It’s another month to raise awareness of plastic pollution and the problem with single-use plastics. It’s No Straw November. But unlike Plastic Free July, which asks you to avoid all single-use plastics, this month focuses on just one little piece of plastic: the straw. So if avoiding all single-use plastic seems overwhelming, No […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Calling all banana pudding lovers! November is your month. Yep, November is officially Banana Pudding Lovers Month. And yes, it really is an official month. Banana Pudding Lovers Month appears in Chase’s calendar of events, the official word on holidays and events. The Rodgers family—of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Filling—created the month in 2011. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You love your furry babies, and you want them to stay happy and healthy. But they do get sick. And we do whatever we can to help them. It’s hard to think about, but pets can get cancer too. Pet Cancer Awareness Month shines a light on this sad reality. It also helps […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So… Lots of holiday sites and blogs tell us November is World Sponge Month. But is it really? These sites list the month, but they don’t tell us anything about it. A few offer opinions on things like germy sponges, SpongeBob, and even the Today sponge. But nothing about how the month started […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s Manatee Awareness Month! These gentle animals seem slow and not too smart. But get to know them and you’ll discover they’re fascinating and quite intelligent. They generally prefer to be left alone to eat, play, and rest. Unfortunately, we can’t seem to leave them or their habitat alone, which threatens their survival. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
November means cooler temperatures for most of the US. We’ll be seeing frost on the grass and turning on the heat … if you haven’t already. And it’s only going to get worse before it gets better! That cold outside air combined with dry, heated indoor air can wreak havoc on skin. Maybe […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the weather turning cooler and the holidays coming up, it’s time to start baking more. A favorite baked goodie around here is pecan pie. And during November that’s especially appropriate. Because it’s National Georgia Pecan Month. Of course, you can make pecan pie with any pecans. Not just pecans from Georgia. Well, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Peanut butter lovers unite! (Creamy or crunchy doesn’t matter) Because November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. A month to eat peanut butter morning, noon, and night! By the spoonful, if you’d like. Or use it to make your other favorite foods even better. The month was originally just a day. Southern Peanut […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Why is that exciting? Because it’s another chance to spread the word about the joy of senior pets. Sadly, senior pets that end up in shelters are less likely to make it out alive than younger animals. And not because they die of old age before they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.