Thursday, December 1, 2016

December National Days and Observances



DECEMBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

AIDS Awareness Month
Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month
Bingo’s Birthday Month
National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month
National Human Rights Month
National Tie Month
National Write a Business Plan Month
Operation Santa Paws (12/1-12/24)
Quince and Watermelon Month
Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Take a New Year’s Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) (December 17-February 5)
Tomato and Winter Squash Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

DECEMBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Cookie Cutter Week, December 1-7
Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3-10
National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 4-10 (First Week)
Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week, December 4-10 (First Full Week)
Computer Science Education Week, December 4-10 (Always week with 12/9. Birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.)
Cookie Exchange Week, December 5-9 (First M-F Week Before Christmas)
International Coelenterate Biology Week, December 5-9
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 5-9
Human Rights Week, December 10-17
Christmas Bird Count Week, December 14-1/5 (Always every year)
Halcyon Days, December 14-28 (Always seven days before/after the Winter Solstice)
Posadas, December 16-24
Saturnalia, December 17-23
Gluten-free Baking Week, December 18-24 (Week Before Christmas)
It’s About Time Week, December 25-31
Kwanzaa, December 26-January 1

DECEMBER NATIONAL DAYS

DECEMBER 1
World AIDS Day
National Pie Day
National Eat a Red Apple Day
Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
Day With(out) Art Day
Rosa Parks Day

DECEMBER 2
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
National Fritters Day
National Mutt Day
Special Education Day #SpecialEducationDay
Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting – Changes Annually
Faux Fur Friday – First Friday in December

DECEMBER 3
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Roof Over Your Head Day #RoofOverYourHeadDay
National Rhubarb Vodka Day – First Saturday in December
Skywarn Recognition Day – First Saturday in December

DECEMBER 4
National Cookie Day
National Dice Day

DECEMBER 5
World Soil Day
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
National Sacher Torte Day
AFL-CIO Day
Bathtub Party Day
International Ninja Day
Repeal Day #RepealDay

DECEMBER 6
National Pawnbrokers Day
National Microwave Oven Day
National Gazpacho Day
St. Nicholas Day
Miners’ Day

DECEMBER 7
International Civil Aviation Day
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
National Cotton Candy Day

DECEMBER 8
National Brownie Day
Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay

DECEMBER 9
International Anti-Corruption Day
National Pastry Day
Weary Willie Day

DECEMBER 10
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
Nobel Prize Day
National Wreaths Across America Day – Second Saturday in December

DECEMBER 11
International Mountain Day
National Noodle Ring Day
UNICEF Birthday

DECEMBER 12
National Ambrosia Day
National Ding-a-Ling Day
Gingerbread House Day
Poinsettia Day

DECEMBER 13
National Cocoa Day
National Violin Day
National Day Of The Horse (Senate Res. 452)
Pick a Pathologist Pal Day

DECEMBER 14
National Bouillabaisse Day

DECEMBER 15
National Cupcake/ Lemon Cupcake Day
Bill of Rights Day
Cat Herders Day #CatHerdersDay

DECEMBER 16
National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – Third Friday in December
Underdog Day – Third Friday in December

DECEMBER 17
National Maple Syrup Day
Wright Brothers Day

DECEMBER 18
International Migrants Day
U.N. Arabic Language Day
National Roast Suckling Pig Day
Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day
Free Shipping Day – Changes Annually

DECEMBER 19
National Hard Candy Day
National Oatmeal Muffin Day

DECEMBER 20
National Sangria Day
Mudd Day

DECEMBER 21
National French Fried Shrimp Day
Crossword Puzzle Day
Humbug Day #HumbugDay
Phileas Fogg Win a Wager Day
Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23
National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice
National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day – First Day of Winter
Yule – Day of Winter Solstice

DECEMBER 22
National Date Nut Bread Day
Anne and Samantha Day (also June 21)
Forefathers Day – December 22 – Unless on Sunday, Then Following Monday
National Re-Gifting Day – Thursday before Christmas

