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/ Take a Walk in the Park Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341174 Take a Walk in the Park Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d6baeea-37f8-49f9-9d74-ac2d593bc0ee.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 30 <BR> <BR> Don't miss out on " Take a Walk in the Park Day". It is an opportunity for exercise and relaxation. Are you stressed out? A walk in the park is just what the doctor ordered. Its calming and therapeutic. Taken after a busy work day, it helps clear your mind and re-energize you. Or, take the walk during l... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:45:41 EST National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340607 National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9d7b654c-1588-4c9c-aa4c-386c87ba8c8a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 29 <BR> <BR> National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day celebrates small business owners. These individuals spend countless hours nurturing and growing their young enterprises. The workload demands, and lack of a hired staff, often translates into long and late hours, and many missed family and personal e... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:03:13 EST Something on a Stick Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340130 Something on a Stick Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c75c1489-86f8-49b5-9689-81dbf423b7fc.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 28 <BR> <BR> Something on a Stick Day celebrates things on a stick. Isn't this just a neat day? We thought you'd agree. <BR> <BR> So what comes on a stick? Practically anything. The first thing that comes to mind is popsicles and fudgecicles. Hotdogs are poplar on a stick at campfires. There's also corndogs, and shri... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:01:58 EST National Joe Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339597 National Joe Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d8a5a79-6502-4cc6-9d6d-8a88a5d78944.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 27 <BR> <BR> National Joe Day is a chance to change your name, if only for today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/288f04fe-79f9-4f9d-b750-4f74d4066737.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Many people do not like their given name. They wish they could change it. A few actually do. On National Joe Day, it is perfectly o... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:45:23 EST Make Your Own Holiday Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339137 Make Your Own Holiday Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d710e92-bd51-4805-a4a2-d81993a9aa1b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 26 <BR> <BR> Make Your Own Holiday Day allows you to make today a special day for anything you want. The objective of today, is to allow one day for any topic or event that has otherwise escaped recognition... up to now. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97d18627-a0f6-421d-9323-c2a8569114a8.j... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:50:49 EST Pecan Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338702 Pecan Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/77540527-2abd-428a-baa1-ea546f567da0.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b047a4fa-c33e-463d-a499-5681bd2ada92.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : <BR> <BR> Pecan Day - Always March 25 <BR> <BR> National Pecan Day - Always April 14 <BR> <BR> Pecan Day is a rather nutty day. Its a day to celebrate and enjoy popular, tasty pecans. Apparently, someone thought that it was such a great nut, that they cr... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:30:02 EST National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338206 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/27bde49e-4b9d-49cb-b9fc-b95525562e6a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 24 <BR> <BR> National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day is a day to enjoy this tasty combination of chocolate and fruit. Chocolate lovers who like raisins, find the combination simply irresistible. Kids find them irresistible, too. <BR> <BR> Are you watching your waistline? National Chocolate Raisin Day will n... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:18:03 EST National Puppy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337757 National Puppy Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb66edb5-fe58-4fce-a942-2961babc78d7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 23rd <BR> <BR> National Puppy Day, also called International Puppy Day, celebrates puppies! It is a special day to recognize the unconditional love puppies give us, and the joy they bring into our lives. It should come as no surprise, that one of the goals of National Puppy Day, is to encourage us to adopt orphaned puppies.... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:32:54 EST National Goof Off Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337185 National Goof Off Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5cf19dfc-8208-4563-ba5c-0f368c88713b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 22nd <BR> <BR> Now here's a day that just about everybody can relax and enjoy. It's a day to do anything and everything.....except what you're supposed to do today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa6624e0-da47-4511-840f-c7162e267a52.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Assuming you won't get in trouble at work o... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:35:36 EST Tea for Two Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336173 Tea for Two Tuesday <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0a83446b-1b69-44a9-b9f5-6d95f88d0fde.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Third Tuesday in March <BR> <BR> Tea for Two Tuesday is established for two or more people to enjoy a cup of tea together. Tea is a very relaxing beverage. And, how much more pleasant it is, when it is enjoyed with others. While the name of this very special day, is Tea for Two Tuesday, we encourage you to have "a spot of tea" with any ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:15:25 EST Extraterrestrial Abductions Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335651 Extraterrestrial Abductions Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b0f7bbd-a908-458e-9f25-16ad01d65495.