Category Archives: Holidays

USA Celebrates Independence Day… July 4th

Americans proudly celebrate their Independence Day on July 4th each year! This is the historic day in 1776 that the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, which eventually led to the formation of the United States of America! The … Continue reading

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Honoring Fatherhood…The Bond that Binds!

Father’s Day…Celebrating the “Bond that  Binds” Children of all ages to their Fathers in Paternal Love! In the Bible, the Book of Matthew tells us to “Honor they father and thy mother.” In the wisdom of William Shakespeare, “It is … Continue reading

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Arlington National Cemetery…150 Years of Honor

Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868 when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial Day was made official  by the order of General John A. Logan on May … Continue reading

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Honoring a Mother’s Love on “Mother’s Day”!

Mother’s Day is officially the second Sunday in May in the United States. This year Mother’s Day is May 11. However, mothers are appreciated & loved throughout the Year…Evey Year! There is a long tradition of honoring mothers throughout history! … Continue reading

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Easter Traditions…Easter Bunny and Colored Eggs

Easter is on April 20th this year, and  Colored Eggs  and the Easter Bunny are traditions recognized as part of the celebration.  For Christians, Easter is a deeply religious holiday, celebrating the day Jesus arose from the dead after the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions…Promises to Yourself! By Bev Filer

New Year’s Resolutions…Promises to Yourself are ways to start doing something good or stop doing something bad for you on the 1st day of the year! As we Ring in 2014 with good cheer and celebrations at Brunswick Plantation and … Continue reading

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Recapture the Magical “Spirit of Christmas”!

“Season of Wonder, Season of Light”…these words revive many personal memories of the Christmas Season! The birth of Jesus, the magic of Old Kris Kringle or Santa Claus, Good will toward men, a close time for family and friends  are … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Veterans…A Heartfelt “THANKS”! By Bev Filer

Honoring our Veterans is important for all they do to make all we do possible! We are aware that freedom is not free, and their service is a Blessing to us all! We have many veterans living now at Brunswick … Continue reading

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Celebrate Oktoberfest…German Style! By Bev Filer

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival! Prost!  It is held annually in Munich, Germany and attracts over 6 million people, consuming 1.5 million gallons of beer! Now, that’s a Celebration! Though it originated in Germany as a wedding celebration … Continue reading

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Happy Grandparent’s Day By Bev Filer

Grandparent’s Day is Sunday, September 8 this year. This national holiday is always the first Sunday in September, thanks originally to the efforts of a lady from West Virginia.  Marian McQuade is known as the Founder of Grandparent’s Day!  History … Continue reading

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