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/ Moon Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389666 Moon Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d31da42-2b46-4012-ba97-1e3430ed95a2.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 20th <BR> <BR> Moon Day commemorates the day man first walked on the moon in 1969. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f519ca50-b6d6-4a65-b016-0878d0340294.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> The Apollo Space program, begun by President John F. Kennedy, was created to put the first man on the moon. Apollo 11 fulfilled that dream, carry... Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:01:48 EST National Raspberry Cake Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389257 National Raspberry Cake Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e030969a-a2a6-4c46-95ff-e8b648c3cca8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 19th <BR> <BR> National Raspberry Cake Day makes today as sweet as a summer day can be. Tender raspberries are among the best of fruits that nature has to offer. Put them into a cake......Then, you can "have your fruit and eat it, too!" <BR> <BR> Raspberries are one of summers sweet, fruity treats. And, the harvest is goi... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:41:30 EST National Caviar Day- something's fishy here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388899 National Caviar Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fafbacfe-2956-4402-9959-2c90c3f7c663.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 18 th <BR> <BR> Something fishy is going on today. It's National Caviar Day. Now, just what's all the roe about this day!? <BR> <BR> Caviar is salted fish eggs, or "roe". It is considered a delicacy. Caviar is enjoyed by the upper class, and those of us who occasionally can afford a little of it, just so we can say that we had so... Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:17:05 EST World Emoji Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388443 World Emoji Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/972793ba-5f0c-4857-bba4-9482067e5c10.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : always July 17 <BR> <BR> Emojis were first used in Japan in the late 1990s on mobile phones. They are fun to use. As a result, their popularity and use has grown exponentially. Today, you couldn't imagine a world without emojis. <BR> <BR> In the last few years, major corporations have gotten into the act, creating an enormous assortment o... Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:35:15 EST Fresh Spinach Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388078 Fresh Spinach Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a4755f6e-3c73-46f8-9b58-d2e87d0f459a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 16th <BR> <BR> Fresh Spinach Day is our opportunity to put healthier food into our diets. <BR> <BR> Popeye the Sailor is right. Spinach is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It tastes good, and there are many recipes. Many people turn up their nose to it, without even trying it. <BR> <BR> The reason for eating fresh spinach, ... Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:03:40 EST Tapioca Pudding Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387675 Tapioca Pudding Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8bed1929-c0f3-471c-87f3-2fbcbf044a10.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 15th <BR> <BR> Today is Tapioca Pudding Day. Tapioca Pudding is a cooling, enjoyable dessert, for a hot summer day. <BR> <BR> Perhaps it is hard to believe, but many people have never had Tapioca Pudding. The most popular flavors are vanilla and chocolate. <BR> <BR> You know what to do on this day, don't you!? Right, eat some Ta... Sat, 15 Jul 2017 09:19:14 EST National Nude Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387266 National Nude Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8701d049-f52a-4a16-8b13-b4169dd362d3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : July 14th <BR> <BR> National Nude Day is a way to keep cool on a hot , sticky summer day. So, take it off......take it all off. <BR> <BR> .... Sorry, we will display no pictures of National Nude Day. But, we certainly will talk about it. <BR> <BR> Here' s the bare and naked truth about National Nude Day: <BR> <BR> National Nude Day is... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:35:25 EST National French Fries Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6386840 National French Fries Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2ea19ef-24d1-47ab-96dd-f42f27a0b54f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 13 th <BR> <BR> National French Fries Day is today. One wonders why it is called a "National" day, as french fries are popular around the world. It should be called an "International" day. <BR> <BR> It's name might suggest a French origin. But, French Fries are believed to have originated in Belgium in the 17th century. Fr... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:41:30 EST National French Fries Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6386839 National French Fries Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2ea19ef-24d1-47ab-96dd-f42f27a0b54f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 13 th <BR> <BR> National French Fries Day is today. One wonders why it is called a "National" day, as french fries are popular around the world. It should be called an "International" day. <BR> <BR> It's name might suggest a French origin. But, French Fries are believed to have originated in Belgium in the 17th century. Fr... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:40:59 EST National Pecan Pie Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6386415 National Pecan Pie Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2fec75b0-68c9-45a9-9dba-657b2d2e49a5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 12th <BR> <BR> National Pecan Pie Day is a great day to eat pie....Pecan Pie! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4a0dc9f4-2bc0-44d2-b67c-8d88c82c8637.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> If you like nuts, and you like pie, and you like sweets, then today is your day. Sweet and crunchy, Pecan Pie is a regular on the menu ... Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:32:20 EST Cheer Up the Lonely Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6385958 Cheer Up the Lonely Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa0199b3-c2c6-4e76-a07e-4fccdcc31ac5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 11 th <BR> <BR> Cheer Up the Lonely Day is an opportunity to make a lonely person happy. Any time you can make someone happy, you've done a good thing, and should be proud of yourself. <BR> <BR> Lonely people have few friends and loved ones. They may have lost loved ones over the years. They may be elderly. They see people on... Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:21:30 EST Pick Blueberries Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6385540 Pick Blueberries Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/82323703-2a41-47e9-8242-7701e4bdfbf7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 10th <BR> <BR> The blueberry harvest begins in early to mid-July. So, it should come as no surprise, that Pick Blueberry Day is today. <BR> <BR> Native to North America, blueberries are delicious, healthy and nutritious. Over 90% of all blueberries are grown in North America. The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of blueberrie... Mon, 10 Jul 2017 08:47:38 EST National Sugar Cookie Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6385132 National Sugar Cookie Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a98f6aef-973d-4127-80bb-3bd8157d3c45.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 9th <BR> <BR> National Sugar Cookie Day is a day to satisfy your sweet tooth. Popular with young kids, and old kids, sugar cookies usually don't last long around the house. <BR> <BR> It's pretty easy to see how Sugar cookies came to get their own special day. Almost everyone has had them. Many people are hooked on them. Put... Sun, 9 Jul 2017 09:36:29 EST National Blueberry Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6384760 National Blueberry Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0804d4bf-f351-4235-812d-6fa0e3f8a98d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 8th <BR> <BR> Today is National Blueberry Day. Just about every other fruit has its day of recognition. Yet, somehow Blueberries have not had a day designated in its honor... up until now. <BR> <BR> We think it is bizarre, that Blueberries have just now received its fair and just recognition with a special day. In addition to t... Sat, 8 Jul 2017 09:27:50 EST Chocolate Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6384351 Chocolate Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/84d39322-d790-4e90-8ed0-46e7d046942a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always July 7th Although, some people want to celebrated this day everyday! <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 candie... Fri, 7 Jul 2017 08:07:44 EST International Kissing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383979 International Kissing Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55ad7ee0-0119-472c-abd9-dd41e5632e0a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: July 6th <BR> <BR> Ahhh, it's Kissing Day. The objective of this very special day, is to appreciate and enjoy a 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/ed9ed51b-7d99-42bd-abdd-542226f7430b.jpg"> <BR> <... Thu, 6 Jul 2017 09:13:53 EST National Bikini Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383592 National Bikini Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/70fff27f-4192-4942-a5d8-4752deaad7d6.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : July 5th <BR> <BR> On July 5, 1946, the first Bikini was worn and modeled. That makes this a very special day, National Bikini Day. Oddly, it is referred to as "National", but it did not originate in the U.S, At that time, conservative Americans largely shunned the bikini, until the 1960's. Perhaps the word "national" refers to France, ... Wed, 5 Jul 2017 10:33:28 EST Independence Day, the 4th of July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383149 <em>232</em> Independence Day <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b32689f-881c-4b1f-8de9-c2dda12614c5.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> Thomas Jefferson, is the author of the Declaration of Independence. He led a committee that crafted the declaration between June 11-28, 1776. Jeff... Tue, 4 Jul 2017 09:20:54 EST Stay Out of the Sun Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6382737 Stay Out of the Sun Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16c47010-ed1f-4f18-9b1a-2a3a96d9ca59.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. <BR> <BR> The sun is directly over head. We're in the middle of summer, when the temperatures are the hottest, and the sun is the brightest. It's not a bad day to take a break from ca... Mon, 3 Jul 2017 09:15:23 EST I Forgot Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6382315 I Forgot Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55e17d5b-2b6d-4d55-90be-fb62fe2ef2be.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/6364ef4c-1998-4932-9993-a677ff5986f7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Some days are days to remember and to cherish all of our lives... Sun, 2 Jul 2017 08:26:58 EST International Cherry Pit Spitting Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6381960 International Cherry Pit Spitting Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67c7550c-905f-487f-839b-64f7065e1846.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : First Saturday of July <BR> <BR> In 1974, Herb Teichman of Eau Claire, MI.held a cherry pit spitting tournament as a joke, at a picnic. It was a real hit, and has been held annually since that very first tournament in 1974. Little did Teichman know at the time, that this would become an annual event, and spark the crea... Sat, 1 Jul 2017 09:33:10 EST Meteor Watch Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6381581 Meteor Watch Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/87c052c4-7a55-4312-87a3-197a66316585.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When : Always June 30 <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/9dc868ab-42ac-4f08-9b15-23edf496c6... Fri, 30 Jun 2017 09:55:36 EST Hug Holiday Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6381144 Hug Holiday Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0efe8de4-f7f7-4149-9fec-75d512d12754.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 29 <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="ht... Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:33:30 EST Insurance Awareness Day - Now who do you think invented that!?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380726 Insurance Awareness Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/268685e1-7366-4860-b43a-234066051599.