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MLK Jr. Celebration Unites People, Tackles Racial Injustices

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Valentine’s Day STEM Activities

Looking for some fun Valentine’s Day themed activities to do with kids that are outside of the typical crafts and activities you do every. single. year.? We’ve got you covered with these STEM projects that will speak to your kiddos’ hearts by challenging them while providing a Valentine’s-themed activity you can do together. Kids (and adults) of all ages will enjoy trying their hand at a couple of these Valentine’s Day STEM activities. STEM activities are those which include science, technolo...
Tags: Shopping, Activities, Uncategorized, Stem, Holiday, Newton, Seasonal, Valentines, Kids Crafts, Educational Activities, Kids Activities, Valentines Crafts, Stem Activities, Valentines Activities

Valentine’s Day Is on the Radar! Tabor Hills Winery Offers a Trio of Rosé Wines!

  I have a hard time believing that Valentine’s Day is on currently on my radar but honestly, IT IS ON MY RADAR! I am already getting information on  Valentine’s Day gifts. Here’s one that will appeal to most people.. because it’s from Tabor Hills Winery!  It’s a trio of 3 great Rosé wines! With […] The post Valentine’s Day Is on the Radar! Tabor Hills Winery Offers a Trio of Rosé Wines! first appeared on
Tags: Photos, Family, Featured, Shopping, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Events, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Marketing Strategy, Valentine's Day, Beverages

D.B. Leighton Shares a VERY Meaningful Poem! It

D.B. Leighton has a great poem that I think that everyone can identify with. The topic is about how our current lives seem to be stalling a bit or maybe “STUCK”.      I’m Stuck You tell me you don’t wanna be sick, show some skin and it’s all gonna stick. I’m stuck, I’m really […] The post first appeared on
Tags: Photos, Family, Featured, Entertainment, Adventure, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Events, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Marketing Strategy, Author, Art and design

10 big real estate stories you might have missed over the holidays

Whether you were stuffing your face or popping champagne at midnight, Inman's got you covered. Here are 10 significant news stories you may have missed over the holidays.
Tags: Uncategorized, Holiday, Radio, Inman

You Can Have Cocktails + Prevent Your Hangovers with Magic Bullet Beverages!

If you are working from home as many people are, you probably have discovered that work actually is spread out over 7 days and not the usual 5-day, 40-hour week. This kind of schedule tends to muck up family celebrations for birthdays and holidays. Now you can get your work done and also have more […] The post You Can Have Cocktails + Prevent Your Hangovers with Magic Bullet Beverages! first appeared on
Tags: Women, Holiday, Events, Seo, Natural, Tips, Insight, Men, Cocktails, Commentary, Cocktail Recipes, Health & Fitness, Raves, Check It Out, Hot Ticket, Taking the time

Star Wars Insider explores some of the lesser-known holidays in a galaxy far, far away

The Wookie winter feast of Life Day is a well-known festivus celebration across the galaxy. But it's hardly the only holiday in the Star Wars universe. In a recent post on the official Star Wars website, Lucasfilm Story Group member Emily Shkoukani details some of the galaxy's other, lesser-known jubilees: While Life Day and Empire Day are observed throughout the galaxy, some holidays in Star Wars are celebrated on a much smaller scale, local to just a system or even a planet. — Read the res...
Tags: Star Wars, Post, News, Holidays, Holiday, Life Day, Star Wars Holiday Special, Lucasfilm Story Group, Wookie Life Day, Holiday Special, Emily Shkoukani

I'm a retail worker whose coworkers and boss are out sick with COVID-19. The store is chaotic, messy, and stressful.

