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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Holiday’

Ozzie Smith and Budweiser Want to Make Opening Day a National Holiday

The White House’s We the People website is no stranger to odd petitions. After all, it was just last month when the White House was petitioned to allow beer drones for easy beer delivery and to deport Justin Bieber. Now, thanks to a joint effort by MLB Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Budweiser, the White House has a new …

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Flowers Online: Fresh To… Death?

What would your gent or lady love say after receiving a bunch of dying roses from you on Valentine’s Day? This is something online flower delivery customers are asking themselves. The amorous Hallmark holiday has a way of sneaking up on us and doing to our wallets what cupid does to hearts. Thus, shopping online might seem like a reasonable …

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Kwanzaa Greetings From The Man Himself, Pres. Obama

Thursday marked the first day of Kwanzaa, a celebration of African-American culture. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent out their best wishes to those participating in the upcoming family activities and community festivities. “Michelle and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. “(Thursday) marks the beginning of the week-long celebration of …

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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

Get creative this holiday season by wrapping up those presents with something other than the standard wrapping paper that you see everywhere! Below is a list of great ideas to keep your gift-giving even more unique and exciting. Burlap-Pickup some burlap from the craft store to give your presents a warm, southern charm. Seashells-Live near the coast or maybe have …

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Kohl’s Shooting Leads to Charges of Two Black Friday Shoplifters

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and be grateful for what you do have, but for others, it’s a time to remember ALL the things they don’t have and partake in a little retail theft. Two men have been charged in a Black Friday incident that took place at a Kohl’s store location in Romeoville, Ill. At 10 p.m. …

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Thanksgiving Storm Threatens Travelers

The holidays are in full swing and, like every other year, travelers will be heading all across the United States to visit families. This year, however, a major storm will be a threat to those travelers, both driving and flying. The day before Thanksgiving is always the busiest travel day of the year, and coincidently, it is also the day …

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Town’s Giant Mushroom to be Dropped for New Year

Times Square in New York City has been home to the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop since 1907, 104 years total. (The ball did not drop in 1942-43 due to WWII blackouts.) Thousands of people from all over the world meet in Times Square every year to ring in the New Year in a seemingly odd celebration. Well, it’s …

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Holiday Dresses: It’s Time To Shop Ladies

It’s that time of year again! So many holidays are just around the corner, and with that comes all the holiday parties. The L’Wren Scott collaboration with Banana Republic has many a lady thinking what she’ll be wearing to her holiday office party, her friend’s holiday party, and even preparing for what she’ll wear when the clock strikes midnight this …

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Christmas Cards, Holiday Mail for Heroes

Some may be wondering whether mailing Christmas cards is even worth it this year. Isn’t that the purpose of email and electronic Christmas cards, after all? However, for students at Spring Hill Elementary School, there is no doubt about the importance of actually mailing a physical Christmas card, especially to members of the military. The Tennessee students are participating in …

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Rosh Hashanah The Beginning of The Year

A new year begins when the sun sets today. Rosh Hashanah is the famous Jewish holiday that literally marks the “head/first of the year” and symbolizes a period of reflection and hope for achieving personal improvements to live a renewed life. The schedule for a Jewish holiday as well as the typical Jewish calendar centers on sunset being the pivotal …

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Groundhog Day Prediction to be Streamed Live Online

Everyone snowed-in and sick of winter will be happy to learn that the yearly Groundhog Day prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania will be live-streamed online this year. The Pennsylvania tourism website will stream Punxsutawney Phil’s annual “prognostication” from this website. The prediction is scheduled to take place around 7:25 am EST. According to the folk tale, six more weeks of winter …

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St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking

It won’t be St. Patrick’s Day in the Western world until tomorrow, but our friends in Australia are already getting to celebrate the only holiday that actually encourages people to drink until they’re sick. The Google Doodle celebrating the holiday uses a traditional Irish design that’s more celebratory of their culture instead of the usual symbols we associate with the …

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