Thanksgiving is the perfect time for families to gather and reconnect- why not spend some of that time together doing something new and fun? Here are some ideas for spending some time away from the TV with your family that won’t break the bank!
It seems as if with all of the available technology, finding someone would be easy. Doing a quick people search can help you find relatives, old classmates or friends. There are cases, however, when it seems as if loved ones fall off the face of the Earth and there is no hope of finding them.
The International Day of the Disappeared was started with the hope of finding those lost in war, conflict, violence or no known cause. The hope is to bring together families and loved ones torn apart from life’s most unusual events. In many cases, those missing are military personnel, though they may also be civilian victims of the war as well. This annual day of remembrance held on August 30th highlights the struggles of loved ones, and recognizes the importance of finding and bringing home the missing. Volunteers and others devoted to the cause have made it a point to offer services in many countries of the world.
It will be an amazing day.
You may be cooking, cleaning, eating, watching TV, playing games, helping the needy or participating in countless other activities. But whatever you’re doing, chances are you’re spending the day with others. Family, friends, maybe even a group of people you’ve never met before.
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Elvis may have said it best. The soulful crooner lamented that he would have a blue Christmas without you. Okay, maybe he wasn’t talking about you in particular. Point is, even Elvis needed his loved ones around to be merry.
Are you missing anyone this holiday season?
Are you ready for the holidays? They always seem to arrive so quickly. One minute we’re buying Halloween candy, and the next we’re wondering why we only have two shopping days left. For most people, it’s the busiest time of year.
There are so many things associated with the holidays. Family events, shopping, social gatherings and vicious scams perpetrated by heartless criminals. It’s tragic. Voracious predators recognize this season as a time of cheer and good will. And they’ll use every dirty trick at their disposal to take advantage of that.
Children everywhere are slowly transforming into zombies, princesses and characters from their favorite movies. Adults are preparing outfits they would only dare wear once a year. Halloween is upon us!
On October 31, kids across the country will excitedly wear their favorite costumes and claim tasty treats in the name of trick or treating. Parents can help make sure this Halloween is thrilling, chilling and safe!
The holiday always occurs on the fourth Sunday in October. Although there isn’t much information about the origins of Mother-in-Law day, it seems to have started up around 2002.
We’ve seen so many amazing events unfold over the year. We shared a collective feeling of bereavement at the loss of celebrities like Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett and Patrick Swayze. These beloved entertainers brought so much joy into our lives, and their unfortunate passing reminds of us how important it is to hold the people that we care about close. We are constantly reminded of just how unpredictable life can be.