Holidays to celebrate in August

As we wait for the next scheduled federal holiday, Labor Day, to arrive at the beginning of September, you may wish to pass the summer days with something to celebrate. This associate of Scranberry Coop would like to remind you that you & every day are worth celebrating. 🙂 Sentimental statement aside, we have obtained a list of holidays that will keep you more than entertained for all of August. Ones we particularly like are “International Beer Day,” “Happiness Happens Day,” “Lazy Day,” “Relaxation Day,” & Joey particularly likes “Dog Appreciation Day.” ^_^ Side tangent: “Pluto Demoted Day” is a […]

2019-07-28T21:59:41-04:00July 28th, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

Fireworks in New Jersey – Legality & Safety Tips

My friend this weekend told me how he randomly came across a firework stand & stocked up on his arsenal for Independence Day, & you may have noticed that things in this state are very different than before. I remember just two years ago how I was very much concerned about the hypothetical possession & use of fireworks in New Jersey, which I totally did not have at the time by the way, but now we don’t have to worry anymore… right? Well actually, you might want to keep certain things in mind. New Jersey is only “kind of cool” […]

2019-07-28T21:18:23-04:00July 1st, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

5 things to love & dislike about summer

As we rapidly approach summer, we should first be happy that we got away from the winter months. Perhaps things got a little bit too cold this last winter, & after the teetering back & forth between cold snaps & warm springs, we seem to have finally broken through. But the honeymoon period is typically short-lived, and for some of us, summer can be a bittersweet experience. Perhaps I resonate with migrating mentalities, where we go south in the winter & really far north in the summer, but alas in today’s day & age, we endure the best & the worst […]

2019-07-28T21:18:18-04:00May 31st, 2019|Holidays, Newsletter|0 Comments

Cinco de Mayo – Extra facts to fill the idle chatter

Perhaps you like to have a leg up in conversation when certain holidays come around, or you would like to best those who typically are the “know-it-alls” on certain days. Boy, do I have good news for you; Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner & you can be ahead of the curve! The following are some extra facts that you can whip out to fill in the idle chatter if you are out drinking on Cinco de Mayo. Disclaimer: You are responsible for the delivery of said information & how others perceive you. Secondary Disclaimer: If you are […]

2019-07-28T21:17:50-04:00April 28th, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

Holidays to distract you before Tax Day

In just under two weeks is National Tax Day (April 15), & while some people may be looking forward to their upcoming refunds, others who are not expecting money from the IRS hopefully are on their way to finishing all their tax forms & preparing / have already prepared their tax contribution to the government. For those of us who are dreading this deadline, what can lift our spirits? Well, apparently there are a number of holidays between now & Tax Day to observe, whether as a distraction, or a way to celebrate potentially finish our taxes early! & by […]

2019-04-05T04:47:06-04:00April 5th, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions – Yes or No?

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, you may be aware of a number of holiday traditions. This associate of Scranberry Coop is here to give a thumbs up or a thumbs down to four such traditions. & as a disclaimer, this is 100% my opinion & you can judge for yourself how you would like to proceed with your festivities. Just know that there is at least some rationale to my opinions, so I would encourage you to read further:

Parades – Yes, but not in New York City.

If you are into parades, attend a local one. Not only will you […]

2019-03-14T09:26:55-04:00March 13th, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

Why President’s Day?

If you noticed that a lot of federal services & businesses were shut down this past Monday, this associate at Scranberry Coop would like to remind you that yes, it was indeed President’s Day. A holiday that gives an excuse for teachers to teach students about George Washington & Abraham Lincoln, since their birthdays happen to be in February, & apparently Valentine’s Day is not “federal” enough for that day to be an observed federal holiday. Which is fine, but even from my youth, this day feels like a placeholder way to give people a three day weekend.

According to the […]

2019-02-21T04:12:09-04:00February 21st, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions & Living in the Present

Happy new year from Scranberry Coop! It is a common tradition to make a new year’s resolution that you may or may not fulfill, but this affiliate of Scranberry Coop has this to say: live in the present. Being stuck in the past leads to depression, while constantly worrying about the future leads to anxiety, & there is already so much to engage within the present! Another common saying; The past is history, & the future is a mystery, but today is a gift & that’s why it is called the present! So while this list of

2019-01-25T02:56:28-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

42 Christmas Puns to get you in the holiday spirit

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Scranberry Coop! We figured that the following 42 Christmas puns, courtesy of Pun.me, might get you in the holiday spirit if you aren’t already! If these puns just don’t hit the spot for you because of the anxiety regarding getting gifts in time, know that our doors are always open during business hours, where we are always happy to assist you in finding those special gifts for your friends & family! By the way, if you ever need a short break from exploring the items of our 170+ dealers, feel free […]

2018-12-15T15:12:43-04:00December 12th, 2018|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments

Are you tired of your traditional Thanksgiving foods?

Perhaps you want to be thankful for a new taste palette this Thanksgiving instead of the repetitious “traditional” platitudes and foods that we take in every year. After all, how many times do you actually want to pay attention to the bland conversation of your friends and family? No offense to those at your Thanksgiving dinner by the way, for I am sure they all have at least a redeeming quality. This associate of Scranberry Coop has some wonderfully blasphemous ideas for you to consider that will keep you thoroughly distracted from everything that makes you wish you would slip […]

2018-11-18T20:27:40-04:00November 16th, 2018|Holidays, Scranberry Coop|0 Comments
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