Halloween is just around the corner, and we at Scranberry Coop will be having our Halloween Party on Sunday, October 28! However, as most holidays have been transformed over the years for various reasons, it is important to look back and understand the roots of these holidays, Halloween a.k.a. Samhain in particular. Which traditions have persisted from the very beginning and which practices are newer than you may have known? Learn the history of Halloween and justify your potential indulgences, questionable costumes choices in dropping temperatures, and any large fires that you may be inclined to start. Disclaimer: We […]
Written by Taran Bassi of MetroUK (with some snarky commentary from an affiliate of Scranberry Coop)
Finally the best season, aka autumn, is now upon us. People always get unfairly excited about the summer months, but in reality autumn is where the magic happens.
Instead of hit and miss weather, sweating issues, holiday envy and forced BBQs everywhere, you can instead bask in the sweet scent of pumpkin, be constantly warm and cosy by a fire, and relish in all the new TV shows.
There is basically nothing not to love about autumn.
(Go on Taran, impress us with your infallible […]
- Father: Do you know, most people don’t have to work today, because it’s Labor Day.
Son: If people are not working, shouldn’t we call today ‘No-Labor Day?’
- Did you hear the one about Labor Day?
It works for me!
- If a train station is where the train stops, and a bus station is where the bus stops, what is a work station?
- If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- ‘I’m never going to work for that man again.’
‘Why, what did he say?’
Footnote: We are struggling to find […]
Out of all the months in the year, August lacks a ubiquitous “Hallmark Card” holiday, sitting after Independence Day in July and before Labor Day in September. However, we at Scranberry Coop are here to inform you that you can adopt a holiday for August today, from our compiled list of 69 August holidays! From National Girlfriend’s Day on August 1st to National Trail Mix Day on August 31st, go ahead and pick the holiday or holidays that resonate with you the most, mark the date or dates, and celebrate!
& of course, feel free to stop by Scranberry Coop if you would […]
Flea Market This Sunday!
~ July 1, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ Scranberry Coop ~
Multi Vendor Flea Markets are every first Sunday of the month (from April to November), starting at 9:00 AM and ending at 2:00 PM, weather permitting (rain date: following Sunday).
~ Scranberry Coop will be closed on the 4th of July so our staff can partake in the festivities ~
10 Independence Day Jokes
~ Courtesy of jokeforus.com ~
- How come there’s no Knock Knock joke about America?
Because freedom rings.
- What’s red, […]
Day of massive TRANSFORMATION to the core of my being
My son Kristian (28) has transitioned on April 26, 2018, and words are not enough.
Kristian Toshkov, from my deepest pain to my greatest joy and the full range in between, the full spectrum of all human emotions, Kristian has been my greatest teacher of all how to live on the edge. He has touched so many people in his magical Kristian’s way. I love you, my boy, it hurts so much, but I I know I feel with my heart that you are one with source now, one with the light where […]
Photo courtesy of wallpaper.wiki.
Bunnies, eggs, and candy are common sights for Easter, but some of us at Scranberry Coop wondered why these secular symbols are even associated for what is known as a Christian holiday. So we did some research, and have found some explanations for the presence of bunnies, eggs, and candy in Easter.
What’s up with Easter Bunnies? (according to history.com)?
- The exact origins of this mythical mammal are unclear, but rabbits, known to be prolific procreators, are an ancient symbol of fertility and new life. According to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America […]
We had a fun night at the Scranberry Coop Shop Paint & Sip!
Attendees painted with our Dixie Belle Paint-Chalk like mineral paint with a great selection of colors, finishes and glazes provided by Scranberry Coop!
Feel free to leave a comment below to let us know about your experience with this Shop Paint & Sip!
If you are interested in learning easy painting techniques, drinking your favorite beverages, listening to awesome music, meeting great people, & having an unforgettable night, check out our next Shop Paint & Sip Event!
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With Saint Patrick’s Day around the corner, it is time to stack up on the green that you may have been missing during this (hopefully) passing winter! Whether the reason be religious, cultural, or festive, green is a great color to sport, & where else to check out but Scranberry Coop!
Did You Know? 10 Facts about St. Patrick’s Day (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
- The color green is associated with Catholics in Ireland, while orange is the colour associated with Protestant Christians.
- St Patrick is said to have used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to […]
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