DESERTDREAMERS's SparkPeople Blog DESERTDREAMERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community National American Diabetes Association Alert Day March 28, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION ALERT DAY - I'm not diabetic, but, as an Emergency Department nurse, I see a LOT of patients with complications. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SOMETHING ON A STICK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WEED APPRECIATION DAY - no, not the recreational or medicinal t... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:16:27 EST National Joe Day March 26, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL JOE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SPANISH PAELLA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Set 'Em Up Joe, Vern Gosdin, 1988 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> They got a vintage Victrola 1951 <BR> Full of my favorite records that I... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:32:36 EST National Physicians Week <BR> March 26, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL PHYSICIANS WEEK <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NOUGAT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> EPILEPSY AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SPINACH DAY <BR> <img src=" Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:31:17 EST Tolkein Reading Day March 25, 2017 <BR> TOLKIEN READING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LOBSTER NEWBURG <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "Roads Go Ever, Ever On", from Tolkein's Return of the King, animated movie, ... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:45:53 EST National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day March 24, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED RAISIN DAY - I've got nothing for this. But, here's the California Raisins covering "You Can't Hurry Love" (The Supremes, 1966) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> I need love, love to ease my mind, <BR> I need to find, find someone to call mine, <BR> But mama said you can't hurry love, <BR> No you just have to wait, <BR> She said love don't come easy, <BR> It's a game... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:16 EST National Near Miss Day March 23, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL NEAR MISS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PUPPY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHIP AND DIP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHIA DAY <BR> <img src=" Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:26:41 EST National Goof Off Day March 22, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL GOOF OFF DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BAVARIAN CREPES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Some Beach, Blake Shelton, 2004 - every time something happens to upset him, this guy goes straight to the beach in his head. <BR> <img src=" Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:10:38 EST National Single Parent Day March 21, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL SINGLE PARENT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FRAGRANCE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COMMON COURTESY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.s... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:49:36 EST Spring Equinox March 20, 2017 <BR> SPRING BEGINS (Northern Hemisphere) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RAVIOLI DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PROPOSAL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NATIVE HHIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaw... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:55:45 EST National Let's Laugh Day March 19 <BR> LET’S LAUGH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CARAMEL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CERTIFIED NURSES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POULTRY DAY <BR> <img src=" Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:25:37 EST National Quilting Day March 18, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL QUILTING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SLOPPY JOE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL AWKWARD MOMENTS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SUPREME SACRIFICE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:31:58 EST St Patrick's Day March 17, 2017 <BR> ST. PATRICK’S DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE DAY - wait, is there a difference? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Danny Boy, classic Irish song <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Oh, Danny Boy, the pipes, the... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:45:00 EST National Farm Rescuer Day March 16, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL FARM RESCUER DAY - Just added this year. It's for those who help farmers when they have emergencies and can't get the work done by themselves. What used to be community traditions are now a non-profit group named Farm Rescue. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ARTICHOKE HEARTS DAY - ever wonder who thought this would be good to eat? <BR> <img src=" Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:29:36 EST National Everything You Think Is Wrong Day March 15, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL EVERYTHING YOU THINK IS WRONG DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL KICK BUTTS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEARS HELENE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SHOE THE WORLD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photo... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 05:51:32 EST National Pi Day March 14, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL PI DAY (3.14 ... it was better in 2015 - 3.1415) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POTATO CHIP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CRAFT DAY ... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 03:38:12 EST National Jewel Day March 13, 2017 <BR> <BR> NATIONAL JEWEL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COCONUT TORTE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL EARMUFF DAY <BR> <img src=" Mon, 13 Mar 2017 04:51:07 EST Daylight Saving Time March 12, 2017 <BR> DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME - in the USA, we're on it for over 7 months. Blegh! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GIRL SCOUT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PLANT A FLOWER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "As Time Goes By" from Ca... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:04:11 EST National Johnny Apppleseed Day March 11, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PROMPOSAL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OATMEAL NUT WAFFLES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WORSHIP OF TOOLS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photo... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 05:34:57 EST National Pack Your Lunch Day March 10, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL PACK YOUR LUNCH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MARIO DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BLUEBERRY POPOVER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WOMEN AND GIRLS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src="h... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:42:34 EST National Barbie Day March 9, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL BARBIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MEATBALL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GET OVER IT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CRABMEAT DAY <BR> <img src=" Thu, 9 Mar 2017 08:25:37 EST National Proofreading Day March 8, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> She's Got a Way With Words, Blake Shelton, 2012 <B... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 06:13:22 EST National Cereal Day March 7, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CEREAL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY (IHOP) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CROWN OF ROAST PORK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY <BR> <img src=" Tue, 7 Mar 2017 04:53:56 EST National Dress Day March 6, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL DRESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OREO COOKIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DENTIST’S DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeop... Mon, 6 Mar 2017 10:40:06 EST National Multiple Personality Day March 5, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ABSINTHE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHEESE DOODLE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> You May Be Right, Billy Joel, 1980 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.s... