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2014-10-29 08:29:02

Omni-channel shoppers expected to spend 66 percent more on gifts than those shopping in stores only; despite personal data security concerns, 56 percent of Americans will continue to shop at retailers that have experienced a data breach NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimism about the economy is kindling holiday cheer as shoppers plan to spend more this year and tech-savvy shoppers have even higher spending expectations, according to Deloitte's 29(th) annual holiday survey. Among...

2014-10-29 08:22:56

The Strasburg, Pa. holiday display welcomes guests from November 28 through January 4. STRASBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, when searching for an idea to make the Choo Choo Barn's 50(th) Anniversary "extra special", owner Tom Groff suggested decorating his 1,700 square foot train layout for Christmas. The idea was met with blank stares from his wife Linda and daughter, Kristi Largoza. It was a bold undertaking with a year to prepare, but only a small window of time...

2014-10-27 23:10:37

Atlanta Chiropractor Participates in Love Has No Color gift drive to benefit Native American Children. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Dr. Caroline von Fluegge-Chen of Balance Atlanta Family Chiropractic, is pleased to announce the eighth annual Christmas on the Reservation (COTR) gift drive to benefit children on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeast Montana. Beginning immediately, Balance Atlanta will be collecting new shoes, boots and socks for children. In exchange, new...

2014-10-27 23:09:01

Pooping Santa's, pole-dancing elves, run over grandma's, cats that could take over the world – with 7 unique designs, Stupid.com has an Ugly Christmas sweater for every shopper this holiday season. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The jolly, ol’ team at Stupid.com loves the holiday season. It’s the time to deck the halls, hang the mistletoe, and search for the best novelty gifts to give to their loved ones. Most importantly, it’s the time for their annual...

2014-10-27 23:00:53

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s new Jungle Bells all-inclusive Belize Christmas vacation package offers a unique approach to enjoying the holidays while a sharing tropical adventure with family and friends. San Ignacio (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced a new, limited time only Belize Christmas vacation package that offers a unique approach to enjoying the holidays while sharing a tropical adventure with family and friends, according to the Belizean...

2014-10-27 16:21:08

Capitol Christmas Tree Connects Communities from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) is playing a key role in helping deliver the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. For the past 50 years, a beautiful tree has appeared on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. during the holiday season. MTA is one of dozens of partners working with The U.S. Forest Service, Choose Outdoors and...

2014-10-24 23:06:38

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted nine new Christmas camping ideas, each offering comfy tents, cozy cabins or lodges ideal for a winter family vacation base where having fun, sharing adventures, making discoveries, and creating memories is all part of the plan. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A cozy cabin or a special campsite makes camping at Christmas appealing to families who need time away from the commercial chaos often associated with the holiday season. “Camping offers...

2014-10-23 16:21:16

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Will United Parcel Service deliver this Christmas? That's the question that manufactures, shippers, retailers and consumers have been asking. While we can't speak to all aspects of UPS's operations we can say that despite UPS not finalizing our contract we remain committed to delivering this Christmas season," said Independent Pilot Association spokesperson Brian Gaudet. Gaudet went on to say, "UPS has done a lot to avoid a...

2014-10-23 08:35:35

Change the lives of children living in poverty SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank. That's more than the entire population of the United States. In the U.S. extreme poverty has hit a new high; recent studies show over 1.6 million households with children are living on less than $2 per person, per day.[1] This Christmas shoppers can help fight...

2014-10-23 08:29:21

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces the opening of a new $2 million exhibition entitled The 12 Days of Christmas. Unique in the world, the exhibit will open on the garden grounds on November 16 and run through January 4, 2015. Tickets are selling fast with some nights almost selling out. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets now for nighttime viewing of this magnificent holiday exhibit that will be Dallas' newest holiday...


Latest Christmas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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2012-06-14 08:49:30

Symbol: THAR2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   THFR4 Themeda frondosa (R. Br.) Merr., nom. inq. Distribution: Themedaarguens(L.) Hack. distribution:USA(MD, VA),USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 10:22:35

Symbol: SCTR2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: HI    I Synonyms:   EPTR5 Epiphyllum truncatum Haw.   ZYTR Zygocactus truncatus (Haw.) K. Schum. Distribution: Schlumbergeratruncata(Haw.) Moran distribution:USA(HI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 12:27:56

Symbol: POAC4 Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

2012-06-14 12:27:57

Symbol: POACL Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family  ...

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Word of the Day
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.