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Cow Appreciation Day
By: Admin    July 12 2018 , 10:23 pm
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Category: Ideas , Animals
Crazy about cows? Cow Appreciation Day is an annual holiday in July to celebrate beautiful bovines! This day started as a witty marketing campaign for the popular fast food restaurant, Chick-fil-A, which encouraged the public to “Eat Mor Chikin” as opposed to beef. Cow Appreciation Day can be about much more than just eating fried chicken though. Skip the steak and hamburgers and show your appreciation for the humble cow. Cool Cow Facts If your closest interaction with a cow has been a glass of milk, you might be surprised to know there is a lot more to them than meets the eye (or plate). Just like humans, cows have best friends! They are very social creatures and hate to be alone. When they are around their best friend, it heightens their intelligence and makes them feel calmer. Cows are red-green colorblind. So the popular trope of bulls being angered by red flags in...
Choosing Between a Wood Stove and a Fireplace
By: Admin    March 23 2018 , 05:28 pm
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Category: Home , Ideas
Wood-Burning Stoves vs. FireplacesWinter is a perfect time to get a crackling fire going in your house. But is it better to have a fireplace or a wood stove to warm your home? Here are some comparisons to help you decide! Aesthetic BeautyThe way a fireplace or a wood-burning stove looks can be a huge decision-making factor for a homeowner.Nothing says “cozy” as successfully as a warm crackling fire in the winter time. Most people love fireplaces for their aesthetic charm – and of course, being able to have a decorated mantel above a fireplace is a beloved Christmas tradition! Here are a few beautiful fireplaces:This eye-catching stone fireplaceThis fireplace mantel all decorated for ChristmasAn ornate mantel on displayWood burning stoves tend to be bulky and awkward-looking, although with the right elements they can be stylish additions to a home. Here are some ideas for a wood stove from Pi...
Employee Appreciation Day
By: Admin    March 02 2018 , 10:51 am
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Category: Ideas , Business
“An office can operate without a boss for a day, but not without a receptionist.” March 2nd is Employee Appreciation Day; a day to recognize and celebrate employees.On average, Americans spend over 100 hours commuting to work a year. That is much more time than they spend on vacation! Whether it is teaching our children, building our houses, or taking important calls for an office, besides the customers, employees keep a business afloat. Employee Appreciation Day was created in 1995 as a response to Boss’s Appreciation Day and is always on the first Friday of every March.While a bonus check is always appreciated, it goes just as fast as it comes. Showing your employees you really appreciate them for their hard work is the best motivator. Friday is the perfect day for an after-work get together, or an afternoon off, if you are able. Take your employees out to lunch or have a potluck celebration ri...