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Full Moon for July 2018
Learn about the Full Moon for July 2018—the Full Buck Moon—plus, see the best days by the Moon,...
Five Ancient Sites Aligned With the Solstice and Equinox
Across time, people have marked the changes of seasons—sometimes in dramatic ways! Here are...
When Is Grandparents Day 2018?
Grandparents Day is always celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Take the time to honor...
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...
What To Do With Fall Leaves
We don’t call it “fall” around here for nothing. If lots of leaves have fallen in your yard, why...
Best Days for the Month of October 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of October 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking to...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign October 2017
Use the October 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
The Month of October 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome to October! The time of pumpkins, Canadian Thanksgiving, and Halloween. Learn more—and...
The Month of September 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in the month of September? It’s a little for everyone: the last days of summer and the...
Wedding Weather Forecasts
Wondering what the weather will be like for your wedding day? See our weather prediction tools—plus...
September Song: September Gardening Tips
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season...
September Birth Flowers
In the late summer, as the air cools, there are still many beautiful flowers to enjoy and give....
Flower Meanings: The Language of Flowers
Do you know the Language of Flowers? Many flowers, herbs, trees, and other plants traditionally...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign September 2017
Use the September 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
Best Days for the Month of September 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of September 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking...
Wedding Traditions, Customs, and Etiquette
Here’s a look at some common wedding customs, traditions, and etiquette—from then and now! “Keep...
Outdoors Tips: Fishing, Camping, Sky Watching
Heading outdoors for camping, fishing, or sky watching? Here are some great tips and tools to help...
Indian Summer: What, Why, and When
In the fall, it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as “Indian summer.” ...
Natural Sleep Aids for Insomnia, Sleep Deprivation, and Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you...
The Month of August 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
August is the month when summer begins its slow crawl towards autumn, but not before a few more hot...
Best Days for the Month of August 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of August 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking to...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign August 2017
Use the August 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
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...
Summer Solstice 2018: First Day of Summer
The timing of the June solstice—or, summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere—varies between June...
What Are The Dog Days of Summer?
What are the “Dog Days of Summer”—and when are they? The answer might surprise you. Enjoy this...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign July 2017
Use the July 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days...
Best Days for the Month of July 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of July 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking to...
The Month of July 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
July is the month when summer has a firm hold on all of us. The average temperature just about...
July Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” The birthstone...
What is May Day?
This article describes the traditions of May Day and how the May 1st celebration began. With winter...
Full Moons and Labor: Childbirth Folklore
Check out this author’s intriguing theory—best tested by parents of large families—about the...
When is Kwanzaa 2017?
When does Kwanzaa begin in 2017? See our chart—and learn about the origins and history of Kwanzaa....
Full Moon for April 2018
Celebrate the Full Moon of April 2018—also called the Pink Moon. Enjoy the facts, folklore, and ...
Flag Day: Celebration of the American Flag
What is Flag Day? Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs on its anniversary,...
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...
Easy Berry Jam Recipe: How to Make Jam
Here is an easy berry jam recipe with just two ingredients, so you can learn how to make jam in no...
Best Days for the Month of June 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of June 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking to...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign June 2017
Use the June 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days...
The Month of June 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Enjoy our seasonal advice for June 2017, when everything’s coming up roses! June brings beautiful...