Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the culmination of the Jewish High Holy Days that began with Rosh Hashanah. It is considered to be the holidays day of the year for Jewish people and is traditionally observed with fasting and attending prayer services at temple. It is […] Continue Reading »
If the very thought of Friday the 13th sends chills up your spine, you may have paraskevidekatriaphobics (say that 3 times fast!) An irrational fear of Friday the 13th influences millions of people in the U.S., causing U.S companies to lose an estimated $800 to $900 million in business due to […] Continue Reading »
That September morning of 9/11 is forever etched in our memories–every detail of where we were when we heard the news. Here at world headquarters, we’ve asked a few of our fellow associates if they would share their stories in honor of Patriot Day …
“I remember where I was on 9-ll […] Continue Reading »
Rosh Hashanah is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends to celebrate old traditions, but if you’re looking to offer the holiday a fresh twist, check out some of the ideas below to help make your celebration just as sweet as the new year to come:
Throw a Symbolic Potluck
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L’Shanah Tovah! Last night at sundown, the Jewish New Year began with Rosh Hashanah. This two-day celebration is a time of reflection and repentance, and marks the beginning of the High Holy Days. It’s a time for sending good wishes for the year and gathering with family and friends.
Fun facts about […] Continue Reading »
Happy Birthday, You September Stars!
A big, happy birthday wish goes out to all you September birthday babies celebrating this month! With one of your birth flowers being the aster (meaning “star”) it’s no wonder you fill the world with light!
Here are some fun facts for all of you celebrating […] Continue Reading »
From all of us here at American Greetings, we hope that you have a wonderful Labor Day! […] Continue Reading »
On today, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, we pause to reflect on his vision for America–how far we’ve come, and just how far we still need to go in order to ensure equality for all.
To watch […] Continue Reading »
Happy August Birthday! If you’re a lovable Leo (or virtuous Virgo!), you’re in good company! You share your summery birthday month with some super talented and savvy celebrities! Martha Stewart, Kristen Wiig, Mila Kunis and both presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama celebrate their birthdays this month…
Celebrate summer birthdays in […] Continue Reading »
Life is filled with so many beautiful moments, big and small… don’t you agree? Sometimes all it takes is a moment to stop, look around, and breathe it all in.
One of our favorite things about cards by Kathy Davis (like the one shown above!) is the fresh, expressive watercolors paired with […] Continue Reading »
Today marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest and most blessed month of the Muslim calendar.
This evening at sundown, the festival of Eid-al-Fitr begins and men, women and children attend mosque for special prayers. During the celebration, homes are decorated with lights and time is spent with family and friends […] Continue Reading »
The weather is warm, the sun is shining and your mood is light—now all you need are some great tunes to complete this happy scene. We thought we’d end our Summer Series on a musical note, so here are our picks for the Top Ten Summer Songs that will […] Continue Reading »