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Happy Easter!

Today’s celebration of Easter is a combination of pagan and Christian ideas because they both share some common traits. Pagan celebrations may include the Easter bunny and Easter eggs. The name, Easter, came from the name of a Spring goddess … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

For Christians around the world, Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday and includes Holy Thursday and Good Friday, ending at midnight on Holy Saturday. Holy Week ends on Easter Sunday with the celebration … Continue reading

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A Delicious Italian Cookie Recipe for Spring and Easter baking.

Delicious Italian Cookie Recipe: Today I’m sharing my grandmother’s Italian Cookie recipe. You probably have most of the ingredients on hand. Enjoy! You will need: 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup oil 1 cup milk 1 tsp. anise flavoring … Continue reading

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5 Excellent Irish Proverbs on Love and Marriage

The Irish have a way with words. Today I’m sharing some of the (many) Irish Proverbs on love and marriage that I came across when researching my sweet romance full-length novel, set in Ireland, Oh Danny Boy. “If you want … Continue reading

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Oh Danny Boy–What do the words mean?

“Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling From glen to glen, and down the mountain side The summer’s gone, and all the roses falling ‘Tis you, ’tis you must go and I must bide.“   My newest sweet … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Fairy Tale Today?

Today is Tell A Fairy Tale Day. Although it’s an unofficial holiday, people are encouraged to read, tell, and listen to fairy tales from all over the world. Usually, fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time…” The tales are … Continue reading

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Seven Useful Tips To Organize Your Way To Success

Did you now that living an organized life can save you time and energy, plus make you more productive? And I guarantee you’ll be happier. Try these tips to get you started: 1. Set up a paper throwaway system. Dispose … Continue reading

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Supercharge your Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful celebration of love and lovers, a day to fall in love! It’s a special time to exchange cards and gits. Chocolate, romantic dinners and flowers are always a fun way to celebrate. Valentine’s Day goes … Continue reading

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Keep warm with a quick and easy Crab and Shrimp Bisque Recipe

It’s cold outside, but this delicious soup recipe will warm you and your family up in no time. You’ll need: 1 can celery soup 1 can tomato soup 1 can mushroom soup 1 can green pea soup 4 cups milk … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

What is one of the most fun, unofficial holidays of the year? National Puzzle Day, of course! Puzzles develop skills because they are difficult to solve. Besides being entertaining and fun, puzzles are beneficial to your health. Puzzles increase creativity … Continue reading

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