Tag Archives: Holidays

Benefits of Gratefulness and Thanksgiving. Girl plays in fall leaves.
Benefits of Gratefulness & Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quite unbelievably a mere two days away. Regardless of whether you’re hosting or attending Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner, you’re most assuredly busy this week and every week from now until New Year’s Day. You’re shopping, preparing travel plans, finishing up projects at work, and maybe even wishing the holiday season was already past. While […]

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The History of the Fourth of July

This year, in addition to the barbecues, pool parties, and firework displays, celebrate July Fourth by sharing with your child the history behind the beloved American holiday. Revolutionary War Beginnings After the French Indian War ended, British colonists were greeted with new taxes and proclamations from King George III. These royal decrees restricted the colonists from […]

Father's Day - dad throwing child in the air at the beach.
Father’s Day Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day 2017 is upon us, and if you haven’t started planning Dad’s big day, Fairmont is here to help! Whether your dad is outdoorsy, a homebody, a social butterfly, or a diehard sports fan, this list has something for him. Beach Bonfire Take Dad down to the beach for a laidback evening of toasting […]

A History of St. Patrick’s Day

This Friday is St. Patrick’s Day. While we know to wear green and can expect the day to be full of four leaf clover decorations and tacky Irish themed t-shirts, you may wonder what the holiday actually celebrates. The holiday began in 5th century Druid Ireland as a feast celebrating Saint Patrick, a patron saint […]