Life has so many great moments to celebrate like the arrival of a new baby, your first home, a graduation, or a promotion at work. The list really is endless and the fun is in recognizing and sharing in those achievements. Let someone know you’re proud of them by […] Continue Reading »
It’s summertime and the cooking is easy! With so many delicious foods in season, the only hard thing about serving up the perfect meal is narrowing down the choices.
Simple Summer Meals
Nobody wants to spend a warm day over a hot stove, which is why summer salads are excellent options […] Continue Reading »
With the sunshine season in full swing, today begins a series of summer-themed topics to help you enjoy these lazy, hazy days in the most wonderful ways.
First Stop: Summer Vacation!
Whether you’re going on a short jaunt or a long trip, here are some tips to simplify the travel process […] Continue Reading »
Don’t you just love summer birthdays? They’re the best excuses ever for celebrating and having fun! And if you’re one of those people who just naturally see the lighter side of things—always up for a smile or a good laugh—you’ll be happy to know we have a whole selection […] Continue Reading »
Ramadan takes place during what is considered the holiest and most blessed month of the Islamic calendar—the time when the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. Fasting during Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam and calls for Muslims to abstain from food and drink for […] Continue Reading »
Happy 4th of July from American Greetings! […] Continue Reading »
From Vancouver to Halifax, July 1 marks Canada’s birthday and the date that Canadians commemorate their independence from the United Kingdom. “Canada Day” or “Fête du Canada” is a national day of celebration filled with parades, citizenship ceremonies, free concerts and fireworks.
Originally known as “Dominion Day,” the holiday recognizes […] Continue Reading »
They say forgive and forget, and now is the perfect time to put that practice to good use. Today is forgiveness day – a day to say you’re sorry for things both big and small. We’ve all done things and said things we wish we could take back, but saying […] Continue Reading »
Today marks the first official day of summer and the Summer Solstice! Each year, the timing of the solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its farthest point north of the equator. The word solstice is from the Latin solstitium, from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop), reflecting the […] Continue Reading »
It’s time to stock up the cooler, spread out the blanket and bask in the sunshine…because tomorrow is International Picnic Day! And with the official start of summer occurring on June 21, a whole season of picnicking is about to begin. So here are our top ten picnic tips […] Continue Reading »