Go Barefoot Day

Barefoot Day is a day to kick off your shoes and go au naturel ~ from the ankles down of course. You do need shoes for many things, such as going into public places, but at home, the beach, parks, etc.  you can enjoy the comfort and many benefits of…

Dare Day ~ June 1st

  Dare Day is always celebrated on June 1st.  It’s a day to dare people to (safely) do things they wouldn’t normally do.  Think of it as a way to get someone to step outside of their comfort zone and get them to push themselves a bit. Whether it’s skydiving…

Bubbly Day

Bubbly Day is celebrated the first Saturday in June every year.  Started in 2017 by Freixenet Cava, it is celebrated by relaxing and imbibing in some sparkling wine or heading out to meet with some friends and having a glass of bubbly at your favorite watering hole. Sparkling wines are…

National Black Bear Day

National Black Bear Day takes place on the first Saturday in June every year.  This holiday began in 2018 and is celebrated on the same day that the North Carolina Black Bear Festival takes place. Black bears are large mammals that live in North America. They are mostly forest dwellers…

Cream Puff Day ~ January 2nd

January 2nd ~ National Cream Puff Day Cream Puffs are French treats that are made up of a delicate pastry which is baked and then filled with either a light cream or custard. Be sure to enjoy this treat today by picking some up at a local bakery, trying your…

Motivation and Inspiration Day – January 2nd

Celebrated each year on January 2nd, this day was created by Kevin McCrudden after the tragic events of 9/11 as a reminder to always work on becoming our better selves.  With the help of congressman Felix Grucci, it was brought before Congress and made into a National Holiday on December 18, 2001.…

National Science Fiction Day ~ January 2nd

National Science Fiction Day ~ January 2nd This day covers so many things, it is almost impossible for the Scifi Fan to lump them into only one day.  Just thinking of all the books, movies, games, music, and tv programs out there makes my head spin.  The day itself falls…

Drinking Straw Day ~ January 3rd

Drinking straws were invented by the Sumerians and were used to drink beer.  the oldest straw found was over 3000 BCE and was gold with lapis lazuli inlaid into it.  In the 1800’s Marvin C. Stone made the first paper drinking straw because he found the rye straws used to drink mint…

Chocolate Covered Cherry Day ~ January 3rd

What a delicious Day.  In the 1700s these delicious little candies were made with cordial liquor, and although sometimes they still are, most are made with a sugar syrup these days.  Early on cherry cordials were made in England and were know for both settling the stomach and aiding in digestion. …

Buffet Day ~ January 2

If you are a fan of buffets, then today is your day. Personally, I love a good Chinese Buffet. I also seldom pass on a salad bar.  Buffets are one of the most popular ways to serve food when getting together with a large group of friends and family.  You…

Polar Bear Plunge Day ~ January 1

Polar Bear Plunge Day ~ January 1 Today is Polar Bear Plunge Day.  Ice swimming is done all over the world, and the Polar Bear Club has several locations in the United States.  Traditionally members of the Polar bear Club go into a  freezing body of water and go for a dip…