ADKISTLER's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ADKISTLER ADKISTLER's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Baby Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154476 Baby Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dd3615eb-2197-4daf-b138-687da568e546.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on May 2nd <BR> <BR> Baby Day celebrates babies! At least we think it does. This day is recorded in countless internet websites and especially ecard companies. But, we found no content or information to define what this special day is truly about. Logic tells us that it's a day to enjoy and care for young infants. And, it give us the opport... Mon, 2 May 2016 04:54:28 EST Loyalty Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153884 Loyalty Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d053152b-c761-41de-97a6-7d1b069c2462.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When: Always on May 1st <BR> <BR> Loyalty Day is an opportunity to express and reaffirm our loyalty to our country. In proclaiming this day, President George W. Bush wrote: "We express allegiance to our Nation and its founding ideals, we resolve to ensure that the blessings of liberty endure and extend for generations to come." <BR> <BR> But, this day did not start... Sun, 1 May 2016 09:08:47 EST National Honesty Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153302 National Honesty Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80eae9a5-f005-4690-9c37-28bc13ae6ef8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 30th <BR> <BR> National Honesty Day encourages us to be honest today, and everyday. We honestly believe you try your best to be honest. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c2f5e33-8ef7-4a58-8d64-c7d8f98e8ad2.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Honesty is a great virtue. If we want people to believe us when its impor... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:45:35 EST National Shrimp Scampi Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152587 National Shrimp Scampi Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a44e4d41-0a6c-4e80-9719-a9780a681cb4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 29th <BR> <BR> National Shrimp Scampi Day is your opportunity to eat and enjoy a great meal...or snack. <BR> <BR> Shrimp scampi is simple and easy to make. And, its ohh so tasty! Just cook the shrimp along with butter and chopped garlic in a skillet. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/116686... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:54:28 EST International Astronomy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151897 International Astronomy Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e97fdd8c-5d4a-4a00-8471-d965fe233298.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 28th <BR> <BR> Astronomy Day is a day to look up to the stars. It was established to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe. These groups take advantage of this day to offer people a view of... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:54:09 EST Babe Ruth Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151189 Babe Ruth Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea14ccea-8e47-4d82-9bc9-b40665a65f66.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 27th <BR> <BR> Babe Ruth Day honors one of Baseball's greatest players ever. <BR> <BR> On April 27, 1947, Babe Ruth attended Yankee Stadium for Babe Ruth Day. It was to be the second last time he was at the stadium. In 1946, Babe Ruth was diagnosed with Throat Cancer. Back then, there was not as much treatment as there is today.... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:55:27 EST National Pretzel Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150480 National Pretzel Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/556f7239-b96b-43f7-8576-20484820c7b7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 26 <BR> <BR> National Pretzel Day celebrates pretzels of all shapes and sizes. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7be8ae3a-9ae2-4554-a72b-99998c66238e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> How do you like your pretzel? Thick or thin? Straight or twisted? Crisp and crunchy, or soft? Salted, unsalted, mustard flavored, ... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 04:53:29 EST East Meets West Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149693 East Meets West Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0995173e-c0be-405d-9340-72e930035967.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 25th <BR> <BR> It's East Meets West Day.... time for a few introductions. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f04b5b30-c3c6-4224-8430-96ba4b51eb19.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Many kinds of sports team hold annual East vs. West games. Most often, its held by high school sports teams. It does not have to be lim... Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:53:35 EST Pig in a Blanket Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149131 Pig in a Blanket Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2ad068a8-e1f2-4430-98cb-d565ed595a53.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 24 <BR> <BR> Pig in a Blanket Day is a day to eat a sausage wrapped in a pancake. Why? Because that's what "Pig in a Blanket" is. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/01b3202a-38ef-4f89-95fc-bb0bf311ffa9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Somebody, somewhere decided that this was a very special treat to them. So, the... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:16:43 EST National Zucchini Bread Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148561 National Zucchini Bread Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44d725d0-62d4-45fd-9596-ce0bf29aca3d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When Is : Always April 23 <BR> <BR> National Zucchini Bread Day is a day to enjoy Zucchini bread. In researching this day, we first asked ourselves "why hold this day in the spring, when this prolific garden squash in not in great supply?" The answer quickly dawned on us....they hold this at a time when you are not sick of all that zucchini. <BR> <BR... