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All you Need to Know about World Teachers’ Day

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All you Need to Know about World Teachers’ Day

About World Teachers Day Did you know the whole world celebrates Teachers Day on 5th October each year? It is held annually since 1994 as a celebration of the role of teachers in society and with the aim to mobilise support to teachers, to ensure that the future needs of our kids and their generation will be met. There is a theme for each years celebrations and for 2016 its� “Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status.” There will be a global World Teachers Day held in Paris on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of 1966 UNESCO...

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15 Facts to Celebrate International Beer Day

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15 Facts to Celebrate International Beer Day

International Beer Day, which takes place on Friday 5 August, is almost upon us! And what better way to see in the weekend than with a nice, chilled pint? Jesse Avshalomov and his team founded the festival in 2007. Although its roots are based in California, it’s now an event that is celebrated all around the glove – with the world’s largest beer festival ‘Oktoberfest’ lasting an impressive 16 days. Over 50 countries, 207 cities and six continents now celebrate 5 August each and ever year in order to express gratitude to both brewers (and...

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10 Original Gift Ideas to Celebrate Sisters Day

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10 Original Gift Ideas to Celebrate Sisters Day

Sister’s Day, which takes place on 7 August, is the perfect way to show your sibling just how much you appreciate them. Regardless of how many disagreements you’ve had over the years, there’s nothing quite like a sisterly bond. 1. A personalised creation You and your sibling likely share an array of memories. From nights out, to childhood photos and holidays abroad, you probably own an abundance of snaps (some a little embarrassing) of you and her enjoying life to the full. Why not pick out the best ones and create a memory book. If you’re...

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7 Ways to Celebrate Yourself on Singles Awareness Day

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7 Ways to Celebrate Yourself on Singles Awareness Day

Singles Awareness Day is a light hearted day dedicated� single people and providing them with� an alternative to Valentine’s Day festivities. The short title for the day S.A.D might suggest that all singles need to be depressed on Valentine’s Day, but that’s not true. There are a lot of single people who enjoy their status and do not need another person to feel complete. If you’re single on Valentine’s Day, the good news is that you’re probably saving a lot of money you would have spent on gifts. Take this...

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10 Weird Facts about Qi Xi, the Chinese Valentine’s Day

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10 Weird Facts about Qi Xi, the Chinese Valentine’s Day

The� Qi Xi Festival,� or the Chinese Valentine’s Day is celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th month according to the Chinese lunar calendar and it’s the time of year to get all loved up! This is the most romantic festival celebrated by the Chinese and is therefore held in the highest esteem. Instead of going all soppy on you and talking about everything hearts and flowers related, we’ve decided to give you ten weird facts about the celebration that you can enjoy… 1. Asking for embroidery skills Yes you read correctly, it is during this day that...

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10 Ideas for Celebrating National Sisters Day

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10 Ideas for Celebrating National Sisters Day

With National Sisters Day fast approaching, it’s time to come up with some ideas of how to celebrate with your beloved sister on 2nd August. Whether it’s just you and your sister or there’s a huge group of you, 2nd August is the perfect opportunity to get together and spend some time celebrating being siblings. While there are no official records informing us of how the day begun, National Sisters Day isn’t just open to those who are sisters by family; you can also celebrate it with close friends. How to Celebrate National Sisters Day If...

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10 Ideas for Celebrating the International Day of Friendship

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10 Ideas for Celebrating the International Day of Friendship

With the International Day of Friendship on July 30th, it’s time to think up some cool ways of celebrating the day with your friends. With the tradition of the International Day of Friendship dating all the way back to 1935 when the US Congress decided to dedicate a day to honour its friends, it’s time we also got into the spirit of things. Our friends are the family we get to choose and so it’s important to show them just how much we care and respect them. And with a whole day dedicated to it, there’s no time like the present! 1. Have a...

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When is International Mother’s Day in 2015?

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When is International Mother’s Day in 2015?

Mother’s Day reaches every corner of the globe and is celebrated by all throughout the year. Even though the national celebrations can vary from country to country, one day in a year, all Mothers are celebrated in the whole world. This year, the International Mothers Day falls on 10 May 2015. International Mother’s Day originated in the USA back in the early 20th century and has since made its way around the world.� Find out more about the history and origins in our recent article. To send flowers for International Mother’s Day visit...

