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Did You Know? Countdown to Thanksgiving (11/17)

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about the Pilgrims
& America’s Thanksgiving

Nov 17 : 07 days till Thanksgiving

Did you know that the average Thanksgiving turkey weighs 15 pounds?

Hens can range from 10 to 18 pounds, while toms can be as large as 25 pounds. The most traditional way to prepare a turkey is to stuff and roast it, although some chefs — particularly in the south — swear by deep frying their birds.

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. We are delighted to invite you to partake in our Thanksgiving celebration. Our table is full this year, but we always have room for one more! So join us for a new Did You Know? each day as we count down to Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday November 24, 2011.

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(November 17) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Homemade Bread Day

Thursday, November 17th, 2011


Homemade Bread Day
A tasty, tasty day to promote the benefits of making, baking and eating homemade bread.

And in honor of the day here is a recipe for Homemade Banana Bread.

Here are additional homemade bread recipes from our Holiday Recipe Site:

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Bread
Zucchini Bread
Ryan’s Famous Pumpkin Nut Bread

For these and many more Holiday Recipes please visit our recipe site – Holiday Eats

photo credit: Smaku via flickr

Holiday Reminder: St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

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Holiday Reminder: St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in 3 weeks, Thur. March 17th.

Visit our St. Patrick’s Day celebration for fun and more information.

(February 24) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Chili Day

Thursday, February 24th, 2011


National Chili Day
If you are a chili lover, today is the perfect day to put a pot on the stove and enjoy one of America’s staples. Great timing too, as nothing cures the winter chills better than a steaming hot bowl of chili!

Recipes:
Chicken Chili (Barefoot Contessa)
Devon’s Award Winning Chili (Barefoot Contessa)

photo credit: via flickr

Holiday Reminder: Valentine’s Day 2011

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

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Holiday Reminder:
Valentine’s Day will be celebrated on Monday February 14th, 2010.

For more info visit our Valentine’s Day celebration – Amore’ on the Net

Holiday Invite: Halloween on the Net

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

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Happy Halloween!

The year’s most ghoulish holiday is upon us and Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to join our celebration of Halloween.

Come read the story of Halloween. Discover its roots in the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain and its connection to the Mexican holiday of Los Dias De Los Muertos. Then click over to discover the origins of Halloween traditions like pumpkin carving, witches, black cats, and trick-or-treating.

Speaking of trick-or-treating, what are your favorite Halloween candies? While many are partial to the perennial candy corn, you might want to branch out with this list of the top fifteen best Halloween candy treats. For more fun Halloween factoids, be sure to check out our Did You Know? article.

Want more ideas for celebrating Halloween? How about planning a terrifying night of Halloween fun at one of America’s Top Thirteen Haunted Houses. Or organizing a spooktacular Halloween kids’ party. We’ve got a recipe box full of Halloween treats to serve at any All Hallow’s Eve gathering.

Your littlest ones are sure to enjoy our Halloween crafts, Halloween coloring pages and DIY costume ideas. And don’t forget to share the jack-o-lantern love by sending out one of our free Halloween e-cards.

This year Halloween will celebrated on Sunday October 31st. We look forward to seeing you at our Halloween celebration!

Happy Halloween,

Louie and the Holiday Elves

Last Minute Halloween?

Monday, October 25th, 2010

With less than a week to go till Halloween – are you still searching for that special last minute recipe for your Halloween party? Looking for some holiday coloring pictures to keep the kids quiet for just a couple of more days? Well have we got good news for you!

Stop by our holiday recipe site – Holiday Eats for great recipe suggestions for your Halloween party or just something sweet and spooky for the kids.

And don’t forget our craft site – Holiday Arts & Crafts on the Net! For some seasonal craft projects and a great selection of Halloween coloring pictures to easily print.

All you’ll need to do is bring the crayons. Now how easy is that!

holiday recipes: Holiday Eats

holiday crafts / coloring pictures: Holiday Arts & Crafts on the Net

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