Posts Categorized: Holidays

   
Yesterday (the second Sunday of September) was National Grandparents’ Day, first celebrated officially in 1978, when the proclamation was signed by President Jimmy Carter. We’re a little late, but grandparents are so awesome that I think they deserve an extra day of celebration, don’t you? 😉 Sadly, none of my grandparents are still living, but…

   
Mother’s Day is coming! (Why do I see a few shocked faces out there? Better get cracking). In honor of the occasion, I’ve created a little infographic of Top Ten Things Moms Say (translations included).     What favorite Mom-isms have you heard (or said)? I’d love to hear from you! By the way, here’s…

   
Happy April Fool’s, everyone! In honor of the occasion, I thought I’d provide a little snippet of what Victorians in the U.S. liked to do on this day, as seen through the eyes of some New York newspapers of the time. Below is an illustration of common pranks: the brick-under-the hat trick, the money-on-a-rope ruse,…