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(July 04) Today we’re celebrating. . .  (US) Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Independence Day (4th of July – US)
Celebrating the 235th birthday of the United States of America: On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress.

And in honor of the day – Holidays on the Net invites you to celebrate America’s birthday with us.

Whether you enjoy BBQs, fireworks or picnics in the park, we’ve got plenty of fun for your 4th of July. To help your family get into the independence spirit, we also have a trove of craft projects and coloring pictures that are perfect for kids young and old.

If you’re a history buff, Independence Day is probably one of your favorite holidays. What better way to relive our nation’s history than to spend its birthday visiting the national monuments and memorials in Washington, DC?

Or you can visit our site for a refresher on the history of the Pledge of Allegiance, the timeline of the American Flag and the full text and signers of the Declaration of Independence. And if you’re a trivia freak, you don’t want to miss our Did You Know? Facts and Figures about July 4th.

Are you planning to host or attend a 4th of July cookout (would it be July 4th if you didn’t?!) Be sure to peruse all our great grill recipes — plus our patriotic pastries, like Mom’s Favorite Apple Pie.

We look forward to hosting you at our biggest birthday bash yet!

And a bit of holiday trivia – Today is also the anniversary of the song – America the Beautiful.

(September 15) This month we’re celebrating . . .  National Coupon Month

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

save me from myself by frankieleon
National Coupon Month
Americans save nearly four billion dollars a year by clipping coupons. If you’re not already a clipper, now is the time to avail yourself of these phenomenal savings opportunities.

great coupon links:
Kosher on a Budget

photo credit: via flickr

(September 14) This month we’re celebrating . . .  Library Card Signup Month

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Library Card Signup Month
In 1987, then Secretary of Education William Bennett said, “Every child should obtain a library card – and use it!” During the month of September, libraries across the nation reach out to expand the ranks of their card holding members. Do your part and be sure to take a trip (or two) to the library this month.

photo credit: flickr

(September 13) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Celiac Awareness Day

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Celiac ribbon by monicaedayNational Celiac Awareness Day
Learn more today about celiac disease, also known as gluten-intolerance, an autoimmune disorder affecting more than 2 million Americans.

photo credit: via flickr

(September 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Boss/Employee Exchange Day

Monday, September 12th, 2011

National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
Contribute to harmony in the work place by dedicating the Monday after Labor Day to sharing ideas freely between bosses and employees.

(September 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Video Games Day

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Video Games Day
A day for video game players to give thanks for the great waste of time fun video games have brought to their lives.

photo credit: Klis via flickr

(September 11) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Grandparent’s Day

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

09092007gd.jpgNational Grandparent’s Day
Show your appreciation today to your grandparents for all their love and for enriching your life and the lives of your siblings and cousins. Make a phone call, send a card, or better yet – plan to spend the day together.

(XXOOXX miss you Granny XXOOXX)

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