Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy National Cat Day!

National Cat Day:  A Celebration of Our Feline Friends!

National Cat Day falls on October 29th this year.  It was first celebrated on October 29, 2005 to bring awareness to the large number of cats that need to be rescued each year and to encourage cat owners to celebrate their pets for all the happiness and smiles they bring.  In fact, this is the 10th anniversary of National Cat Day.
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Practical Solutions for More Efficiency in the the Home


Have you ever wondered if there was a better way for doing something?  Perhaps you’ve thought there must be a more practical solution?  You’ll be glad to know we have several options to help you be more efficient in the kitchen, bathroom, family room and even outside.  The fast pace of technology has brought many new products that we would have never dreamed of in the past.  Hopefully you’ll find that using some of these solutions will free up some of your time.
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Sweetest Day History

Sweetest Day is one of those days that we celebrate, without really knowing how it got started.  It is celebrated on the third Saturday of October, which is on October 17 this year.  The history behind Sweetest Day was that it was created in 1922 by Herbert Kingston, a candy company employee in Cleveland, Ohio.  He started delivering candy and small gifts to those he felt were neglected and less fortunate, so he brought a little joy into their lives to let them know that someone was thinking of them.
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Happy Teacher Day!

We would like to send out a HUGE “Thank You” to all the dedicated teachers out there!  It takes patience, understanding and perseverance to inspire and motivate on a daily basis.  At the end of the day, after you’ve done your best, you may not know until years later, what kind of influence you had on your students’ lives.  But as you’ll see from the stories below, it only takes one teacher to make a difference that will create memories to last a lifetime.
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Today is World Smile Day®

World Smile Day® is a day to celebrate good will and good cheer around the world.  Harvey Ball, was the inventor of the smiley face in 1963.  After the smiley face began to grow in popularity, he began to notice how people were overusing the smiley face symbol without understanding the purpose for which it was created.  To fix that, he declared the first Friday of October would be World Smile Day®; a day to remind people to smile and to be kind to each another.
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