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Let's Talk Turkey

 

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I can just taste that yummy pumpkin pie! Mmmm! And I bet you and your family are getting ready for this delicious American tradition as well!

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However before you start digging into that Turkey wouldn't you like to know more about this holiday and why we celebrate it? Of course many of you know it was founded by the Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock and the Native Americans, but did you know that the holiday wasn't a national holiday until Abraham Lincoln declared it 1863? Also at the first Thanksgiving there wasn't any pumpkin pie served, instead it was just pumpkins minus the pie. I'm glad that tradition has changed!

 

Want to learn more about this wonderful holiday? Check out: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving-quiz/interactives/thanksgiving-by-the-numbers for a really cool infographic that breaks the holiday down!

Also, try your hand at a Thanksgiving quiz to see just how much you know about it. Check that out here: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving-quiz

 

From all of here at Unique, Happy Thanksgiving

What a Purr-fect day!

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream For Mousecream

Many of you know that this week is Halloween. However did you know that there is another national holiday celebrated a couple of days before All Hallows Eve? For all of you feline lovers, you'll be happy to know that October 29th is National Cat Day! Pet Lifestyle Expert & Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige, founded the day in 2005 as a day of awareness for the many homeless cats that desperately need good homes. She also wanted the day to be a celebration for cat owners and their fuzzy, little friends. To learn more about the day check out National Cat Day's website at: http://www.nationalcatday.com/about.htm
Here at Unique we even got into the spirit, with our very own Nate Hardy dressing up for the day!
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"I'm pawsitively purrfect"

Scaredy Cat

BEWARE...What you are about to see is terrifyingly cute!

Since we are getting so close to Halloween and it's so hard to figure out what to dress up as, I thought I would lend a hand and share some creative ideas for your fuzzy best friends. Here are just a couple of ideas, but make sure to check out BuzzFeed for their whole list of spooktacular costumes!

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The Justice League

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Cat in The Hat

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

When It Rains . . . It Pours

We are very thankful that we did not get hit as bad as most residents in Colorado. However I thought I would share a few photos from our experience through the 100 year flood!
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This is the creek in front of our warehouse. And yes you did read that correctly, our creek. Before the rain this was barely a trickle of a stream; afterward it became a raging river! Currently it has calmed back down to a creek state again, but at the time it was crazy to come to work to this!
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Here is the parking lot we share with other businesses. If you can't tell there is so much water that a whirlpool has formed above a drain. Basically it's a larger version of what happens when you drain your bathtub. 
Again we are supremely thankful this was the worst of it for us. However, there were those who were hit hard by the storm. So please continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

A CHOO...

Tis the season of the allergies!


And let me just say it has not been a kind one. A Blossoming Life, Amy, Natural Allergy Relief Drink, Home, Unique Natural ProductsLately I sneeze more than I talk and my eyes are constantly watering. So if any of you are like me, you are definitely on the prowl for any relief.

Here at Unique, we like to keep things natural, so when I came across Amy's post, A Blossoming Life, I knew I had to share it. Amy's recipe is super simple with just two ingredients, that stop allergies in their tracks. Check out A Blossoming Life for the recipe to no sneezes and clear eyes!

And if you have any other natural cures let me know! My nose will thank you!


You're Getting Sleepy...

Sleeping Has Never Been Easier


They say getting plenty of sleep is one of the most important things. 
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Sleep effects productivity, weight, and so much more. But if you are like me getting to sleep, sometimes, is not easy. But not to fear, here are a few simple natural tips to go from tossing and turning, to fast, deep sleep. No, there isn’t any sheep involved but after trying a few of these tips you’ll be sleeping like a baby.

Check out: Diy Natural, for your tips to a better night's rest. Have any other great tips for sleep? Let me know!

Cheap Organization

Oh The Thrill of Being Organized

 

When first meeting me, you would never know, that one of my favorite things to do is walk through an organization store and image all things I cMad In Crafts, 100 Organization, Dollar Store, Home, Household, Cleaning, Inexpensive, Unique Natural Productsould do, to organize my home. However, the thing that keeps me from buying out the whole store, is of course the price. There are so many projects I would love to do, if only the prices weren't so steep.

Well if you are like me, I have the perfect solution for you! Jessica Hill, from Mad In Crafts, has come up with a list of 100 items you can purchase from the Dollar Store, to organize your entire house. It's completely ok to do double take with that last sentence; however, you did read it correctly! You can organize your entire home just by shopping at your local Dollar Store. That means more organizing for less cash!

So if you notice a decrease in blog posts, it's probably because I'm going crazy organizing my house!

 

Check out the list here: Mad In Crafts