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All About July

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 posted by Joan
Happy Birthday Greeting Stone

Happy Birthday Engraved Stones

What do you really know about the month of July?  Did you know?

  • July was originally called Quintilis which means fifth because it was the fifth month.  Julius Caesar added two months at the beginning of the year so July is now the seventh month.
  • July was named for Julius Caesar who was born on July 12.
  • Famous people with July birthdays include Princess Diana, Neil Simon, Geraldo Rivera, Jennifer Lopez and Robin Williams.  Remember July birthdays of those who are important to you.  Engraved rocks are a lasting and meaningful way to say Happy Brithday to your friends.
  • The flower is the water lily.
  • The gemstones for June are the ruby and sapphire.
  • The zodiac signs for July are Cancer (June 21 – July 22) and Leo (July 23 – August 22).
  • Our Independence Day is July 4th. Many other countries have their Independence Day during July. These include, Venezuela, Argentina, Belgium, France and Canada.
  • July is National Ice Cream Month, National Hot Dog Month and National Blueberry Month. 
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Happy July!

Saturday, June 30, 2012 posted by Joan
Happy Birthday Greeting Stone

Happy Birthday Engraved Stone

If your birthday is in the month of July, these facts about July may interest you. July is name after Julius Caesar who gave the month 31 days.  July is usually the hottest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.  July’s birthstone is the ruby.  The water lily is the flower for the month of July.

Coming up in July!

July 1 –Canada Day

July 4 – Independence Day

July 11 – Cheer Up the Lonely Day

July 13 – Friday the 13th

July 22 – Parent’s Day

July 24 – Cousins Day

July 27 – Summer Olympics

July 30 – Father-in-Law Day

July is National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month, National Picnic Month and National Recreation Month.

If you have a July birthday, you may share it with a famous personality or fictional character like Princess Diana, Tom Cruise, Abigail Van Buren (Dear Abby), P. T. Barnum, George W. Bush, Ringo Starr, Bugs Bunny, Indiana Jones

If a family member or friend celebrates a July birthday, you may want to consider a good luck stone, like a Greeting Stone which can be personalized, to mark his/her special day. Greeting Stones are engraved river stones which are thousands of years old. The recipient of a Greeting Stones will keep it and always remember the special person who gave it to him/her.


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