Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Mother’s Day is big business in the United States. The National Retail Federation estimates that in 2015, over $21.2 billion was spent on Mother’s Day gifts. A projected 84.2% of Americans celebrated mommy with cards, brunch, flowers, jewelry, etc. It’s all well deserved, moms work hard. Mother’s Day is a joyous occasion many women look forward to celebrating and feeling(…)

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MLK Day

MLK Day

The United States has three people with a national holiday to honor them:  George Washington, Christopher Columbus, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In 1979 U.S Representative John Conyers (Michigan Dem) and US Senator Edward Brooke (Mass Republican) introduced a bill to Congress to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday.  The bill(…)

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Five Reasons I Hate Elf On The Shelf

Five Reasons I Hate Elf On The Shelf

Every holiday comes with a tradition that we merely tolerate because of the festive connection. How many of us REALLLLY like eating turkey? Be honest, out of 365 days of the year we only pretend to like turkey and cranberry sauce for about 4 hours.  I We secretly wish it were a Chick Fil-A #1 with Polynesian(…)

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Five Voting Facts You Might Not Know

Five Voting Facts You Might Not Know

In 2016 we vote for our 58th President of the United States. Hopefully everyone is exercising their right to vote. It wasn’t an easy road to get here. Checkout these voting facts: 1.) Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 19th amendment guarantees(…)

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