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Mother’s Day

  Mother’s Day, this is the day we celebrate and honor all Mother’s. They hold a special place in our hearts for all of the work and dedication they have shown us, by teaching us right from wrong and guiding us through life and its obstacles. Mothers are always there when you need them the most to help you through your problems or just to talk to; as the saying goes “Mothers always know best.” A mother doesn’t necessarily have to be someone who gave birth to you either. A mother can be any woman who has helped raise you and guide you through life....
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Cinco De Mayo

  Margarita’s, Margarita’s, Margarita’s!  Let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5th. It is celebrated nationwide in the United States and regionally in Mexico. The date is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.  Often mistaken for Mexican Independence Day (which is Sept. 16), Cinco de Mayo commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla between the victorious ragtag army of largely Mexican Indian soldiers against the invading French forces of Napoleon III. Mexican Americans, during the...
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Let’s Celebrate Earth Day on April 22

  Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Each year, Earth Day is on April 22nd , and it marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of hippie and flower-child culture in the United States in 1970, brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge over Troubled Water”. Protest was the order of the day, but saving the planet was not the cause. War raged in Vietnam, and students...
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Spring Has Sprung!

  Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner! Easter is great holiday for getting together with your family, friends and loved ones. There are all sorts of activities for the little ones like egg decorating, or egg hunting. Sometimes, my family even sets up an obstacle course for the kids to race through. Also, this is a great time to make plans, or even spring clean the house to get ready for the summer days ahead. The weather is changing and it’s becoming more and more pleasant outside. It’s time to cut the grass and plant flowers. You can even plant a small...
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Mardi Gras Time in Mobile, AL!

Mardi Gras!!! Yes, it’s slowly approaching and being from Mobile, Alabama, us “Mobilians” can hardly wait for the upcoming celebrations to begin. Mobile is not only recognized as celebrating the first-known American Mardi Gras celebration in 1703, (yes, even before New Orleans), but also as home of “America’s Family Mardi Gras”, delighting both young and old from around town and across the nation. This magnificent celebration lasts for over two and a half weeks and ends on Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent. For weeks the streets of downtown Mobile are filled with the sights and...
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