Gardeners know winter is the best time to start thinking about gardening. It’s time to thumb through seed and bulb catalogs and plan your garden. It’s also the time to get those seeds started, so they’ll be ready to plant come Spring. And National Seed Swap Day is the perfect time to discover new seeds […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you have fun at work? Well, you should. After all, you spend plenty of time there! And Fun at Work Day is the one day every year it’s legally required (not really, but it should be 🙂 ) The actual date for this day seems to cause some disagreement. Some say it’s January 28 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
As January, with its cold, gray days draws to a close its easy to be feeling a bit grumpy. Perhaps wondering if warmth and sunshine will ever return. So it seems like the right time to celebrate the curmudgeonly on, what else: Curmudgeons Day. According to Merriam-Webster, a curmudgeon is “a person (especially an old […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
There’s a buzz in the air today. And it’s announcing the arrival of National Kazoo Day. Yes, there really is a day devoted to that rather odd looking and odd sounding musical instrument. That day is January 28 each year. Or thereabouts. Some people prefer to celebrate on the fourth Thursday in January. Or whatever […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mmmmm … is there anything better than a rich, velvety chocolate cake, covered with rich, gooey chocolate frosting? If you say no, then today’s the day for you. It’s Chocolate Cake Day. And you have permission to eat as much chocolate cake as you want (or your stomach will tolerate). Chocolate is indeed the “food […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Pop … pop … pop. It’s time to celebrate that fascinating packing material we just can’t get enough of, Bubble Wrap®. Yep, we’re talking about Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day! The textured wrap was created quite by accident in 1957. Ok, not completely by accident. But it inventors, Al Fielding and Marc Chavannes, weren’t trying to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A cup of warm, rich Irish coffee is delightful any day. But it’s almost required you down one (or two) on National Irish Coffee Day! The drink dates to 1942, and an enterprising bartender at Foynes Airbase in Ireland, Joseph Sheridan. He concocted a drink of hot coffee with a splash of whiskey to warm […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Change a Pet’s Life Day is a day to spread awareness of the plight of homeless pets and to encourage people to adopt one of them. Adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue organization can change your life and the animal’s life. These animals have lots of love to give. And they’re incredibly grateful […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mmmm … pie! If you like pie, you’ll love National Pie Day. The perfect excuse to eat a slice (or two) of pie. Not that you need an excuse. Even better, any pie eaten on this day is calorie-free and guilt-free. OK, it’s not really calorie-free. But you’re still not allowed to feel guilty. Now, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Your cat has questions. Oh, yes he does. Lots of them. And National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day is the day to answer them. Face it, your cat thinks you’re dumb. He meows. He purrs. He pats you with his paws. But you just don’t get it. So today’s the day to sit down and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.