"Recently, a customer tried to return something that was outside of our return policy and when the return was denied, she threw the item at my manager."EschCollection/Getty Images A 22-year-old retail worker in Texas says three of their colleagues are out sick with COVID-19. They say it's really stressful in the store right now and worry about unmasked customers. Here's their story, as told to writer Fortesa Latifi. This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with a 22-year-old r...
Tags: Texas, Holiday, Trends, Stress, Retail, Retailers, Busy, Nordic, Don, Personal Essay, Holiday Shopping Season, COVID, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Job Diary, Retail Worker

White House staffers said it's 'beyond demoralizing' to see 'DC Randos' touring the West Wing before those who work with the Biden administration, a new report says

A White House Military social aide walks through the Cross Hall of the White House during a press preview of the White House holiday decorations in Washington, DC on November 29, 2021.ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images White House staffers were upset that other DC employees got to tour the White House before them, according to Politico WH Operations set aside three days for staffers to bring their families to the building to see the holiday decor. In Politico's "West Wing Play...
Tags: Politics, White House, Politico, Christmas, Holiday, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Dc, Biden, Hill, West Wing, Andrew Caballero Reynolds, White House Staff, Lauren Frias

The ultimate holiday gift guide for last-minute shoppers

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. To make holiday shopping easier, we broke down our gift guides by budget, interests, and the person you're gifting.Hollis Johnson/Crystal Cox/Samantha Lee/Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Despite all the festive cheer and time away from work that usually comes with the holiday season, it can also be a stressful time if you plan on buying gifts for everyone in y...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Etsy, New York City, Disney, US, Holiday, Trends, Tech, Features, Lego, Harry Potter, Unique, Alexa, Shark Tank

3 Lessons From the Little Drummer Boy

We love to highlight songs that offer lessons and today’s is a holiday favorite, The Little Drummer Boy. Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary. Here’s a quick review of the story… The little drummer boy was invited to go on a journey. Not […] The post 3 Lessons From the Little Drummer Boy appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Podcast, Christmas, Careers, Holiday, Gift, Talent, Christmas Songs, Personal Development, Lessons, Christmas Carol, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Music Lessons, The Professor And Mary-lynn

We asked a professional Santa what not to do while visiting him. Here are 7 common mistakes to avoid.

Santa Larry speaks with a virtual visitor at the Santa Experience in the Mall of America on November 24, 2020.Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Stafford Braxton is a Black Santa Claus, the founder of Santas Just Like Me, and a photographer. We asked Braxton how to make the most out of Santa visits from childhood into the adult years. His tips include a change of clothes for young children and remembering everyone is a kid at heart. Eighty five percent of children believe in Santa, and every Christ...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Holiday, Trends, Retail, Santa Claus, Santa, Mall Of America, Larry, Braxton, SANTA Santa, Santa If, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jamie Killin, Contributor 2021

I'm a Black Santa. I do it because representation matters, and the memories families make will outlive me.

Stafford Braxton, the founder of Santas Just Like Me.Getty Images (left, right), courtesy of Stafford Braxton (center) Stafford Braxton is a Black Santa Claus, the founder of Santas Just Like Me, and a photographer. While working at a mall in North Carolina, Braxton heard a lot of requests for Santas of color. That led him to start his business. This is his story, as told to writer Jamie Killin. This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Stafford Braxton, a Black Santa Claus, the f...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Holiday, Trends, Retail, Santa Claus, Santa, North Carolina, Jack, Black Santa, Raleigh North Carolina, Stafford, House Museum, South Charlotte, Black Santa Claus, BI-freelancer

Advent calendars are everywhere — and they're an easy way for retailers to get people spending during the holiday season

I purchased an Advent calendar for my dog at Costco.Áine Cain/Insider Advent calendars continue to be a hot packaging trend across categories. Experts say consumers love the festive concept that allows them to sample products. By bundling products, retailers are also pursuing a major margin opportunity. Back in October, my husband and I were walking through our local Costco when I froze in front of a certain display, a stack of bright red boxes festooned with images of cartoon canines and Chr...
Tags: New York, Christmas, Holiday, Trends, Walmart, Gifts, Retail, Keurig, Chanel, Costco, Google Trends, Sephora, Tiffany, Michael Goodman, Sam s Club, Advent Calendar

We asked delivery workers the worst things people do during the holiday season — here are 8 habits to avoid

