Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February National Days and Observances



FEBRUARY MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

American Heart Month
An Affair to Remember Month
Black History Month
Canned Food Month
Creative Romance Month
Great American Pie Month
National Bake for Family Fun Month
National Bird Feeding Month
National Cherry Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
National Grapefruit Month
National Heart Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
National Library Lovers Month
National Macadamia Nut Month
National North American Inclusion Month
National Snack Food Month
National Weddings Month
National Embroidery Month

FEBRUARY WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

African Heritage and Health Week, February 1-7
Burn Awareness Week, February 5-11 (First Full Week)
Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week, February 5-11 (First Full Week)
Celebration of Love Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
Children of Alcoholics Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
Dump Your Significant Jerk Week, February 7-13 (Always Week Before Valentine’s Day)
Jell-O Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
Freelance Writers Appreciation Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
National Secondhand Wardrobe Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
Random Acts of Kindness Week, February 12-18 (Second Full Week)
International Flirting Week, February 14-20 (Week of Valentine’s Day)
Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week, February 19-25 (Always Third Week)
Build A Better Trade Show Image Week, February 19-25 (Third Full Week)
National Engineers Week, February 19-25 (Week Including George Washington’s Birthday)
National FFA Week, February 19-25 (Week of George Washington’s Birthday from Saturday to Saturday)
Through With The Chew, February 19-25 (Third Full Week)
Telecommuter Appreciation Week, February 26-March 4 (Always Week that has Alexander Graham Bell’s Birthday, March 2)

FEBRUARY NATIONAL DAYS

FEBRUARY 1
National Baked Alaska Day
National Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)
National Serpent Day

FEBRUARY 2
World Wetlands Day
National Groundhog Day
National Heavenly Hash Day

FEBRUARY 3
National Carrot Cake Day
National Day the Music Died Day
National Wear Red Day – First Friday in February

FEBRUARY 4
World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay #KissCancerGoodbye
National Create a Vacuum Day
National Homemade Soup Day
National Thank a Mail Carrier Day

FEBRUARY 5
Bubblegum Day #BubblegumDay
National Shower with a Friend Day
National Weatherperson’s Day

FEBRUARY 6
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
National Frozen Yogurt Day
National Lame Duck Day

FEBRUARY 7
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
National Periodic Table Day
National Send a Card to a Friend Day

FEBRUARY 8
National Boy Scouts Day
National Kite Flying Day

FEBRUARY 9
National Bagel Day (Formerly Bagel and Lox Day)
National Pizza Day
National Toothache Day

FEBRUARY 10
National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
National Home Warranty Day
National Umbrella Day #NationalUmbrellaDay

FEBRUARY 11
World Day of the Sick
National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
National Inventors’ Day
National Make a Friend Day
National Peppermint Patty Day
National Shut-In Visitation Day
National White Shirt Day

FEBRUARY 12
National Plum Pudding Day

FEBRUARY 13
World Radio Day
National Tortellini Day
National Clean Out Your Computer Day – Second Monday in February

FEBRUARY 14
National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
National Ferris Wheel Day
National Organ Donor Day
Valentine’s Day

FEBRUARY 15
National Gumdrop Day
Singles Awareness Day #SinglesAwarenessDay

FEBRUARY 16
National Almond Day
National Do a Grouch a Favor Day

FEBRUARY 17
National Cabbage Day
Random Acts of Kindness Day #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
National Caregivers Day – Third Friday in February

FEBRUARY 18
National Battery Day
National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day
National Drink Wine Day

FEBRUARY 19
National Chocolate Mint Day
National Lash Day

FEBRUARY 20
World Day of Social Justice
National Cherry Pie Day
National Love Your Pet Day
Presidents Day – Third Monday in February

FEBRUARY 21
International Mother Language Day
National Sticky Bun Day

FEBRUARY 22
A Day Without News
National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
National Margarita Day #NationalMargaritaDay

FEBRUARY 23
National Banana Bread Day
National Dog Biscuit Day
National Toast Day
National Chili Day – Fourth Thursday in February

FEBRUARY 24
National Tortilla Chip Day

FEBRUARY 25
National Chocolate Covered Nut Day
National Clam Chowder Day

FEBRUARY 26
National Pistachio Day
National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

