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Halloween is not just the time for kids to have fun! Check out these easy 70+ adult Halloween party ideas for food, games and decorations to make sure you have a treat of a party. If you like entertaining, you’re in luck! This post has tips to make your next Halloween party the most memorable …

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There are countless retail Halloween costumes that you can purchase for your adult Halloween party, but why not make your own DIY Halloween costumes instead? With a few supplies and a bit of creativity, you can come up with something that no one else at the party will likely be wearing. Maybe you’re looking for …

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Hooray, National Hot Cross Bun Day is here! This pastry themed September food day gives us a great excuse to do some baking to honor this tasty treat.   If you’d like to try making them yourself, keep reading for a homemade hot cross buns recipe. The secret ingredient is rum-soaked raisins! While this day falls …

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With spring approaching, it’s almost time for White House Easter Egg Roll Day. Get ready to roll those Easter eggs! White House Easter Egg Roll Day is a national day that occurs on the Monday after Easter on the South Lawn of the White House.  Since the date of Easter changes every year, the date of …

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Celebrating Easter wouldn’t be the same without the appearance of freshly baked Easter breads. For many, it’s a non-negotiable part of the holiday festivities. Though holiday traditions vary regionally, one thing everyone can agree on is serving their own traditional Easter bread for the holiday. Easter breads are symbols of Easter. They join the other …

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If you’ve ever had hot cross buns, you know how delicious they are. However, do you know the history of hot cross buns at Easter, and the meaning and symbolism they hold for the holiday? When you think of Easter, images of hot cross buns, the Easter bunny, Easter eggs, Easter lilies and pastel colors …

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With spring drawing closer, and flowers beginning to bloom, its the perfect time to review the Easter lily meaning and symbolism. Easter is one of the most important feast days in the Christian calendar. There are many symbols associated with Easter that have religious meanings, including Easter lilies! There are two floral Easter symbols: Easter …

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With Easter right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to review the legend of the dogwood tree. Though it may not be as obvious as the Easter bunny or Easter egg hunts, the dogwood tree is one of the symbols of Easter.  Even though Easter is at the beginning of spring, when many flowers …

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With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn about the St. Patrick’s Day symbols. Each symbol has it’s own history and meaning; so let’s dive in! On March 17th every year, as spring begins, to you’re bound to see people celebrating St. Patrick’s Day dressed in all green. Have you ever …

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With daylight saving time approaching, you might find yourself wondering “do we gain or lose an hour?“. If you ever get confused around this time of the year, don’t worry you’re not alone! Below we will explain how daylight savings works, provide a little bit of the history of daylight savings time, and answer all …

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Mardi Gras is almost here, which means it’s time to go over some facts about Mardi Gras. The more you know about the history and meaning of the holiday, the more fully you’ll be able to celebrate it! Below we’ve compiled some of our favorite Mardi Gras facts, so get ready to be amazed! We …

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Mardi Gras is almost here. Before you head out to the parades, let’s learn about the Mardi Gras symbols, and why they represent the holiday! I’m sure if you listed the first things that come to mind when you hear the words Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, or Carnival, you’d name several of the Mardi Gras …

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With Fat Tuesday quickly approaching, it’s time to learn about the colors of Mardi Gras! Each of the three colors has their own meaning and fascinating history. If you have ever visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, or celebrated the holiday in general, you might have noticed the colors purple, green and gold are everywhere! …

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Now that February is here, Valentine’s Day symbols, including a winged Valentine’s Day Cupid, are starting to appear everywhere! If you’ve ever looked at him and wondered “who is Cupid?”, get ready to find out. Cupid, a figure seemingly synonymous with love and Valentine’s Day actually has a fascinating history that connects all the way back …

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Ever wonder why Cupid is associated with love (and Valentine’s Day)? He is one of the main characters in the story of Cupid and Psyche – a Greek mythology love story with a happy ending!  Most love stories in Greek and Roman mythology have unhappy endings. The Psyche and Cupid story, unlike most others (ie. …

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With February 14th quickly approaching, Valentine’s Day colors are starting to appear everywhere. It seems almost everything is a shade of red, pink, or white! Every February, bunches of red roses fill flower stalls, white chocolate covered cookies line grocery store shelves, and pink cocktails make an appearance at Galentine’s Day parties. It’s nearly impossible …

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Valentine’s Day is here! Before you start brewing your love potions, let’s learn about the Valentine’s Day symbols, and how they came to be! This time of the year is a perfect time to show our loved ones how much we care. Maybe you want to do something special, like baking them a batch of …

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Rose Day is finally here! This special day, which occurs at the start of Valentine’s Week is worth celebrating. There’s nothing that brightens a room more than a bouquet of flowers! Did you know that each month has a corresponding flower? Poinsettias and narcissus belong to December, snowdrops and carnations belong to January, and while it …

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Roses come in many colors, and each color has its own meaning. Check out these fun facts about roses to learn more rose trivia. Ever wondered “how many rose colors are there”, or “what is the oldest rose”? You’re in luck, we’ve got the answers for you below. Fossil evidence shows varieties of roses have …

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December 18 is one of this month’s food holidays and is celebrated each year as Bake Cookies Day. We’ll be honoring the day with some tasty cookies using the colors of Christmas red and green gumdrops. The best thing about Bake Cookies Day is that it’s a great excuse to eat cookies. Any excuse to …

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With Christmas quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn about the history of Christmas cards. Who would have guessed that the first Christmas card ever sent by mail would spark a tradition that is still going strong over 175 years later! Sending Christmas cards has become an integral part of Christmas, just like making …

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Christmas Card Day is finally here! As we get closer to December 25, it’s time to celebrate one of the traditions of Christmas – sending holiday cards to your loved ones! There are so many things that make Christmas magical – the scent of fresh pine, decorating for the holiday, hanging ornaments on the Christmas …

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Let’s celebrate Christmas with 101 Christmas quotes! They are inspirational, funny, and cute Christmas messages and images to read and share. The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. Much of the fun of Christmas is the anticipation. Everyone seems to be in the festive mood! Christmas quotes and graphics are great …

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These adorable little snowman cake pops are sweetness on a stick. They make a great stand alone snack and are also cute on a dessert table as part of a centerpiece. The project is made from vanilla cake mix batter and frosting that is made into balls and threaded on a cake pop stick and …

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Christmas is here, and you know what that means – it’s time to call Santa Claus! If you need the official Santa phone number, you’re in luck, Santa is in our address book, and we’re happy to share his number! Writing letters to Santa Clause is a great way to let him know what’s on …

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It’s time to celebrate Santa’s List Day! As the weather is getting cooler and Christmas is getting closer, Santa is writing a list and deciding who is naughty and who is nice. He writes his list on December 4, and there is no better time than the present to learn more about this special day! …

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