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/ National Lasagna Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5968775 National Lasagna Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44584748-c97b-4673-a969-63259c0d609f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 29th <BR> <BR> National Lasagna Day is today. We hope you have a big appetite. Sure, it's July. Its hot and humid. Cooking up a pan of Lasagna will make the kitchen a lot hotter. But as it cooks, the smell will waft throughout the house. Your mouth will begin to water. When dinner time arrives, you will have a huge appetite for a... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:25 EST National Milk Chocolate Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967882 National Milk Chocolate Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/50305888-95ad-4109-950a-4547ef75c17b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 28th <BR> <BR> National Milk Chocolate Day is a special day for a special treat. Are you a "Chocola-holic"? If you are, you look forward to each and every chocolate related holidays. <BR> <BR> There are lots of flavors of chocolate. Milk chocolate is enjoyed in candies and in baking. Milk chocolate is the favorite of mill... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:16 EST Take Your Pants for a Walk Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967179 Take Your Pants for a Walk Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7a78512-a6dd-4391-911b-71f4fe67b49b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 27th <BR> <BR> Take Your Pants for a Walk Day is a great day to get some exercise. This special day is well noted on the internet for Ecard and calendar websites. So, I'm sure your planning to celebrate this day in a big, big way. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa059ef3-3048-4179-a256-cf7fbdb... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 01:14:05 EST National Parents Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5966751 National Parents Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ce4e2fb3-584a-4e63-bbcb-f30c25953fe5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Fourth Sunday in July <BR> <BR> National Parents Day is a special day to honor your mother and father. And, its a time to celebrate the family structure and family values. The family unit is an important structure for the health of children, and the nation. That structure, and those values, are established and nurtured by your parents... Sun, 26 Jul 2015 08:16:12 EST Culinarians Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5966449 Culinarians Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7e61967c-01de-433f-bd2d-c70b75fd5128.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 25th <BR> <BR> Culinarians Day is a special day for anyone who cooks. That means just about everyone of us get to celebrate this day. You don't have to be a chef, or a graduate of a culinary institute to celebrate this delicious day. You simply have to cook, and to enjoy the results. <BR> <BR> There's national concern over growing o... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 13:18:30 EST Cousin's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5965870 Cousin's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5508cd29-5211-4cd8-96f9-bce4daf02788.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 24th <BR> <BR> Cousin's Day honors your Aunt and Uncle's kids. They are those great kids who are likely close to your age, and endure the countless family get togethers with you. If it wasn't for cousins, these family events would be much, much longer. <BR> <BR> This is a great day for your cousins. Now, hold on a minute. If you have co... Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:56:48 EST National Hot Dog Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5965356 National Hot Dog Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ce9d63da-555a-472c-9758-2fa1837400d1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> National Hot Dog Day celebrates one of America's favorite summer sandwiches. It is only fitting that this dog gets its day. <BR> <BR> Its summertime. Hot dogs are center stage on the grill, and at picnics all across America. They are at the ballpark. They are sold from carts on street corners in every city. It's not hard to find them. We consume hundreds of ... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:20:24 EST National Video Games Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957420 National Video Games Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c660bc29-8566-44d3-90ef-9d83abab72a7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : <BR> <BR> Video Games Day - always on July 8th <BR> <BR> National Video Games Day - always on September 12th <BR> <BR> Video Games Day celebrates popular video games that stormed onto the market, and changed the way your kids play games. From Atari to Nintendo to Xbox, video games provide all too many hours of playing time on you... Wed, 8 Jul 2015 09:21:45 EST Chocolate Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956810 Chocolate Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f2ac4c1d-5773-437e-a0a6-678c42ef8d57.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always July 7th <BR> <BR> Chocolate Day is the perfect opportunity to eat you favorite chocolates in ample portions. Do you really need another excuse to over indulge with your favorite food treat? <BR> <BR> Chocolate is America's favorite flavor. It's the flavor of choice in candies, ice cream, cakes, breakfast cereal, toppings, and a whole host of dessert... Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:31:26 EST International Kissing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956190 International Kissing Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b3bd0cbc-bcda-4444-9152-2dda0fe9b55e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: July 6 <BR> <BR> Ahhh, it's Kissing Day. The objective of this very special day, is to appreciate the kiss. So, go ahead and swap some spit today. Pucker up and give out a big, juicy kiss to anyone and everyone. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5bef1c3c-c78f-46b5-9159-d18c5000c60e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Kissin... Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:33:15 EST Build a Scarecrow Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955767 Build a Scarecrow Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/19cf8a10-a7cf-4806-959d-8d21f4d03446.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: First Sunday in July <BR> <BR> Build a Scarecrow Day. He will help to keep birds out of your garden... we hope. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99d71ce4-2fd8-44fa-a27f-b7e28a9ea2c9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When we first started research on this special day, we thought it should have been held in the fall. Our logic... Sun, 5 Jul 2015 10:01:31 EST Independence Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955205 <em>232</em> Independence Day <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e77df0cf-83df-42ca-a825-043eafca6936.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When: July 4th. <BR> <BR> The fourth of July is the birthday of our nation. Today, we celebrate and enjoy the freedom that comes with the event that made this day so special. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5c710740-021d-4a69-8ba6-2cc7c101a923.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Thomas Jefferson, is the author of the Dec... Sat, 4 Jul 2015 02:31:17 EST Stay Out of the Sun Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954974 Stay Out of the Sun Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8a20f697-e69a-4f20-8c12-6aeaaea21f89.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 3rd <BR> <BR> Stay Out of the Sun Day encourages us stay cool in the shade, and to give our skin a rest from the hot, damaging rays of the sun.Date When Celebrated : July 3rd <BR> <BR> Stay Out of the Sun Day encourages us stay cool in the shade, and to give our skin a rest from the hot, damaging rays of the sun. <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:36:00 EST I Forgot Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954658 I Forgot Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/de23f9e3-e909-4fa6-b07f-5f23589d0e82.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 2 <BR> <BR> I Forgot Day, by definition, today is not a day to remember. So, just what are you forgetting? Can you even remember? Is it important? Hopefully, not. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8004fb8-9e6d-404e-91fe-9ba473755dbf.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Some days are days to remember and to cherish all of our lives... Thu, 2 Jul 2015 22:15:35 EST Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953737 <em>76</em> Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day <em>468</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5be04721-dc45-439f-b740-1e803c530661.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always July 1st <BR> <BR> Summer is in full swing. Its hot and sizzling. You need something to help cool off. What a perfect time for Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day. <BR> <BR> Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day gives you the chance to create a new flavor of ice cream. Maybe, your new creation will b... Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:34:08 EST Meteor Watch Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953179 Meteor Watch Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e1ec00cb-8b6d-4769-a738-a5f96694e767.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always June 30th <BR> <BR> We sure hope that the weather in your area calls for clear skies tonight. Today is Meteor Watch Day, a time to look to the skies for meteor showers. Will you be lucky enough to see meteors streaking across the night sky? We sure hope so. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4ca05436-8c0f-4853-999b-afa24a5c... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:35:47 EST Hug Holiday Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952658 Hug Holiday Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ebe7115-a8b4-4a60-90da-62b3989d31b2.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 29th <BR> <BR> Hug Holiday Day encourages us to give hugs to those who need them. On this day, people go out and give hugs at senior citizen centers, hospitals, and other places. The focus is upon elderly, sick and invalid, lonely people and anyone who needs the warmth, cheer, and love that a hug provides. <BR> <BR> <img src="... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:52:28 EST Insurance Awareness Day- Now who do you think invented that!?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952157 Insurance Awareness Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9569b28f-e20b-47bf-8e5d-afeacb05f5f5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 28th <BR> <BR> Insurance Awareness Day has got to be one of your top holidays, right!? Now, at this point, one must be asking... Why Insurance Awareness Day? Good question. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/50c651da-7100-4070-a596-4437fbd0126b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Insurance, be it home, auto or lif... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:00:44 EST Sunglasses Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951793 Sunglasses Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/74c7bd37-623e-4cdb-af8b-b9a104344bbb.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebraed : Always June 27th <BR> <BR> Sunglasses Day is a shady day for your eyes. <BR> <BR> Summer is in full swing. The sun is high in the sky. It's blindingly bright. A pair of UV protection sunglasses is definitely in order. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e24b37eb-5b2c-4176-b252-3458c49441de.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Why do peo... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:09:30 EST National Catfish Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950648 National Catfish Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/914ce51d-b6f3-43fe-af25-fcf7a4b0437d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> It's National Catfish Day. It's a day to enjoy some tasty, fried catfish. Or, enjoy catfish cooked to your favorite recipe......yummy. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80e4afc5-9ce8-46e1-a7b9-272ea2a8a178.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Guess who said: "More and more Americans are discovering a uniquely American food delicacy -- farm-raised catfi... