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American Legion Celebrates America: Honor the Past, Celebrate Today

Post Date January 7, 2014

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Both my uncles served in the military — one with the Navy (the Tet Offensive in Vietnam), the other in the Air Force. I didn’t know much about this as a young girl, but I began to piece it together recently.   I remember walking into their favorite legions and suddenly they were entirely known  Continue Reading »

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Show Your Residents a Roaring Good Time: 1920s Party Ideas!

Post Date January 7, 2014

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The first time I heard anything about mobsters in our family, I was a little skeptical. I sat in an air-conditioned rambler in Arizona, listening to my great-uncle reminisce his childhood. I soon came to find that a story was unfolding right before me as he spoke.   As a little boy, probably around age  Continue Reading »

How To Make Shovel Valentines

Post Date January 6, 2014

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This year get your kids around the table and make these cute valentines for their friends, classmates or neighbors. They’re fun to make, super cute and a nice change from the standard valentines. You will need: • Small red, pink or white plastic shovels. • Chocolate Hearts, or your favorite valentine treats • Colored cellophane, cut into  Continue Reading »

Christmas Party Games & Activities

Post Date December 1, 2013

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Celebrating the holidays is even more fun with some games & activities to get your guests interacting with each other. Whether you’re planning an office party, a family celebration, or a neighborhood gathering, these games will make everything more festive.   Pin the Nose on Rudolph Start with a poster of a reindeer. Make noses  Continue Reading »

Christmas Craft Ideas

Post Date December 1, 2013

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Holiday parties are extra special when you make your own decorations. Here are some ideas that are simple and will bring extra holiday cheer to your celebrations. Young children to seniors can help with these fun & festive ideas!   Napkin Crafts – Elf Shoe & Hat These adorable napkin crafts are easy to make  Continue Reading »

Company Holiday Party Tips

Post Date October 24, 2013

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  The annual Holiday Office Party can sometimes seem like a ho-hum event.  This year, turn that around, surprise your employees and throw a GIANT PARTY they will remember! Location Choose a location that is completely separate from the day-to-day work environment. The purpose of the party is to thank your employees, and give them  Continue Reading »

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Turkey Cup Craft

Post Date October 1, 2013

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These cute little Turkey’s are perfect for all your November celebrations! A fun craft project for kids, seniors or anyone in between. Use them for: Treats at place settings Utensil holders – fill with a napkin, fork, spoon & knife Add a name and use as a place card Hold crayons, pencils or knick-knacks Fill  Continue Reading »

From Munich to Everywhere: Oktoberfest arrives!

Post Date September 10, 2013

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The celebration and the hills of Bavaria come to life when Oktoberfest (or die Wiesn to the locals) comes around! Now, you can bring the exclusive celebration of Munich, Germany to your next party destination! Whether you want to set up in your backyard, home, or local gathering locale, our products will suit all your  Continue Reading »

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: Halloween Comes!

Post Date August 29, 2013

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Ghoulish figures and the stuff of folklore creep out from under the stairs this time of year as the air gets crisp and cool, and there is something of a rustic, earthy atmosphere as the landscape quiets in preparation for its sleep. It is said that the first Jack O’ Lanterns were not actually carved  Continue Reading »

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Post Date August 19, 2013

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Author and speaker Mary Anne Radmacher is quoted to have said, “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice and the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”      It’s estimated that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. With these numbers, the  Continue Reading »

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