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Ham glazed with seasoned apricot preserves is a simple dish for the holidays. Baked Camembert makes an easy appetizer, and roasted winter vegetables are a simple side dish.


Memorial Day is the only U.S. federal holiday in May and is celebrated on the last Monday of the month. Some days that people consider holidays are actually days of observance. Mother's Day, Cinco de Mayo, and the National Day of Prayer are observance days that take place in May.


There are a total of 10 federal holidays in a U.S. calendar year. Other days of observance are not recognized on a federal level, and they celebrate people or important days in the nation's history.


Public schools commonly close in observance of national holidays such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Memorial Day. Holidays such as Christmas and New Year's Day are often part of a winter vacation period.


National holidays in the United States traditionally include New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day and Independence Day. The other national holidays are Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. These 10 holidays are observed by


Major U.S. holidays include Thanksgiving, Christmas, Independence Day, Halloween, St. Valentine’s Day and Passover. Other holidays are Lincoln’s birthday, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day and Easter.


Bank holidays originally referred to the official holidays in the United Kingdom Bank Holiday Act of 1871. This act has changed over the years, but it still remains the origin of the name.


Some traditional Jewish holidays are Purim, Pesach (or Passover), Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah. Some modern Jewish holidays include Yom Ha-Shoah, or Holocaust Day and Yom HaAtzmaut, or Israel's Independence Day. Yom Ha-Shoah and Yom HaAtzmaut are both celebrated during the spring, with dat


Some German holidays include New Year's, Ephipany, Mardi Gras, Easter and Christmas. Oktoberfest is also a German holiday that Germans celebrate for two weeks in September. The official national holidays that Germans celebrate are New Year's Day, May Day and Swiss National Day on August 1. Other off


Funny holidays include International Respect for Chickens Day, International Talk Like a Pirate Day and National Corn Dog Day. International Respect for Chickens Day is celebrated on May 4 every year. It was first organized by United Poultry Concerns in 2005 to bring awareness to the treatment of do