Getty Images , 3.4 billion parcels are expected to ship in the US this holiday season. To manage, UPS announced it would hire 100,000 seasonal employees. Fedex brought on 90,000, and Amazon hired 150,000. Insider asked delivery drivers around the country how customers can ensure their work runs smoothly. The holidays are always an especially hectic season for package delivery drivers, and this year is already stacking up to be even more intense due to supply-chain logjams, port backlogs, and...
Tags: Amazon, New York, US, Holiday, Trends, Supply Chain, Gifts, Getty Images, UPS, Shipping, Connecticut, Retail, Michigan, North Carolina, Jason, Cliff

7 marketing ideas you still have time to pull off this holiday season

'Tis the season to tap into your CRM, let your clients know you're thinking of them and wish them a happy and healthy holiday. These holiday marketing ideas are fun ways to market yourself and your business while surprising and delighting this holiday season.
Tags: Marketing, Holiday, Service, Gifts, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Holiday Gifts, Select, Rainy Hake Austin, Holiday 2021, Theme-month-202112

20 stores that offer free or low-fee gift-wrapping services for the 2021 holiday season

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Choosing gifts that come professionally gift-wrapped is an easy way to make them feel extra special. Here's a list of stores that offer gift-wrap options.the_burtons/Getty Images Choosing gifts that come with gift wrapping is an easy way to make gifts feel extra special. We've rounded up a list of stores that offer gift-wrapping services for free (or a s...
Tags: Reviews, Nordstrom, Mac, Holiday, Trends, Gifts, Online Shopping, Gift Wrap, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale, Barnes Noble, Mac Cosmetics, Amazon Gift, L Occitane, Insider Picks

It's Halloween in December at US ports as delayed shipments finally arrive with seasonal goods

A family removes their 12-foot-tall skeleton after Halloween.The Washington Post/Getty Images A week before Christmas and holiday goods are still on their way through US ports. In order to get seasonal items on time, logistics companies are leapfrogging late arrivals. For now, Halloween merchandise is getting left behind, and it's not clear what will become of it. Christmas may be a week away, but US ports are just now receiving containers loaded with goods that were ordered for Halloween...
Tags: Transportation, Halloween, Christmas, US, Holiday, Trends, Supply Chain, Retail, Valentine, Robinson, Hoffman, Rosenberg, Howard Rosenberg, Noah Hoffman, Washington Post Getty Images, DOMINICK REUTER

2021 US Holiday Forecast — US Online Holiday Sales Will Approach $200 Billion In 2021

US online retail sales will grow by 10% for the 2021 holiday season, reaching just under $200 billion.
Tags: Marketing, US, Holiday, Age Of The Customer, Digital Business, B2C Marketing, Retail Trends

How To Claim a Holiday Sales Tax Exemption at Costco

Many people associate tax-free holidays with back-to-school sales and the fall. However, sales tax holidays occur throughout the year, not just in August. While many retailers provide these exemptions automatically, you may have to take a few steps to claim an exemption. Here is how to claim a holiday sales tax exemption at Costco. When Are the Tax-Free Holidays?  There are 17 states that offer tax-free weekends or holidays throughout the year. They are typically announced at the beg...
Tags: Florida, Taxes, Marketing, Alabama, Sales, Holiday, Tax, Costco, Costco Costco, Costco Item Returns Best Costco

Ransomware Affects The Entire Retail Supply Chain This Holiday Season

US online holiday sales grew by 30% in 2020, and Forrester forecasts that it will grow another 10% year over year in 2021. This growth raises the stakes for retail professionals to support the increased demand, which ultimately makes them a prime target for ransomware attackers. Why Should Retailers Pay Attention To Ransomware Preparedness? Ransomware […]
Tags: Marketing, US, Holiday, Supply Chain Management, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Forrester, Age Of The Customer, Retail Trends

