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More Than 50 Green Holidays (Besides Earth Month)

Written by Green Diva Lynn (aka Lynn Hasselberger) You've heard the phrase "Earth Day is Every Day." Or... Earth Month is every  month. It should be the case, right? With more than 50 green hol…

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How Passover Can Help You Get Unstuck

Passover is the story of the Hebrew's exodus from the bonds of 400 years of slavery to freedom as a Jewish people. Although today there is no slavery to Pharaoh, bondage remains a metaphor for relinqu…

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5 Reasons to Love Your Library

Did you know April 13 to April 19 is National Library Week? The American Library Association (ALA) designates this holiday on the second week of every April to celebrate the contributions of libraries…

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National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month and most of us are experiencing increasing stress levels. We know we should reduce our level of stress, but it can seem too hard to do when we’re just tryin…

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Why Cesar Chavez Deserves a National Holiday

As someone who writes about California agriculture, I'm often surprised by how little modern farming is talked about. While many Californians are at least familiar with the name, Cesar Chavez, for exa…

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12 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is coming up on May 11, and if you want to go the handmade route without stressing out, now's a good time to start planning the day for your mama! I know: Mother's Day is just another …

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12 Facts You Probably Had Wrong About St. Patrick’s Day

Between the shamrocks, rainbows leading to pots of gold, mischievous little green men and the pub crawling, there is a lot to love about this fun Irish holiday, even if you are not Irish or live nowhe…

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Pancake Tuesday

You probably know that Mardi Gras is also known as Fat Tuesday, as well as Shrove Tuesday--but what about Pancake Tuesday?! Pancake Tuesday is the way carnival season is topped off in the United Kingd…

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8 Extraordinary Facts About Polar Bears For International Polar Bear Day

Picking a day to celebrate one cause or another has become a fun and popular trend -- and February 27th is now International Polar Bear Day! Polar Bears, without doubt, deserve an international spotli…

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Test Your Olympic Knowledge (Quiz)

Last night, I was deeply enthralled by the events unfolding at the Sochi Winter Olympics, when my daughter asked me when the first Olympics was held. I knew the modern Olympic Games had origins in anc…

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