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 28 <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> Insurance, be it home, auto or life insurance, offers you peace of mind that if something happens, you will be financially protected. Of cou... Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:26:30 EST Sunglasses Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380291 Sunglasses Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/534f245f-32a2-4cd0-812c-99422924d10d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 27 <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/8ba5e6b5-b26e-4c8c-a48e-87ac046e81a8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Why do peop... Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:38:40 EST Forgiveness Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6379852 Forgiveness Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6eb2ff41-135f-4f3f-a690-40e1f821da20.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 26th <BR> <BR> Forgiveness Day is a time to forgive and to be forgiven. The world will be a better place for this day. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2bd9db55-8a12-439a-aac0-7ebc2e3fb2b4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day: To err is human, to forgive is divine. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpe... Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:33:32 EST National Catfish Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6379435 National Catfish Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/da5bd291-0af7-4477-91f6-881e090cd62b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 25th <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/fdf7eb58-bc0a-4609-9bb7-7c254219cb80.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Guess who said: "More and more Americans are discovering a u... Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:48:50 EST Swim a Lap Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378991 Swim a Lap Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d09c08a-6871-481f-bfb4-504644bf539d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 24 <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/a72bc3a2-8248-4a02-807d-11098c0a2fb3.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 t... Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:51:37 EST Take Your Dog to Work Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378666 Take Your Dog to Work Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/62829308-4e8e-4ff4-9cf8-a906c667926d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Friday after Father's Day <BR> <BR> Today is Take Your Dog to Work Day. And, we've just gotta ask "Why!?" <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1aa024c8-bc4c-481d-a609-299bc15b535e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> They say every dog has it's day. Well, that day has arrived. Today, your dog gets to join you at work today. Of... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:22:24 EST National Chocolate Eclair Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378246 National Chocolate Eclair Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a2b2384-6714-4c41-bc77-87e476883837.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : Always June 22nd <BR> <BR> National Chocolate Eclair Day is a sugary, sweet way to start your day. It's a sweet, tasty way to end your day, too. Eclairs are a light, crisp pastry filled with a pastry cream. They are most often eaten as a dessert. They can be eaten at every meal, or as a snack. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://phot... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:39:09 EST International Yoga Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377781 International Yoga Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5cf67dc1-dfaa-434f-94ce-6263f0047b94.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 21 <BR> <BR> Today is International Yoga Day, as declared by the United Nations. <BR> <BR> The exercise of yoga, certainly has proved its worth and value over eons of time. Yoga originated in India over 5,000 years ago. Now that's staying power! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b100c309-a405-49... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:53:02 EST Ice Cream Soda Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377401 Ice Cream Soda Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d0998fd8-6aac-410f-8323-b913007821c5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 20 <BR> <BR> Ice Cream Soda Day is a great summer cooler. It's hot. It's muggy. And, an Ice Cream Soda is a flavorful way to cool off. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d2c517f5-de71-4d49-99e4-ff319e903c17.png"> <BR> <BR> The flavor of Ice Cream Soda is your choice. Any will do. Chocolate and vanill... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:07:14 EST World Sauntering Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376969 World Sauntering Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fe2ba978-d1d9-4ce7-9c30-faeab5214de5.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> You can spend your life walking through life, jogging through life, or being dragged through life. But, life is far more enjoyable, if you saunter through it. Its doubly true if you saunter with a friend or loved one. <BR> <... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:44:50 EST Father's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376597 Father's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/663b744a-8308-48b8-93b5-da5202adf893.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : 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 Fa... Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:41:09 EST Eat Your Vegetables Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376204 Eat Your Vegetables Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc9e9f8c-8b45-4caa-9214-42a1120237a7.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> <img src="http://... Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:20:46 EST Fresh Veggies Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6375842 Fresh Veggies Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/33c365ff-bb10-4627-bb5f-d166de9f3488.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 16 <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> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/839c3d7c-ff7b-4fdb-8999-361406d5fbf4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Fres... Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:45:54 EST Smile Power Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6375426 Smile Power Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eb04c389-cbb0-4ee6-a053-a4acfb2682a9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 15 <BR> <BR> Smile Power Day is today. Feel the power. Give everyone you see a big, friendly, "I like you" smile. You never know, your warm smile just might turn someone's day right around...for the good! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/beaf6821-2b8f-417b-8573-ceac767d62e0.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Love may make the... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:39:53 EST Flag Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374983 Flag Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/065d2813-e40d-4ddb-a90f-baf3ec2f6fbf.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 14 th <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 by Americans. Ma... Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:18:35 EST Sewing Machine Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374518 Sewing Machine Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/001a1a50-3c2c-4435-870c-2e971595646e.jpeg"> <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 b... Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:49:37 EST Red Rose Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374086 Red Rose Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8b3d67b6-d197-4e75-bcf3-b787d76a5b88.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 12 <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://... Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:37:14 EST National Corn on the Cob Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6373667 National Corn on the Cob Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a53203c-69cb-4c5d-bbdb-687aa9999073.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When celebrated : Always June 11 <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/6d7e6de5-f2cd-4853-837b-ae7ac6119324.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> National Corn on... Sun, 11 Jun 2017 09:43:17 EST National Iced Tea Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6373235 National Iced Tea Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/576c36fa-949e-41d0-8275-ef0fc436f92c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 10 <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 ... Sat, 10 Jun 2017 08:03:57 EST National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372861 National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a840c624-c7b3-413a-81d5-cf60712f9de1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 9 <BR> <BR> It's National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day, time to enjoy a slice of a pie you many never have tried before. While Strawberry Rhubarb Pie has a long history, dating back to the 1800's, not too many people have ever tried it. Some people, especially the younger crowd, do not even know what rhubarb is... Fri, 9 Jun 2017 08:00:35 EST Best Friend Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372442 Best Friend Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/10d729ec-b96a-4b90-aa6e-a4bfa9f81560.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 8 <BR> <BR> Best Friend Day (BFF Day) is a time to enjoy and appreciate your best friend. It's a day to honor and cherish the relationship. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c5583006-9805-4e1c-8c6a-fb6ffa6e478c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> If you're lucky, you have a best friend. If you are real lucky, you have a ... Thu, 8 Jun 2017 08:03:36 EST National Chocolate Ice Cream Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372012 National Chocolate Ice Cream Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6d06fb42-bd9d-4dd0-b7a7-92b3acd600a8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 7 <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 we... Wed, 7 Jun 2017 08:45:52 EST National Gardening Exercise Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6371586 National Gardening Exercise Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5c9133a4-c4b8-4029-8a8a-02e940a81863.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always on June 6th <BR> <BR> Everyone knows gardening is therapeutic. It's good for the mind, body, and soul. Gardening Exercise Day gives us an opportunity to go out and burn off calories and have fun doing it. National Gardening Exercise Day is intended to recognize the important physical health benefits of gardening. <BR... Tue, 6 Jun 2017 09:20:03 EST World Environment Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6371142 World Environment Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2c9c4f23-8f0b-49d0-9da2-d32a34685490.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always June 5 <BR> <BR> World Environment Day focuses attention on important environmental issues. According to the United Nations "World Environment Day is commemorated each year on June 5th. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political a... Mon, 5 Jun 2017 10:38:27 EST Hug Your Cat Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6370543 Hug Your Cat Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d264e16-e4b0-473d-b729-6bd405884515.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : June 4 <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/24b728e7-dab9-4f57-8f9c-93b21d002252.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Cat lovers can really get into this day. If you're a cat lover, you can really appreciate the warm, cozy feeling you get when you curl up... Sun, 4 Jun 2017 01:13:25 EST National Trails Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6370266 National Trails Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16d09365-3079-4360-b3fb-496fb53d89b6.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always the First Saturday in June <BR> <BR> Happy Trails to you!!!!! <BR> <BR> National Trails Day is established to celebrate, improve and enjoy America's magnificent trail system. It is the nation's largest celebration of trails, and all that goes with it. In addition to the national trail system, there are countless miles of state, ... Sat, 3 Jun 2017 10:06:22 EST National Doughnut Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6369861 National Doughnut Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff5a15af-7f2c-4b69-9680-04b7ef693208.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always the first Friday in June <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e50c7779-aae5-4ad4-b18a-35c26f407711.jpeg"> <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> The original Salvation Army Doughnut was... Fri, 2 Jun 2017 10:03:53 EST