DIY Holiday Treats To Keep Kids Entertained And Guests Happy

The last two years have been challenging in more ways than one, and brushing up on our cooking skills was just a byproduct of spending so much time at home. So It isn’t surprising to hear that more people than ever are reading food magazines for ideas, and that pantry staples like flour and sugar are at an all time high in the US.  Whether you want activities for the kids or to impress your holiday guests, you’ve come to the right place. Magazines are used as a source of inspiration to ...
Tags: Fashion, US, Holiday, Recipes, Cookies, Holiday Parties, Liz, Holiday Cookies, Mini Gingerbread House, Don, Holiday Features, Holiday Treats, Liz Capozzoli

Festive Holiday Recipes

I thought I'd bring it to your attention that I have a ton of really great tried-and-true recipes (that I've personally used more than a dozen times each) and they make for great meals and treats this festive holiday season! The post Festive Holiday Recipes appeared first on Kristina Braly.
Tags: Inspiration, Holiday, Recipes, Festive, Food & Recipes

Student Monologue Call: Holidays, Celebration and Remembrance

Theatrefolk is seeking monologues from student writers. We are looking for monologues that share YOUR perspective on a holiday or day of remembrance that is important to you. Chosen monologues will be published together in a resource book. Chosen writers will receive $100 for their monologue and a copy of the book.  Writer Criteria The […]
Tags: Theatre, Holiday, Submission, Teaching Drama, Monologue, Student Playwrights, Student Writers

The 16 best Christmas movies on Disney Plus — from 'The Santa Clause' to 'Home Alone'

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Disney Plus has an expansive list of Christmas movies available to stream for the holidays. Highlights range from animated classics, like "A Christmas Carol," to family favorites like "Home Alone." Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year, and you can buy an annual plan as a gift. Disney Plus Monthly Subscription Service ...
Tags: Reviews, Elsa, Entertainment, La, Tim Burton, Christmas, Disney, Holiday, Trends, Tech, Features, Anna Kendrick, Streaming, Jim Carrey, Espn, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Here’s how to follow the Christmas Ships Parade by bike

Tis the season. (Photo: Christmas Ships Facebook page. Map via Ride With GPS) The Christmas Ships Parade has been a Portland tradition since 1954. And what’s not to love? It’s a bunch of fun folks (they even have a website) who deck out their boats with all types of holiday lights and cruise the Willamette to the delight of all who see them. Most spectators stand in one spot and watch them go by. But why not see them for much longer as you ride your bike along the river beside the ships? ...
Tags: Facebook, Holiday, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Willamette, Santa, Ross, Moody, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Rides/Events, Springwater Corridor, Sellwood Bridge, Willamette Park

37 corporate gifts your coworkers and employees will actually love, from wine flights to custom tote bags

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. If you're looking for coworker, employee, or client gifts, we've listed dozens of good corporate gift options below — from olive oil to home office upgrades.Thomas Northcut/Getty Images Give back to the hardworking employees who keep your business running with thoughtful gifts. Below are 37 unique and useful corporate gift options, from gift cards to swe...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Garden, New York, Etsy, Holiday, Gift, Trends, Features, Gifts, Holiday Gift Guide, Starbucks, Zazzle, Yeti, Holiday Season, Shutterfly

A Recap Of Website Promotions On Black Friday And Cyber Monday 2021

To get a closer look at what retailers did online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we reviewed 75 retailer and brand home pages, spanning several product categories. Here are the highlights.
Tags: Marketing, Holiday, Age Of The Customer, Digital Business, B2C Marketing, Retail Trends, Recap Of Website Promotions On Black

41 thoughtful, last-minute gifts that don't feel rushed

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Sill We're not down to the wire yet, so there's still time to find thoughtful, unique gifts. Below are options with fast shipping and instant options like subscription services or e-gift cards. If you're worried about a late arrival, this clever hack ensures they still have a gift to open. We've all been there — holidays and birthdays are jus...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Shonda Rhimes, Disney, Digital, US, Holiday, Trends, Walmart, Gifts, Fox, Netflix, Amazon Kindle, Airbnb, Barkbox

It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas Simmering Spices

It’s amazing how scents just whisk you away to another world: a memory or place that is recognizable ... Read More The post It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas Simmering Spices appeared first on Garden Therapy.
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