Latest ADVENT Stories

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...

2012-12-05 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...

2011-07-27 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,...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.