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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Celebrating NASA’s 60th Anniversary!

Celebrating NASA’s 60th Anniversary!

On this day in 1958, Congress founded NASA. Today marks the 60th anniversary of NASA.  In 1958, Congress established NASA as a means of keeping up with the technological advances of other countries and to focus on our own  research.  For six decades, NASA has been at the forefront of peaceful space exploration, making countless

Join Us as We Celebrate Jan Berenstain’s Birthday

Join Us as We Celebrate Jan Berenstain’s Birthday

A lovely time to recall this famed children’s author on her birthday. Jan Berenstain (1923-2012) was a famous children’s book author and illustrator best known for her work on the series The Berenstain Bears.  Along with her husband Stan, Jan infused humor and real-life situations into her books, making them instantly relatable to children and

Let’s Do Our Best for this National Hire a Veteran Day

Let’s Do Our Best for this National Hire a Veteran Day

We can express our gratitude to those who have made the ultimate service by hiring a veteran. Last year marked the inaugural Hire a Veteran Day.  Hire a Veteran Day was established by Hire our Heroes, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans transition back into civilian life by helping them find employment.  According to

Thanks, Mom and Dad! It’s National Parents Day

Thanks Mom and Dad! It’s National Parents Day

We’d like to invite you to join us as we express our gratitude for National Parents Day. As we celebrated our mothers in May and our fathers in June, it makes sense that we would celebrate both parents in July.  Today is National Parents Day, a day dedicated to showing our appreciation for the people

Let’s All Participate this National Give Something Away Day

Let’s All Participate this National Give Something Away Day

Let’s learn how we can balance work, our personal lives, and philanthropy on National Give Something Away Day. Today is National Give Something Away Day.  As the name suggests, this day is dedicated to sharing our good fortune with others who may not be as blessed as we are.  Often, we tend to get so

Celebrating National Caviar Day

Celebrating National Caviar Day

Let’s celebrate this notorious food item on National Caviar Day. No matter what our personal opinions on caviar are, almost everyone has heard about these little fish eggs.  While caviar is often associated with the wealthy as a luxury and a gourmet food item, there is a lot more to know about these tiny black

Tips for Planning the Ultimate Staycation

Tips for Planning the Ultimate Staycation

Here’s how we can have the vacation we want from the comfort of our own homes. Some of my favorite memories with my children continue to involve “staycations.”  Being a single mother of four now adult children doesn’t always allow us to get together for long periods of time, due to everyone’s constraints.  Thus, having