Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

I know you all love the facts and trivia on the infographics each Saturday. Today I have one from Tree Classics about the history of Christmas traditions. I had to laugh when I read the tradition in Ireland because my Hubby would totally love playing Santa in that country (and he is part Irish). The facts about some of the … Continue Reading →
Dictionary Day – October 16

Dictionary Day – October 16

Raise your hand if you love a dictionary! This was always one of my favorite things as a kid – I would scour through our dictionary not just for the words, but the one we had always had tons of great stuff like atlases, word origins, and so much more in the front and the back. So when I saw … Continue Reading →
Pumpkin Patch Infographic

Pumpkin Patch Infographic

It is that time of year, pumpkin time! There are pumpkins everywhere it seems. Carving pumpkins was a tradition in my family for as far back as I can remember. We still do it now. The twins might be a little young to carve their own still this year, but I’m sure myself or PaPaw will create something on their … Continue Reading →
National Cookie Month – Infographic

National Cookie Month – Infographic

Did you know that October is National Cookie Month? How great is that, an entire month to celebrate cookies of all kinds! This is actually a great time to gather recipes and maybe practice the cookies you will make for the holiday season coming up. I do actually love cookies even tho I do not eat many of them. When … Continue Reading →
Infographic: What Prizes Do People Like to Win?

Infographic: What Prizes Do People Like to Win?

This week’s infographic is something I know many of you will find interesting. It is all about the prizes people can win in sweepstakes, giveaways, contests, etc. and what people prefer. One thing I am curious about though is why cash prizes were not included on the survey. The survey they used to create the infographic was also only presented … Continue Reading →
National Filet Mignon Day – Recipe and Infographic

National Filet Mignon Day – Recipe and Infographic

Today is National Filet Mignon Day! Celebrate with a nice juice steak like this recipe for Filet Mignon with Herb Butter Sauce and Mushrooms. The filet is one of the most tender cuts of beef and very flavorful, it is also quite lean. The filet is often sold already wrapped with a strip of bacon, this adds fat and flavor … Continue Reading →
Back To School Facts – Infographic

Back To School Facts – Infographic

The new school year starts at very different times around the country, here in the St. Louis area it seems to start sooner than many places. I’m in a suburb of St. Louis, St. Charles, and the kids head back to school this week – August 11! Wowsa! Growing up we generally started the last Monday in August in my … Continue Reading →
Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic

Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic

This week’s infographic is all about words. Specifically 11 untranslatable words from other cultures. It is always so interesting to me to learn words and phrases and their origins. If you are familiar with the late comic, George Carlin, you might remember his fascination with language as well. Napalm and Silly Putty is one of Carlin’s books that is all about … Continue Reading →