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International Mother’s Day

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International Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day reaches every corner of the globe and is celebrated by all throughout the year, with each culture setting 10th May aside to thank their special mum for all she has done with International Mother’s Day. We all love our mum’s to bits and wouldn’t be here without them, so it’s about time we showed them some love. International Mother’s Day originated in the USA back in the early 20th century and has since made its way around the world. Let’s find out more about it. The troubled history of International Mother’s Day Before the...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Siblings Day

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10 Ways to Celebrate Siblings Day

We love to hate them but can’t imagine our lives without them – they know our strengths and weaknesses and are often our first best friend. The bond between siblings is extremely special and what better way to celebrate the love we have for our brothers and sisters than on Siblings Day on April 10. With the likes of Solange and Beyonce Knowles along with Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen all celebrating the day of all things siblings, there is no reason you shouldn’t either. The bond between siblings is thought to be one of the most powerful and...

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International Day of Happiness 2015

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International Day of Happiness 2015

Feeling Happy? Great, good for you!!! � On the 20th March you’ve got� a reason to celebrate – its the International Day of Happiness. Do we need a day to celebrate Happiness? The International Day of Happiness was created as a part of global celebration by the United Nation and it’s goal is for everyone to focus on their connections with others. It is coordinated by� Action for Happiness, a non-profit movement supported by a partnership� of like-minded organisations. “Advertisers tell us that happiness comes from buying...

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Global Parents Day

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Global Parents Day

If you’re thinking it’s about time that you showed both your parents just how much they mean to you, the 01 June is your perfect moment! Why, you ask. Because it is Global Parents Day! The optimum time to show both your mum and dad just how grateful you are for everything they have done for you over the years, it’s a great way to celebrate both the individuals who gave you life. For those of you who didn’t know about this day of parents until just now, don’t panic! It’s only been around since 2012 so you’re not lagging too far behind and...

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Singles Awareness Day

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Singles Awareness Day

Looking forward to Valentines Day? You must not be single then. For those without a partner to snuggle on 14 February, the day can be a little difficult to bear. Couples everywhere are walking around in love-bubbles, filling every restaurant with puppy dog eyes and pouting faces. Every shop is kitted out with hearts and you suddenly feel even more self-conscious about those bars of chocolate and tubs of ice-cream you’re buying. That is, until you remember Singles Awareness Day is just around the corner … literally! What is Singles...

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International Thank You Day 2015

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International Thank You Day 2015

Gracias. Danke. Grazie. Asante. Sukria. Thank you. Sunday, 11 January 2015, marks the International Thank You Day, a day dedicated to appreciating our blessings and special people in our lives! It is an internationally celebrated holiday, although its origins are unknown. Some people believe it was invented by some clever card company to boost card sales. No matter what the origins, it is a great excuse to show a little appreciation to the people who made difference in your life and the little things that make each day worthwhile! It...

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Best Flowers to Celebrate the New Year

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Best Flowers to Celebrate the New Year

New Year is the ultimate celebration. Whether you’re spreading good will and joy to loved ones with a special delivery or throwing a glitzy bash, some vibrant fresh flowers are a great way to reflect the feelings hope and anticipation surrounding the New Year. Take your New Year’s Eve party to the next level with unique floral displays that will wow your guests. The best flowers for your New Year’s Eve party � Make sure your celebration gets off to the best start possible by nailing the decor. First things first, choose your flowers. Set the...

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Halloween Flowers Ideas for Fright Night

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Halloween Flowers Ideas for Fright Night

With everyone’s favourite spooky holiday just around the corner, it will soon be time for homes to start decorating. But where do you start? While ghoulish decorations are easy to come by, there are those who prefer the natural touch. Halloween flowers can really spice things up in the home and can lend an air of mystery to any autumnal décor…but what flowers should you choose? Orange roses Roses may be the traditional flower of love but that doesn’t mean they can’t be used in any other contexts. Pick out a livid orange bunch to really...

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International Mothers Day – Sunday, 11 May 2014

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International Mothers Day – Sunday, 11 May 2014

When did you last make your mother feel really special? Here’s the perfect way to show her how much she means to you. Don’t even think about those dodgy petrol station carnations – our distinguished Mother’s Day flowers are a cut above the rest – just like your mum! Put a smile on her face and order yours now to ensure delivery in time for the big day. About International Mother’s Day The origin of International Mother’s Day has been attributed to Anna Jarvis, who first came with the idea to celebrate...

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