I have added Floralmemorial ribbons to my shop. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month I made my first few ribbons in a hot pink color. Each memorial ribbon is 20″ in length and comes with 2 steel anchors so you can place it on the ground securely in front of a grave marker. Currently I have made red-white-blue memorial ribbons, as well as yellow and red. Check out my memorial ribbons at:
I already knew I was going to make a post in reference to the month of October. In doing research on October I learned a few bits of unknown-to-me information. Now if you were born in October some of the following is nothing new.
Libra and Scorpio are the zodiac signs in October
Tourmaline and Opal are the birthstones for October.
I had no idea October has two birthstones. I remember as a young girl wishing my birthday was in October so I could have the “pretty pink” birthstone.
Marigold is the October flower
Halloween is one of two holidays in October
The other one is Columbus Day.
The actual date is October 12th but the federal government made this a Monday holiday. If you find yourself at the bank wondering why they haven’t opened, it’s probably Columbus Day.
All of this information about October is probably ( unless your born in October ) not interesting or useful.
There is some information I would like you to remember about October.
- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- Pink is the color of the breast cancer ribbon
- Testing and treatment for breast cancer has improved over the last 50 years
- There is no cure -yet
- 458,000.00 people die each year from breast cancer worldwide.
Sorry Columbus, but this month is for the pink fighters, pink supporters, and pink survivors.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This cross in pink is in memory to a life lost to breast cancer.