Many people suffer with diseases that others can’t understand, because so few other people have them. Rare Disease Day brings awareness of these diseases and the challenges sufferers face into the open. It is celebrated on the last day in February every year. So most years it’s on the 28th. But in leap years it’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Polar bears! Aren’t they adorable? Help support conservation efforts for polar bears by being a part of International Polar Bear Day. Yes. Polar bears do have their own day. The sea ice in the polar bear habitats is shrinking. And that puts polar bear survival in trouble. The conservation group Polar Bears International organizes Polar […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For Pete’s Sake! It’s another weird holiday for your celebratory pleasure. For Pete’s Sake Day celebrates that odd expression of amazement or frustration. People use it in place of things like “for Christ’s sake” or “for God’s sake.” Apparently it’s less offensive. Although Pete might disagree. But we’re not sure. Nobody’s ever nailed down exactly […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s yet another chocolaty kind of day. This time it’s Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day. Some people call it Chocolate Covered Nuts Day. Although we can’t be sure, we suspect someone decided to rename it to be more inclusive. After all, some people are deathly allergic to peanuts. And there’s probably at least a few people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
World Spay Day brings attention to the problem of pet overpopulation and how spaying/neutering your pets can help fix the problem. The day began in 1995 as Spay Day USA (and many people still call it that), started by the Doris Day Animal League (DDAL). It became World Spay Day after DDAL merged with the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is literally going to the dogs … Because it’s International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. The day is also called National Dog Biscuit Day. We suspect that name is specific to the United States, but we’re not sure. We’re also not sure which name came first. Did dog-loving Americans start the day and then it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
What is World Thinking Day? It’s a day for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts to think about and celebrate their sister Guides and Scouts around the world. It gives them a chance to consider what it means to be part of a global community. Now more than ever this is an important concept. Each […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you love your pet? Of course you do. But just like with people, sometimes we get busy and forget to show just how much we care. Today is the day to be sure to show your pet some extra love, on National Love Your Pet Day. After all, pets are good for your health […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Chocolate and mint are wonderful flavors all on their own. But combine them and they become sensational. And that is what we celebrate for Chocolate Mint Day. Of course you know there’s chocolate mint ice cream. And chocolate candies, like Andes and peppermint patties. Don’t forget Girl Scout Thin Mints. But did you know the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you enjoy a glass or two of wine after a long day? You’re not alone, and today was made for you and your fellow wine lovers: National Drink Wine Day. So pop the cork on a bottle of your favorite wine, or try something new, and indulge (but don’t overindulge!) in a refreshing glass. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.