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2012-12-08 05:01:09

Kids Activities Blog features an ingenious Advent Calendar for little Engineers. The Ping Pong Ball Advent Calendar is not only fun to make but it turns into an Engineering Project for the days counting down until Christmas, literally. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 The ingenious Ping Pong Ball Advent calendar is one of the most innovative family Christmas craft ideas featured on Kids Activities Blog this holiday season. The Advent calendar is not only fun to make, but transforms...

2012-12-07 12:21:07

LURGASHALL, England, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A surprise hit in the iPad app charts this Christmas is the two Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendars. Both apps are 5-star rated, and at the time of writing both are in the top 200 apps overall, as well as top of the Lifestyle charts. Users can choose from the London Advent Calendar, featuring gorgeous Christmas scenes from the British capital, and the original Village version which set the trend back in 2010. Both offer the...

2012-12-05 05:02:17

An ingenious ping pong ball Advent calendar, perfect for counting the days until Christmas, is the latest family project for innovative clever-minded kids featured on Kids Activities Blog. Making and playing with the Advent calendar will make the next fun filled engineering project for the whole family, guaranteed. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 An ingenious Ping Pong Ball Advent calendar is one of the most innovative family Christmas craft ideas featured on Kids Activities Blog...

2012-12-02 05:02:56

Over 27 cool countdown to Christmas activities for kids and an ingenious Advent Calendar turning into an Engineering Project are one of the latest Christmas blogs on Kids Activities Blog this December. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Kids love the countdown to Christmas. Kids Activities Blog researched the top 27 cool countdown to Christmas activities that will get the whole family into the holiday spirit. One of the fun activities to get the family into the holiday spirit is by...

2011-11-30 04:30:00

LONDON, November 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the countdown to Christmas begins, HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, will be hosting their annual advent calendar competition*. For 24 days in December, participants will have the chance to win fantastic prizes [http://www.hostelbookers.com/advent-calendar-2011 ] such as a round-the-world flight, an iPad 2, InterRail tickets and much more. To enter, participants must 'like' HostelBookers Facebook page....

2011-11-18 06:37:00

LURGASHALL, England, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacquie Lawson has followed up the tremendous popularity of last year's animated Advent Calendar by releasing an iPad app featuring the classy artwork, quirky humour, and elegant animations that fans have come to cherish. The original Advent Calendar, introduced last year, was a runaway hit with more than 700,000 sold, and now, in addition to taking advantage of the existing PC and Mac versions, iPad users can also share in the fun. The...

2011-11-10 10:34:00

LURGASHALL, England, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over for thousands of jacquielawson.com fans who have been eagerly anticipating the launch of the 2011 Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar, which is available for download starting today. Last year's calendar - Jacquie Lawson's first - was wildly popular, selling 700,000 copies, mainly through word-of-mouth. Click here to see a demonstration of the all-new 2011 version featuring magical holiday scenes from London. "After the launch...

2011-07-27 08:17:00

LURGASHALL, England, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, the city of London took center stage as the world united to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The city of London will once again help people connect--this time as they count down the days 'til Christmas with the Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar. The enormous popularity of the first calendar in 2010 took the Jacquie Lawson team by surprise--it sold more than 700,000 copies, primarily in the U.S. and mainly...

2011-01-14 08:00:00

PARANAGUA, Brazil and SAO PAULO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advent International, the global private equity firm, today announced that it has agreed to acquire 50% of the capital stock of TCP - Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua S/A (TCP), Brazil's third-largest container port terminal. The value of the transaction and other financial terms were not disclosed. All of TCP's current shareholders - Pattac Empreendimentos e Participacoes S/A, TUC Participacoes Portuarias S/A, Soifer...

2010-11-17 08:37:00

LURGASHALL, England, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Think back to childhood memories of Christmas. Remember the excitement of opening each window on an Advent Calendar, and the knowledge that each day brought you one step closer to Christmas? This year, that comforting tradition has been made even better with the introduction of a new animated Advent Calendar by the English e-card company, jacquielawson.com. The calendar runs as a Windows desktop widget, compatible with both PC and Mac,...