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Monday, November 9, 2015

What is Sweetest Day?

Silly like V-day, but I love anything that has to do with love

"Sweetest Day is a holiday celebrated in the Midwestern United States, and parts of the Northeastern United States, on the third Saturday in October It is a day to bestow romantic deeds or expressions.[citation needed] 11 states and parts of two states observe Sweetest Day: Illinois, Indiana,Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia and areas of both New York and Pennsylvania west of the spine of the Appalachian Mountains.[citation needed]

Friends, family, and lovers often give each other candy, flowers, or gifts on Sweetest Day. Like Valentine's Day, the Sweetest Day is associated with heart-shaped boxes, and 80% of Hallmark's greeting cards designed for Sweetest Day are romantic"

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