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National Popcorn Day – January 19

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in America's favorite snack food, Food, Food Blog, Hotel Discounts, January Daily Food Holidays, January Food Holidays, January National Food & Beverage Holidays, January National Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays Photo Contest, National Popcorn Day, Online Shopping, Orville Redenbacher's Popcorn, Popcorn History, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Winter Reading | Comments Off on National Popcorn Day – January 19

National Popcorn Day Today is National Popcorn Day. By volume, it’s America’s favorite snack food with 90% of sales being sold for home use. The history and documented facts surrounding the “kernel corn” makes for an interesting history of land use and consumption. Quote of the Day: “Have you ever pondered the miracle of popcorn? It starts out as a tiny, little, compact kernel with magic trapped inside that when agitated, bursts to create something marvelously desirable. It’s sort of like those tiny, little thoughts trapped inside an author’s head that―in an exciting explosion of words―suddenly become a captivating fairy tale!” Richelle E. Goodrich What is popcorn? Popcorn, or pop corn, is a variety of corn kernel, which forcefully expands and puffs up when heated. The breaking point of the hull is reached when a pressure of approximately 135 psi...

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in 1893 World’s Fair, Bangor Brownie, Bertha’s Famous Brownie, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Christmas Shopping 2017, Food, Food Blog, Hilton Hotels, National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Celebrations, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holiday Recipe, national food holidays usa, Novels by Carolyn Bowen, Online Christmas Shop, Online Christmas Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Palmer House in Chicago, Road Trips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, The Long Road Home by Author Carolyn M. Bowen, The Official National Food Holidays, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today’s Food Holiday USA, Today’s National Food History, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday Trivia, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, U.S. Holidays, USA National Food Holidays 2017, What to buy for mystery book lovers, Where to shop online for Christmas Gifts | Comments Off on National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Quote of the Day: All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Today is National Chocolate Brownie Day. This American dessert and snack stable occupy the space between a cake and a cookie. Brownies are a favorite dessert in restaurants across America served in countless varieties after dinner. Created in the late 1800’s and popularized in the early 20th century, the brownie has many different accounts of how it came to be. Chocolate Brownie Bucket – Half Gallon Tin Gourmet Gift from Stew Leonard’s Gifts Chocolate Brownie Food History  One such tale is that a Pâtissier mistakenly added melted chocolate to biscuit dough. Another says that flour was forgotten to be added to a chocolate cake batter. Finally, the most...

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Top Family Friendly Attractions in York…

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Attractions, England, Lifestyle, Roadtrips R Us, Top Family Attractions, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top Family Friendly Attractions in York…

Quote for Today:  “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust Spotlight on York, England  by Catherine Moraru, a freelancer in advertising and internet marketing. February Half Term: Top Family Friendly Attractions in York There’s nothing worse than being stuck at home for the entirety of school half term. It tends to go a lot quicker, and the children tend to be much happier (and less bored) if you all get out and do something. Whether it’s staying local, wrapping up warm and heading for the local park or you prefer to pack your bags and spend a few days somewhere different, doing something is better than doing nothing at all. Why not treat your kids to a few days in the medieval city of York – full of family friendly...

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Going “Downtown” with Lady Antebellum

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Chef's Ski Race, Hunter Mountain Resort, Lady Antebellum, Music, New York City, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog, Uncategorized, Weekend Events | Comments Off on Going “Downtown” with Lady Antebellum

Quote for Today: The other arts persuade us, but music takes us by surprise.  Eduard Hanslick Lady Antebellum’s new single, Downtown, is catching rave reviews. The upbeat and perfect sing along song marks Lady A’s highest career chart debut. Fans will enjoy the official lyrics video with the radio release of Lady A’s new single Downtown on iTunes February 5th. (Karaoke here we come). From The Tonight Show with Jay Leo, January 28th to CBS The Talk, February 5th, Lady A’s on the move with concerts scheduled across the country.  Lady Antebellum Website Country music fans will want to include in their summer travel plans the venues where Lady Antebellum is performing. Our pick is located just two hours from New York City – The Taste of Country Music Fest at Hunter Mountain – June 13-15. The festival is...

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