International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of the Girl. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl. The observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality […]

Halloween 2016 Coloring Contest

The Rules For Our Halloween Coloring Contest: The picture can be colored any way you like – realistic colors or fantasy colors! Entries will be judged only on the amount of votes received, and you can use crayons, colored pencils, markers or paints to illustrate the picture. We can’t wait to see your work! Download […]

Halloween Raffle 2016

I wanted to let you know the following in regards to the Halloween Raffle. Halloween Raffle entry, 3 winners will be randomly chosen. 1st prize = T/B/A 2nd prize = T/B/A 3rd prize = T/B/A 1 payment = 1 entry, you may enter more than once. You may enter up until October 31st, 2015 – […]

How To Hang A Hammock

Not a day goes by where we don’t get asked a question from a visitors who’s curious about how to best setup their hammock. Whether it’s setting it up on a balcony, in a bedroom, between two Jeeps, or just in the backyard – the situations are always different but the questions are often the same: […]

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat zone for humanitarian aid access. The day was first celebrated in […]

If You Can Raed Tihs

Chances are you’ve seen this in your inbox: “Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteers be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed […]

Millions of Bees Dead

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers. Death came suddenly to Dorchester County, S.C. Stressed insects tried to flee their nests, only to surrender in little clumps at hive entrances. The dead worker bees littering the farms suggested that colony collapse disorder was not the culprit — in […]

Superstitions

THE NUMBER 13 The belief that the number 13 is unlucky is so widespread that its origins are unclear — different theories link it to Christian tradition (once again related to the Last Supper, where Judas is said to have sat at the thirteenth place at the table); Viking lore (the trickster god Loki being […]