with the lower tannins, it complements food nicely. Wineries around the world produce pinot noir using red wine grapes and primarily the Pinot Noir varietal. The dry wine includes …
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IRISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – March

Irish-American Heritage Month during March in the United States, Americans recognize the numerous contributions of Irish-Americans to the U.S. throughout the years. From the founding fathers to innovative transportation, arts and culture, Irish immigrants for generations left deep roots in the American landscape. Criss-crossing the country, Irish-American Heritage holds rich traditions and an unmistakable can-do …
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Jewel days

Jewels and jewelry are not just for special occasions.   A little sparkle and glam add the right touch to your look.  It’s the perfect finish to your look.  Most of us wear our wedding rings no matter what, but adding a splash of color completes a look.  Jeans or cocktail dress there is a perfect …
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