Category: Holidays

Holiday Related Articles

Enlighten Students on the Festival of Lights

December 8, 2016

“Diwali,” “Hanukkah,” “Pasko,” “Kwanzaa,” “Santa Lucia,” “Loi Krathong.” What do all of these unusual words have in common? They are Festivals of Light from cultures around the world-each one using light to celebrate. This is the perfect time of year for children of all ages to learn how different cultures celebrate the Festival of Lights.

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This Thanksgiving, Kindle the Growth of Gratitude

November 24, 2016

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Thanksgiving is the time of year to ponder, “What am I thankful for?” But, rather than keeping it as a once-a-year exercise at the feast, gratitude is an attitude worth growing. […]

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How to Select the Best Lights for Your Indoor Christmas Tree

October 24, 2016

If you are like me, selecting the best Christmas lights for your tree is the least of your concerns. I am generally more concerned with making sure the tree doesn’t fall out of the stand, and that it is reasonably straight. However, there are a lot of choices on the market now for Christmas tree […]

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Easy Halloween Decorating Ideas

September 18, 2016

When decorating for Halloween, there are a wealth of options to make your yard the most festive one on the block – from Lime Frost LEDs that can cast a glow over the creepiest graveyard, to Purple and Orange Icicle Lights that invite trick-or-treaters up your front door.

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Celebrate Great Workers: Laborers and LEDs

September 1, 2016

Though Labor Day is now celebrated as a day of rest and relaxation at summer’s end, it really is a yearly tribute to American workers and their achievements—people who work hard and work efficiently—people who don’t easily quit. Labor Day was started by either Peter McGuire, general secretary of Carpenters and Joiners, or by Matthew […]

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Summer Festival Magic: Decorating for Community Festivals

July 28, 2016

A Festival Every Night… Summer is the time when people enjoy the magic of outdoor festivals. It’s been said that there are so many festivals in this season that a person could easily wander his state and hit a festival every night from June 1st to September 1st. If you’re a festival goer and love […]

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DIY Patriotic Star Frame

July 1, 2016

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Planning Christmas Lights: Christmas Is Closer Than You Think

June 25, 2016

“For every minute spent in planning, an hour is earned.” —Anonymous It’s 80 degrees on a beautiful day in July as this blog is being written. A clear blue sky is streaked by a few wispy clouds; trees are decked in green foliage; the flowers are blooming in a riot of colors. Why in the […]

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LED Icicle Lights – Decorating and Storage

June 8, 2016

There are a variety of different styles of Christmas lights. One of the most common speciality styles of Christmas lights is the icicle light. The icicle light is a great decorating tool, and can be utilized to provide fantastic affects, to a number of different holiday displays.

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Focus On His Hobbies For Father’s Day

June 3, 2016

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. The national movement to make it a holiday grew as a response to Mother’s Day, which became a holiday in 1914. Events honoring fathers in Fairmont, West Virginia and Spokane, Washington contributed to the idea by offering a day to honor fallen fathers in the […]

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