Sometimes it can appear that where there is a calendar day, there is a holiday of some kind. Observances can range from the solemn Memorial Day to the not-so-solemn Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Not all holidays are equal, with a small number being nationally, religiously, or ethnically significant; some involve the government closing down for the day while others do not.
Through it all, Thanksgiving has held its own as a much beloved American holiday. Taking place on the last Thursday in November, for many, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. more >>
Have you forgotten your spouse, aunt, nephew, or daughter's birthday recently? Uncle Si and Jase have teamed up with Hallmark to keep you from embarassing yourself that way ever again. Check out these awkward, weird, and strangely familiar shorts and in the meantime - don't let that happen again.more >>
Christian artist Amy Grant will be making an appearance on the "Katie" talk show tomorrow, Nov. 27.
Hosted by TV personality Katie Couric, Grant will speak about the holiday season, her family and her new album How Mercy Looks From Here, which was released earlier this year. Grant will also perform the holiday classic "Tennessee Christmas." The show will be on the ABC local channel.
Every December, Amy Grant performs at select engagements with her husband, Vince Gill, in celebration of the Christmas season. They will be playing shows in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Nashville, and will showcase their Christmas set alongside the skilled symphonies of each respective city. more >>
NeNe Leakes is questioning her friend and "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" fellow cast member Porsha Stewart's decision not to revert back to her maiden name of Williams amid her highly public divorce.
Stewart, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" reality television star, learned through Twitter that her estranged former NFL playing husband Kordell was divorcing her last March. While Stewart spend much of season five of her showcasing her marriage, season six shows viewers how she is getting through a difficult divorce.
Still, 32-year-old Stewart has publicly declared that she will keep the surname that she acquired after marrying her estranged husband. However Leakes, the 45-year-old actress from "Glee" is speaking out against the idea. more >>
Kenya Moore, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" television personality and former Miss USA, is questioning her co-star Phaedra Parks' Christianity.
"What kind of woman who claims to be a Christian uses a woman's fertility as an attack against another by referring to 'scrambled eggs'? No Christian is cruel," Kenya wrote in her BravoTV.com blog. "These comments are an all-time low, consistent with a devil, not any Christian."
Moore's comments come after the most recent episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" when Parks' spoke negatively about Moore. She accused the former beauty queen of attempting to beguile her husband. more >>
Come March 2014, American fans of the hit "Bible" television series will be able to swap their living room couches for concert seats. Following next year's release of "Son of God," a 16-city music tour based on themes from the show and movie will kick off.
Featuring Christian recording artists such as Natalie Grant, Francesca Battistelli and Sidewalk Prophets, The Bible 2014 Tour will open at Saddleback Church in California on March 20, and feature songs and imagery inspired by the mini-series and movie. Many of the show's almost month-long tour stops will be held at churches.
Roma Downey, one half of husband-wife executive producing team behind "The Bible" franchise, said that she expects the production to be a powerful experience for attendees. more >>