Holidays

Holidays

5 Ways to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, throughout the U.S., people are “tickled pink” to show their support for those affected by breast cancer, and raise awareness and funds to help save lives. From fundraisers to breast cancer awareness products, here are a just a few of the ways you can participate in the annual… continue

Holidays

The Difference Between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

Children Holding American Flags at Parade

While both holidays honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, there are a few important distinctions between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. To appreciate the differences, it helps to understand how each holiday originated, when it is observed, how it is commemorated and, most importantly, who each holiday was established to… continue

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Designing a Custom St. Patrick’s Day Flag or Banner

Irish Trenton AOH Pipeband

Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! That means that if you’re planning to take your Irish decorations to the next level this year with a customized St. Patrick’s Day flag or banner, now’s the time to get to work on designing and ordering your masterpiece. Wondering where to begin… continue

History Lessons

History of Memorial Day

While largely accepted as the unofficial kick off to summer, Memorial Day has a much greater significance for our country and those who have served in the U.S. Military. Since the mid-1860s, Americans have gathered in late May to honor those who have given their lives in service to their country. Origin of Memorial Day… continue

Holidays

What is Dyngus Day and How Do People Celebrate it?

Dyngus Day is a holiday that falls on the Monday right after Easter Sunday. Historically, it is a Polish holiday celebrated across Eastern Europe and within the U.S. by Polish Americans. It is a day that not only celebrates Polish culture but is also a day for many to enjoy themselves after the restrictions imposed by Lent…. continue