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…