Monthly Archives: July 2011

Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock!

It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t love Sandra Bullock. She’s managed to take on the role of America’s sweetheart without being flashy, annoying or fake. She is the quintessential woman everyone wants as their friend, boss, girlfriend, wife, drinking … Continue reading

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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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Let’s Celebrate Chocolate Today!

What’s not to love about chocolate?  It has been used to worship gods, win political favor and woo loved ones for years – so today we celebrate our craving for this indulgent treat.  Chocolate was first discovered 2,000 years ago … Continue reading

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Sun, Sand and an Ocean Breeze – A Vacation for the Soul!

Do you hear it?  There’s a sound of calypso drums setting the tropical breezes in motion, giving happy feet to those who wander across the wet sandy beach looking for little shells, those mementos of the moment.  A little laughter … 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 July 4th!

July 4th — Then and Now Freedom spread across our new-born nation, Independence sparked and stirred imagination, Declarations read aloud, In cities strong and proud, Marked by cheers and welcomed celebration. Today, parades and picnics mark the occasion, Fireworks fill … Continue reading

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