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Learn more about various national, state and provincial holidays from around the world

Birthday Traditions – Celebrating Another Year of Life

Children love a birthday. Not only do they get to be one year closer to the ever desired adulthood, but they are their own queen or king for just one day. The countdown starts months ahead, little reminders start...

Mother’’s Day Gift Ideas – Get Something Nice for Mom

It’s just a week away and while dads across the world think they have a whole week or more to shop- its time the truth is revealed. Everywhere you look online there are lists and tips about what mom...

Mothers Day versus Fathers Day – Moms Get a Lot More Love

Fathers Day is right around the corner. And apparently, according to some research out of Huffington Post, Mothers are worth 8 billion more dollars than fathers are? At least when it comes to how much money is spent on...

New Year Resolutions

The up and coming New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the year before and to make plans for the year ahead. This is a time when people become excited about change and are more than willing...

What Happened to Sunday – The Day of Rest, Religion and Relaxation

The first day of the week (or the last day depending upon how you look at it) has traditionally be a day of rest. A day of visiting with families, going to church, strolling by grave-sites to visit loved...

Valentine’s Day – A Day to Express Your Love to Your Partner

The month of romance is fast approaching, but some probably aren't looking forward to February 14th rearing its ugly head. Valentine's Day, or the “hallmark holiday,”is embraced by couples who exchange love letters and candy hearts and singletons who...

History of Mother’s Day – Interesting Facts and Trivia

Mothers have been venerated for centuries. The tradition continues today, with Mother’s Day being one of the most celebrated occasions of the year. Ancient Greeks held a spring festival in honor of Rhea, the mother of gods and goddesses. The...

St. Patrick’s Day – Celebrating the Irish

For those who have never realized the meaning of St. Patrick’s Day, it is simply a day set aside in the middle of March that it'’s perfectly acceptable to drink too much and be boisterously joyous. St. Patrick'’s Day...

Valentine Traditions from Around the World

In America, Valentine’s Day traditions are fairly basic. A thoughtful card for your lover and perhaps a sweet gift of flowers, candy, or jewelry and the typical man’s Valentine’s Day celebrations are completed. Women are starting to jump on...

How to Write a Resume – The First Step in Getting a Job

If you’ve just graduated and are thinking of how to write a resume for that dream job posted in the student adviser’s office, it’s time we let you in on a secret. It’s probably not a secret anymore because people have become smart about writing resumes to catch the attention...

Is Your Private Life Too Public – Is Your Life All Over Social Media

In a world where concerns about privacy and confidentiality have reached new highs, it seems that we…the people have turned our fears of a metaphorical ‘big brother’ into a reality for ourselves. How, you ask? Take a minute to consider your last Facebook post or your last tweet. If...

Don’t Buy Christmas On Credit – Set a Christmas Budget

Did you go out and shop on Black Friday? Are you looking for the best deals all around on the must have gifts this holiday season? If so, then chances are you are a smart consumer and that you will save a lot of money on the presents that...

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