Archive for March, 2011

(March 26) Tonight we’re observing . . .  Earth Hour

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

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Earth Hour is an annual international event created by the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature/World Wildlife Fund), held on the last Saturday of March, that asks households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights and electrical appliances for one hour to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. It was pioneered by WWF Australia and the Sydney Morning Herald in 2007, and achieved worldwide participation in 2008.

Earth Hour will take place on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm, local time.*

More info: Earth Hour

*source: wikipedia – Earth Hour

(March 26) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

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Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
Ever wanted your own holiday? Have you dreamed of the world celebrating a ME day?

Well not much is going on today and now here’s your chance. Make up your own holiday today and celebrate.

(Oh Yeah and make sure to tell your friends and family, or it’ll be a kinda quiet celebration!)

Holiday Reminder: Earth Day

Friday, March 25th, 2011

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Holiday Reminder:
Earth Day will be celebrated in 4 weeks, Friday April 22, 2011.

We are delighted to be joining this important international movement for a safer, more sustainable Planet Earth. Please join the campaign as we share tips and fun activities for protecting and promoting the environment. Visit our Earth Day celebration for more information.

(March 25) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Pecan Day

Friday, March 25th, 2011

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Pecan Day
Why should that damn peanut get all the attention? Always looking smug in his top hat, spats and monocular.

Well its time for that tastier cousin, Pecan, to take his place in your life.

Lets look at the facts – peanuts basically make peanut butter. Whoopdie Do!

Ah – but the Pecan is part of such wondrous and tasty delights as Pecan Pie and Pralines and Cream Ice Cream! (Yum Yum!)

And while we’re at it – today’s the anniversary of the planting of Pecan trees at George Washington’s Mount Vernon home by none other than George himself. Oh, and those trees? Why they were a gift from Thomas Jefferson!

Maybe it’s time to send that peanut packing back to Jimmy Carter, cause its pecan time now!

Holiday Reminder: Easter

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

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Holiday Reminder:
Easter will be celebrated in 1 month, Sunday April 24th 2011.

This year both the Western and Eastern Orthodox (Greek & Russian) Easters are celebrated on the same day.

Visit our Easter celebration for more fun and information.

(March 24) Today we’re celebrating. . .  Houdini Day

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

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Houdini Day
Celebrating the birthday of Harry Houdini, regarded as the master magician of the 20th century.

Houdini died on October 31th, Halloween. Every year on Halloween attempts are made to contact Houdini through mediums and seances. So far – no luck.

related link: Halloween on the Net

(March 23) Today we’re observing. . .  National Puppy Day

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011


National Puppy Day
The goal for national puppy day is the adoption of 10,000 puppies into new forever homes. Do you have room in your home for a new puppy?

photo credit: via flickr

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