On October 12, 2016, the U.S. Postal Service announced the 2016 Holiday Mailing and Shipping Deadlines for domestic and international destinations so that customers can begin to prepare for the busy shopping and shipping season. Naturally, we want to make sure you have this information and encourage you to ship early - just in case!!! To ensure delivery of cards, letters and packages within the United States by December 25, the USPS recommends that you use the following dates as your guideline: Mail By Dates for Domestic Services … [Read more...] about U.S. Postal Service 2016 Holiday Mailing and Shipping Deadlines
Holidays and Seasons
We love a reason to celebrate - and what better reason than holidays? Everything from national to federal holidays and everything in between. We cover them all including the four seasons!
Call me strange, but I loved corned beef and cabbage when I was a kid growing up. Maybe it was because of my German/Polish ancestry, or because we grew up in the middle of Amish country surrounded by Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Not every kid is going to run to the table for a dinner of corned beef and cabbage, so how about celebrating with a festive, colorful meal that everyone in your family will love. How about with ... PASTA! We're talking healthy, tasty, bright green veggies or a yummy pesto that will have your entire family dancing an … [Read more...] about Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with … Pasta!
Not sure what to get your sweetheart for Valentine's Day? Check out our infographic below to see what others have planned for some idea-sparking! Don't you just love infographics? I'm going to be sharing more of these with my readers. I love having everything in one handy graphic that you can keep for later if you want. So how spot on are we with our numbers? Did you see yourself in one of the categories? Leave a note below and let us know! … [Read more...] about Where Will You Be Spending Your Money This Valentine’s Day?
Nothing says AMAZING FUN for children and animals alike like a good old-fashioned blizzard! Winter Storm Jonas 2016 has not disappointed in that department, leaving behind a foot or more of snow for most areas impacted by the storm here in the south. The Jonas Brothers are taking having a winter blizzard named after them all in stride. So... Winter storm JONAS is coming. This is awkward. — Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) January 21, 2016 Here we go pic.twitter.com/cz85n3jEPN — kevin jonas (@kevinjonas) January 21, 2016 Comin … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Jonas 2016
A very happy and blessed Thanksgiving 2015 to each of you today! I am posting this early for those that will be traveling (please be safe - traffic is crazy out there!) and for those that won't be online tomorrow. I hope your homes are filled with the joyful smells of baking pies, roasting turkeys, simmering cinnamon and oranges and laughter and excitement bouncing from every corner of your home. I try to remain an optimistic, glass-is-half-full type of person all year long, and I have to admit there are times when it is really, really hard. … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving 2015