Category Archives: Holidays

HAPPY 4th OF JULY!

FUN 4TH OF JULY FACTS: Did You Know? John Adams believed that July 2nd was the correct date on which to celebrate the birth of American independence, and would reportedly turn down invitations to appear at July 4th events in … Continue reading

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DIY Home Decor – Fall Mason Jar Candle

I love fall and winter. It my absolute favorite time of the year. When the weather gets cooler, I get happier! I also love the decor it allows me to bring out. The reds, greens, silvers and golds are so … Continue reading

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10 Fun Facts About Labor Day!

1. Labor Day originates from our neighbours to the north Most Americans consider Labor Day a uniquely American experience, but in all reality, Labor Day has it’s origins in Canada. Stemming from 1870’s labor disputes in Toronto, in 1872 a … Continue reading

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Easter Candy by the Numbers

Here’s a kind of binging that’s a little sweeter. Americans buy over 120 million pounds of candy during the Easter holiday. That’s enough peeps, jelly beans and chocolate bunnies to fill more than 4,600 dump trucks. Easter candy by the … Continue reading

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Passover — Time for family reading

Hilary Rieck, Realtor® was featured in an article in the Post & Courier this weekend. She reads to her 2 daughters stories of the Jewish people. Attached below is the article. It’s a great photo and article!

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10 WAYS TO PLAY

HOLIDAY EVENTS THE WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 21-23 Hansel & Gretel If the kids are out of school and have started climbing up the walls, tell them to think of this as a cautionary tale. Then explain what a cautionary tale … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving- FACT OR FICTION

1. Fact or Fiction: Thanksgiving is held on the final Thursday of November each year. Fiction. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln designated the last Thursday in November as a national day of thanksgiving. However, in 1939, after a request from … Continue reading

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Magical Halloween Decorating Ideas

Simple, spooktacular pumpkins and decorations, plus anything-but-tricky treats The Birds For a killer entrance, perch ravens on bare branches with pumpkins as their base. Cobweb Cookies To conjure up a devilish-looking dessert, frost slice-and-bake sugar cookies with white royal icing. … Continue reading

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Fun Fourth of July Facts!

On July 4th in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Make this Memorial Day, and this summer, one to remember With barbecues, sunshine and a three-day weekend, Memorial Day is the perfect time to put your summer goals into action. But amid all the excitement, it’s important to keep the day’s … Continue reading

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