Megan graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a BS in Marketing Communications and a minor in Psychology. During her time at Emerson, she was fortunate to spend a semester studying in the Netherlands and traveling around Europe and Northern Africa. In her free time, she can be found hiking different trails in the Monadnock Region with her black lab, Charlie, or curled up with a good book (or Netflix!).
Colloquially called Presidents’ Day, The Third Monday of February Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday
To help celebrate our first President’s Birthday and the legacy he has left for over 200 years, I decided to share some fun facts about old George. A day most of us recognize as a day off or a great day to go shopping, it’s important for us to remember why we celebrate this day. Along with military and political successes, historians have captured some quirky facts about this founding father. Here they are..
Some may say the day doesn’t matter, but better to be safe than sorry!
Valentine’s Day may seem to most as a day Hallmark and floral shops depend on for their yearly survival. But, even if you don’t have that “special someone” to spend the day with, the idea of looking introspectively at who you consider a loved one and what you want out of those closest to you is a nice alternative way to commemorate the day.
Sometimes to make an improvement to a room, you don’t have to completely renovate the space. This past year, I’d been feeling very unsatisfied about my living room and dining space. Instead of completely redoing those spaces, my family replaced our cheap TV console with a wood TV cabinet. And, we replaced our maple dining table and chairs with a darker stained wood dining set that better matches the wood paneling in our dining space.
As I was thinking about what I wanted to focus this blog post around, I realized something. I can’t remember the last time I had a family meal at the dinner table that wasn’t forced because of a holiday. I mean, yes, my family eats dinner each night, usually something cooked at home, but we don’t sit around the table. We maybe eat in the living room while watching the news or eat while working on our laptops. And, I don’t think I’m alone.
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