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Add Quotations to Your Calendar: December

December 30, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for December.

“In the bleak mid-winter
Frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron,
Water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow,
Snow on snow,
In the bleak mid-winter,
Long ago.”
~Christmas Carol   

 

“The gardening season officially begins on January 1st, and ends on December 31st.”
~Marie Huston

 

“The Lord of Misrule – December 17th.  This is the first day of the Roman festival Saturnalia.  It was a period of great feasting and festivity, with a lot of drinking and eating.  Slaves would become masters for the festival, and everything was turned upside down. This part of the Roman festival survived into the 17th Century.”
~Customs and Folktales for December

 

“I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December
A magical thing
And sweet to remember.

‘We are nearer to Spring
Than we were in September,’
I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December.”
~Oliver Herford, I Heard a Bird Sing

 

“God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.”
~ J. M. Barrie

 

“Colorful candles burning bright, each lit on eight very special nights.” 

~Author Unknown

 

“On Hanukkah, the first dark night,
Light yourself a candle bright.
I’ll you, if you will me invite
To dance within that gentle light.”
~Nicholas Gordon, poemsforfree.com

Add Quotations to your Calendar: November

December 28, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for November.

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

~John Fitzgerald Kennedy

                           

“No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease,
No comfortable feel in any member –
No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds –
November!”
~Thomas Hood, No!

 

“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods.”
~William Allingham


“On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment – halftime.”

~Author Unknown

 

“For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”

~Edward Sandford Martin

Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2009   

Happy Holidays from Heritage Makers. Enjoy this time of memories and traditions. And… also this card.

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Click here to see the card.

Add Quotations to your Calendar: October

December 24, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for October.

“He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart.”
~J.A. Shedd

 

“Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.”
~E.P. Powell

 

“Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite,
All are on their rounds tonight;
In the wan moon’s silver ray,
Thrives their helter-skelter play.”
~Joel Benton

 

“When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
‘tis near Halloween.”
~Author Unknown

 

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”
~Elizabeth Lawrence

 

“October’s poplars are flaming torches 
lighting the way to winter.”
~Nova Bair

 

Add Quotations to your Calendar: September

December 23, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for September.

“‘Tis the last rose of summer,
Left blooming alone;
All her lovely companions
Are faded and gone.”
–   Thomas Moore, The Last Rose of Summer, 1830

 

May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year
(L’shanah tovah tikatev v’taihatem)

~Common New Year’s Greeting

 

“Harvest home, harvest home!
We’ve plowed, we’ve sowed
We’ve reaped, we’ve mowed
And brought safe home
Every load.”

~Harvest Home Song 

 

“A late summer garden has a tranquility found no other time of the year.”
~William Longgood

 

“September leaf
Blushing…
Remembering…
The torrid kisses
…Of July
September leaf
Sensing winter
….And oblivion
Shivers…
And whispers
“July, my only love” “Say you remember.”

~LaRetha Adams, Before Winter

 

Add Quotations to your Calendar: August

December 22, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for August.

“Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating;
there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”
~John Ruskin

 

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”
~William Shakespeare

 

“When summer gathers up her robes of glory, and like a dream of beauty glides away.”
~Sarah Helen Power Whitman

 

“Fairest of the months!
Ripe summer’s queen
The hey-day of the year
With robes that gleam with sunny sheen
Sweet August doth appear.”
~R. Combe Miller

 

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer
is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!”
~Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.”
~Wallace Stevens

 

“A life without love is like a year without summer.”
~Swedish Proverb

Add Quotations to your Calendar: July

December 21, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for July.

“It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of.”
~Emily Carr

 

“Whether we live together in confidence and cohesion; with more faith and pride in ourselves and less self-doubt and hesitation; strong in the conviction that the destiny of Canada is to unite, not divide; sharing in cooperation, not in separation or in conflict; respecting our past and welcoming our future.”
~Lester B. Pearson

 

“Freedom’s natal day is here.
Fire the guns and shout for freedom,
See the flag above unfurled!
Hail the stars and stripes forever,
Dearest flag in all the world.”
~Florence A. Jones

 

“We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls.”

~Robert J. McCracken

 

“And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I won’t forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.”
~Lee Greenwood

 

“The dandelions and buttercups gild all the lawn: the drowsy bee stumbles among the clover tops,
and summer sweetens all to me.”
~James Russell Lowell

 

“Oh, the summer night
Has a smile of light
And she sits on a sapphire throne.”
~Barry Cornwall

Add Quotations to your Calendar: June

December 17, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for June.

“It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise”
   
~Mark Twain

 

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.”
   
~L. M. Montgomery

 

“If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.”
   
~Bern Williams

 

“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”

    ~Author Unknown

 

“Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown.”

    ~Author Unknown

 

“The greatest gift I ever had
Came from God; I call him Dad!”
    ~Author Unknown

 

“Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.”
   
~Al Bernstein

 

“In a bowl to sea went wise men three,
On a brilliant night of June:
They carried a net, and their hearts were set
On fishing up the moon.”

    ~Thomas Love Peacock

Add Quotations to your Calendar: May

December 16, 2009   

Add to each month with a fun or inspiring quotation. Take a look at what you can add for May.

“The world’s favorite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.”
~Edwin Way Teale

 

“Spring – an experience in immortality.”
~Henry D. Thoreau

 

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball.  I’ll tell you what I do.  I stare out the window and wait for spring.”
~Rogers Hornsby

 

“Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.”

~T. DeWitt Talmage

 

“A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done.”

~Author Unknown

 

“The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.”
~William Goldsmith Brown

 

“When April steps aside for May,
Like diamonds all the rain-drops glisten;
Fresh violets open every day:
To some new bird each hour we listen.”
~Lucy Larcom

 

“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.”
~Harriet Ann Jacobs

Tips for Creating Jewelry

December 15, 2009   

Watch this video to learn great tips for making jewelry. Plus, you can watch it in the Recorded classes>Studio Master Classes, under Online classes.