Thursday, February 14, 2013
From a sewing machine to a can of air, women have received all kinds of bad gifts.
Depending on your view, Valentine's Day is either a fun holiday to show someone how much you care about them, or a Hallmark holiday created to increase card sales. Whatever you think of the holiday, don't forget to give something to your loved ones. But be careful: you don't want your gift to end up on the receiver's "worst gift list." A story posted on iVillage includes "worst" gifts such as a sewing machine, tickets to a death metal concert and even a poinsettia. I even know someone who had to talk their friend out of buying a lamp for his sweetie for Valentine's Day. So on this Feb. 14, we want to know what the worst gift you ever received on Valentine's Day. Tell us in the comments. What could have made it better?
A few facts, figures and tidbits for this Valentine's Day.
1. FORECAST: Thursday: Few flurries or snow showers on Cape, otherwise clearing skies. Highs near 40. Friday: Partly sunny, windy & mild with highs from 45-50. Saturday: Sunshine gives way to clouds by afternoon. Could be a few flurries. Highs near 40. 2. 6TH-GRADE VALENTINE SOCIAL: Danny's Place in Acton will host this holiday social from 5-7 p.m. There is a $5 fee for non-members. Starting at 5 p.m., the music and lights get rolling with DJ Wid. 3. CLOTHING/TOY/ART SUPPLY DRIVE: Start your spring cleaning early and gather up all your gently-used children's clothing for Cradles to Crayons. If you no longer have little ones at home, consider purchasing some on-sale clothing, new underwear/socks ,books, new art supplies, shoes on your next …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
For Valentine's Day, tell us what you love most about town.
Whether it’s the local schools, your favorite bakery, or the proximity from home to a great hiking trail, everyone has something they love about their community. (Maybe how much snow there is right now?) Since it's Valentine's Day, we want to hear what you love most about Acton, and what exactly makes this place so special. Please post comments and pictures here to show us all your favorite things about Acton.
One Patch blogger delves into the delicious Feb. 14 custom.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
One Patch blogger dives into the delicious Jan. 14 tradition.