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Bakers of the world, rise up and bake some bread, for today is Homemade Bread Day.
Bread has been made for thousands of years. Estimates date it's origin back to 5000-10,000 B.C. Modern day lifestyles has relegated homemade bread to the world of specialty baking and holiday baking. People just don't have time to bake home made bread. We turn to a quick "run" to bakeries and grocery stores, for our bread needs. The arrival of automatic bread makers has created a small resurgence of home made breads, especially specialty breads
Why Is Black Friday Called Black?
In the world of accountants, red signifies a loss, and black signifies a profit. For many retailers, the Christmas holiday sales season represents an amazing one half to three quarters of their annual sales. Often, retailers are losing money all year long, until holiday sales begin. Historically, holiday sales formally begin on the day after Thanksgiving. Sales on this day have traditionally been huge. So, Black Friday represents that turning point,. from a loss towards big profits! Happy Shopping!