Archive | January, 2015

Celebrating the Year of the Sheep – Happy Chinese New Year!

Red Lanterns for Chinese New Year KK 5
What is the Chinese New Year?

The Chinese New Year celebrates the beginning of the New Year according to the lunar calendar. Traditionally, the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, was a time to honor household and heavenly deities and ancestors and to gather with family for elaborate feasts. Although the Chinese typically celebrate New Year’s Day on January 1 ever since China’s adoption of the Western calendar in 1912, the Chinese New Year is still widely celebrated and remains an important social and economic holiday in China.
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Black History Month

What is Black History Month?

On Black History Month, or National African American History Month, we celebrate the achievements of black Americans while remembering the important people and events that helped reshape American history and culture.
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Why Waste Wednesday? DIY Project #3

DIY Project #3

Turn your Old Calendars into a Spongebob Party

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Why Waste Wednesday? DIY Project #2

Wrapping Gifts

For this week’s Why Waste Wednesday, we’ll teach you another easy way to recycle your old calendars. Old calendars are an excellent alternative to wrap gifts for your friends and family. Whether it’s a birthday or anniversary you can make your gift stand out with a personal touch.  You can even make bows out of them!  Check out the tutorials below to learn more:
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National Cheese Lover’s Day

National Cheese Day

The White House may be celebrating Big Block of Cheese Day today, but we’re celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day with our own selection of cheesy favorites. Check out what the Calendars.com team concocted for this year’s National Cheese Lover’s Day:
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We React to Festival of Sleep Day

On January 3rd, we celebrate Festival of Sleep Day! We’re sleeping less due to stress and distractions but not on Festival of Sleep Day. Treat yourself to a standard 8 hours of sleep, a full day of sleep, or even just a couple of power naps. You can read more about Festival of Sleep Day here.

In honor of Festival of Sleep Day, we asked the Calendars.com team their favorite sounds to get them to bed faster. You won’t believe what constitutes as a lullaby now-a-days!
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