DECEMBER 23
National Pfeffernusse Day
National Roots Day
Festivus

DECEMBER 24
National Eggnog Day
Christmas Eve
Chanukah Begins – Changes Annually

DECEMBER 25
National Pumpkin Pie Day
A’Phabet Day or No “L” Day
Christmas

DECEMBER 26
National Candy Cane Day
National Thank You Note Day
National Whiner’s Day
Boxing Day (Canada)

DECEMBER 27
National Fruitcake Day

DECEMBER 28
National Chocolate Candy Day
National Card Playing Day
Holy Innocents Day
Pledge of Allegiance Day

DECEMBER 29
National Pepper Pot Day
Tick Tock Day

DECEMBER 30
National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
Falling Needles Family Fest Day
Bacon Day
No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year

DECEMBER 31
National Champagne Day
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day (Note: This is listed as an observance title only. Some years scientists do not make adjustments. But, if they do, then it’s done on either June 30 or December 31.)
Make Up Your Mind Day
New Year’s Eve
Universal Hour of Peace


Sources

National Day Calendar
Holiday Insights
TrackMaven
Brownie Locks
Wikipedia
Sprout Social


Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Applesauce/Banana Bread Recipe



APPLESAUCE BANANA BREAD

Yield: Makes 12-15 servings

INGREDIENTS

4 ripe bananas
1 cup sugar
¾ cup of applesauce
2 eggs
2 cups of all purpose flour
½ teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of vanilla

For serving:

butter
cream cheese

DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9” x 5” loaf pan. In a large bowl, slice the bananas and use an electric mixer to mash. Add the sugar and blend. Let mixture stand for 15 minutes. Add applesauce and eggs; mix well. Blend in the remaining ingredients. Pour into the greased loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand again for 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

ENJOY!


This delicious recipe brought to you by A Day in My Life, My 365
http://adayinmylifemy365days.blogspot.com/





Saturday, November 5, 2016

Easy and Versatile Breakfast Casserole



EASY & VERSATILE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Yield: Makes 9-12 servings

INGREDIENTS

Choose a meat or two:

1 package of sausage
1 package of bacon
1 package of cubed ham

Choose a cheese or two

2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups colby jack shredded cheese

9 eggs, beaten
2 cans of refrigerated crescent rolls

DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Crumble and brown the entire package of sausage or bacon and pour off any fat. Coat a 9” x 13” baking dish with a non-stick spray and line it with one package of the crescent rolls. Put the cooked sausage, bacon, or ham cubes on top of the rolls and top with the cheese. Pour in the eggs and top with the second package of crescent rolls. Bake 35 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Serve warm with a buttery maple syrup.

ENJOY!


This delicious recipe brought to you by A Day in My Life, My 365
http://adayinmylifemy365days.blogspot.com/





Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November National Days and Observances



NOVEMBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Adopt a Senior Pet Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Family Stories Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
International Drum (Percussion) Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Movember
MADD’s Tie One On For Safety Holiday Campaign (November 16-December 31)
Military Family Appreciation Month
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National COPD Month
National Diabetes Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Fun with Fondue Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Gratitude Month
National Home Care and Hospice Month
National Impotency Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness and Appreciation Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Novel Writing Month
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pepper Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
National Raisin Bread Month
National Roasting Month
National Scholarship Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Spinach and Squash Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month (See also February)
NoSHAVEmber (U.S. – Beard Month or Movember; Australia – Moustache Month )
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

NOVEMBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Fig Week, November 1-7
National Patient Accessibility Week, November 1-7
World Communication Week, November 1-7
National Farm Toy Show Days, November 4-6 (First Full Weekend)
Sherlock Holmes Weekend, November 4-6 (Also was March 18-20)
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, November 6-12 (First Full Week)
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 6-12 (First Full Week)
Dear Santa Letter Week, November 7-13
Give Wildlife A Brake! Week, November 7-11 (First Week)
National Young Reader’s Week, November 7-11 (Second Week)
National Donor Sabath, November 11-13
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, November 12-20 (Begins on Second Saturday for nine days)
Geography Awareness Week, November 13-19 (Second Full Week)
International Restorative Justice Week, November 13-20 (Third Week)
National Nurse Practioner’s Week, November 13-19
Perioperative Nurse Week, November 13-19
National Radiologic Technology Week, November 13-19
National Split Pea Soup Week, November 13-19 (Second Week)
World Kindness Week, November 13-19 (Always has the 13th in it)
American Education Week, November 14-18 (Always Week Before Thanksgiving)
National Book Awards Week, November 14-20
National Farm-City Week, November 18-24 (Week Always Ends on Thanksgiving Day)
GERD Awareness Week, November 20-26 (Week of Thanksgiving)
International Bible Week, November 20-27 (Sunday before Thanksgiving to Sunday After It.)
International Fraud Awareness Week, November 20-26 (Third Week)
National Family Week, November 20-26 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
National Game and Puzzle Week, November 20-26 (Sunday-Saturday Thanksgiving Week)
Better Conversation Week, November 21-27 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
Church/State Separation Week, November 21-25 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
National Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 21-27
National Deal Week, November 23-29 (Week begins on the day before Thanksgiving)

NOVEMBER NATIONAL DAYS

NOVEMBER 1
World Vegan Day
National Authors’ Day
National Family Literacy Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day
National Vinegar Day
National Deep Fried Clams Day
National Brush Day

NOVEMBER 2
National Deviled Egg Day
Traffic Directors Day – Nov 2, unless it falls on a weekend, then it’s the following Monday

NOVEMBER 3
National Housewife’s Day
National Sandwich Day
National Men Make Dinner Day (Must Cook. No BBQ Allowed!) – First Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 4
National Chicken Lady Day
National Candy Day
National Stress Awareness Day

NOVEMBER 5
National Doughnut Day
National Love Your Red Hair Day

NOVEMBER 6
International Day for the Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
National Nachos Day
Saxophone Day #SaxophoneDay
Daylight Saving Time Ends – First Sunday in November

NOVEMBER 7
National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

NOVEMBER 8
International Day of Radiology
National Cappuccino Day
National Harvey Wallbanger Day
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day

NOVEMBER 9
National Scrapple Day

NOVEMBER 10
Marine Corps Birthday
National Forget-Me-Not Day
National Vanilla Cupcake Day

NOVEMBER 11
National Sundae Day #NationalSundaeDay
Veterans Day

NOVEMBER 12
World Pneumonia Day
National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day #ChickenSoupForTheSoulDay

NOVEMBER 13
World Kindness Day
National Indian Pudding Day

NOVEMBER 14
World Diabetes Day
National Pickle Day
National Spicy Guacamole Day

NOVEMBER 15
Day of the Imprisoned Writer
National Bundt (Pan) Day
National Philanthropy Day
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay
National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day
America Recycles Day

NOVEMBER 16
International Day for Tolerance
National Fast Food Day
National Button Day #NationalButtonDay
National Educational Support Professionals Day – Wednesday of American Education Week

NOVEMBER 17
International Students Day
World Prematurity Day
National Baklava Day
National Take a Hike Day
Great American Smokeout – Thursday Before Thanksgiving
World Philosophy Day – Third Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 18
National Vichyssoise Day
Mickey Mouse Birthday

NOVEMBER 19
International Men’s Day
National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day
National Play Monopoly Day
National Adoption Day – Saturday Before Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 20
Universal Children’s Day
International Transgender Day of Remembrance
Africa Industrialization Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
National Absurdity Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Third Sunday in November

