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2008-07-28 15:01:01

It's no surprise that the independent Designers for Home & Garden Party jumped on the opportunity to give back to the community. As Designers for the company, it is not only their mission to offer high-quality home decor, but it is also their top focus to make a difference in people's lives. That is why the company succeeded in raising $1 million for the American Cancer Society, according to the company's founders Penny and Steve Carlile. "We have found that our Designers really care...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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