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Healthy Easter Treats – Easter Bunnies Bring More Than Chocolate Eggs

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Healthy Easter Treats – Easter Bunnies Bring More Than Chocolate Eggs

Easter baskets don’t have to be full of chocolate and peeps. Here are some great ideas that will fill your Easter basket without all the extra fat and sugar.  Healthy Easter treats can be easier than you think. Bubbles What child doesn’t love to blow bubbles? Grab a couple of bottles of bubbles for this year’s Easter basket. The kids will have a blast with them and with a little luck, it will be warm enough outside to keep them busy and running around chasing bubbles for quite some time. Sidewalk Chalk Another fun treat is sidewalk chalk....

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Easter- Jelly Beans Galore

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Easter- Jelly Beans Galore

Easter is a mark for children with the sense of spring is nearby and the snow and cold weather is about to end. Children sensing school will be over for the year, with summer on way. Easter for children is excitement for coloring eggs, Easter egg hunts, and candy. Jelly beans galore. The history of jellybeans started back years ago, around biblical times when a Turkish Delight candy was introduced as a soft, jelly sticky filling with a coating of sugar or coconut. Turkish Delights common flavors, rosewater, lemon; other familiar flavors were...

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Easter Traditions On A Budget

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Easter Traditions On A Budget

Every year moms scramble to find just the right easter basket. Will it be the sports easter basket for $20 or the Spiderman one for who know how much? When did easter gifts become so expensive? The average family has 2.4 children and easter gifts can break a budget in a hurry. Here are some wonderful easter memory creating ideas that won’t break the bank. 1. Bunny Paw prints Grab an old shoe box lid and cut out big bunny paw print to make a stencil . On “Easter Eve” use the stencil to make paw prints through your house by...

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A Short History Of St. Patrick and His Irish Holiday

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A Short History Of St. Patrick and His Irish Holiday

The history of St. Patrick’s Day, which started out as a Holy Day for the Irish Catholics in the 10th or 11th century, goes all the way back to the late 3rd century when a small boy was born in Roman England by the name of Maewyn. Maewyn and his family lived in a small town where his father was a soldier in the army and a member of the town government. Some accounts say that Maewyn was an agnostic and some say that his family was Christian, but weren’t very strong in their faith. Either way, it doesn’t really matter because it was what...

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10 Facts You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

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10 Facts You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

The tradition of St. Patrick’s Day began hundreds of years ago when a boy in Roman England was captured and taken to Ireland as a captive where he found God. It is said that St. Patrick could hear from the angels and that he had raised people from the dead. He was a very active missionary throughout Ireland for 30 years, and that is why he is called the patron saint of Ireland. There have been many legends attached to this saint, and they have lasted throughout the centuries. This holiday began as a Holy Day in the Catholic Church, but over...

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St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking

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St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking

There is something about St. Patrick’s Day that brings out the Iris cook in all of us. At least it seems to have this effect on the women in my family. If you are not of Irish decent it may not have quite this profound effect upon you. If you are, then I’m quite certain you will understand what I mean by this. There’s something about revisiting traditions that may have been lost in the fog of coming to a new world and adopting a new way of life that is lifted on this one day of the year. As a result old favorite recipes...

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An Introduction To Birthday Gifts

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An Introduction To Birthday Gifts

Birthdays are very important for most people. You can make it extra special for them with a thoughtful gift. Remember that it is not enough that you hand them a present –your sincerity should show from the kind of gift you give. The best way to convey that message is by giving something that a person will truly appreciate or use. It need not be anything expensive. Even simple gifts are appreciated so long as the thought is there. Before going shopping, you may want to ask around as to what the receipt may want. His or her friends or family...

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Creating Inexpensive Gifts With Coffee Mugs

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Creating Inexpensive Gifts With Coffee Mugs

During the holidays you may become overwhelmed by the list of people you need gifts for. When trying to find gifts it can be difficult to get cute presents at inexpensive prices. The more people on your list however, the more important cheap gifts are however. When trying to put together inexpensive gifts for people like teachers, neighbors, or church members, you should consider using coffee mugs. Coffee mugs are great because there are several different ways of giving them as gifts, depending on who you are giving to. Use these fun and...

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Plan B for Valentines Day

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Plan B for Valentines Day

Each year men and women spend a great deal of time and energy planning Valentine’s Day surprises for their loved ones. However, unfortunately, each year a lot of these plans are often ruined each year due to circumstances beyond their control. They may find that all of their advance planning seems to go to waste but in most cases, Valentine’s Day may still turn out to be a great day just because they are getting to spend the day together. However, this article will provide some information on how you can not only plan a great Valentine’s Day...

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day Apart

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day Apart

There are a number of reasons why a couple may find themselves spending Valentine’s Day apart. Couples who are in a long distance relationship, business trips, shifts which prevent couples from being together, sickness and family emergencies are just a few examples of reasons why a couple may find themselves spending Valentine’s Day apart. While you may certainly understand the reasons why you and your loved ones cannot be together on Valentine’s Day it does not make it any easy to deal with this situation. You may still feel sad and lonely...

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