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 20th <BR> <BR> Extraterrestrial Abductions Day is today. Keep one eye on the sky. And, be ready to duck, dodge, and to hide. UFO's may be everywhere, looking to abduct humans. If you are not careful, perhaps they will find you! Of course, there are more than a few people out there who are looking to be abducted b... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:06:40 EST Poultry Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335189 Poultry Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/603661b0-0db2-45d2-91c0-dfe37617825d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 19th <BR> <BR> Poultry Day celebrates chicken, turkey and other birds we commonly consume. Chicken and turkey are lower in fats, and cholesterol than other meats, making it better for your health. They also give you your breakfast eggs. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d364a94-4199-42fb-b90e-a327cd7e9ce0... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 09:37:48 EST National Quilting Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334770 National Quilting Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/38e91b8c-1925-4e07-b1ed-226e901bd85b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Third Saturday in March <BR> <BR> National Quilting Day celebrates fabulous quilts and those who make them. Definitely a ladies hobby, quilting is a skill that produces warm and beautiful results. <BR> <BR> Today is a day to recognize and appreciate the quiltmakers, the skill and the warm and the results. If you are a quiltmaker, spe... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:10:21 EST Erin Go Bragh - Saint Patrick's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334329 Saint Patrick's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b5eec327-8582-4d87-b17a-b44b951c82d4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> When: March 17th. <BR> <BR> Saint Patrick's day is in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland, who brought christianity to the Emerald Isles, as Ireland is known. It is truly a day of celebrating Irish history, ancestry, traditions and customs. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4afa4301-be23-4b35-9c49-943c16b64d40.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Sain... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:16:06 EST Freedom of Information Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333832 Freedom of Information Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b784545-d8b2-4b73-8220-634f694d79d4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 16 <BR> <BR> Freedom of Information Day celebrates and recognizes a valuable concept in American rights. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e6aa44b8-aa1a-4d95-95f1-31b91b0d5cbf.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> March 16th is the birth date of James Madison, the 4th president of the United States of America. ... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:45:04 EST Ides of March http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333374 Ides of March <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83ba3145-25fe-4882-9320-2086d81da77c.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : March 15th <BR> <BR> The Ides of March is the first day of the Roman New Year.It also marks the first day of spring in the Roman calendar. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/98f1f761-db8b-4c6d-89a7-b4d2555fc4f8.png"> <BR> <BR> On this day in history, Julius Caesar was warned by soothsayers to "beware of the Ides o... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:43:26 EST Learn About Butterflies Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332858 Learn About Butterflies Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d6dcc4e-f99a-4b8f-9bb0-76d95f95c2cf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 14th <BR> <BR> Today is Learn About Butterflies Day. It is fun day, because everyone likes butterflies. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06895c8d-b8d3-49f6-8c0c-c17f8422f425.png"> <BR> <BR> When we first heard about this special day, we thought...Oh, how cool! Butterflies are neat and fun ... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:28:02 EST Jewel Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332261 Jewel Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/280b64ab-91bf-4bdf-9803-72f1422d0945.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 13 <BR> <BR> Jewel Day is your chance to give or receive jewelry. Will you receive jewelry today? Who knows? But one thing we can be certain about ....... jewelry stores love this holiday. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/12217589-28bf-4836-93f4-4cca13d6630a.png"> <BR> <BR> Yesireee! Today is a jewel of a ... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:16:40 EST Plant a Flower Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331647 Plant a Flower Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/53a61e0e-2562-40b2-a575-e0e111e0b008.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 12th <BR> <BR> Plant a Flower Day is a day to get a little dirt under your fingernails. Take a few minutes to plant a flower today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/58f719d6-0592-49c1-a427-9f1a41ea0cae.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Gardening is a great hobby. It's enjoyed by millions of people, old and young a... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:23:59 EST Worship of Tools Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331140 Worship of Tools Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cc1a6291-6f75-4d77-bf30-1623592f0cf5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 11 <BR> <BR> There are few things that the male population worships more than his tools. To some, a tool is a natural extension of their arm. So, Worship of Tools Day is a logical day of celebration. And, it's definitely a guy thing. Please note however, there are more than a few ladies who love to work with their hands, a... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 05:17:21 EST Middle Name Pride Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330686 Middle Name Pride Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ac594e94-1720-4844-b847-d8696ebdefcd.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 10th <BR> <BR> Middle Name Pride Day honors the seldom used middle name that often sets you apart from others. It was selected with care, so you should be proud of it. <BR> <BR> Here's two big reasons to be proud of your middle name: <BR> <BR> First, there are plenty of John Smiths and and Mary Jones. Its the middle nam... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:49:21 EST Popcorn Lover's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330140 Popcorn Lover's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7acbc253-dc58-42bc-9924-f11ab0c84f20.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Second Thursday in March <BR> <BR> Many of us love popcorn. So, it only makes sense that there should be a special day just for popcorn lovers. <BR> <BR> Popcorn is good for you, when eaten plain. It is not as healthy, when it's loaded with salt and butter. <BR> <BR> This day is intended to enjoy popcorn and share it with others. Brin... Thu, 9 Mar 2017 07:23:39 EST International Women's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329578 International Women's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/51e579cb-6413-4bb8-a9ce-6d518473dc06.png"> <BR> <BR> Date when celebrated: March 8th <BR> <BR> International Women's Day is sponsored worldwide by the United Nations. However, the UN did not originate this special celebration. The roots of this celebration goes back to the late 1800's and early 1900s. It grew from women's socialist movements and early women's trade union groups. <BR> <BR> <img src="... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 05:15:49 EST National Cereal Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329067 National Cereal Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/332cd2b2-4cbb-4c88-9d9d-b0d6714ad52f.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Celebrated Annually on March 7 <BR> <BR> Strange that the invention of breakfast cereal was founded on the fact that the American diet of the mid 1800's was a poor one packed with protein, booze and caffeine. <BR> <BR> Or maybe it’s not so strange. After all, cereal was considered a remedy – a sort of 19th-century health or wonder food for the ailing masse... Tue, 7 Mar 2017 05:18:37 EST National Frozen Food Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328564 National Frozen Food Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/440478ac-288c-4c39-92d7-43904fa45eed.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 6th <BR> <BR> National Frozen Food Day celebrates all those yummy foods and snacks in your freezer. Sure, the invention of the freezer made this day possible. But, the methods and techniques of preparing and freezing foods is what makes frozen foods taste great, look great and store in a frozen state until you need th... Mon, 6 Mar 2017 07:37:37 EST Namesake Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328089 Namesake Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f5f564b-d6ca-43d5-95af-f261f1a138ae.png"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: First Sunday of March <BR> <BR> There are many of us who bear names that come from another, a name that was selected, not by coincidence, but with intent to carry on the honor of that lineage into our own life. Namesake Day beseeches you to find out, and celebrate the heritage you carry in your name. <BR> <BR> The world has a long tradition of ... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 09:29:04 EST Hug a GI Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327618 Hug a GI Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa06caba-8163-4d5e-afec-d7a024037ed8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 4 <BR> <BR> Today is a day that we all can embrace. It's "Hug a GI Day". Give a great big hug to any and all GIs you see today. The men and women in our armed forces deserve our thanks and appreciation. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/84a58ee3-72e4-41a3-8f20-7e5c9ebc083d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> GI's perform an... Sat, 4 Mar 2017 08:51:10 EST I Want You to be Happy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6325234 I Want You to be Happy Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/17080070-9948-4672-911d-93dddb6f57a7.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 3rd <BR> <BR> "I Want You to be Happy Day" is an unselfish day. Its a thought that we wish upon others that we care for or love. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c38b233c-d7e8-4562-8adf-ac97349de3f0.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Celebrate today by doing more than wishing someone is happy. Do something ... Fri, 3 Mar 2017 05:18:29 EST Old Stuff Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6323759 Old Stuff Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/47e11fe5-68fc-4c11-8d42-8f19e5e022c8.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 2nd <BR> <BR> When asking someone "What's new?" or "What's happening?", how often do you hear "Nothing really, same old stuff". <BR> <BR> Well, today, is Old Stuff Day, in recognition of this all too common response. It is suggestive of a boring time period, or a boring life style. ....how sad. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photo... Thu, 2 Mar 2017 05:17:30 EST National Peanut Butter Lovers' Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6323251 National Peanut Butter Lovers' Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d5501771-ce11-4eaa-a28c-7e2b5c4114f1.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always March 1st <BR> <BR> Today is a sticky day. National Peanut Butter Lover's Day salutes America's favorite sandwich spread. What kid didn't grow up loving a PB&J sandwich? It's a staple in our house. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f56e22d-977c-4983-abf6-c5f5ff24fb26.