Halloween is a holiday steeped in tradition and superstition. This holiday is said to originate from the ancient Celtic festival Samhain. 2,000 years ago, the Celtics lived in what is now divided between Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France. They celebrated their New Year on November 1, … [Read more...] about Wishing You a Safe and Happy Halloween!
On October 12, 1492 Columbus arrived in the Americas – discovering a land full of new hope and new beginnings. Today we celebrate this momentous event, an event that has provided us with our great country! Though Columbus did not set out to discover a new world but to discover a new and better … [Read more...] about Happy Columbus Day!
Labor Day is a national holiday that serves as a means to recognize and celebrate the economic and social contributions of all the workers in our great country. This holiday was first made official in the state of Oregon in 1887. In 1894 over thirty states officially celebrated the holiday, and it … [Read more...] about Happy Labor Day!
It is very natural that as a father I want to protect my wife and my children. I want to help them achieve their goals and dreams and to help them navigate the turbulent times that may affect them throughout their lives. Because I want to protect them, I have often worried over what would happen … [Read more...] about The Perfect Father's Day Gift
Memorial Day has recently passed, and many have offered and given thanks to those who have served and those who still serve our country. Although many have referred to the World War II generation as the greatest generation in history, I believe that no generation is greater than another in our … [Read more...] about A Patriotic Thought For Flag Day – From Our Senior Partner
Memorial Day was originally titled Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War. This holiday was created to honor and commemorate the fallen Union soldiers. By the 20th century, the holiday was changed to Memorial Day and was extended to honor all Americans who have died serving … [Read more...] about Happy Memorial Day! Thank You To Our Troops!
Today is an important day, a day that we forget ourselves and remember the woman that gave us life and sacrificed so much to care and provide for us, teaching us the necessities of life. We take a moment to express heartfelt gratitude to all the many mothers out there. We express this sentiment … [Read more...] about Honoring Our Mothers for Their Service, Selflessness and, Above All, Their Love
Hola! Today we celebrate Cinco de Mayo! However you choose to celebrate this Holiday, we hope it brings you joy. Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated nationwide in the United States, but is only celebrated in minimal regions of Mexico? In fact, it is only celebrated primarily in the … [Read more...] about Cinco de Mayo: The Roots and the Celebrations
Today is Easter Sunday, and we hope it is a special day for you and your family to be together. One of our favorite traditions for the Easter weekend is seeing children and grandchildren light up with excitement at the prospect of dyeing and decorating Easter eggs, and then the festive egg hunts and … [Read more...] about Why Do We Decorate Eggs for Easter?
St. Patrick's Day, like so many of our modern holidays, has evolved and altered through the years. The holiday has been observed for over 1,000 years, however, only recently the holiday has spread outside of Ireland and into countries such as the United States and Canada. Originally, the St. … [Read more...] about What Do Shamrocks and the Color Green Have to do With St. Patrick's Day?