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Holiday Shopping Survey Recap

November is here and even though you probably still have pumpkins on your porch, retailers across the continent are in full-swing winter holiday mode. It’s shopping season! Earlier this fall, we asked you to take our Holiday Shopping Survey. Here’s what we found out about your gift-giving, list-making, jingle-belling, tree-trimming, hall-decking plans and behaviors. When You […]

Memorial Day 2012

We pause this day to remember the men and women who died for peace and freedom. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ~Joseph Campbell photo credit: Pawel Loj on Flickr

Passover and Easter Traditions

For many people, this is a weekend full of long held traditions: Seders, egg hunts, worship services, and lots and lots of food. How do you celebrate this holiday weekend? I can’t get through the title of this one from Mara at Be Nice or Leave without Tevye singing in my head! But it’s worth […]

Celebrating Independence Day

It’s the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend and Red, White & Blue abounds! My neighbor’s boys have been “testing” out fireworks all week, grills are being primed for some heavy duty use and flags will soon be waving from porches. My mouth is ready for juicy, grilled burgers, creamy potato salad and […]

A Cinco de Mayo Feast!

Holidays with specialty food themes are fun to celebrate! And this particular one is a favorite of mine. Mexican or Tex-Mex type food is part our weekly menu rotations; but it’s fun to also mix it up a bit and do a few different things to make May 5th a particularly tasty day. Let’s start […]