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2012-12-06 05:00:59

Tho holiday season means many things to many people, but certainly is a great time to give oneself the gift of self discovery. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The holiday season starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Years Day is special in many ways; not the least being a good time to “Find Yourself” according to the creator of “Your Two Sense Worth” Daniel Padgug. Thanksgiving is often used as a time to reflect upon what there is to be...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

Native Spa Kit and other unique gifts from leading site for natural skin care and wellness products now being offered with $10 savings coupon in celebration of winter holidays. Use coupon code Earthgifts123. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 In celebration of the upcoming Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa holiday season, KanwaMinerals.com, a leading online site where health-conscious consumers go to shop for high-quality, chemical-free natural skin and wellness products, has made...

2010-12-02 11:32:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season in full swing, teachers seeking entertaining, innovative resources to bring the stories of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza to life can find dozens of free lesson plans, podcasts and more at Verizon Thinkfinity's new Holiday feature. Thinkfinity (www.thinkfinity.org) contains thousands of free, engaging educational resources that make learning fun. Lesson plans, in-class activities and homework help can be found...

2010-12-02 07:07:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to get ready for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The holiday season can be both a joyful and stressful time for many families. Children often get caught in the middle of bitter arguments between separated and divorced parents during the Holiday Season and are compelled to take sides. Holidays can intensify parental conflict and sadly leave children feeling responsible during a time that should be filled with...

2010-11-26 00:01:47

Thanksgiving and Christmas Themed Webisodes Added to New Online Video Series "ËœHistory: Deconstructed' New York, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 To celebrate the holidays, History.com's minisites for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa tell the story of each holiday--including history, fun facts and traditions--through brand-new videos, photos and updated articles. Also, just in time for the holiday season, History.com has created original online videos as part of its...

2010-11-11 10:17:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the season of holiday parties and white elephant gifts, SHOP.COM asks shoppers to dig up photos of the funniest, oddest, craziest or simply most lackluster gift they've ever received. The award-winning shopping comparison site would like shoppers to post their holiday photos on SHOP.COM's Facebook page wall (http://www.facebook.com/Shop.com) as an entry into SHOP.COM's My Funniest Gift Contest. Shoppers can submit as many...

2009-10-09 18:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service started delivering the 2009 holiday season by issuing the Winter Holidays stamps yesterday and the Hanukkah and Kwanzaa stamps today at the American Stamp Dealers Association Mega Stamp Show in New York City. The 2009 Christmas: Madonna and Sleeping Child by Sassoferrato stamp will be dedicated Oct. 20, 2009, at the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA, where the original painting is located. Visit this link to see the stamps....

2008-12-27 15:52:38

The impact Barak Obama's election as the first black U.S. president will have on the African-American holiday Kwanzaa is unclear, a filmmaker says. The Black Candle director M.K. Asante Jr., whose documentary was about Kwanzaa, said the election of Obama could significantly alter Kwanzaa at the presidential level, The Independent reported Saturday. Obviously, there is already a tradition of addressing Kwanzaa in the White House, which was started by Bill Clinton, and has been continued by...

2008-12-12 10:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Jubilee: African American Celebration," is on view at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum through Sept. 20, 2009. Through a colorful display with costumes and tableaus, "Jubilee" offers a cross section of nearly 50 traditions and celebrations observed in the African American community from days of slavery to today. Examined are holidays that are unique but no longer celebrated, regional or national in scope and of relatively recent origin as well...

2008-12-04 04:06:00

Time, Money and The Environment Are On Your Side At MyFunCards.com WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- It started earlier this year. Even before you heard the first whispers of "Trick or Treat," stores skipped spooky and went straight to jolly and bright, setting up wreaths, trees and ornaments. Now it's December, and despite this early arrival of the holiday season, you're in a familiar situation: scrambling. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081204/NYFNST06 ) The now...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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