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A short history of Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day has long been known as the ultimate day of romance. But despite candy hearts that say "Kiss me!" and an extra splash of pink and red around town, Valentine's Day's festive mood has taken centuries to develop, and in some instances, has a dark twist.

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Featured Artist December 2015:...

Living in a log cabin with no running water and electricity, artist and illustrator Rebecca Stouffer of Wild Green Onion relates well to the notion of a simple life. This theme is woven into her whimsical illustrations, where she gathers inspiration from farm life and the sweet nuances of nature. We recently interviewed Rebecca on the stories and inspiration behind her work, and were equally inspired by her simplicity and ease. Welcome, Rebecca!  

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Bucking Tradition: 10 Crazy-Awkward...

During the holiday season, it’s tradition for many families to send out a greeting card, often with a family photo and an update on the latest family news.

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Featured Artist November 2015:...

When coloring books and picture books caught the eye of young Jacqueline Adelmeyer, she knew art and illustration would be at the forefront of her future. As the founder of her own illustration business, Playful Galavant, Jacqueline takes inspiration from a host of acclaimed animators and illustrators. We’re excited to feature Jacqueline as November’s artist of the month. Welcome, Jacqueline!

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5 (fun!) Thanksgiving Day games

We all know it: Thanksgiving Day can be a long one. While you wait for the turkey to roast or during your recovery between turkey and pie, you may want to fill the time with something besides lying on the couch and moaning loudly. We’ve collected five family-friendly, smile-worthy games from around the web that are great for your Thanksgiving crowds, family or friends, big or small.

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