Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving!

We wish everyone in our Silverpen Productions Family a very Happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for you and the wonderful stories you have allowed us to be a part of this past year, and hope that you and yours have a successful (whatever your version of success is!) year ahead. What are you thankful…
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What’s Behind the Pumpkin?

  The American word “pumpkin” originated from the Greek word Pepon, which means large melon. The word gradually changed through the years by the French, English, and then Americans to the pumpkin we know today. It is believed that pumpkins and squash originated in ancient America, even before the prevalent use of corn. Based on…
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Happy Easter!

Wishing everyone a wonderful Easter/Spring weekend!     Photo Source: (c) Can Stock Photo / yarruta
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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

  Father’s Day is right around the corner. Make your dad’s day extra special with one of these gift ideas! Finding something right for dad on his special day can be challenging but remember it’s not the amount you spend that matters but the effort you put in.     Does your dad love family…
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New Year, New You – Blah Blah Blah

I've been seeing it everywhere - "New Year, New You!" Initially, it's a nice sentiment - It's a fresh year, make a fresh start. Now is your chance for a change. But let's face it - we all know those New Year's resolutions are pretty much shot by March. And what really changes? You're still…
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A Mother’s Hands

They tenderly held you when you were first born They caressed silky skin as she soothed you to sleep They provided never-ending hugs They fed you They wiped away your tears They washed your clothes, prepared your food, kept you clean They tucked you in at night They wiped your brow when you were sick…
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Happy Graduation!

"Graduation Day is tough for adults.  They go to the ceremony as parents.  They come home as contemporaries.  After 22 years of child-rearing, they are unemployed." -Erma Bombeck As graduation season winds down, Silverpen Productions would like to take a moment to wish all the Graduates a very Happy Graduation! Leaving high school for college…
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Mother’s Day Reflections

As we come down from all the Mother's Day celebrations and begin the work week, it is important to take a moment and think about what Mother's Day really is all about. Obviously, it's a day to celebrate mothers. But what does being a "Mom" really mean? Is it just that you have a blood…
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