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NATIONAL PEANUT BRITTLE DAY

Posted by Marge on 01/25/2018 in Home |

Tomorrow is National Peanut Brittle Day. I am posting this on today, so you can make sure you have the ingredients to make this on Friday. Peanut Brittle is a hard, flat caramelized candy loaded with peanut. This candy is enjoyed throughout the United States. It’s one of my favorites and a Christmas treat to myself. […]

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Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Posted by Marge on 01/10/2018 in History or Holidays |

I don’t know about you, but this has been one of the coldest January’s I can remember. Which is already making it a long cold winter. Christmas is just over and no doubt with the weather we are having, your parents are worrying those winter heating bills. Did you ever wonder if there’s a way to stop such high bills […]

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The Earth’s Rotation Day

Posted by Marge on 01/08/2018 in History or Holidays |

This day memorializes the day in 1851, when French Physicist Leon Foucault, demonstrated the Earth rotates on its axis. To demonstrate and prove his theory, Foucault suspended a lead-filled brass sphere, now called the Foucault Pendulum from the top of the Pantheon in Paris.      What is the Pantheon? The Panthéon is a building […]

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Epiphany or Three Kings Day

Posted by Marge on 01/05/2018 in Spiritual Corner |

Tomorrow January 6th is Three Kings Day or The Epiphany. It will be celebrated on Sunday January 7th at mass. The Epiphany is a day or time of celebration for many Christian religions because it is the time that Jesus was showed to the world. Wise men, shepherds, and others saw the star in the skies and […]

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NATIONAL BIRD DAY

Posted by Marge on 01/05/2018 in History or Holidays |

 Did you know there are approximately 10,000 species of birds? Because of this today is recognized as National Bird Day. It began in 2002, when Born Free USA in coordination with the Avian Welfare Coalition launched the first annual National Bird Day.   Born Free USA uses the importance of National Bird Day, listing it […]

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Today the Earth is at Perihelion

Posted by Marge on 01/03/2018 in History or Holidays |

What is Perihelion? Perihelion is when the earth is closest to the sun. The words Perihelion and Aphelion come from ancient Greek where peri means close, apo means far, and helios means the Sun? Helios refers to the Greek god of the sun. These words are used in astronomy to refer to the closest and farthest […]

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World Day of Peace

Posted by Marge on 01/01/2018 in History or Holidays |

Today is World Day of Peace. What a great way to celebrate the beginning of the new year. Since Mary is the mother of the Prince of Peace, it is fitting the church celebrates peace today. In the Catholic faith it is a feast day and is dedicated to universal peace. On this first day of […]

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