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/ Saint Nicholas Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6276999 Saint Nicholas Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e1038f06-d105-4c94-8371-b49229f9423c.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 6 <BR> <BR> St. Nicholas Day is today. Yes, there really was a christian Saint Nicholas. He lived in the country of Greece, just a couple hundred years after the birth of Christ. This day is in honor of Saint Nicholas and his life. <BR> <BR> Saint Nicholas became a priest, and later, a Bishop of the early Catholic Church.... Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:37:19 EST Bathtub Party Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6276502 Bathtub Party Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/56ec39db-a19b-4682-9dff-193dbbd92c9a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 5th <BR> <BR> Bathtub Party Day is today. Draw yourself a bath tub full of warm water. Add a few bath oil beads, and Voila! You're ready to hop in and "soak it" in the bathtub. Ahh, how soothing and relaxing! <BR> <BR> Don't let anything disturb the peace, quiet, and serenity of your bath. Turn off your cell phone. Put o... Mon, 5 Dec 2016 05:46:41 EST Wear Brown Shoes Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6276127 Wear Brown Shoes Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a3854556-ab88-49ba-a8bf-93a9ab1bddaa.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 4th <BR> <BR> Wear Brown Shoes Day is today. Now, let me see... what color shoes should I wear today????? <BR> <BR> WOW! It is very easy to participate in this special day. Just dust off that seldom worn pair of brown shoes, and put 'em on your feet. Brown boots, loafers, or any other brown colored footwear will do. D... Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:02:48 EST National Roof Over Your Head Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6275626 National Roof Over Your Head Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/973f585b-fd12-49f7-a836-03185e2e3fe3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 3 <BR> <BR> Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day. It is a day of appreciation for the things we have, starting with the roof over our heads. <BR> <BR> For most of us, a roof over our head signifies living in a house that protects us from the elements, keeping us warm, dry, and cozy. Unfortunately, not... Sat, 3 Dec 2016 06:32:58 EST National Fritters Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6275169 National Fritters Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d4f411fd-6c48-43ff-963d-1b4d0e8731d1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 2 <BR> <BR> Today is National Fritters Day, Aren't we all lucky that this this special day has finally arrived!? <BR> <BR> Before you can begin to celebrate this very important day, you need to know what a "fritter" is. Many people do not know, making it all the more fun to eat your first fritter today. A fritter is ... Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:40:25 EST Eat a Red Apple Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6274671 Eat a Red Apple Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f98cd9f2-ce2c-48bf-996a-b567153a5d5f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always December 1 <BR> <BR> Eat a Red Apple Day is today. We hope you eat an apple today, and every day. <BR> <BR> Apples are delicious. Apples are nutritious. That's a great combination. Apples date back to the garden of Eden. In that garden, the Bible tells us it was the "Forbidden fruit". <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:40:51 EST Stay at Home Because You are Well Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6274165 Stay at Home Because You are Well Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ec42dc4-1dec-46a7-8825-5722dbf42921.png"> <BR> <BR> When : Always November 30th <BR> <BR> Stay at Home Because You Are Well Day is today. Do you feel okay? If'so, it is a good day to take off from work. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5ea5da6-182c-4b76-aa1a-96b490703cb7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> According to Wellcat.com, the creators of this special day, the objective is ... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:33:00 EST Square Dance Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6273673 Square Dance Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/362f9f1a-15df-4691-94b6-051cae646573.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: Always November 29 <BR> <BR> Here's a chance to get out and "Dosey Do" with your partner. It's Square Dance Day! <BR> <BR> English, Irish, and Scottish settlers brought square dancing to the U.S. As it evolved in the U.S., a caller was added, to help dancers stay in step. It remains popular among southern and western rural areas, and with ... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:41:37 EST French Toast Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6273123 French Toast Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a1a4cb06-0ca4-439f-8128-2f5d79f35475.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 28 <BR> <BR> Today is your opportunity to enjoy French toast, a delicious and tasty breakfast meal. Hold it right there! French toast can be enjoyed for any meal time: breakfast, lunch or dinner. <BR> <BR> Try French toast with male syrup, sugar, cinnamon, whipped cream, or fruits. Better yet, use a combination of these. <... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:37:01 EST Pins and Needles Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272763 Pins and Needles Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6d0b8759-5a46-4810-97b6-23c12ebd19b6.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 27th <BR> <BR> The real purpose of Pins and Needles Day is to commemorate the opening of the pro-Labor play Pins and Needles on Broadway on this day in 1937. Over decades of time, people lost track of the original meaning of this day. <BR> <BR> Today, most people look upon Pins and Needles Day, as a nervous and anxiou... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 10:39:08 EST Shopping Reminder Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272283 Shopping Reminder Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5841aae9-408a-49ec-a2a0-04f8d14b50ca.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Held : Always November 26 <BR> <BR> Shopping Reminder Day is today. On your mark. Get Set. Go Shop! <BR> <BR> If we all heed this reminder, there is no doubt the malls and stores will be mobbed. But, wait a minute!? Isn't the holiday season already in full gear? Aren't we being blasted with ads on Television, radio, newspapers and billboards? How... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:58:42 EST Buy Nothing Day - always the day after Thanksgiving...does anyone abide by it!?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271811 Buy Nothing Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/987c4a30-cfa5-4ed6-a99f-0f430ddcc2c5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Day after Thanksgiving <BR> <BR> Are you tired of the commercialism of Christmas? Then, this special day is for you. Buy Nothing Day is a 24 hour moratorium on holiday shopping. It was created as a protest against the commercialism of this most sacred of holidays. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/93d87d7a-090b-4ad... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 01:02:36 EST Happy Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271489 A Bountiful Thanksgiving Tradition <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/959ebd95-690f-4b7f-b34e-c54bdeaf16eb.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Tucked between the two monster sized holidays of Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving receives far less attention. But Thanksgiving is a very important holiday, especially in the busy lives of Americans. It is a time to kick back and relax, watch a football game or go to a movie, and enjoy a huge feast. It's also time for us to give thanks to o... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:58:19 EST Eat a Cranberry Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271014 Eat a Cranberry Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/24ab9ba1-4e19-4629-80f5-32f01d686fe8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 23 <BR> <BR> Eat a Cranberry Day is today. Cranberries are good for you. How many cranberries will you eat today? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c8d0eeb-6e75-496a-90c2-c3d0074747c1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Native to North America, cranberries are grown in bogs, and are primarily grown in New Englan... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:38:17 EST Go For a Ride Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6270583 Go For a Ride Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8e10c83-5299-4385-9c33-ccbcf04e843f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always November 22 <BR> <BR> Go For a Ride Day is today. And, what a splendid time you will have! <BR> <BR> As the holidays approach, life becomes chaotic, and perhaps a bit stressful. Take a breather, and go for a relaxing ride. You don't need a destination to enjoy this day. But, you certainly can bring family or friends along for company. <BR> <BR>... Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:39:01 EST World Hello Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6270118 World Hello Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e4ced7b2-0bc1-436e-adfe-d6d9a0bd04be.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Held : Always November 21st <BR> <BR> The objective of World Hello Day is to promote world peace. The theme of this day is "Greet ten people for peace". It is really easy to participate in World Hello Day. Simply, say hello to the people today. And, voice your concern for world peace. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa2ae41d-... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:43:42 EST Absurdity Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6269738 Absurdity Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fed2f07f-1ce6-4a8d-b450-58a3c1b0aa67.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 20th <BR> <BR> Isn't it totally absurd? Crazy or not, Absurdity Day is staring you right in the face. <BR> <BR> Some days are truly illogical and senseless, exactly the definition of Absurdity Day. So, by intent error, or just through surfing the net, you've stumbled upon this special, senseless day.....how absurd! <BR> <BR>... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:49:00 EST National Adoption Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6269333 National Adoption Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3ab937c3-2349-484b-a90d-d038b8bc9e3a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Saturday before Thanksgiving <BR> <BR> National Adoption Day is today. <BR> <BR> This special day is promoted and sponsored by a variety of child care and adoption groups. According to the websites of these sponsors, this day was created to finalize thousands of annual adoptions, and to celebrate and give recognition to families that... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:54:50 EST MICKEY MOUSE BIRTHDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6268794 MICKEY MOUSE BIRTHDAY <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2a709e3c-7150-4d93-a287-1648f0fe3c4e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date when celebrated: Always November 18th <BR> <BR> On November 18, we commemorate the birth of that ever lovable mouse that was once a rabbit called Oswald. It was back in 1927 while under contract to Universal Studios that Walt Disney first sketched a floppy eared bunny that later became Mickey Mouse. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.co... Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:36:24 EST Take a Hike Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6268257 Take a Hike Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f21a827-ac09-4628-9c80-5c8f3760439f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Held : Always November 17th <BR> <BR> Take a Hike Day is today. <BR> <BR> Walking, and hiking is an excellent way to get exercise, and get into shape. Hikes are distinguished from walks, in that they are taken in the woods, hills, mountains, or somewhere else in a nature setting. Hikes not only give you exercise, they also provide scenic sites and vist... Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:31:11 EST Have a Party with Your Bear Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6267685 Have a Party with Your Bear Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/30d9313e-df5e-43ee-bdd1-7e41fdc69cb7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 16th <BR> <BR> Is your Teddy Bear a real "party bear"? Hopefully he is, because today is Have a Party With Your Bear Day. And, what a swell day it is going to be! You get to have a party. And, you get to spend time with your Teddy Bear. I bet you can't think of anything that is more fun!! <BR> <BR> <img src... Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:36:51 EST America Recycles Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6267146 America Recycles Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3bfa8fda-9c52-4e7d-ac21-2a4edffa20a2.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 15th <BR> <BR> America Recycles Day encourages us to recycle, and use products made from recycled material. Recycling is not difficult. It sends less material to the waste stream ,and it results in consuming less of our precious and limited natural resources. <BR> <BR> According to the National Recycling Coalition, Amer... Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:34:58 EST World Diabetes Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6266568 World Diabetes Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72c4c550-af4e-41a1-a36a-a56034d544ad.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : World Diabetes Day: Always November 14th <BR> <BR> World Diabetes Day is held each year. <BR> <BR> Diabetes has two forms. The first is Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes. The second is Adult Onset (Type 2) Diabetes. <BR> <BR> Diabetes is a growing problem in children and adults. Many see it as a looming crisis in America, due to our diets, and more sedentary... Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:26:20 EST Chicken Soup for the Soul Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6265594 Chicken Soup for the Soul Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21532663-f7d7-42bb-b2ac-7345f81408e3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 12 <BR> <BR> Chicken Soup for the Soul Day is today. It's a celebration about you. <BR> <BR> According to the creators of the book series of the same name, Chicken Soup for the Soul Day was created as ".... a celebration of who you are, where you've been, where you're going, and who you will be thankful to whe... Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:52:17 EST Veterans Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6265119 Veterans Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06cdbfbf-900d-4e72-ab6e-8fdbb49cafda.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Observed: November 11 <BR> <BR> Veterans's Day honors all members of the Armed Forces who who served this country valiantly, and in a very big way. They served and fought to protect us, to keep our country safe, and to preserve our way of life. Veterans gave their time, and risked their lives for you and me. In some cases, they made the ultimate sacrifice.... Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:30:23 EST USMC Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6264663 USMC Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/36b52855-622b-4069-9e0d-54bbc3c5661d.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 10 <BR> <BR> USMC Day celebrates the birth of the United States Marine Corps. The Marine Corps were created during the Revolutionary War. <BR> <BR> The Continental Congress of the newly created United States of America, authorized the creation of the Continental Marines on November 10, 1775. It was later renamed the U.S. Marine Cor... Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:34:07 EST Chaos Never Dies Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6264200 Chaos Never Dies Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/71a88254-0c68-4183-8280-5e9ebb6069a3.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 9 <BR> <BR> Chaos Never Dies Day recognizes the turmoil in modern, everyday life. Are things a little crazy at home? Is school a little on the wild side? Is your work place hectic and disorderly? We thought so. <BR> <BR> Just when things seem to calm down at work and home, along comes something to disrupt your life. Ye... Wed, 9 Nov 2016 06:31:32 EST Election Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6263684 Election Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9001ac83-8f80-4013-bff7-b13e5ab257a9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When : The General Election is held on the first Tuesday AFTER the first Monday in November. Therefore, by definition, it will never be on the first of November. <BR> <BR> It's a revolution... a peaceful one, where majority rules!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/95ca05fa-552e-42a7-9014-64c2d4dc0232.png"> <BR> <BR> Once every four y... Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:50:58 EST Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6263119 Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/220a535e-ff5d-4113-aced-959465927a3b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 7th <BR> <BR> National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is today. Lucky you....lucky me. <BR> <BR> Chocolate is a vegetable, made from cocoa beans. Almonds are good for you, as they help to improve your Cholesterol levels. So, bittersweet chocolate with almonds is good for you, right!? <BR> <BR... Mon, 7 Nov 2016 06:23:08 EST Marooned Without a Compass Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6262716 Marooned Without a Compass Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4dfc52e5-2036-422e-a962-08e5b3340ef0.