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:54:41 EST National Jelly Bean Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147689 National Jelly Bean Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e03b290d-aba8-4a06-bc16-3443148b2c3b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 22 <BR> <BR> National Jelly Bean Day is a time to enjoy gobs and gobs of jelly beans. Anyone who loves jelly beans, knows they are not just for Easter. Sure, they are very popular at Easter. But, they are also enjoyed year round. The flavors are limited only by the imagination of candy makers. If you've never enjoyed th... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:57:04 EST National High Five Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146981 National High Five Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57f0ea9d-eaf4-48c7-9bc4-a030481873ce.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Third Thursday in April <BR> <BR> Gimme a high five. As a matter of fact, give everyone you see a High Five! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ccab8acd-eb10-4cac-b403-30e046d1bde3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> The "High Five" is a celebratory slapping of hands atop raised arms. It's been a standard for celebration of sp... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 04:55:07 EST Volunteer Recognition Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146212 Volunteer Recognition Day <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : Always April 20th <BR> <BR> Volunteer Recognition Day honors the legions of volunteers who dedicate themselves to causes and helping others. They are making big and small differences in the lives of millions of people all over the world. They are saving lives. They are improving lives and providing comfort. They assist people, animals, and nature. <BR> <BR> Most volunteers do not ask for recognition. They just want to help and to... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:16:03 EST National Garlic Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145432 National Garlic Day <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 19th <BR> <BR> National Garlic Day promotes the many uses of Garlic. And, there certainly are many uses. It's a vegetable. It's a herb. It is used in recipes around the world. Garlic has been used medicinally for thousands of years. And, Garlic is believed to ward off evil spirits. About the only negative thing you can say about it, is that it can negatively affect an otherwise romantic evening. <BR> <BR> As a medicinal herb... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:57:05 EST Patriot's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144644 Patriot's Day <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Third Monday in April <BR> <BR> Some people know little or nothing about Patriot's Day. To New Englander's, it is a big, big day. In the states in New England, it's a holiday with a day off of work. Banks, schools, post offices, and businesses have the day off. <BR> <BR> Patriot's Day commemorates the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. This battle began the American Revolutionary War. It also honors the "Midnight Ride of Paul Re... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 04:53:55 EST Bat Appreciation Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144100 Bat Appreciation Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a8b7a6ca-9a01-40d5-8da8-b8c1a9e8a623.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 17th <BR> <BR> Let's celebrate bats today!! No, we are not going batty. We just think that bats deserve a little respect. There are many varieties of bats, some as small as your thumb. Counter to what horror movies lead us to believe, these night flyers won't bother you, if you don't bother them. <BR> <BR> <img src="http... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 09:25:55 EST National Stress Awareness Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143622 National Stress Awareness Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f619c57e-3d28-42c4-a42d-840d1156a0ec.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Observed: Always April 16th <BR> <BR> Is work or school putting on the pressure? Are the kids on your nerves? Is there enough money to pay all of those the bills? There are literally thousands of reasons for you to get stressed out. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/01fe31db-78bc-4566-8b8e-85aa8d7acb90.jpg"> <BR> ... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:00:53 EST Titanic Remembrance Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142683 Titanic Remembrance Day <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always April 15 <BR> <BR> Titanic Remembrance Day is dedicated to the memory of the Titanic, and over 1500 people who died. On this day in 1912, the Titanic sank in the icy waters of the north Atlantic ocean. <BR> <BR> The Titanic was called "unsinkable" and the "safest ship afloat" by her builder and designer. However, on her maiden voyage from England to New York City, the cruise ship Titanic hit an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. Th... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:45:35 EST Look up at the Sky Day - don't you have anything better to do? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141924 Look up at the Sky Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4541775f-8007-4750-b301-3114b7ed1fa6.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 14 <BR> <BR> Look Up at the Sky Day is a fun day to check out what's up there. 'Ya never know what might be going on up there. An asteroid or meteor may be on it's way. A solar eclipse could be on display. A flock of geese or birds may be over head (you may need to duck for cover). Or, the clouds may be forming into int... Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:53:42 EST Scrabble Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141198 Scrabble Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/59d5dab3-e06c-40e7-89c8-96a923721801.