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:03:26 EST Swim a Lap Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950175 Swim a Lap Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8453af7d-52c9-4fd9-949b-ad078d0afe84.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 24th <BR> <BR> Swim a Lap Day is good for your health. And, it's a fun day, too! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6246f4ac-868b-45bc-aa22-e3c854def3a8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Summer has arrived. It's time to enjoy all that summer has to offer, including plenty of time in and around the pool. What better way to enjoy ... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:11:35 EST National Pink Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949666 National Pink Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff638551-8704-4186-b294-984ad72c547f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 23rd <BR> <BR> It's National Pink Day, a day where everything should be basking in pink splendor! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e41ddbe5-e801-4e7d-8ea2-f4024f891305.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> It's especially a day for the ladies, as pink is a girl's favorite color. Guys, you can participate in National Pin... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:45:25 EST Stupid Guy Thing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949088 Stupid Guy Thing Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15e21e8d-ea22-417d-86ac-aec19d1863ed.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : Always June 22 <BR> <BR> Why on earth is there Stupid Guy Thing Day to celebrate the stupid things that guys do, you may ask. The same thing went through my mind. I don't understand it, but I kinda like it. It's funny and silly - and don't you think life's too short to be taken too seriously? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:00:02 EST Father's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948873 Father's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e7c95950-85aa-4fc5-a19e-cfe39158eaa3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When: Third Sunday in June <BR> <BR> A day to honor Dad. NO. Rather, it is a day to enjoy time with Dad and appreciate all he does for you. What Dad really wants is healthy, happy and successful kids. And, he wants you to spend a few moments with him on Father's Day. Today's life style is busy for both dads and kids. So, a little time with dad on Father's DAy is jus... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:12:35 EST National Hollerin' Contest Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948021 National Hollerin' Contest Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/348b8748-7de8-4cd9-8cd4-d546d47e09dc.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Third Saturday in June <BR> <BR> National Hollerin' Contest Day is the perfect opportunity to yell and scream at the top of your lungs. <BR> <BR> Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina has a population of about 50 people. But, on National Hollerin' Contest Day , an estimated 5,000-10,000 people come to enjoy the annual National ... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 01:14:38 EST World Sauntering Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947659 <em>342</em> World Sauntering Day <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3b6ad038-a890-458a-b407-7adcbd119ed1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 19th <BR> <BR> World Sauntering Day is a day to saunter here and there, wherever you go. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d01a170e-c378-4cfd-8149-9d2af9d1ddca.png"> <BR> <BR> You can spend your life walking through life, jogging through life, or being dragged throug... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:25:36 EST Go Fishing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947103 <em>492</em> Go Fishing Day <em>492</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e793d6f9-84ba-4bb7-9379-bc5c1856689f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 18th <BR> <BR> Today is Go Fishing Day. Now, this is my kind of day! It's a day to go out and bring home a healthy, tasty, meal for the family. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/083c6eb7-ba2d-486c-9435-910324ec279e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Fishing is hard work. The pressure to bri... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:08:46 EST Eat Your Vegetables Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946539 Eat Your Vegetables Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/54f9b03a-1657-40e6-b7a5-fa8d9ec92a0c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date when held : Always June 17th <BR> <BR> Strategically created in the middle of National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, this day is the perfect opportunity to re-introduce a healthy portion of vegetables into your diet. No doubt about it, Eat Your Vegetables Day was created to promote a more healthy diet.......for life! <BR> <BR> On this day, you a... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:53:51 EST Fresh Veggies Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945983 <em>267</em> Fresh Veggies Day <em>291</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60b2085d-4194-47f8-8e14-cdfd4483c922.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 16th <BR> <BR> Today is Fresh Veggies Day. Take a vow to eat healthy today (and everyday), with fresh veggies for every meal, and for snack, too. Better still, be a vegetarian for a day. Your body will like it. <BR> <BR> Fresh vegetables are tasty, far better tasting than canned or frozen vegeta... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:07:17 EST Smile Power Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945392 Smile Power Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b169e87f-525b-4e33-ad0a-a598a47542eb.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 15th <BR> <BR> Smile Power Day is today. Feel the power. Give everyone you see a big, friendly, "I like you" smile. You never know, you're warm smile just might turn someone's day right around...for the good! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c96a3af-9042-4f9b-97e8-15fab328a47e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Love may make... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:56:46 EST Flag Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945032 <em>232</em> Flag Day <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13cbb49a-267d-46f5-8200-1149a6041106.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always June 14th <BR> <BR> Flag Day, is a day for all Americans to celebrate and show respect for our flag, its designers and makers. Our flag is representative of our independence and our unity as a nation.....one nation, under God, indivisible. Our flag has a proud and glorious history. It was at the lead of every battle fought ... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:25:13 EST Sewing Machine Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944280 Sewing Machine Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/14bad4c1-7bd3-4fa6-9108-be79d6e3732b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 13th and September 10th <BR> <BR> Sewing Machine Day celebrates a very important invention ----- the sewing machine. The first sewing machines were made in France in the 1830s. It wasn't until 1846, that they were patented in the U.S. What a great invention. Prior to it's creation, clothes items were sewn together by hand...stitch by... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 01:10:44 EST Red Rose Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943947 Red Rose Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57b02120-9e8f-41e4-8fcb-e073a8c6a64b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 12th <BR> <BR> Red Rose Day is a time to enjoy and appreciate America's favorite flower.....the red rose. A red rose signifies love. A June setting for Red Rose Day is very appropriate, as this is by far the most popular month for weddings. And, they are in bloom in the gardens across America this month. <BR> <BR> <img src="http:/... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:29:36 EST National Corn on the Cob Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943363 National Corn on the Cob Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7608717f-2ff5-434a-9211-3d7c4453cae5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : Always June 11th <BR> <BR> Millions of people love sweet corn on the cob. As summer nears, we can't wait to bring out the salt and pepper, and boil, steam or grill some fresh, sweet, corn on the cob. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c221a8f3-b357-480c-b501-9d97ae7f1aaf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> National Corn on... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:51:21 EST National Iced Tea Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942833 National Iced Tea Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f12db984-e1dc-4fe3-a7aa-d4312864644a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 10th <BR> <BR> With the official start of summer just a few days away, the timing is perfect for National Iced Tea Day. <BR> <BR> Chances are, it is already hot in your area. Today may serve as a good reminder to make and enjoy your first (of many) Iced Tea drink of the season. Have it plain, add a little lemon, or sweeten... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:39:21 EST Donald Duck Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942255 Donald Duck Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/689d7004-3108-4f3d-bdac-4d4cd43bd463.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 9th <BR> <BR> Happy Birthday, Donald. We hope that Daisy Duck bakes you your favorite cake! <BR> <BR> Donald Duck Day in honor of Donald Duck's cartoon debut. Donald first appeared in "The Wise Hen" on June 9, 1934. While Donald is over 70 years old, he doesn't act a day over 20. Donald is one of Disney's most famous and popula... Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:57:44 EST Best Friend Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941500 Best Friend Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c02c549d-9724-443c-848a-b42088b7a69e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 8th <BR> <BR> Best Friend Day is a time to enjoy and appreciate your best friend. It's a day to honor and cherish the relationship. <BR> <BR> If you're lucky, you have a best friend. If you are real lucky, you have a number of best friends. Best friends are very, very special people. You spend countless hours with your best frie... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:15:38 EST National Chocolate Ice Cream Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940999 National Chocolate Ice Cream Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f71c3ba-a335-4b55-9a57-6bf2523f80cc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 7th <BR> <BR> National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is a great day to eat America's favorite flavor of ice cream. <BR> <BR> National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is a field day for ice cream makers. However, we probably don't need any additional incentive to eat Chocolate Ice Cream. And, with the arrival of warm, summer w... Sun, 7 Jun 2015 01:34:46 EST Yo-Yo Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940638 Yo-Yo Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b25f23c-b069-40af-9667-0d9bb92dede4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always June 6th <BR> <BR> Yo-Yo day is here...hooray! Not that you need an excuse to play with your Yo-Yo. Wherever you are today, get out your Yo-Yo and impress your friends, family, and co-workers with your Yo-Yo skills. And, do it at work today! If you don't think it's appropriate at work, consider the fact that three U.S. presidents (Kennedy, J... Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:14:12 EST National Doughnut Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940117 <em>473</em> National Doughnut Day <em>473</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6e8f8a65-94fe-4749-8c47-284204020663.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always the first Friday in June <BR> <BR> National Doughnut Day honors the Salvation Army "Lassies" of WWI. It is also used as a fund raiser for needy causes of the Salvation Army. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0bf42d9a-bf6c-4924-9788-4ab1a7b3982e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The origina... Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:07:20 EST Hug Your Cat Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939492 <em>241</em> Hug Your Cat Day <em>240</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a0fe781-43ec-48e5-a6ea-39c4eb8f7cd7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 4th <BR> <BR> Today is Hug Your Cat Day. Go ahead and give your cat a big, furry hug. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/91a5e808-ca8f-43c9-930c-737b5f3ed38a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Cat lovers can really get into this day. If you're a cat lover, you can really appreciate the warm, cozy ... Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:34:15 EST Repeat Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938967 Repeat Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/04339d19-870e-4c22-a6e7-88e7ecd5429e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always June 3rd <BR> <BR> Repeat Day is an opportunity to do things over and over again. Repeat Day is an opportunity to do things over and over again. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61c0d0c9-39c0-4544-b0bb-471c6e64e785.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hopefully you will choose to repeat things you enjoy doing. Pick a wide array of ... Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:39:47 EST National Rocky Road Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938351 National Rocky Road Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3b1c06b-ef4a-44e8-805d-368a43613c78.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 2 <BR> <BR> National Rocky Road Day is all about eating ice cream...... specifically Rocky Road ice cream. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a786d3fb-5db7-408d-820e-401472492460.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Want to make your own Rocky Road Ice Cream? Just add nuts (almonds and/or pecans), mini marshmallows, ... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:42:35 EST Flip a Coin Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937919 Flip a Coin Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b33fefa-c7c1-49b2-bca7-03993196d079.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 1st <BR> <BR> Flip a Coin Day is day when making decisions is as easy as flipping a coin. This tradition dates back to Julius Caesar. Caesar would take a coin and flip it to make decisions where the right choice was unclear. The correct answer was "heads", which of course carried his image on the coin. <BR> <BR> Do you have any ... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 13:37:46 EST Memorial Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933869 <em>232</em> Memorial Day <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7f79dc62-ab8d-4220-834a-4bac3c59a341.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: The last Monday in May. <BR> <BR> Memorial Day is officially celebrated on the last Monday during the month of May. Memorial Day is dedicated to service men and women who gave their lives for freedom and country. It is also a time to remember loved ones who have passed away. The roots of Memorial Day observanc... Mon, 25 May 2015 09:01:49 EST National Escargot Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933388 National Escargot Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03cdaad1-7739-484b-8b84-3bd6e28d8b38.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on May 24th <BR> <BR> It's National Escargot Day. Let's go out and eat some snails. It's considered a delicacy by some. For many others, the thought of feasting on snails is just too yucky. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b88ed8f3-172e-4be3-b279-95c3d75905fd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The approved way of celebra... Sun, 24 May 2015 09:13:19 EST International Jazz Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932924 International Jazz Day! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fb013578-e49b-450b-bfc5-45b07a27d264.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. <BR> <BR> International Jazz Day celebrates Jazz music and history, as well as Jazz musicians. Jazz music was born in America in the 1800's. Over the years, it has become popular around the world. Everyone has their favorite style of music, and many say Jazz is tops. Some people have a type ... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:23:44 EST Buy a Musical Instrument Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932435 Buy a Musical Instrument Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bbb67fac-d018-42eb-8947-d55ce4479f4d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on May 22nd <BR> <BR> Isn't it obvious how to celebrate Buy a Musical Instrument Day? If you are a musician in need of a new instrument, today could be a very good day indeed! If you have been considering taking up a musical instrument, today can be your starting point. And, the good news is you're never too old to begin p... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:09:17 EST National Memo Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931881 National Memo Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d2f7bd8-48e3-4c5e-9e72-666a393ad15a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on May 21st <BR> <BR> Take a memo... Today is National Memo Day. What is it for? Who created it? Why? These are questions awaiting an answer that may never come. Every once in a while, we discover a special day with no known history or description. <BR> <BR> Have a pen and paper handy. Go grab a post-it note. Stand ready at your PC... Thu, 21 May 2015 09:19:36 EST Pick Strawberries Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931270 Pick Strawberries Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/159f508f-d5f2-42ac-9444-c24244b2cc46.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always on May 20th <BR> <BR> Pick Strawberries Day is a sweet, tasty way to enjoy a late spring day. If your mom or dad ever took you picking fresh strawberries, you have a wonderful childhood memory. That memory is what will draw you to enjoy today with your own kids or grandkids! If you've never picked fresh strawberries, you've misse... Wed, 20 May 2015 08:57:59 EST