NOVEMBER 21
World Hello Day
National Stuffing Day

NOVEMBER 22
National Cranberry Relish Day

NOVEMBER 23
National Cashew Day
National Eat a Cranberry Day
National Espresso Day
Tie One On Day – Day before Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 24
National Sardines Day
National Day of Mourning – Fourth Thursday in November
Thanksgiving Day – Fourth Thursday in November
Turkey-free Thanksgiving – Fourth Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women National Parfait Day
Blase’ Day
Shopping Reminder Day
National Day of Listening – Day After Thanksgiving
National Native American Heritage Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Black Friday – Day After Thanksgiving
Buy Nothing Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Flossing Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Maize Day – Day After Thanksgiving
You’re Welcomegiving Day – Day After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 26
National Cake Day
Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall – Saturday After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 27
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

NOVEMBER 28
National French Toast Day
Cyber Monday – Monday After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 29
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Electronic Greetings Day
National Day of Giving – #GivingTuesday – Usually Follows Cyber Monday

NOVEMBER 30
National Mousse Day
National Meth Awareness Day
Computer Security Day
Stay Home Because You’re Well Day


Sources

National Day Calendar
Holiday Insights
TrackMaven
Brownie Locks
Wikipedia
Sprout Social


Friday, October 14, 2016

Ultimate Hashtag List for Fitness & Nutrition




As promised on my Instagram and Twitter (adayinmylife365), I have updated my hashtag list for those that want some more ideas for tags and a chance to meet new people. I'll be posting new ones as I go, so if today's isn't for you, maybe the next one will be. Signing up for the posts in your email would be an awesome way to know when I add new ones, or join me on Instagram or Twitter. Oh, and if you love them, have some ideas, or just wanna say hi, comment below ;)

Disclaimer: I'm not going to claim these will get you followers overnight, make you rich, or whatever else you may think, want, or desire. By no means, is this a comprehensive list, just some ideas.

Remember, you can only use 30 in your post. If you work with any brands, make sure you tag them.

GENERAL: #ihavetoomany #saidnooneever #justforyou #reallife #dowhatyoulove #livethelittlethings #mycurrentview #myview #widn (what I'm doing now) #inspiration #makeithappen #dreambig #smallvictories #shareyourgratitude #share #musthave

CAN BE USED ON ALMOST ALL POSTS: #nofilter #iphoneonly #bestoftheday #international #worldwide #global #like #love #loveit #amazing #photograph #photooftheday #potd #photographer #photographier #picoftheday #instaphoto #instaphotos

FITNESS/GYM/LIFTING

#exerciseroutine #workouttime #todaysworkout #makingithappen #motivated #nevergiveup #youcandoit #inspiration #thededicated #strength #progress #behealthy #livefully #lifestyle #dontquit #neverquit #nolimits #hustle #workhard #determination

#fitness #womensfitness #mensfitness #fitnessaddict #fitfam #fitfoodie #fitchick #fitchicks #fitgirls #fitlife #fitmom #fitnessjourney #fitnessmodel

#gym #gettothegym #gymaddict #gymrat #gymtime #gymlife #gymclothes

#girlswholiftheavy #girlsthatlift #momswholift #momswithmuscle #beastmode #gainz #musclegrowth #bodybuilding #shredz #trainhard #parabellum #figurecompetitor #legday #trainharderthanme #getstrong #teammusclehype #squat #athlete #physique #beachbody

#running #instarunner #iloverunning #runaholic #runhappy #runningbuddy

#pilates #yoga #hotyoga #steamroom

#health #healthy #healthylifestyle #healthandfitness #healthyliving #healthylunch

#weightlossjourney #weightloss #diet

NUTRITION

#behealthy #heathyliving #nutritious #freshfoods #foodporn #healthydinner #healthybreakfast #healthylunch #healthy #cleaneats #foodie #lifestylechange #goodforyou

#raw #paleo #glutenfree #vegetarian #vegan #veganism #veganofig #vegangirl #organic #wholefood #buzzfeed #buzzfeedhealth


If you are looking for other #hastag posts, you can find them all here:

Social Media
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Food
Animals
Fashionistas & Cosmetics
Travel
Seasons & Holidays
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Photography, Videography, Music, Etc.
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