Category Archives: Birthday

Create a Sweet Birthday!

Birthday cake is so five minutes ago. Today, fads and crazes in the baking industry are affecting celebrations everywhere, as people are looking for alternatives to standard birthday cakes with butter cream frosted flowers. The Year of the Cupcake – … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” — Walden by Henry David Thoreau Happy birthday to Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau!  The man who made Walden Pond famous by … Continue reading

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The History of Birthdays

It’s a day that’s all about you – it’s your birthday! Celebrating the anniversary of the day you were born is a common thing, but have you ever wondered where the tradition began? Early man didn’t have a concept of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Helen Keller!

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller Happy Birthday to the woman who overcame overwhelming odds afflicted at infancy and went on to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Johnny Depp!

He’s tall, dark, handsome and oh-so-talented: happy birthday to Johnny Depp! Born on June 9, 1963, this mega-star is most recently known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. He once lived on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Leonardo da Vinci!

Happy Birthday to Leonardo da Vinci, born April 15th! He was a handsome, left-handed, vegetarian animal lover who excelled in art, anatomy, architecture, engineering, geology, hydraulics, military arts, optics and sculpture. His mystique was also captured in a book and … Continue reading

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Dr Seuss' Birthday: National Read Across America Day

Theodor Seuss Geisel — known as “Ted” to his family and friends — is famous for his whimsical rhyming books that inspire both young and old alike. Dr. Seuss (pronounced in Bavaria as “Zoice”) began his career as an advertiser … Continue reading

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