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 6 <BR> <BR> Marooned Without a Compass Day is today. Which direction will you take today? <BR> <BR> How is your sense of direction? Do you often find yourself going around in circles? Do you feel hopelessly lost? Do you know where you are? If any of these questions describe your current state of being, then y... Sun, 6 Nov 2016 09:30:57 EST Guy Fawkes Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6262265 Guy Fawkes Day = Gunpowder Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9935f850-321b-4439-8f26-9848b7a0daf3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 5th <BR> <BR> Guy Fawkes Day and Gunpowder Day are one and the same. It commemorates the infamous Gunpowder Conspiracy of 1605 in England. It was led by, you guessed it, Guy Fawkes. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/42383881-784f-4a61-8726-a624cd9ef77d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> The Roots of G... Sat, 5 Nov 2016 10:31:54 EST King Tut Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6261732 King Tut Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c1a3d84-5427-4a9a-a120-42496ef1b242.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 4 <BR> <BR> King Tut Day celebrates the date of the discovery of King Tutankhamen's Tomb. <BR> <BR> Over 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamen became the King of Egypt at the age of 9. He died at the age of 19. He is commonly called "King Tut". The tomb of Egypt's "child king" was discovered on November 4, 1922. The tomb was disc... Fri, 4 Nov 2016 06:43:27 EST Housewife Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6261248 Housewife Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b684f2d-5ab7-4d1b-99ec-37a3bbe88b7a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 3 <BR> <BR> Housewife Day recognizes the importance of stay at home wives and moms. Also referred to as "Retro" Housewife Day. These wonderful, caring creatures, build and enrich strong family environments. They help to instill family values and good character. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae6eb5... Thu, 3 Nov 2016 06:21:13 EST National Deviled Eggs Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6260727 National Deviled Eggs Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1cf6e6d1-000d-4459-829f-1cdbcdcab4aa.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always November 2nd <BR> <BR> National Deviled Eggs Day is today. All you devils, must go forth and consume deviled eggs on this very special day. <BR> <BR> Certainly, the whole purpose of this day, is to make and eat Deviled Eggs. You can use your favorite recipe, or (hopefully) find a restaurant serving them in recognition of ... Wed, 2 Nov 2016 06:41:17 EST All Saints Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6260148 All Saints Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0726d15e-b8b6-4a35-8ed6-c96e59454bea.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: November 1st <BR> <BR> The Christian holiday of All Saint's Day honors and recognizes all of the saints of the christian church, many of which were martyrs. The church sets this day aside to celebrate over 10,000 recognized saints. Historically, All Saints Day was known as Hallomas. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 06:36:47 EST All Saints Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6260147 All Saints Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0726d15e-b8b6-4a35-8ed6-c96e59454bea.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: November 1st <BR> <BR> The Christian holiday of All Saint's Day honors and recognizes all of the saints of the christian church, many of which were martyrs. The church sets this day aside to celebrate over 10,000 recognized saints. Historically, All Saints Day was known as Hallomas. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 06:36:46 EST Carve a Pumpkin Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6259620 Carve a Pumpkin Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/790ec247-a737-49ad-972e-6f0bc594fc47.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 31st <BR> <BR> Carve a Pumpkin Day is today. If you don't carve a pumpkin by today, when will you get to it? <BR> <BR> This is your last chance to carve a pumpkin because Halloween is tonight. Pull out your caring patterns and get down to work. If you can't find the patterns you have leftover from last year, there's no t... Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:30:50 EST National Candy Corn Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6259192 National Candy Corn Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2de84ff0-85f4-4d2b-aa58-cee07e9df7d5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 30 th <BR> <BR> National Candy Corn Day is today. Enjoy a handful of this sweet Fall treat. And, what perfect timing. National Candy Corn Day comes just a day before Halloween. That means you can eat plenty of it, before you go out Trick or Treating. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5858a223... Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:40:12 EST Hermit Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6258773 Hermit Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aec43832-791c-4637-8dd3-44e43fd957f1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 29th <BR> <BR> Hermit Day is today. It's a quiet day to spend quietly in seclusion, all by yourself. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8a316a99-8162-414a-aab3-26f564806af0.png"> <BR> <BR> For some people, being a recluse is a way of life. They spend everyday by themselves, in peaceful seclusion. For what... Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:43:44 EST Plush Animal Lover's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6258235 Plush Animal Lover's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4a67cf53-3a4e-4c02-85d0-2939d9294d63.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 28th <BR> <BR> Plush Animal Lover's Day is today. It's a day to enjoy your plush, stuffed animals. <BR> <BR> The objective of this day is simple: enjoy and appreciate your plush animals. Give them a little love and special attention today. And, if they've lost a little of their "plush", that's okay. You still love 'e... Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:08:27 EST Navy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6257755 Navy Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/75264841-0bf3-44da-9f6b-e43e97c8a508.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : October 13th or October 27th <BR> <BR> Many nations around the world celebrate their navies, with a special day dedicated to them. Each country selects a date relevant to their navy, often the birth date of the navy. <BR> <BR> In the United States, Navy Day is commonly celebrated on October 27th. This date was selected as it was the birth date o... Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:07:45 EST National Mincemeat Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6257271 National Mincemeat Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/de1d3b4c-ee78-4f89-a2c5-1ffb4c4a8438.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 26th <BR> <BR> National Mincemeat Day celebrates a sweet and tasty meat treat. For those of us that have had it before, we can revel in the great taste. For those of us who have never heard of Mincemeat, don't you think today would be a good time to get introduced to it!? <BR> <BR> Mincemeat dates back to medieval tim... Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:09:33 EST World Pasta Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6256727 World Pasta Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e97cac4-0a1b-4f91-b747-3bb13ece8c20.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 25th <BR> <BR> World Pasta Day is today. It should come as no surprise to discover that this special day promotes the consumption of pasta around the world. It seeks to increase awareness of the benefits of pasta. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79dc5186-55ae-4ca9-9f15-a7938f14b1c6.jpeg"> <BR> <BR... Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:11:54 EST National Bologna Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6256194 National Bologna Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1be1a7d3-6869-4492-a1c4-5ae606229bbb.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 24 <BR> <BR> National Bologna Day is a full of baloney! <BR> <BR> Properly spelled Bologna, it is sometimes spelled "Baloney". It is pronounced like the latter spelling. Bologna is a sausage. It's commonly used as a luncheon meat. Mom and kids know it well. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80e... Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:22:55 EST Mother-in-Law Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6255760 Mother-in-Law Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92414d3f-8603-4e7d-8236-26e70b584eeb.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Fourth Sunday in October <BR> <BR> If you missed Mother's Day in May, then here's another chance to honor your beloved Mother-In-Law. The source of many jokes, a mother-in-law doesn't usually get the praise and appreciation she deserves. <BR> <BR> Source/Origination: Unknown. We suspect this one was started by card companies or flower co... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:12:45 EST Make a Difference Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6255323 Make a Difference Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/00c182ce-75d9-41f5-b9ac-9d8ebfd0c82a.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : The fourth Saturday in October <BR> <BR> Initiated in 1990, this is a national day devoted to helping others by doing volunteer work in the community. The activity can be almost anything. On this day, millions of Americans participate in community improvement projects. It takes the form of cleanup, fixup, painting, and repair in poorer... Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:32:38 EST National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6254816 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b5e21bb7-9797-48a3-81ed-50d00e98cdc9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 21st <BR> <BR> National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day celebrates a delicious Fall dessert. In October, pumpkins are literally glowing. So, why not put two of your favorites together.....pumpkins and cheesecake!? They make a great dessert. They are both nutritious and healthy. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sp... Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:39:51 EST National Brandied Fruit Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6254338 National Brandied Fruit Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ba53fa9-41d3-4f10-862a-b269d28840be.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 20th <BR> <BR> National Brandied Fruit Day celebrates sweet tasting fruit, soaked and marinated in brandy. This is a day that you have most certainly booked on your calendar, in eager anticipation. Well, it has finally arrived. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b541c55-d546-42f0-92d8-516... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:32:08 EST Evaluate Your Life Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253838 Evaluate Your Life Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a6ad1414-48c6-47b6-935a-2f6abfec1358.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 19th <BR> <BR> Evaluate Your Life Day is a bit scary. It sounds just a little bit too serious for my liking. And, what if I evaluate my life, and find out that I don't like it???????? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/091b4ec2-a5a1-49bb-9099-a2b88d4fb0d5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Well, for starters, y... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:28:59 EST No Beard Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253309 No Beard Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/687365b2-6758-4e9a-9f91-d6b32e31fd4b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always October 18th <BR> <BR> No Beard Day exists so you have a good reason to shave your beard. <BR> <BR> You've had a beard so long, that you don't know what you'd look like without one. And, your lady friend isn't so fond of it. Today brings the extra incentive you need, to shave it off and go without a beard for the first time in who know... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:40:45 EST