Goodbye Winter: The Story of Frosty the Snowman

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Join us as we recall this playful holiday song that marks the end of winter! We’re in the last full week of winter, and this season has gone by so quickly. Here in Chicago, for the first time in all the 146 years we’ve tracked the weather, there was no snowfall in January and February! …

3 Influential Role Models For Women’s History Month

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Join us as we celebrate women’s history with a glance back at Ornament Shop’s origins and learn about three empowering female role models! Every year, the United States has a wonderful tradition of honoring women’s history. March 8th is International Women’s Day, and the whole month of March is reserved for celebrating progress on women’s rights. The …

King Kong Skull Island Shows Prequels Reign At The Box Office

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King Kong is the mythical giant ape monster that has been scaring moviegoers since his first big screen presence in 1933. On Friday, March 10th, movie fans will again be able to see this colossal gorilla in action on Skull Island.  With a lack of new stories being generated in Hollywood, prequels rather than sequels …

The Origins of St. Patrick’s Day

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Do you wear green like I do on St. Patrick’s Day? Join us as we learn how this tradition started! St. Patrick’s Day is such a fun and interesting holiday. It seems everyone celebrates this day, even though Ireland is such a small place! Similar to Mardi Gras, many of the traditions we share on …

Fan Favorites – Presidents’ Day, #TBT, Pizza Day

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Did you enjoy the special ornaments we shared in February? Let us know which ones were your favorite! I’m so proud of the positive response our ornament photos have seen online. For over a year now, we’ve shared pictures of our favorite ornaments for all kinds of fun occasions and national holidays. It’s an absolute …