What to Celebrate this Week: National Frozen Food Day!

March 4, 2010

When: March 6th This Saturday throw a quick and easy dinner party and celebrate all those yummy foods and snacks in your freezer! Don’t think this day is worth Celebrating!? Just imagine how your busy life would be if you didn’t have a frozen dinner to pop into the microwave in between a late day […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: Dr. Suess’ Birthday!

February 25, 2010

When: March 2 Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to PartyLand! You’re off and away! Grab a red and white striped stovepipe hat, some green food coloring and throw a party for Theodor Seuss Geisel, famed American writer and cartoonist! Because, “If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: Black History Month

February 19, 2010

This year, make Black History Month come alive for your family or friends by taking a trip to commemorate the significant contributions made to the United States by the African-American community, and to honor the struggles experienced by many black Americans. Any one of these field trip ideas will engage you in history and make […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: MARDI GRAS!

February 16, 2010

Mardi Gras came to New Orleans through French heritage in 1699. Mardi Gras literally means “Fat Tuesday” and is always on a Tuesday, 47 days before Easter. BEADS: The tradition of throwing trinkets to the crowds during Mardi Gras parades was initiated in the early 1870’s by the Twelfth Night Revelers. The most popular throws […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: Chinese New Year!

February 10, 2010

February 14th, 2010 Based on the cycles of the moon, the Chinese Lunar New Year is the longest chronological record in history! During this time traditions and rituals are very carefully observed in everything from food to clothing. According to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of 2010 is the Year of the Tiger, which commences […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: National Wear Red Day!

February 3, 2010

Stand up and speak out against heart disease in women by wearing red on Friday, Feb. 5th! Go Red For Women is a movement passionately dedicated to helping women fight back against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America. Thanks to the participation of millions of people across the country, the color […]

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What to Celebrate this Week: Groundhog’s Day!

January 27, 2010

When: Tuesday, February 2nd What: Legend decrees that if Phil sees his shadow on February 2nd, six more weeks of winter weather will befall the world. But if no shadow is apparent we’re in for the delights of an early spring! Groundhog Day comes once a year and its arrival is eagerly awaited by thousands […]

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30 Rock Theme Party Ideas

January 13, 2010

Dear Stefanie @ PartyLand, My BFF’s birthday is coming up and I want to kick it old school and throw her a theme party based on her favorite TV show. Only trouble is, party supplies for this TV show don’t exist! Can you help us come up with creative ideas for food, drinks and decorations […]

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June 2009 “A Camping We Will Go” Cub Scout Ideas

June 2, 2009

The Cub Scouts are going camping! In the backyard, in a tent or  under the stars. Camp at a nearby Scout camp, state park, or even spend the night in the local museum. Camping doesn’t always have to be overnight; day camp is fun too! Get everyone outdoors and discover what the ‘outing’ in Scouting […]

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May 2009 “Leave Nothing but Footprints” Cub Scout Ideas

April 29, 2009

Hurray! Warm weather is the perfect time for outdoor adventures! This month take your troop on a walk through the neighborhood, park or on a hike through local trails. Teach them to enjoy the outdoor world, to take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints. This May everyone will be learning about the “Leave […]

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