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100th Year Anniversary - World War I Ends

This year, on November 11, the world will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  While there are perhaps a small number of people who can claim the remember the events of this terrible world wide war first hand, the world as we know it today was and is profoundly impacted [...]

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Remembering Kristallnacht | 80 Year Anniversary

In 1935, Adolf Hitler passed the Nuremberg Laws which stripped Jews of their rights as German citizens and separated them from Germans legally, socially, and politically. In addition, Jewish property was confiscated throughout Germany.As violence and anti-Jewish measures increased, Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels initiated a night of limitless violence against Jews and Jewish stores and property [...]

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Coupons, Coupons and Coupons!

Shopping online can sometimes feel like a research assignment. First, I shop around for the best price, followed by an intense search for coupons. While it can be a very time-consuming project, the satisfaction of getting a good deal, makes it all worthwhile. For those who love in-store shopping, you most likely have a pile of cutouts that you’re saving for [...]

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On the Arrival of Autumn

Fall is a truly wonderful season because it has all the great stuff of winter, without the discomfort of frigid temperatures. Think hot drinks, hearty soups, cozy layers, crisp air and warm sun, crunchy multicolored leaves and a toasty fireplace. No need yet for hats and gloves, no snowed-in days, no endless cloudy days. It’s the perfect (and gentle) [...]

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Newspaper Carrier Day

National Newspaper Week starts on October 7th, followed by Newspaper Carrier Day which is celebrated on Saturday the 13th. This week honors newspapers, their staff and carriers of the past and present who are owed our thanks for gathering and delivering our news, no matter the weather.At just 10 years old in 1833, Barney Flaherty became the first newsboy, [...]

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​SUMMER, WE'LL MISS YOU!

I spend the majority of the year waiting for summer, so it's hard to believe that Labor Day is upon us already (which means that I'll need to start waiting again).Labor Day -- summer's traditional last "hoorah" -- is celebrated on the first Monday in September, and it honors the contributions and achievements of American [...]

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​DO YOU LIKE US?

In a world where social media takes center stage, we know too well that Likes and Shares get the word out like nothing else.We love our customers- and we are ever so grateful when they let others know about their experience with our company- whether it’s the experience shopping with us, or the delight of giving or receiving a unique [...]

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THERE’S A WORLD OUT THERE

We are lucky to live in a beautiful world, and yet, many of us have never seen much of it. With technology today, we imagine that we are ‘getting around’ because we have so much digital access; when in reality, we hardly move. Most of us are spending too much time behind a desk for many hours a day, [...]

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​SUMMER IS HERE

Summer has arrived and we all know what that means! It means get outside. It means ice cream. It means long days at the beach. It means holiday. It means no school. It means barbecues!On that note, I don’t think we take enough advantage of the possibilities of summer grilling. Dinners year round can get very monotonous. How often can [...]

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​OF PAST AND PRESENT

On Memorial Day we honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the country. This day originated as ‘Decoration Day’ to honor those lost while fighting in the Civil War- but after World War I, it became a day to commemorate American military personnel who died in all wars. Memorial Day became a federal holiday in [...]

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