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Smoo... Wed, 1 Mar 2017 07:44:58 EST National Tooth Fairy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322705 National Tooth Fairy Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/62dee682-133b-4958-8684-42aee8c7e811.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9d573f26-d61d-4164-83d3-2fee79f46ad0.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 28th and/or August 22 <BR> <BR> National Tooth Fairy Day celebrates one of childhood's favorite visitors. The Tooth Fairy is an American tradition with European and superstitious roots. <BR> <BR> Losing baby teeth is a somet... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:50:25 EST No Brainer Day - this day is for me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322109 No Brainer Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/038183cf-f5f3-424c-9750-562075358560.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 27th <BR> <BR> No Brainer Day - now this day is for me! <BR> <BR> By definition, a "No brainer" is dong something that is simple, easy, obvious, and/or totally logical. Therefore, today is the day for you to do all those "no brainer" tasks and activities. If a project requires thinking, study, or analysis of any kind, then i... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:31:33 EST National Pistachio Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321630 National Pistachio Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dac435a3-8358-4797-83b3-ca9e58dc4475.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 26 <BR> <BR> National Pistachio Day is a nutty day. You can celebrate National Pistachio Day by eating them, and learning more about them. We're going to help with the learning part........ read on. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7e209ce-15d7-461a-b318-650fe48f413d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Nutty... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:20:12 EST Open That Bottle Night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321171 Open That Bottle Night <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d102ec0-b116-4ba1-aa8c-c471bea98d63.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Last Saturday in February <BR> <BR> Open That Bottle Night is one of the few special events, that is proclaimed as an evening event. This means that you can begin to celebrate at 5:00 pm. Now, as I recall, "It's five o'clock somewhere!!". <BR> <BR> Open That Bottle Night has a very special purpose. Dorothy Gaither and John Becher cr... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:12:48 EST National Tortilla Chip Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6320719 National Tortilla Chip Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4fc01bd8-865a-4797-9b5b-8b4cd6b3ae6d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 24th <BR> <BR> Today is a holiday with a crunch. One might even suggest that it is a corny holiday. Well, that's okay because today is National Tortilla Chip Day. Just a few decades ago, Americans seldom ate Corn Chips and Salsa. It's popularity has grown immensely. Today is a tribute to that rising popularity of ... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:24:44 EST International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6320279 International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/95e44853-0a25-4b51-bfcc-6b73db4aa9f4.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 23rd <BR> <BR> International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is a day for the dogs. And, that's because there is no one else who can really appreciate the true value of a dog biscuit. They say "Every dog has his day". And, it will definitely be his day,when you give him some tasty dog biscuits. <BR> ... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:06:35 EST George Washington's Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319661 George Washington's Birthday <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55fccb7e-1b69-4ad9-b6ef-58fc32d78ba2.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated: February 22 <BR> <BR> The "Father of His Country", George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He became commander in chief of the Continental Army in 1775, and fought a long and arduous war for freedom from British rule. The war was finally over in 1781, when the Continental Army with the help of the French, forced Britis... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:13:33 EST Card Reading Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319172 Card Reading Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/86c6674a-1ed4-4c92-b19c-0813298ccf37.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 21st <BR> <BR> Card Reading Day is a fun day. It's a day to read cards..... no more, no less. <BR> <BR> Beyond a doubt, the stationery and Ecard companies love this day. It encourages you to send cards. They like that. <BR> <BR> As we did our research, we thought we'd find some history that suggest it is a day for Tarot c... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:20:19 EST Love Your Pet Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318713 Love Your Pet Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ee5cfee-077a-4b5c-b1d4-8b2087eab089.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 20th <BR> <BR> Love Your Pet Day is day to pamper your pet. People just love their pets, and today is an easy excuse to spend time with them, and to give them special treats. Whether its a dog, a cat, a fish, a pet snake, or your pet rock......give them lots of love and attention today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:51:45 EST Love Your Pet Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318712 Love Your Pet Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ee5cfee-077a-4b5c-b1d4-8b2087eab089.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 20th <BR> <BR> Love Your Pet Day is day to pamper your pet. People just love their pets, and today is an easy excuse to spend time with them, and to give them special treats. Whether its a dog, a cat, a fish, a pet snake, or your pet rock......give them lots of love and attention today. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:51:45 EST Chocolate Mint Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318268 Chocolate Mint Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44c298b1-4918-4080-9c8a-39a0fc385c0e.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 19th <BR> <BR> Chocolate Mint Day celebrates anything and everything that is chocolate mint flavored. The most common chocolate mint treats are ice cream, candies, and desserts. Not everyone likes chocolate mint. But those who do love it. No, we don't know why some people don't like this great flavor. But, we do feel sorr... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:46:52 EST National Battery Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317783 National Battery Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a2be070-ad39-4791-af62-dd0181d177a2.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 18 <BR> <BR> People get a charge out of National Battery Day. We are absolutely energized about the many uses and applications. It's an opportunity to celebrate a vital invention. Batteries are used everywhere, from the battlefield to smoke alarms to headsets. They come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and power capacity,... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:26:20 EST Random Acts of Kindness Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317275 Random Acts of Kindness Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ee71339-a037-4022-a550-b4b1bd125308.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 17th <BR> <BR> Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. And, you know what to do...perform a few random acts of kindness. Almost any kind deed will do. And, we highly recommend you perform kind acts on as many people as you can. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/259e7a1f-ab17-499e-a89c-44a5... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:06:47 EST Do a Grouch a Favor Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6316809 Do a Grouch a Favor Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7ae0a93d-dadc-4291-b49c-4394bec475d5.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 16th <BR> <BR> Do a Grouch a Favor today. Do it and make the world a better place. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef628434-503b-4d85-b0ef-707cc9e2c572.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Everyone has been a grouch at one time or another. Some people are seemingly grouches all of the time. It's in their nat... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:13:55 EST National Gumdrop Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6316349 National Gumdrop Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a2bc2e8-5a9d-4c4c-a658-b475b5292182.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 15 <BR> <BR> National Gumdrop Day honors the popular, gelatin-based candy. Gumdrops have been a favorite candy for many decades. Nowadays, the "Gummi" candies which are the same gelatin base, are the most popular gumdrop type of sweet. <BR> <BR> On National Gumdrop Day, you know what to do... eat Gumdrops to your hear... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:32:01 EST Valentine's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315821 Valentine's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/29169124-37be-4971-99a0-8e8cbfff2a9b.png"> <BR> <BR> When: February 14th. <BR> <BR> Valentine's Day is a celebration of love and lovers. The roots of Valentine's Day goes back to ancient times, when people paid honor to the Roman God of Fertility. This was known as the Feast of Lupercalia, and was celebrated even then on February 14th. <BR> <BR> The traditions of Valentine's Day are broad and many. It is a time to ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:52:23 EST Clean Out Your Computer Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315233 Clean Out Your Computer Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5976b6e9-a417-4f90-a835-10689485acdd.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Second Monday of February <BR> <BR> Clean Out Your Computer Day is a day to logically review, and delete old files and programs. <BR> <BR> Most of us add programs and files to our computer with reckless abandon. After all, computers have huge storage capacity. Many of these files and programs are forgotten over time. Overtime ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:11:56 EST National Lost Penny Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6314862 National Lost Penny Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8bdaff4-0219-4fdb-8e38-46a96dfe855d.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 12th <BR> <BR> Today is National Lost Penny Day! <BR> <BR> Today you can make a few pennies, by seeking out lost pennies, of which there are probably quite a few in the nooks and crannies of your home. An individual penny may not have a lot of monetary value these days. However, finding a penny is a sign of good luc... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:46:26 EST Make a Friend Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6314372 Make a Friend Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60f1702b-c4ed-46ca-b7ac-9fa2530f65e9.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 11 <BR> <BR> Do you have enough friends? The answer should be no. No matter how many friends we have, more of them increases our wealth. That's because friends are one of life's valuable assets. 'Ya just can't have too many friends. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef290c28-4563-4ada-ad49-28d6873... Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:46:59 EST Umbrella Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313836 Umbrella Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7139021e-4494-4d75-bdae-f4303764babd.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Date When Celebrated : Always February 10 <BR> <BR> Umbrella Day is in honor of one of the world's most invaluable inventions. On a rainy, day, we are sure glad that someone was smart enough to invent it. It's also increasingly popular to use umbrellas to shade ourselves from harmful UV radiation, and the heat of the sun. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:13:54 EST