Prepare For Christmas Now, So You Can Enjoy The Holiday

Here are some things you can start doing now, which will help take some of the stress out of your holidays, and actually allow you to enjoy some of the season. Start a group chat and include everyone you're planning to spend time with for Christmas. Delegate tasks. Surface clean your home. Pick the...
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Fill A Bus at Express Kitchens November 30, 2019 2-6pm

Donate a new, unwrapped toy at any of the Express Kitchen locations including Bridgeport, Brookfield, Hamden, Hartford, New London, Newington, Norwalk, Orange, Southington, Stamford, Torrington or Waterbury between now and 11/30/19. Join us Saturday from 2-6pm for Holiday Cheer. Tito's Handmade...
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How Mother's Day Came to Be in the U.S. and Around the World

Order those flowers , because Sunday is Mother’s Day . And if you didn’t know, America has officially celebrated the maternal queens in our lives since 1914. Anna Jarvis first kickstarted the effort in 1908 after her mother died. Six years later President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation...
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From Matzah to Macaroons, Important Passover Traditions Explained

Gather your matzos and pour the wine, it’s time for Passover. Here’s a look at the meaning behind the holiday’s most important traditions.
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From Eating Ham to Painting Eggs, How Did These Become Easter Traditions?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Easter and that can only mean colored eggs, ham and chocolate bunnies. For Christians that also means heading to church to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but many of the rituals we associate with the holiday are not rooted in the Bible at all. Here are...
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Beautiful holdiay decorated room with Christmas tree with presents under it

When Do You Take Your Christmas Tree Down?

Christmastime is a joyous and special time of year, but it can also be a bit of problem for folks wrestling between keeping their homes tidy and getting every last bit of holiday spirit.
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