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History of Easter

The precise origins of this day’s name are not completely known. A few sources assert the word Easter is derived from Eostre, a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility. Different records follow Easter to the Latin expression hebdomada alba, or white week, an old reference to Easter week and the white apparel wore by individuals who were purified […]

Paczki Day 2016

Fat Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 is Paczki Day. If you’ve never seen this word before it can look a little scary to pronounce and you’ll most likely mispronounce it anyway. Emigrates of Poland pronounce them as “Pooch-key” or “Punch-key”, or even “Poonch-key”. Paczki’s are round, fruit filled, sugar coated Polish pastries that were once served […]

national wear red day 2016

National Wear Red Day 2016

The 5th of February is the day that the American Heart Association asks that every person have on red colored clothing to boost awareness with regard to heart disease in women. GO RED day was created in 2004 to promote healthier lives for ladies coming from all ages. Currently 1 in 3 women are affected by heart problems in the US and close to 44 million […]

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6 Family Fun Christmas Traditions

Christmas is one of the best times of the year to spend time with friends and family. With people taking vacations and kids getting school off there are plenty of activities to participate in during the holiday season. Family fun Christmas traditions aren’t uncommon in many households but perhaps you would like to try something […]

black friday mayhem

Black Friday Mayhem

Is Black Friday really worth it? This is presumably a question that you have to answer before you set out on any store the day after Thanksgiving. All the hype that this day brings that deal seekers have been waiting for has finally arrived. People that love Black Friday plan on heading to the stores, yet for you at home, it’s an ideal opportunity […]

Veterans Day 2015

Veterans Day 2015

Today honors military veterans which includes all people who served in the United States Armed Forces. The United States previously observed this day as Armistice Day but it was renamed to Veterans Day in 1954. Don’t confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who gave […]

History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

The national holiday of Thanksgiving is upon us but do you know the history of Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is a time of being with family, being thankful for what we have, and eating a lot of food. The history of Thanksgiving actually commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621 and it is held […]

Star Wars The Force Awakens Tickets On Sale In Michigan

Star Wars The Force Awakens Tickets On Sale In Michigan

For all you Star Wars fans out there the new Star Wars – The Force Awakens official trailer was released yesterday. Tickets went on sale after the trailer was released in Michigan and in other places across the world. The trailer is a 2:35 minute teaser that shows the backstories of the newest characters such […]

50 Lane Beijing Traffic Jam

50 Lane Beijing Traffic Jam

For those of you that complain about the busy traffic on your morning commute to work, take a look at this video in Beijing. Beijing has a 50-lane highway and thousands of cars were stuck for hours. A drone caught the stunning footage as it flew over the massive traffic jam.

Chevy Chase Birthday Best Moments Video

Chevy Chase Birthday Best Moments Video

Smart and a little snarky, a smug guy who knows how to put other smug guys in their places, Chevy Chase had been knocking around the edges of American comedy for years when, in 1975, “Saturday Night Live” made him an overnight star and one of the biggest names on television. The 1978 comedic thriller […]