Happy Halloween

Enjoy the fun and be safe. Check out our Halloween playlist and Favorite Halloween movies.

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, 2021 is the 127th 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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Back to School 5th 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. Don’t forget tax-free shopping days. Click hereto find them in your state. Fifth Grade #2 pencils Notebook paper to …
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY – March 17th

St. Patrick’s Day kicks off a worldwide celebration also known as the Feast of St. Patrick. On March 17th, many will wear green in honor of the Irish and decorate with shamrocks. According to lore, the wearing of the green tradition dates back to a story written about St. Patrick in 1726. St. Patrick (c. AD 385–461) used …
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ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – October

Benvenuti! (Welcome!) Italian-American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. During this time, we celebrate the Italian-American culture, and spread the word about the traditions that come with it. Italian-Americans have made many contributions to the U.S., especially in art, humanities, and sciences. In 1880, Italians began migrating to the U.S. to flee …
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NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY – Sunday After Labor Day

On the Sunday following Labor Day, National Grandparents Day, September 6, 2021, honors the love only grandparents can provide.  Grandparents and their grandchildren share a special bond. These hugging, caring and patient people in the lives of children offer more than a generous dose of love. Grandparents provide an abundance of wisdom. They also offer …
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Christmas Day

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.  WikipediaDate: Wednesday, December 25, 2019  TrendingCelebrations: Gift-giving, family and other social gatherings, symbolic decoration, feasting etc Significance: Commemoration of the Nativity of Jesus Observances: Church servicesAlso called: Noël, Nativity, XmasObserved by: Christians, many non-Christians As …
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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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Common Sense Day

Are you familiar with the saying “common sense is not that common”? Celebrate this rarely used quality on November 4, Common Sense Day. My favorite saying is Common sense is a flower that does not grow in everyone’s garden. As you watch the news, surf the internet, or simply read the latest Google headlines, I’m …
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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

With the fall season change, we get cooler temperatures and football.  We also get cold and flu season.  At some point in your life, I’ll bet you’ve heard chicken soup is the popular choice when a cold or flu comes home with you. Turns out there are health benefits to this comfort food that can …
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