Calendar Articles

Happy Holidays! December 2014 brings with it snow (for some), family, and parties, but remember to... read more
July is the month when summer has a firm hold on all of us. The average temperature just about... read more
For June 2015, everything’s coming up roses! June brings beautiful bouquets, delicious fruits and... read more
The arrival of May 2015 brings with it many springtime traditions and celebrations to honor the... read more
When is Easter Sunday 2016—and why does the date  of Easter change every year? Here are some... read more
April 2015 is the first full month of spring! We hope that your sky is bright and clear, and your... read more
Here’s how to dye Easter eggs with homemade, natural dyes—simply by using vegetables and pantry... read more
How do you foretell the coming of spring? Every year, I enjoy hearing what readers from different... read more
Many New Year customs that we take for granted actually date from ancient times. This year, ring... read more
Make your own decorative fire starters with these simple instructions. All you need are some dry... read more
We may not be Santa but we've received a bundle of readers letters over the years with questions... read more
Here is a little bit about the history of Christmas traditions in America, from Christmas trees to... read more
Decorate for the holidays this season with this festive homemade nut wreath! A wide variety of nuts... read more
Here are three recipes for homemade gifts from your kitchen to share with family and friends this... read more
Try making your own gift jars this year, because one of the nicest presents you can give is a gift... read more
Daylight Saving Time 2015 ends on Sunday, November 1 at 2 A.M.   How did this practice of DST begin... read more
It’s true—the discovery of America by Leif Eriksson and his Vikings over 1,000 years ago didn’t... read more
Here some great nature links for everything outdoors, from fishing to camping to weather watching.... read more
We are all influenced when Mercury is in retrograde. Here are retrograde dates for 2015. When... read more
In our Dublin, New Hampshire, office hangs a reproduction of a painting by Norman Rockwell... read more
Here are zodiac profiles for gardeners based on the signs. ARIES (March 21 to April 20) Aries... read more
The wearing of birthstones is thought to bring good luck and good health. Astrologers long ago... read more
Our lives are ruled by cycles—night and day, the seasons, a biological rhythm within our own bodies... read more
No more logic supports seven days than, say eight or five, yet the seven-day week has resisted any... read more
Ever wonder why June is the month of weddings, how Groundhog Day got started, or why we hold... read more
Across time, people have marked the changes of seasons—sometimes in dramatic ways! Read about these... read more
For centuries, people have watched the sky for the changes of season and then celebrated with... read more
You may know about the major holidays but here are some facts, folklore, and traditions to... read more
The following are some historically notable wedding events, listed by month. January January 14,... read more
The wedding tradition is an old one, so there is much lore and age-old wisdom surrounding it. Read ... read more
Picking the perfect wedding gift that is both useful and pleasing to the couple can be a difficult... read more
It’s easy to find out the day of the week for births, weddings, and other historical events. Follow... read more
The days of the week were named by the Romans with the Latin words for the Sun, the Moon, and the... read more
The wedding cake has a long history and is still a very popular custom. Read on to learn more about... read more
Until the nineteen-hundreds, brides hardly ever bought a special wedding dress, opting for their... read more
Here is some history on the tradition of the pre-wedding parties, the wedding “shower” and “stag” ... read more
Here's a look at the customs, traditions, and etiquette of wedding rituals—then and now. “Keep your... read more
Many of our readers ask about U.S. flag rules and regulations. On June 22, 1942, Congress passed a... read more
While the Mother's Day that we celebrate on the second Sunday in May is a fairly recent development... read more
What is the origin of the calendar months' names? Read on. JANUARY Named for the Roman god Janus... read more