FEBRUARY 27
National Kahlua Day
National Polar Bear Day
National Strawberry Day

FEBRUARY 28
National Chocolate Souffle Day
National Floral Design Day
National Public Sleeping Day
National Tooth Fairy Day
Rare Disease Day – Last Day in February
Spay Day – Last Tuesday in February


Sources

National Day Calendar
Holiday Insights
TrackMaven
Brownie Locks
Wikipedia
Sprout Social


Sunday, January 1, 2017

January National Days and Observances



JANUARY MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Bath Safety Month
National Black Diamond Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Braille Literacy Month
National Hobby Month
National Hot Tea Month
National Mentoring Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Slow Cooking Month
National Soup Month
National Sunday Supper Month

JANUARY WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Diet Resolution Week, January 1-7
New Year’s Resolutions Week, January 1-7
Hunt For Happiness Week, January 15-21 (Third Full Week)
Healthy Weight Week, January 16-20 (Third Week)
Sugar Awareness Week, January 16-20 (Third Work Week)
National CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) Week, January 22-28 (Last Full Week)
Clean Out Your Inbox Week, January 23-27 (Last Business Week)
National School Choice Week, January 22-28 (Last Week)
National Medical Group Practice Week, January 23-27 (Starts Fourth Monday)
Catholic Schools Week, January 29-February 4 (Begins on Last Sunday) Meat Week, January 29-February 4 (Begins on Last Sunday)

JANUARY 2017 NATIONAL DAYS

JANUARY 1
National Hangover Day
New Year’s Day

JANUARY 2
National Buffet Day
National Cream Puff Day
National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay
National Thank God It’s Monday Day – First Monday in January

JANUARY 3
National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
National Drinking Straw Day
National Fruitcake Toss Day

JANUARY 4
National Spaghetti Day
National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay

JANUARY 5
National Bird Day
National Whipped Cream Day

JANUARY 6
National Bean Day
National Cuddle Up Day
National Shortbread Day
National Technology Day

JANUARY 7
National Bobblehead Day
National Tempura Day

JANUARY 8
National Argyle Day
National Bubble Bath Day
National English Toffee Day
National JoyGerm Day
National Sunday Supper Day – Second Sunday in January

JANUARY 9
National Apricot Day
National Static Electricity Day
National Clean Off Your Desk Day – Second Monday in January

JANUARY 10
National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
National Save The Eagles Day

JANUARY 11
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
National Milk Day
National Step in the Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

JANUARY 12
National Curried Chicken Day
National Marzipan Day
National Pharmacist Day

JANUARY 13
National Peach Melba Day
National Rubber Ducky Day
National Sticker Day
Stephen Foster Memorial Day
National Blame Someone Else Day – First Friday The 13th of The Year

JANUARY 14
Dress Up Your Pet Day #DressUpYourPetDay
National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
Ratification Day
National Vision Board Day – Second Saturday in January

JANUARY 15
National Hat Day #NationalHatDay
National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

JANUARY 16
National Fig Newton Day
National Nothing Day
National Religious Freedom Day
National Without a Scalpel Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Third Monday in January

JANUARY 17
National Bootlegger’s Day
National Hot Buttered Rum Day

JANUARY 18
National Peking Duck Day
National Winnie The Pooh Day

JANUARY 19
National Popcorn Day
Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay – Third Thursday of Each Quarter

JANUARY 20
National Buttercrunch Day
Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay
National Disc Jockey Day

JANUARY 21
National Granola Bar Day
National Hugging Day
Squirrel Appreciation Day

JANUARY 22
National Blonde Brownie Day

JANUARY 23
National Handwriting Day
National Pi Day #NationalPieDay

JANUARY 24
Beer Can Appreciation Day
National Compliment Day
National Peanut Butter Day

JANUARY 25
Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD
National Irish Coffee Day
National Opposite Day

JANUARY 26
National Green Juice Day
National Peanut Brittle Day
National Spouses Day

JANUARY 27
International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
National Chocolate Cake Day

JANUARY 28
Data Privacy Day
National Blueberry Pancake Day
National Have Fun At Work Day
National Kazoo Day
National Seed Swap Day – Last Saturday in January

JANUARY 29
National Corn Chip Day
National Puzzle Day

JANUARY 30
National Croissant Day
National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day – Last Monday of January

JANUARY 31 Street Children’s Day
National Backward Day
National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day


Sources

National Day Calendar
Holiday Insights
TrackMaven
Brownie Locks
Wikipedia
Sprout Social


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!


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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
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