NATIONAL LOST SOCK MEMORIAL DAY

May 9th recognizes a fun and unique holiday, National Lost Sock Memorial Day. It is time to say “good-bye” to all of the single socks, the ones where their mates have been lost to the unknown. Where do all the missing socks go? Is there a washing machine heaven? This is a question people have been …
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NATIONAL SOCK DAY

National Sock Day on December 4th recognizes the rarest of all lasting unities, the marriage of matched socks. When they find each other, wash after wash, dry after to dry, it’s time to celebrate! The founders of the celebration turned the tables on other sock holidays. Such individualism generated was out of control. Days like …
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NATIONAL GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY

In the United States on October 6th, National German-American Day celebrates the German heritage millions of Americans claim. This German-American heritage holiday commemorates the 13 German Mennonite families from Krefeld who landed in Philadelphia. On October 6, 1683, these families established the first German settlement in the original thirteen colonies. They named it Germantown. A great …
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GET READY FOR KINDERGARTEN MONTH – August

Start your Minivans and get ready to carpool! August is Get Ready for Kindergarten Month. The concept of kindergarten began in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in Bavaria and Strasbourg, on the French-German border. Elizabeth Peabody founded the first English-speaking kindergarten in the U.S. In 1860. Kindergarten is an essential prerequisite for your …
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College Life

While some students attending college will stay at home. The vast majority will be moving into a dorm room, first apartment, or another living arrangement; some close by, others across the country, I’ve compiled a list of things you will need. Some of these are obvious, some not so much. Make sure you double-check the …
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Back to School 4th Grade

Send them off to school in style, with everything they need to make the grade. Check with your local school for exact quantities. In our county the quantities differ quite a bit depending on the school. 2 ct pkg black Expo Markers 1 pkg color Expo Markers 1 pkg #2 Pencils 1 pkg colored pencils …
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8th Grade List

Send them off to school in style, with everything they need to make the grade. Check with your local school for exAtact quantities. In our county the quantities differ quite a bit depending on the school. Don’t forget tax-free shopping days. Click hereto find them in your state. The list Basic classroom supplies (to be …
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Back to School Kindergarten

Well it’s almost here. The school year is coming soon. Pencils, computer, books, clothes, shoes, a new backpack, and lots of expectations. Prepare the students in your life heading back to the books with all the supplies they need. I’ve compiled everything your student needs by grades. Easy, all in one spot with links to …
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