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New Year’s traditions around the world

January 22, 2021

Since 2021 is here and it's the New Year, celebrating the end of 2020 is pretty big and a fresh start. So to kick off the New Year here are some new year’s traditions around the world that are pretty...

What 2020 taught us

January 22, 2021

Like many people, I believed 2020 would be “my year”. Throughout elementary school, my friends and I brought up the year 2020 and talked about it as if it would be the best year of all. I think we...

3 Must try Cookie recipes

3 Must try Cookie recipes
December 16, 2020

Since it’s the holiday season, eating sweets and giving presents is one of the most popular things to do. Cookies are a staple when it comes to holiday desserts and is one of the most traditional ways...

The best gift to get as a kid

The best gift to get as a kid
December 16, 2020

When you wrote your letters to Santa, what did you ask for? As a kid, I’ve always made long lists of things I thought I wanted, but looking back, I realize I only put things down that I thought were...

Holiday traditions around the world

December 16, 2020

Many places around the world celebrate many different holidays in many different ways. Here are just some places that celebrate in unique ways.  Krampus: (Austria and Hungary) This is a pretty...

History of the holidays

December 16, 2020

The holiday season includes a number of different celebrations, from different cultures all over the world. When most hear holidays, they think of Christmas, but that’s not the only thing people are...

How to stay safe during the holidays

December 16, 2020

Christmas is upon us! A time of lights, ice skating, snowman making, watching movies and just feeling Christmas cheer, in the celebration of Jesus Christ’s life, is the holiday many people look forward...

Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving traditions
November 22, 2020

Thanksgiving, the holiday that is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, is probably one of the most important holidays in the U.S. First created by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the 16th President...

Friendsgiving ideas

Friendsgiving ideas
November 22, 2020

   Thanksgiving is often a time to spend with your “real” family, but you should also find time to celebrate all of the people who are your chosen family—your friends. Friendsgiving is the perfect...

How to have a safe Thanksgiving

How to have a safe Thanksgiving
November 22, 2020

Thanksgiving is next week and we all have plans for the holiday, but Thanksgiving during a pandemic can make the holiday a little more complicated. Here are some tips for enjoying a safe and responsible...

Favorite Thanksgiving foods

Favorite Thanksgiving foods
November 22, 2020

I am a huge fan of mashed potatoes. They are soft, very easy to eat and delicious. You can eat them in many different ways. You could have gravy on them, corn over them or even just plain. I usually eat...

5 ways to honor veterans this Veterans Day

5 ways to honor veterans this Veterans Day
November 10, 2020

Once called Armistice Day, Veterans Day was originally slated to celebrate the end of WWI in the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. As time went on, the name of the day was officially changed...

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