Latest Holidays Stories

2014-04-29 08:42:21

New survey from FatWallet.com reports that 83% of Americans adults go on vacations, 6 in 10 take vacations every year, and almost half will spend more than $1,500 on their next vacation. BELOIT, Wis., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FatWallet.com, the one-stop resource for online coupons and deals with cash back savings, announced results from its Vacation Spending Survey* (TNS Global). Of 1,000 American adults surveyed online, 83% said they regularly go on vacations and 6 in 10 go on vacation...

2014-01-16 12:27:36

Guests who book the 2014 Super Bowl Celebration Package will enjoy complimentary NFL souvenirs, a chance to party with the pros and access to Sunday night big-screen viewing party in Measure Lounge NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Langham Place, Fifth Avenue has caught football fever! Located in Midtown Manhattan, just 1.5 blocks from Super Bowl Boulevard and within driving distance of Met Life Stadium, Langham Place, Fifth Avenue will be decked out in football fan splendor over the...

2013-11-25 23:29:25

212 Health and Performance offers some tips to help prevent the usual weight gain over the holidays. Rumford, RI (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Everyone knows that, statistically, the holidays are the worst time of year for weight loss and the best time of year for weight gain. The average person usually gains between 6-12lbs during the holidays. Here are 3 tips to help you thwart those pesky pounds. 1. Stay Accountable If you don't make your goals public, there is no way that anyone can...

2013-09-30 23:44:52

The idea of vacationing with a baby or toddler can be daunting, and while little ones are fairly flexible when their needs are met, they are still high maintenance. TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has launched a new vacation planning folder called New Beginnings and it is populated with ideas, advice, and resources to serve as a starting point for new parents who want a break and a vacation with baby. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Planning a successful family vacation takes time and...

2013-08-30 23:27:21

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has highlighted ways to add fun and uniqueness to your Thanksgiving family traditions. Ideas include iconic weekends away and unique dining options as well as some of the parades in the country. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Thanksgiving family traditions have the potential to bond generations nurturing love and creating lasting memories. The short recess from mandatory tasks and complicated schedules is an opportunity to bridge generational gaps but to...

2013-07-26 23:22:09

In the absence of formalized schooling during the summer months, students across the country experience a lapse in academic knowledge and ability in a variety of subjects. While researchers point to a number of reasons why some students aren’t exposed to intellectually engaging activities over the summer, all agree that those who continue their studies—either through clever and fun activities, or carefully designed services like those provided by Launch Education Group—develop...

2013-06-24 23:01:24

For the end of summer, Crystal Travel is now offering new special deals, which is helping more members visit Australia. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Crystal Travel, located on the border of Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village is now offering specials deals for travel to Australia for members of their private travel club. According to Crystal Travel Agent Andrew Fiksi, "Australia is what we consider a dream vacation. Most people only get out there once in a lifetime, if...

2013-05-29 23:27:56

This week is half term in the UK so holidaymakers are flocking to Turkey in droves to catch some much needed sunshine. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Half term in Britain can only mean one thing, holiday time. Many people choose to escape the daily humdrum, and nine to five weekly grind and retreat on holiday to Turkey. While the UK still suffers with unpredictable weather, Turkey is basking with temperatures hitting as high as 36C. There really couldn´t be a better time to go on a break to...

2013-03-24 23:02:12

The unrelenting cold weather in the UK does not seem to be showing any sign of stopping or slowing down. If the idea of the continuing cold weather doesn´t thrill you with joy then why not think about taking a trip to warmer climes, with a holiday to Turkey. (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 The official first day of Spring has come and gone; while the UK is normally seeing a slight break in the cold weather by now this year that does not seem to be happening. With snow continuing to fall in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'