10 Fun Facts About Father’s Day

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1. The first Father's Day happened on June 17,1910. Sonora Dodd campaigned to celebrate Fathers since there was already a celebration for Mother's Day. 2.June was chosen because Sonora's father, Bill Smart was born in June. 3.Father's Day became more popular during WW2. when the day was used to honor troops serving in the war. 4.Americans spend over ...

Memorial Day Meals

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Popular Memorial Day meals from AllRecipies.com: Red, White and Blue Ambrosia Rated: Submitted By: FROGGY2427 Photo By: mrstea Prep Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 4 Hours 20 Minutes Servings: 10 "Sweet and creamy ambrosia is accented with strawberries and blueberries to make a very patriotic summer dessert perfect for Flag Day or Fourth of July." INGREDIENTS: 1 pint heavy cream 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar 2 cups sour ...

Mother’s Day

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Just a few facts about Mother's Day. Mother's Day has been celebrated for only 98 years. Congress designated the second Sunday in May 1914 as Mother's Day, due to efforts of Anna Jarvis. Anna, herself, never married and had no children! World's oldest mother is Satyabhama Mahapatra, who in 2003 gave birth for the first ...

Memorial Day Meals

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Popular Memorial Day meals from AllRecipies.com Red, White and Blue Ambrosia Rated: Submitted By: FROGGY2427 Photo By: mrstea Prep Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 4 Hours 20 Minutes Servings: 10 "Sweet and creamy ambrosia is accented with strawberries and blueberries to make a very patriotic summer dessert perfect for Flag Day or Fourth of July." INGREDIENTS: 1 pint heavy cream 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar 2 cups sour ...

Annette Funicello Never Forgotten

One of my readers, Julie, suggested a few words about Annette Funicello, who recently passed away from Multiple Sclarosis.. Signed at the age of 12, she was the a member of the 1st Mickey Mouse Club. Although known for the Beach Party movies with Frankie Avalon, she also had 2 hit singles, "Tall Paul" in 1959 and ...

Interesting Facts

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Blue color has a calming effect, it actualy calmes hormones in the brain.....Twitter, Facebook, and Skype are in blue! Popsicles was invented by an 11 yr. old boy, Frank Epperson, in 1905! Girls who have more boys than girls as friends, go through less depression and anxiety.  (A plus for us guys..ok!) Chronophobia is the fear of time ...

Interesting Facts About “Black Friday”

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Most shoppers make Black Friday plans on Wednesday during Thanksgiving week.  Monday is 2nd, Thanksgiving  3rd. Fifteen (15) percent BF searches will be on mobile devices! Forty-four (44) percent for last minute gifts are on a mobile device. EBay says that tablet users spend 50% more  than PC users! ( Leave the I pad at home!) Thirty-three (33) percent ...

Holloween Shrieks

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Why couldn't the ghost see its mom and dad? Because they were trans-parent! Why do ghosts like to ride in elevators? Because it raises their spirits! What's a vampire's favorite fruit? A necktarine! Enjoy the holiday and remember what George Carlin used to say about emails.  "You send emails to people you don't want to talk to!"    

Top 10 Reasons Why Hurricane Season Is Like Christmas

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10. Decorating the house. (Boarding up windows!) 9. Dragging out boxes that have never been used since last season. (camping gear, flashlites) 8. Last minute shopping in crowded stores. 7. Regular TV shows being pre-empted by...."specials"! 6. Family coming to stay with you! 5. Family and friends from out of state calling. 4. Buying food you don't normally buy......and in large ...