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Easy Halloween Dinner Recipe Ideas
Cook up a Halloween dinner for something fun! Here is an easy Halloween menu with three recipes for...
What Is So Spooky About Halloween Weather?
Why does Halloween fit so well with October? It’s just interesting to think about how much weather...
Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks
Whether this is your first attempt at carving a pumpkin or your hundredth, there are many...
When is Yom Kippur 2018?
When is Yom Kippur 2018, what is Yom Kippur, and why do Jewish celebrate this special holiday? When...
When is Rosh Hashanah 2018?
When is Rosh Hashanah 2018? See dates, traditions, and the meaning of this Jewish holiday below....
When Is Easter 2018?
What is the true meaning of Easter Sunday? Why does the date of Easter change every year? Why are...
When Is the Next Friday the 13th?
October brings Friday the 13th this year! Why is the 13th considered a “bad luck” day? Enjoy facts...
Quarter Days and Cross-Quarter Days
Ever wonder how Groundhog Day got started, why weddings were traditionally in June, or why we hold...
When is Labor Day 2018?
When is Labor Day 2018? Why do we observe Labor Day? Learn about the history of Labor Day—and get...
Independence Day (USA): Fourth of July
What is the real meaning behind the Fourth of July? Get Independence Day (U.S.) dates, a brief...
When is Earth Day 2018?
When is Earth Day 2018? This observance always falls on April 22. On Earth Day, enjoy the tonic of...
When is Father's Day 2018?
When is Father’s Day 2018? Did you know that this holiday traces its roots to 1908 and 1910? Enjoy...
When Is Memorial Day 2018?
What is the meaning of Memorial Day, and how is this different from Veterans Day? Find Memorial Day...
When Is the Start of Passover 2018?
In 2018, Passover begins at sundown on Monday, April 10. See Passover dates, a short history—plus,...
What Day is Mother's Day 2018?
Honor your mother today and every day! Need a Mother’s Day recipe or poem for your card? Learn more...
When is the Start of Ramadan 2018?
Learn about the holiday of Ramadan and when observances begin for 2018. What is Ramadan? The...
When is Presidents' Day 2018?
When is Presidents’ Day 2018? When is George Washington’s birthday? There’s some confusion about...
When Is Grandparents Day 2018?
Grandparents Day is always celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Take the time to honor...
When is St. Patrick's Day 2018?
Who was St. Patrick? Why are shamrocks a symbol? Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day history, legend, and lore...
What is May Day?
This article describes the traditions of May Day and how the May 1st celebration began. With winter...
When is Kwanzaa 2017?
When does Kwanzaa begin in 2017? See our chart—and learn about the origins and history of Kwanzaa....
Groundhog Day 2018: Will the Groundhog See His Shadow?
Will the groundhog see his shadow this year? What is the meaning of Groundhog Day—and why do we...
Father's Day Activities
Looking for a fun way to spend your Father’s Day? Fishing, having a barbeque or picnic, and going...
The History of Father's Day
Though Father’s Day wasn’t made a national holiday until 1972, the efforts of one woman in...
The Month of May 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The arrival of May 2017 brings with it many springtime traditions and celebrations to honor the...
What Is Arbor Day? A Forest of Facts
Arbor Day 2017 falls on Friday, April 28. Dedicate a tree to someone who is special to you and...
Valentine's Day: History, Ideas, Quotes
Find Valentine’s Day history, origins, and facts—plus, some quote and verse for your loved ones!...
When is Mardi Gras 2018?
Why is Mardi Gras celebrated? Why is Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday? Read what The Old...
How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally
Here’s how to dye Easter eggs with spices, vegetables, and pantry ingredients in your kitchen! It’s...
Easter 2017 Weather Forecast (U.S. & Canada)
Easter weekend is fast approaching! Are you prepared? With our Easter 2017 weather forecast, you’ll...
The Month of April 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
April 2017 is the first full month of spring! We hope that your sky is bright and clear and your...
20 St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Our 20 best St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, hearty Irish...
When is the Next Leap Year?
When is the next Leap Year? Find out the next Leap Day, how to calculate Leap Years, Leap Year...
Abraham Lincoln, the Almanac, and a Murder Trial
Abraham Lincoln, born on February 12 in 1809, pursued a legal career before turning to a political...
What Day of the Week is New Year's Day 2018?
In 2018, New Year’s Day falls on a Monday, capping off a nice long holiday weekend. Learn more...
Why We Gather During the Worst Travel Weather
Ever noticed that our important family holidays are during the absolute worst travel weather? Well...
New Year’s Day Weather Folklore
A new year is always ripe with possibilities. Though we have our forecasts, we also enjoy the...
Blog: How to Make New Year's Resolutions
New Year’s resolutions have a long history. The month of January was named for the two-faced Roman...
Long-Range Weather Predictions for December 2016
Here are December 2016 long-range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
Ethnic Bread Recipes for the Holidays
Certain holidays are accompanied by traditional, ethnic recipes, many of which are for baking bread...
How to Make a Christmas Wreath
A beautiful Christmas wreath sets the tone for the festive season. Making your own is a very...
Cranberry Cardamom & Citrus Pinwheels
Guess what friends, cookie season is on! Here’s a seasonal take on the pinwheel cookie recipe,...
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