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We Invite you to Join Us and Get Involved This National Make a Difference Day

Join Us as We Get Involved This National Make a Difference Day

Let’s lend a helping hand this National Make a Difference Day. Today is National Make a Difference Day, an annual observance that emphasizes the importance of community service and volunteerism throughout the United States. This unofficial holiday first began in 1992 when a major national newspaper suggested that citizens use the extra day that they

Let’s Honor the Legacy of – the International Red Cross

Let’s Celebrate the Organization of the International Red Cross

We’d like to share with you some important information about this humanitarian organization. Today marks the anniversary of the first International Conference of the Red Cross in 1875. However, before this meeting could take place, it’s important to understand how the International Red Cross came to be. The idea for the Red Cross was first

Suggestions to Help Us Live the Best Lifestyle for Our Bodies

Suggestions to Help Us Live the Best Lifestyle for Our Bodies

Committing to a healthier lifestyle isn’t as difficult as we might think. While we might admire the popular fitness and health gurus on social media, many of us may feel that we cannot live up to such a standard. However, living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t necessarily mean that we have to run ten miles or

These Natural Insomnia Cures Will Have Us Sleeping Like Babies

These Natural Insomnia Cures Will Have Us Sleeping Like Babies

For those of us who struggle to get the sleep we need, here are some all-natural insomnia remedies. Insomnia or difficulty falling or staying asleep is a common problem that many face.  Unfortunately, failing to get an adequate amount of sleep can have negative impacts on many areas of our lives including our overall health. 

Bring Home a Furry Friend This National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Bring Home a Furry Friend This National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Let’s get involved this National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month. Please, may I preface this with a disclaimer, I rescued my pup 3 ½ years ago (or actually, she rescued me) and my life (perhaps, our lives) have never been better. I’m biased. Even if there is a specific breed that we would prefer, there

On This Day in History: Puerto Rico Became a U.S. Colony

On This Day in History: Puerto Rico Became a U.S. Colony

Here’s where the United States and Puerto Rico’s history blend. Only a year after Puerto Rico was successfully granted self-rule from Spain, the United States took control over the small island nation. Towards the end of the Spanish-American War, U.S. troops launched an invasion of the Spanish colony. With little resistance, American forces were able

Celebrating Dictionary Day and Noah Webster’s Birthday

Celebrating Dictionary Day and Noah Webster’s Birthday

Let’s acknowledge the father of the English Dictionary today. October 16th is considered Dictionary Day.  This day was chosen to coincide with the birthday of Noah Webster, the author of the first American-English language dictionary, “An American Dictionary of the English Language.”  This famed reference book contained seventy thousand words and took Webster roughly twenty-seven