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Happy Hanukkah 2014 from Ladybud!

Happy Hanukkah 2014 from Ladybud!

With all the focus on next’s weeks major consumer holiday, another important end of year holiday often takes a back seat. Today is the first day of Hanukkah, 2014. Also called the Festival of Lights, this eight-day long holiday is not really similar to Christmas, despite their temporal proximity. Hanukkah, which is also spelled Chanukah […]

Patriot Day: What Fighting for Freedom Means

Patriot Day: What Fighting for Freedom Means

Patriot Day is one of the newest national holidays, having been declared a holiday in 2001, following the September 11th hijackings that left a scar on our national consciousness (here in the United States). The holiday is also called the National Day of Service and Remembrance. Some treat this holiday as a minor variation on […]

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud ! We encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly and enjoy the freedoms our nation has to offer. Be smart and safe in all that you do, including the use of fireworks and the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances. While celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, take a moment to […]

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

Choc-o-late. Simply uttering those three syllables gives your taste buds a sense of anticipation. A feeling of pure satisfaction ensues once you indulge in it, and the experience concludes with an endorphin-induced relaxation of your being. Breathe in, savor in it, and breathe out… Chocolate! The spectrum of hues and shades that the delicate, ground […]