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4 Interesting Facts about the History of Earth Day

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4 Interesting Facts about the History of Earth Day

Today, Earth day is a widely celebrated and recognized event, with numerous environmentally friendly activities and projects taking place around the world. However, it did not used to be this way. Below are some interesting facts about Earth Day. Take a quick read and learn a little more about the origins of our environmental celebration day. 1. The original founder of Earth Day is somewhat of a confusing topic. While Earth Day is now celebrated in numerous countries, it was originally started in the United States. Unfortunately, the varying accounts and numerous amount of self proclaimed founders have somewhat muddled the...

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3 Reasons Why People Love Mermaid Dolls

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3 Reasons Why People Love Mermaid Dolls

Mermaids have been around the imaginations of people for centuries, and today is no exception. A myriad of recent appearances in literature, movies, art, and stories of all kinds have boosted the mermaid's popularity, making them one of the most iconic fantastical creatures today. 1. Stories and Memories There been many stories involving mermaids, with the most popular being the classic tale of "The Little Mermaid," originally written by Hans Christian Andersen in the 1800s. Many modern retellings of this story and others have made the mermaid a fantastical image of fantasy, childhood, and wonder. As a result, most people tend to look...

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3 Reasons to Give a Teddy Bear This Valentine's Day

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3 Reasons to Give a Teddy Bear This Valentine's Day

When exactly did Teddy Bears became yet another perennial Valentine's Day gift? No one knows precisely, but it was probably in part due to the commercial growth of the holiday and the desires of companies to join the growing opportunities surrounding it. However, it probably was not too difficult to push the Teddy Bear, as it has several qualities that make it a natural fit for the day of love:   Cute and Tender The first and most obvious reason, teddy bears are usually designed to be as cute and tender as possible. From nurseries to dinner dates, the teddy...

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Living a Fit and Full Life - Review of our Valentine Products

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Living a Fit and Full Life - Review of our Valentine Products

While we do enjoy listing the many appeals and qualities of our products ourselves, we also seek to have our products reviewed by people from all sorts of backgrounds.  After all, different perspectives can help you see new things and ways to improve, and it is always important to consider more than just your own opinion.   We recently had the pleasure of being featured on the popular review blog "Living a Fit and Full Life." Some of our adorable valentine's plush were featured and reviewed on the Valentine's Day Gift Guide.  @AuroraWorld's Valentine's Plush are Out of this World...

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New Year's Resolutions and How to Motivate Yourself

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New Year's Resolutions and How to Motivate Yourself

How are your resolutions going so far? For many people, the new year is a fresh start and a time of optimism. Unfortunately, it can be hard to maintain this optimism long enough to actually achieve New Year's resolutions. According to Statistic Brain, only about 8% of people that make resolutions end up actually achieving them.  In order to stay committed and see our goals through to the end, we have to learn to motivate ourselves.   Whenever we have any sort of goal, the pace and energy we work with is dependent on the various factors motivating us. In order to identify...

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