The History Of Valentine's Day

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Every February 14, across the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But just who is this saint, and where did these traditions come from? On this edition of PopTalk, we’re all about the love, and discussing everything to do with Valentine’s Day!

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Family Day Fun

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Family Day is almost here! Regardless of when your province celebrates it, this mid-winter holiday offers families the chance to spend a little bit of extra time together. Here at Kernels, we know how important it is to devote some attention to our loved ones, so we have some ideas to help you make the most of your fun family weekend!

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National Popcorn Day

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January is here which means that it’s almost our favourite holiday - National Popcorn Day, of course! While we think that popcorn should be celebrated every day of the year, movie goers and snackers alike pay tribute to this time-honoured treat on January 19th. Whether you enjoy your popcorn sweet, salty, buttered or plain, grab a bag of your favourite flavour, sit back and enjoy it on National Popcorn Day. To help get you in the mood to celebrate, here are some fun facts about popcorn: Known as the "popcorn belt", Nebraska produces an estimated 250 million pounds of popcorn each year. Popcorn…

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New Years Resolutions

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New Years Resolutions New year, new you - it’s a phrase we hear every January. The New Year brings a time for people to reflect upon their lives - the things they like about it and thethings they would like the change. Every January, many of us resolve to better ourselves in some way. But just how did this tradition come to be? 4000 years ago, Babylonians rang in their new year with an 11-day festival in March for the arrival of their spring harvest. They made promises to the gods that they would return borrowed farm equipment and pay their…

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