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Origin of Groundhog Day
Offbeat  (tags: Groundhog Day, Candlemas Day, Imbolc, weather divination, weather, pagan celebrations, holidays, feast days )

Beatrice
- 204 days ago - landscaping.about.com
In its earliest incarnation, Groundhog Day was Imbolc, a pagan celebration associated with fertility and weather divination.The second holiday deriving from Imbolc was Candlemas Day and was celebrated on February 2 (Groundhog Day). Candlemas was the feast
Do You Celebrate Any National Dog Days or Months?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, holidays, pets, protection, environment )

Cher
- 645 days ago - dogster.com
Are dog-themed days and months aimed at animal welfare or are they just smart marketing? Hrmm
Christmas Foster Homes Sought for Homeless Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, homeless, holidays, foster, protection )

Cher
- 651 days ago - rspca.org.uk
We are appealing for London animal lovers to foster a homeless pet for Christmas.
10 Best Christmas Markets in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: holidays, business, christmas, lifestyle, foods )

Bryan
- 977 days ago - de.holidayinsider.com
Christmas markets reside all over Germany, but they all have their own charm and atmosphere. Think about whether you prefer large, urban areas that will have more bustling markets or smaller, quainter markets that might feel quieter and more personal.
3 Holiday Dramas You Can Avoid
Offbeat  (tags: lifestyle, holidays, Christmas, offbeat )

Lincoln
- 985 days ago - blog.plaingreenloans.com
When you combine tons of family, tons of activity, and tons of food preparation, things can get tense and hectic. If you think ahead about what problems can arise, you can take steps to prevent them from occurring. Here are some tips about different scena
Needy Pets Celebrate the Holidays Early!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, protection, environment, holidays, celebration )

Cher
- 986 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Needy pets in 10 cities in WA state received food, toys, treats and bedding today.
PETA's New Controversial Game: Cooking Mama
Offbeat  (tags: holidays, society )

Olivia
- 1013 days ago - features.peta.org
PETA's Thanksgiving-themed parody of the popular Majesco video game series Cooking Mama, only with a twist--Mama is evil and thirsty for blood!
Holiday Gift Guide to Soothe the Music Lover's Soul
Offbeat  (tags: technology, holidays, music, entertainment )

Beaulieu
- 1025 days ago - superfrugalette.com
While holiday music blaring in every store can actually make it harder to get into the spirit of giving, for the music lovers on your list, this is one season not to miss.
Orders for November Food Delivery for Pine Ridge
Offbeat  (tags: One Spirit, Pine Ridge, food drive, families, holidays, safety, society, TIME SENSITIVE4DONATIONS )

Rosemary
- 1027 days ago - twitwall.com
Orders for November Food Delivery for Pine Ridge must be in by Nov 12th/Dev on the 19th We must have orders to the distributor by Monday and we just got the menu and prices below. We humbly ask that you bear with us and place your order by Saturday...
6 Hysterical Car Costumes for Halloween
Offbeat  (tags: cars, holidays )

Germanic
- 1041 days ago - drivesteady.com
Halloween is a time of the year when people everywhere dress up... their cars. Everybody knows that it's a great season for kids to dress up for trick-or-treating and for adults to wear goofy costumes.
A Costume for Every Era: 500 Years of Cultural Inspiration (Infographics)
Offbeat  (tags: history, Halloween, holidays, culture )

Marla
- 1051 days ago - blog.halloweenexpress.com
These are the costumes based mostly on the past 500 years of cultural inspiration. From princesses to witches to pirates, these costumes have been in existence for nearly 500 years and remain popular to this day.
40 Tips for Doing All of Your Holiday Shopping Online
Offbeat  (tags: Holidays, Shopping, Online, Tips )

Deena
- 1358 days ago - onlinetraining.org
The holiday season has arrived and stores are already blasting the Christmas tunes and giving us Black Friday-worthy deals in early November. While there's a lot on your plate during the holidays, shopping for gifts doesn't have to be one of them.
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Vegetarian or Vegan in Your Life
Offbeat  (tags: gifts, christmas, holidays, vegan, vegetarian, greenlviing, environment, animals )

Simone
- 1361 days ago - thisdishisvegetarian.com
The holidays are in full swing with Christmas trees, Menorah lightings, snowflakes, spiritual music, Tofurky cooking, and family gatherings. Many shoppers are trying to mark friends and relations off their holiday gift buying list.
Four in 10 Say Marriage Is Becoming Obsolete - Yahoo! News
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, obsolete, interesting, divorce, holidays, family, interesting )

Mary
- 1384 days ago - news.yahoo.com
As families gather for Thanksgiving this year, nearly one in three American children is living with a parent who is divorced, separated or never-married. More people are accepting the view that wedding bells aren't needed to have a family.
12 Great Gadget Blogs for the Smart Holiday Shopper
Offbeat  (tags: Holidays, Shopping, Blogs, Gadget, Tech )

Anna
- 1386 days ago - collegecrunch.org
If you're considering making a couple of purchases prior to the holiday, do your homework by inspecting the following gadget blogs.
 

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