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2010-12-01 09:05:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in the heart of New Orleans at 4800 Canal Street, there stands a grand mansion that plays host to a one of a kind holiday adventure filled with candle lit angel choirs, sparkling trees and a walk through, interactive, special effect holiday attraction sure to bring a twinkle in your children's eyes. As you approach the snow covered grand Victorian mansion, falling snow magically appears from the sky and blankets the queue line. You are...

2010-11-30 08:54:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Claus announced today that he will land his sleigh at Mrs Baird's in Fort Worth again this year to hear the holiday wishes of thousands of North Texas children. Parents are especially thrilled that the event, including professional color photos with Santa, sweet treats provided by Mrs Baird's, and fun crafts for the kids, is 100 percent free of charge. Santa's Mrs Baird's bakery visits began in 1939 and were reinstated four years...

2010-11-29 08:49:00

NORTH POLE, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Long sought-after, but never seen; often the source of speculation, but never confirmed; now for the first time, sources close to the Jolly Old Elf himself release Santa's List of Naughty Girls. The List is published on the Internet at SantasNaughtyGirls.com in the riveting expose: Santa's Naughty Girls: How Santa Spends the Other 364 Nights Per Year (365 on Leap-Years)! Topping Santa's List of Naughty Girls for 2010 is none other than the...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to more efficiently manage the millions of letters he receives from children, Santa is working with KnowledgeTree to implement a new cloud-based document management system. This will enable Santa to create a more streamlined work environment for his incredibly busy and merry teams of elves, and simplify what can be a chaotic toy specification, manufacture and delivery process. KnowledgeTree will contribute $1 for every letter to Santa...

2010-11-23 00:01:08

As holiday shopping goes into hyper-mode, unfortunately, children do the same. The website http://www.TheChristmasRegistry.com has launched an expanded service, which helps both parents and children cope as December 25th gets closer. Washington, MI (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 As holiday shopping goes into hyper-mode, unfortunately, children do the same. The website http://www.TheChristmasRegistry.com has launched an expanded service, which helps both parents and children cope as December 25th...

2010-11-03 06:55:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone has their "favorite" family gathering whether it be birthdays, reunions, weddings or picnics, but there is one family tradition that celebrates the good in people and happens to be an event that is fun, meaningful and special for one lucky person at the start of each New Year. The event is the cutting of the Vasilopita (Vah-see-low-peetah). Generations have been celebrating the Vasilopita cutting predominantly in the families of...

2010-01-08 07:10:00

LEITRIM, Ireland, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new nonfiction, "Finding the Holy Grail" (published by AuthorHouse), debut author Sean Mac Aodhagain covers countless centuries of history surrounding the legend of the infamous Holy Grail and its major influences on the people of today's world. Open to the first page and embark on a voyage on your own quest of discovery. Glimpse the mythical lives of some of the most renowned individuals who have helped weave the fabric of our cultural...

2009-12-17 13:20:33

Analysis: Santa Claus: A public health pariah? Santa should share Rudolf's snack of carrots and celery sticks rather than brandy and mince pies and swap his reindeer for a bike or walk, says a public health expert in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today. Dr Nathan Grills, from Monash University in Australia, says the current image of Santa promotes obesity, drink-driving, speeding and a general unhealthy lifestyle. He argues that "Santa only needs to affect health by 0.1% to damage...

2009-12-15 08:48:00

DALLAS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been a season of giving at home security company Monitronics as employees delivered 500 new toys to Farmers Branch Elementary School Monday. The tenth toy drive was part of the commitment of the company to be a good neighbor and community member. The drive exceeded the goal of 475 toys for the school's students. "Our students at Farmers Branch Elementary will have a brighter Christmas because of the generous spirit of the employees of...

2009-12-11 12:09:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Christmas can be a happy and stressful time of the year for parents and with the economy in the doldrums, CitizenTax.com is sponsoring 'Santa Says Hi,' a text messaging service for new and returning customers at www.santasayshi.com. Santa will text a series of messages updating his progress toward Christmas morning for $7.77. J. Gregg Rollins, CEO of CitizenTax.com, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) authorized e-filing provider, notes that the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'