Archive for August 29th, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to September 2009 (08/29)

Saturday, August 29th, 2009


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of September

August 29 : 03 days to September

Did you know that the birthstone for the month of September is the sapphire?

While blue is the most popular and common color of the sapphire, the stone can actually come in nearly all colors except for red. Sapphires are mined in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and China, among other places. The only stone harder than a sapphire is the diamond.

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(August 29) Today we're celebrating . . .  More Herbs, Less Salt Day

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

More Herbs, Less Salt Day
A day to remember that flavoring your recipes and food with herbs can be tastier, and definitely more healthier, than using salt.

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