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Take Your Company Picnic to the Next Level with These Picnic Games

Take Your Company Picnic to the Next Level with These Picnic Games

Spring is finally here. I saw my first sighting of Crocuses and Daffodils yesterday! This is the sign to start preparing for your Annual Company Picnic. Aside from the food that is to be served at the Picnic, I can't stress the importance of planning fun company...

How to be the BBQ Host you Always Dreamed of Being – During

How to be the BBQ Host you Always Dreamed of Being – During

The big day is finally here. You did all the planning, booked everything you needed to book, and the catering company is already setting up the grill. Your guests are moments away from arriving, and you’re only now beginning to realize what kind of a day you’re in...

What do NASA and Pop! Events Have in Common? Ice Cream Carts!

What do NASA and Pop! Events Have in Common? Ice Cream Carts!

We aren’t sure how people got through the grueling summers before the invention of ice cream. This delicious frozen mixture of milk and sugar is basically inseparable from our idea of summertime. Whether it’s from the store, your own freezer, or straight from the ice...

From Mesoamerica to Modern Movie Theatres: the history of popcorn

From Mesoamerica to Modern Movie Theatres: the history of popcorn

Going to see a movie these days just wouldn’t be right without a giant bag of butter-smothered popcorn in your lap, but it wasn’t always just a treat that folks enjoyed in front of the big screen. While we all might know it as the treat sold at stands inside movie...

Checkmate: the History of Chess and its Greatest Grandmasters

Checkmate: the History of Chess and its Greatest Grandmasters

References to chess are everywhere in our culture. We have sayings like “it’s a game of chess” when we talk about careful negotiations; we say “I’m playing chess and they’re playing checkers” when we feel like we are a step ahead; and we love to say “checkmate!” when...

The Greatest Golfers of All-Time

The Greatest Golfers of All-Time

Golf may seem like a game that is only enjoyed by folks after retirement--you know, a game you can play at a leisurely pace while enjoying good company and talking business--but we all know that it really is a sport enjoyed by millions around the world, and, at its...

How to Do Canada Day the Right Way

How to Do Canada Day the Right Way

July 1st, 1867. On that day, the three colonies of British North America were united into the Dominion of Canada under the Constitution Act. Although it was originally referred to as Dominion Day, over the years it eventually came to be called simply Canada Day....