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 13 <BR> <BR> Scrabble Day celebrates the popular board game. It's been popular around the world ever since. People young and old enjoy this game. <BR> <BR> Scrabble was created in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts. It is sold by Hasbro, Inc. <BR> <BR> It's very easy to celebrate Scrabble Day. Just get out the old board game, dust it ... Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:57:18 EST Big Wind Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140412 Big Wind Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a3102f8a-de52-49c3-b693-48b515f59f16.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 12th <BR> <BR> Big Wind Day commemorates the highest wind speed ever recorded on the planet. Can you guess where? No, it wasn't in the middle of a hurricane or a tornado. <BR> <BR> On April 12, 1934, the staff of the Mount Washington Observatory recorded the highest surface wind ever measured, anywhere on earth. This big wind wa... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:53:13 EST National Pet Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139591 National Pet Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/239ee908-0cc8-464f-931f-4a5f0bfae399.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date when celebrated: Always April 11th <BR> <BR> Today is National Pet Day! This holiday is all about appreciating and celebrating the wonderful pets in your life. Did you know that there are approximately 86.4 million pet cats and 78.2 million pet dogs living in the United States today? Gerbils, birds, turtles, and fish are also very common. If you consider yo... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:50:32 EST National Sibling Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138863 National Sibling Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c974521-921c-4ed0-8c81-c01b7d81c544.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 10 <BR> <BR> National Sibling Day is a day to appreciate and cherish your brothers and sisters. Siblings are truly a special blessing that we probably all too often take for granted. They are often our best friends and supporters through life. Another reason to celebrate is that not everyone is lucky enough to have sibling... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:02:10 EST Winston Churchill Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138798 Winston Churchill Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5659ebef-590e-42f8-a69d-f801c4b323c8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When Celebrated: Always April 9th <BR> <BR> Winston Churchill Day celebrates the day he was made an honorary US citizen. On this day in 1963, Winston Churchill became the very first person to become an honorary citizen. He was given this honor posthumously. There have only been 6 people (two are a married couple who received it jointly) to be accorded this ... Sat, 9 Apr 2016 22:24:28 EST All is Ours Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137584 All is Ours Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b30929c0-5ae1-4f88-a165-b5e45c9289df.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 8th <BR> <BR> All is Ours Day is is bound to be a spectacular day for...... us. <BR> <BR> Think of the concept. Imagine the possibilities. The creator of this day was absolutely brilliant. What a great day this will be. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed2a873c-5b0a-4de3-9a7b-a58e75676d02.jpeg"> <BR>... Fri, 8 Apr 2016 04:53:29 EST No Housework Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136836 No Housework Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/587b3d96-be17-42de-a29c-cd84deb878a7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 7 th <BR> <BR> No Housework Day is your chance to do anything, except housework. Better still, have someone else do the chores for a day. Housework is a daily, seemingly endless and repetitive groups of tasks. It often goes unrecognized and worst of all..... taken for granted. But, watch out! If the dishes aren't done, or ther... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 04:57:11 EST National Tartan Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136043 National Tartan Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f9d85053-b531-4677-a0fe-62d487139c57.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 6 <BR> <BR> National Tartan Day celebrates Scottish heritage and the distinct pattern "tartan", which is commonly seen in clothing and many other items. When we see this tartan pattern, we think of Scotland, bagpipes, kilts and other things "Scottish". On this day in day in 1320, the Scottish Declaration of Independence was... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 04:49:04 EST Go For Broke Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135300 Go For Broke Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80004619-761c-4855-9ba7-2091662feba3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 5 th <BR> <BR> Are you a gambler? Then, today, is your day. It's Go For Broke Day. Today is a day to put it all on the line, and take a chance. It might be money. Or, it can be a love relationship. Perhaps, it's time to initiate a risky project, or to take a new job. <BR> <BR> Many of us go about our daily lives playing it ... Tue, 5 Apr 2016 06:24:04 EST Walk Around Things Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134434 Walk Around Things Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2dc0728e-28ef-467c-a5a4-5382d5f46872.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 4 <BR> <BR> Walk Around Things Day is an important day to avoid problems and risks, by simply walking around the potential problem. You wouldn't walk under a ladder, would you? Then, it is also wise to walk around objects, especially those that pose risk or danger. <BR> <BR> "Walk around things" can also be used figurat... Mon, 4 Apr 2016 04:53:33 EST World Party Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133859 World Party Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4163373c-7d8a-4f7f-98ae-8a01c7ea011c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 3 <BR> <BR> Get out the party hats. Open up the champagne. For today, is World Party Day. <BR> <BR> World Party Day was created with the premise that humans have the right to joy and peace through social positives and fun. A basic concept of this day, is that peace is not the opposite of war. Rather, "Party" is the true opposi... Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:08:33 EST World Party Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133858 World Party Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4163373c-7d8a-4f7f-98ae-8a01c7ea011c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 3 <BR> <BR> Get out the party hats. Open up the champagne. For today, is World Party Day. <BR> <BR> World Party Day was created with the premise that humans have the right to joy and peace through social positives and fun. A basic concept of this day, is that peace is not the opposite of war. Rather, "Party" is the true opposi... Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:08:32 EST National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133128 National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb2332c7-b938-4959-9bf7-60ee12ac633f.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always April 2 <BR> <BR> National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day celebrates the "PB and J" sandwich. Its the favorite lunchtime sandwich of American kids, and many adults, too. Some kids practically live on Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ad60072-11be-4c22-b42... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:38:04 EST National Walk to Work Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132217 National Walk to Work Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61edf5e7-e211-45c3-806e-fdb2a9a71155.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: First Friday in April <BR> <BR> U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson declared the first National Walk to Work Day as April 2, 2004. With obesity and sedentary lifestyles growing at an alarming rate, National Walk to Work Day was initiated to draw attention to the need to get out and exercise, and to get in ... Fri, 1 Apr 2016 04:53:05 EST Bunsen Burner Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131458 Bunsen Burner Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d1826ea-358f-4115-9478-082f306fde89.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 31 <BR> <BR> Bunsen Burner Day celebrates the birthday of its creator. German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen was born on March 31, 1811. And, you guessed it, von Bunsen created the Bunsen Burner. <BR> <BR> If you are a high school student, you know all about the bunsen burner. If you work in a chemistry laboratory... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 06:18:18 EST Take a Walk in the Park Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130633 Take a Walk in the Park Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b426d56c-c97a-4069-9011-152a26082f6b.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 30 <BR> <BR> Don't miss out on " Take a Walk in the Park Day". It is an opportunity for exercise and relaxation. Are you stressed out? A walk in the park is just what the doctor ordered. Its calming and therapeutic. Taken after a busy work day, it helps clear your mind and re-energize you. Or, take the walk during lu... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:54:39 EST National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129851 National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c01be6a8-2754-4fc0-a591-a8cfaa1fb605.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 29 <BR> <BR> National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day celebrates small business owners. These individuals spend countless hours nurturing and growing their young enterprises. The workload demands, and lack of a hired staff, often translates into long and late hours, and many missed family and personal ev... Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:52:29 EST Something on a Stick Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129087 Something on a Stick Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3ac38441-9a90-4a69-a953-1f8057481e46.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 28 <BR> <BR> Something on a Stick Day celebrates things on a stick. Isn't this just a neat day? We thought you'd agree. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1cb912b3-0948-4dc4-b1fa-bf8aaf7430ef.jpe"> <BR> <BR> So what comes on a stick? Practically anything. The first thing that comes to mind is ... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 04:51:26 EST Easter Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128565 Easter Sunday <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d9e2d0fa-bc40-4e7f-ac47-819c34d38370.jpe"> <BR> <BR> When is Easter Date: March, 27, 2016 <BR> <BR> The real meaning of Easter, is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. To Christians, it is the most special day of the year. Yes,the birth of Christ is quite important. But, his resurrection offers the hope of everlasting life to everyone! The Lenten season leading up to Easter Sunday is a time of fasting, sac... Sun, 27 Mar 2016 10:27:56 EST Make Your Own Holiday Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127769 Make Your Own Holiday Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0875da93-faf9-46ba-9be1-4db9e675f218.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 26 <BR> <BR> Make Your Own Holiday Day allows you to make today a special day for anything you want. The objective of today, is to allow one day for any topic or event that has otherwise escaped recognition... up to now. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f7610a33-15ae-4aef-a313-04febc66543f.jp... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 01:49:45 EST Good Friday - A Christian Holy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127363 Good Friday <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed54e5d1-0af5-47f5-93e5-fea4817042cc.jpe"> <BR> <BR> When: March 25, 2016; April 14, 2017; March 30 , 2018 <BR> <BR> On Good Friday, Jesus Christ died on the cross. He died for us. But he only died in human form. He then arose from the dead on Easter Sunday morning to show us that there is life after death in heaven. Good Friday, also called "Dark Friday", is a day of solemn prayer and the final day of fasting for the l... Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:53:37 EST National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126422 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f1f119c-cf7e-4ed5-8af4-d081c47462d2.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 24th <BR> <BR> National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day is a day to enjoy this tasty combination of chocolate and fruit. Chocolate lovers who like raisins, find the combination simply irresistible. Kids find them irresistible, too. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7ba7aa94-fd21-48a9-... Thu, 24 Mar 2016 05:06:19 EST National Chip and Dip Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125636 National Chip and Dip Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f7578a8d-3c19-4356-8a82-c945b46e93cf.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 23rd <BR> <BR> National Chip and Dip Day celebrates America's favorite snack duet. If you re holding a party, it is almost certain that chips and dips are on the snack list. The only possible exclusion would be for an Ice Cream party. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ba45fbbd-e807-4578-8161-6... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:01:58 EST National Goof Off Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124879 National Goof Off Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a8b54b7-2183-4b47-815d-b86e8689d5e1.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 22nd <BR> <BR> Now here's a day that just about everybody can relax and enjoy. It's a day to do anything and everything.....except what you're supposed to do today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/68edb7a0-b9c2-48ca-82a4-dddac955884a.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Assuming you won't get in trouble at work or ... Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:54:35 EST Fragrance Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124069 Fragrance Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e5809034-868c-4c16-8243-2140b337707a.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 21st <BR> <BR> Don't put up a stink about today. Today is Fragrance Day. It is a great smelling day. The olfactory nerves in your nose, will enjoy this special day. Ladies in particular, will enjoy today because they just love perfumes. And guys, you've gotta admit that your gal's perfume attracts you to her. <BR> <BR> Perfumes h... Mon, 21 Mar 2016 06:09:51 EST Extraterrestrial Abductions Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123446 Extraterrestrial Abductions Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ac69a13-7e04-4007-a7f2-a797bfc479ba.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 20th <BR> <BR> Extraterrestrial Abductions Day is today. Keep one eye on the sky. And, be ready to duck, dodge, and to hide. UFO's may be everywhere, looking to abduct humans. If you are not careful, perhaps they will find you! Of course, there are more than a few people out there who are looking to be abducted b... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 09:55:38 EST Poultry Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122829 Poultry Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/904d8199-a2fd-445e-8c89-3aea1f519c6a.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 19th <BR> <BR> Poultry Day celebrates chicken, turkey and other birds we commonly consume. Chicken and turkey are lower in fats, and cholesterol than other meats, making it better for your health. They also give you your breakfast eggs. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57275613-7626-4202-bfa1-d6ae2dd4366c.... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 11:12:43 EST Supreme Sacrifice Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121952 Supreme Sacrifice Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6732858d-eecb-4f3b-a2db-0b22a6de57b8.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 18 <BR> <BR> Supreme Sacrifice Day recognizes the ultimate sacrifice made by some for the good of others. History is filled with examples of people who offered the supreme sacrifice for other people. <BR> <BR> We offer these examples: <BR> <BR> Jesus Christ gave the supreme sacrifice when he died on the cross for us. <B... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 04:57:03 EST Erin Go Bragh - Saint Patrick's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121157 Saint Patrick's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3aec18c-e393-4b5d-abbb-07dee06941b6.jpe"> <BR> <BR> When: March 17th. <BR> <BR> Saint Patrick's day is in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland, who brought christianity to the Emerald Isles, as Ireland is known. It is truly a day of celebrating Irish history, ancestry, traditions and customs. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d5a66218-dbce-4b46-b1a3-44e8607f4e75.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Are yo... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 04:59:56 EST Freedom of Information Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120355 Freedom of Information Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/43f8eb73-11ec-49b6-aa9e-20274dd02b73.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 16th <BR> <BR> Freedom of Information Day celebrates and recognizes a valuable concept in American rights. <BR> <BR> March 16th is the birth date of James Madison, the 4th president of the United States of America. James Madison is recognized as the "Father of the Constitution", and the chief author of the "Bill of R... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 04:54:36 EST Ides of March http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6119567 Ides of March <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1267336d-00a4-4032-be59-ddd7befc6345.jpe"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : March 15th <BR> <BR> The Ides of March is the first day of the Roman New Year.It also marks the first day of spring in the Roman calendar. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d54593a-c6f7-4bde-a3c0-93214d515dbc.jpe"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b091357-ce8a-426f-b811-7c9262e83bcb.jpe"> ... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 04:53:49 EST