Mountain Day Inspiration!

Smith College Mountain Day Inspiration

Smith College Mountain Day Inspiration

Mountain Day Inspiration >> Celebrate Autumn!

Today is Mountain Day! The Smith College bells were rung early this morning (October 5th) to announce that the college's president has suspended classes for the day. Students are free to go hiking, have picnics, pick apples at local farms, or just take a relaxing break. #smithmountainday

What a beautiful tradition!  As some of you who have been following me for a while know, this is not the first time I have waxed poetic about Mountain Day.  I truly believe that every institution and organization should establish a similar holiday dedicated to re-invigorating the soul. Continue Reading →

The Best Love Stories of All Time

The Best Love Stories of All Time

The Best Love Stories of All Time

With Valentine's Day around the corner, get in the mood by reading a great love story! Check out Reader’s Digest picks for the ten best love stories of all time.

Books in which man meets woman, man woos woman (or, woman woos man) and man and woman live happily ever after are a dime a dozen. Enjoyable, for sure, but not what you’d call memorable. So, the editors at Reader’s Digest  have come up with a list of 10 favorite, and timeless, love stories, each of which goes above and beyond basic romance.  We would love to hear what you think.  Are we missing your favorite?  If so, please let us know!  Wouldn't a bundle of these books tied together with pink twine make a wonderful Valentine's Day gift for your favorite book lover?

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Reflections Resolutions and Goal Setting during the Holiday Season

 Reflections, Resolutions, and Goal SettingReflections Resolutions and Goal Setting

Christmas with Afghan Hounds – this afghan hound climbs the tree to reach his goal,  the big bone at the top!

Party Idea Pros would like to take a moment to wish all of our visitors a very festive holiday season filled with joy and peace, love and laughter.

As the year comes to a close, we reflect on the blessings bestowed in the last 12 months and begin to set goals for the next year. Please enjoy these three short movies as an expression of our gratitude and best wishes for 2015:  May You Be BlessedGoals Movie, and Laughter is an Instant Vacation (just in case you aren't able to get away for a much needed break this holiday season!)

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