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 04:12:45 EST March Fourth - National Hug A G.I. Day March 4, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL HUG A G.I. DAY (March "Forth") <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> MARCHING MUSIC DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POUND CAKE DAY <BR> <img src=" Sat, 4 Mar 2017 07:52:48 EST National I Want You To Be Happy Day March 3, 2017 Oh, come on! 9 daze of days?! OK - Unplug the electronics, mull some wine, make a sandwich of cold cuts and tartar sauce. Sing the National Anthem while you debate who is the best salesperson and employees. Because I want you to be happy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL I WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <... Fri, 3 Mar 2017 08:08:11 EST National Old Stuff Day March 2, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL OLD STUFF DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BANANA CREAM PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY (Dr. Seuss Day) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Old Days, Chicago, 1975 <BR> <img src="http://ph... Thu, 2 Mar 2017 04:49:26 EST National Horse Protection Day March 1, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL HORSE PROTECTION DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER LOVER’S DAY - I like crunchy, but I keep smooth for Giving pills to my pups <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PIG DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIO... Wed, 1 Mar 2017 05:39:06 EST Fat Tuesday February 28, 2017 <BR> FAT TUESDAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PUBLIC SLEEPING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TOOTH FAIRY DAY <BR> <img src=" Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:39:33 EST National Kahlua Day February 27, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL KAHLUA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STRAWBERRY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY (& International) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "Ka-Lu-A (Love Song Of Kalua)", Marty Robbins, 1963 <BR> <im... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:06:54 EST National Tell a Fairy Tale Day February 26, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL TELL A FAIRY TALE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PISTACHIO DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> "Some Day My Prince Will Come", Adriana Caselotti, 1937 movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs <BR> <img src=""> <BR> ... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:49:57 EST National Chocolate Covered Nut Day February 25, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED NUT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CLAM CHOWDER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Classic Almond Joy Jingle from 1970's <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sometimes you feel like a nut <BR> Sometimes you... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:09:12 EST National Tortilla Chip Day February 24, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL TORTILLA CHIP DAY - chips and salsa - yum <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SKIP THE STRAW DAY - drink straight from the glass! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY - trivia: Most people think the term “cupcake” comes from idea that a cupcake looks like a cake cooked in a cup. However, t... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:10:48 EST National Toast Day February 23, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL TOAST DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TILE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHILI DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DOG BISCUIT DAY <BR> <img src=" Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:12:24 EST National Margarita Day February 22, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY - if I drank alcohol, it'd probably be frozen strawberry margaritas <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COOK A SWEET POTATO DAY- thought about finding a sweet potato song. Just kidding! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "Margaritaville", Jimmy Buffet, 1977 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:05:04 EST National Margarita Day February 22, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY - if I drank alcohol, it'd probably be frozen strawberry margaritas <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COOK A SWEET POTATO DAY- thought about finding a sweet potato song. Just kidding! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "Margaritaville", Jimmy Buffet, 1977 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:05:02 EST National Sticky Bun Day February 21, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL STICKY BUN DAY - ummm, sweet gooey sticky buns ... I miss them! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I couldn't find a good song about sticky buns - but there was a group called The Sticky Buns that sang children's songs! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Workin' on the Railroad, covered by The Sticky Buns at one time... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:19:10 EST National Love Your Pet Day February 20, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL LOVE YOUR PET DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHERRY PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> PRESIDENTS DAY - the 3d Monday in February <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> The Cat in the Window (The Bird in the Sky), Petula ... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:44:17 EST National Lash Day February 19, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL LASH DAY - we have a day for false eyelashes?! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MINT DAY - yum <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Bette Davies Eyes, Kim Carnes, 1974 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Her hair is Harlow gol... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:10:37 EST National Battery Day February 18, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL BATTERY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DRINK WINE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CRAB STUFFED FLOUNDER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> There are a lot of songs about drinking wine, but I just wasn't ent... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:32:10 EST National Random Acts of Kindness Day February 17, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CABBAGE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CAREGIVERS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Always Be Humble and Kind, Tim McGraw, 2016 <BR> <img src... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:24:18 EST National Do a Grouch a Favor Day February 16, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL DO A GROUCH A FAVOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ALMOND DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> The Grouch Song, Sesame Street, 1994 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> If you wake up in the morning mean and grumpy <BR> And you... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:06:59 EST Singles Awareness Day February 15, 2017 <BR> SINGLES AWARENESS DAY - it's better to be single than in a bad relationship <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GUMDROP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> She Let Herself Go, George Strait, 2006 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> He wondere... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:57:12 EST Valentines Day February 14, 2017 <BR> VALENTINES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREAM-FILLED CHOCOLATES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FERRIS WHEEL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> ORGAN DONOR DAY <BR> <img src=" Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:53:07 EST National Clean Out Your Computer Day February 13, 2017 <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TORTELLINI DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Computer Age, SWEET COMFORT BAND, 1984 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> She does aerobics to start the day <BR> But... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:41:28 EST National Lost Penny Day February 12, 2017 <BR> National Lost Penny Day ( - Find a penny, pick it up. All the day you'll have good luck. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Abraham Lincoln's Birthday - just think - if they hadn't combined the Presidents' birthdays into "President's Day", we could have more than 40 more holidays! <BR> <img src=""> ... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 07:29:19 EST National Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day February 11, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL DON’T CRY OVER SPILLED MILK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEPPERMINT PATTY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MAKE FRIEND DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL INVENTORS' DAY <BR> <img src="http... Sat, 11 Feb 2017 06:22:12 EST National Umbrella Day February 10, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Bus Stop, The Hollies, 1966 <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:44:38 EST National Pizza Day February 9, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL PIZZA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BAGEL DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TOOTHACHE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> That's Amore, Dean Martin, 1953 <BR> <img src=" Thu, 9 Feb 2017 07:45:51 EST National Kite Flying Day February 8, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL KITE FLYING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BOY SCOUTS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Let's Go Fly a Kite, from Mary Poppins, 1964 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> With tuppence for paper and strings <BR> You can have y... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:35:05 EST