Are you wearing your GREEN?


Posted on 17th March 2011 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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st patrick's day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Do you have a Wacky St. Patrick’s Day Tradition? A Crazy celebration you do with your family? Do you cook up and enjoy some corned beef and cabbage to enjoy with the family? If so here’s a great recipe from

There is some great history on St. Patrick’s Day if that sort of thing interests you. Check it out at Wikepedia I was surprised to find out that the Chicago River is dyed green each year for the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Happy New Year


Posted on 27th December 2010 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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New Years Resolution

Many believe the celebration of the new year was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago. Making it one of the oldest holidays celebrated. Celebrating on January 1st is a relatively new tradition… a variety of dates are tied to seasons or various other ancient cultures. In fact the month of January did not even exist until around 700 B.C. (source: A History of the New Year) And not all countries celebrate New Years at the same time… because people in different parts of the world use different calendars.