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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HISTORIC BRIDGE AWARENESS MONTH

Throughout November, Historic Bridge Awareness Month explores the spans and arches that carry goods and people across the country.  Whether the trusses are only a memory or stand proudly still against the horizon, Historic Bridge Awareness Month recognizes their place in the building of a nation. We are nostalgic where bridges are concerned. They played …
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National Labor Day

In September on the first Monday, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker. Labor Day, September 5, 2022 is the 128th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor …
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NATIONAL HANDWRITING DAY

On January 23rd we celebrate! National Handwriting Day was started to re-introduce one’s self to a pen or pencil and a piece of paper.  According to the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association, it is a chance for all to re-explore the purity and power of handwriting. A handwritten letter, card, or note will still mean more …
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NATIONAL CROISSANT DAY – January 30

In the United States, National Croissant Day, recognizes a wonderful flaky pastry enjoyed at every meal.  Croissants are  buttery, crescent-shaped rolls that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.   The key to a perfect croissant is laminating the dough. Laminating the dough, also used in puff pastry, is a process by which …
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December 7th, Letter Writing Day

With all the holiday cheer this fun holiday is the perfect reminder, to get those holiday cards done by the 9th. For some added fun let the kids, write a letter to Santa. While in the mood pen an extra Christmas card to troops stationed overseas. USPS can help you get a postmarked letter from …
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November 11 Vetrans Day

After listening to one of those man on the street interviews/quizzes it is ridiculously important that we use traditions such as these not only to remember, but teach as well. Military history is so important, as is any history so we avoid repeating the mistakes of the past. It helps us understand some of the …
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Columbus Day, October

“Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492”. We learned this line in early school days. There has been quite the debate about if he discovered America. Some say as he only reached the island of Bahamas it doesn’t count. Others argue that he was not the first here. What ever the case may be for …
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It’s My Party Day

Date When Celebrated : Always October 11 th It’s My Party Day is today. Let’s have a party and celebrate. Do you really need a reason to have a party? Me neither, so let’s get this party started! What a great opportunity to have some fun. It’s a party day. You can make it simple, or elaborate. …
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Hot! Hot! Hot!

The dog days of summer must be here. It’s so hot here we try to stay indoors as much as possible. We live in northwest Florida and it’s been hitting temps here of 110 degrees. So here are some cool, refreshing meal ideas. Refreshing Summer Drinks Turkey Bacon wraps Homemade Hoagie Sandwhiches Chipotle Turkey Panini …
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