Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Little Hallo-Fun!

Halloween is a great time to throw a party! Fall has arrived, there’s a chill in the air and everyone is ready for a little mischief & fun. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning for children, teens or adults, because … Continue reading

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A Little Hallo-History

Halloween, derived from “All Hallows Eve,” is a combination of ancient Celtic, Roman and Catholic origins, with European folklore traditions thrown into the mix. Dating back to the ancient Celtic festival, Samhain, which celebrated the Celtic New Year every November … Continue reading

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Adopt a Shelter Dog

October is adopt-a-shelter-dog month, and if you’ve ever had a shelter dog in your life, you know they are very special furry friends. With so many great shelters around the country, you don’t have to travel very far to meet … Continue reading

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Staying in the Pink!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and though one out of eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, nearly 2.5 million women have become breast cancer survivors.  Aggressive campaigns over the past twenty years have helped to raise … Continue reading

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Happy Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day dates back to 1922 and actually has quite an interesting history. The holiday first started when Birch Kingston wanted to bring cheer to local orphans, elderly and service people in Cleveland, OH. He acknowledged that many of these … Continue reading

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Happy Columbus Day

In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. _ Anonymous Columbus Day is a public holiday in many parts of the United States that honors the achievements of Christopher Columbus, and for some, celebrates Italian-American heritage. It was in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday John Lennon

John Winston Lennon was born October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Stanley and Alfred Lennon during a World War 2 German air raid. A merchant seaman, Alfred was rarely present in John’s life, even absent at his birth. … Continue reading

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Your October Birthday – Oh Iridescent, Remarkable You!

The Latin word for your birthstone means “Precious Jewel” and that’s what most people would say about you. You’re a gem of a friend, an indescribable treasure and a gift to those around you. You attract people with your kind … Continue reading

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