DESERTDREAMERS's SparkPeople Blog DESERTDREAMERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community National Ghost Hunting Day October 1, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL GHOST HUNTING DAY - Just added this year <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FIRE PUP DAY - I really wanted to do one on Dalmations <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOMEMADE COOKIES DAY - oh, nom-nom-nom <BR> <img src="">... Sat, 1 Oct 2016 08:12:00 EST National Chewing Gum Day September 30, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHEWING GUM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MUD PACK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GAY MEN’S HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src="http://phot... Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:40:05 EST National Coffee Day September 29, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL COFFEE DAY - a day I can REALLY get behind! Every time I think of cutting back on my coffee intake (although I'm down to 4 cups a day, most days), somebody comes out with research saying "decreases Alzheiner's risks, pancreatic cancer, Parkinson's" ... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VFW DAY <BR> <img src=" Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:45:20 EST National Drink Beer Day September 28, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DRINK BEER DAY - September 7 was National Beer Lover's Day. What is it about beer and September? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STRAWBERRY CREAM PIE DAY <BR> <img src=" Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:16:53 EST National Drink Beer Day September 28, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DRINK BEER DAY - September 7 was National Beer Lover's Day. What is it about beer and September? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STRAWBERRY CREAM PIE DAY <BR> <img src=" Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:16:48 EST National Crush a Can Day September 27, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CORNED BEEF HASH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WOMAN ROAD WARRIOR DAY <BR> <im... Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:44:47 EST National Situational Awareness Day September 26, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL SITUATIONAL AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY <BR> <img src="http://p... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:19:25 EST National One-Hit Wonder Day September 25 <BR> NATIONAL ONE-HIT WONDER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TUNE-UP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GOLD STAR MOTHER’S DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.s... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:25:32 EST NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY September 24, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY USA <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY <BR> <img sr... Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:31:05 EST Inergize Day September 23, 2016 <BR> INNERGIZE DAY - another "take it easy" day. I think I just found my song for the day! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SNACK STICK DAY - this one was just added - we already have a "food on a stick day" <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHECKERS/DOGS IN POLITICS DAY - Checkers was Nixon's dog. When he wa... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:47:12 EST Autumnal Equinox & Hobbit Day September 22, 2016 - Whew! What a busy, busy day! Gonna give a 2-fer for the songs <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> AUTUMNAL EQUINOX <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> HOBBIT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIO... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:56:20 EST International Peace Day September 21, 2016 - the last day of summer <BR> NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> International Red Panda Day <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> World Gratitude Day <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> International Peace Day <BR> <img src="http://... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 04:01:40 EST National IT Professionals Day September 20, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL IT PROFESSIONALS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PUNCH DAY - not the hitting kind, or punching holes tools - the fruity drink kind. Couldn't find a song I liked ... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Online, Brad Paisley, 2007 <BR> <img src=" Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:54:26 EST Talk Like a Pirate Day SEPTEMBER 19 <BR> TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> From the Pirates of the Caribbean Disney ride, 1967, Yo, Ho (A Pirates's Life for Me). Also, later in the Pirate's of the Caribbean movie, 2003. <BR> <img src=" Mon, 19 Sep 2016 02:22:14 EST Wife Appreciation Day September 18, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHEESEBURGER DAY - I knew I shouldn't have picked Cheeseburger in Paradise for the blog on the 15th! I generally don't look ahead to upcoming days. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> AIR FORCE BIRTHDAY - Happy birthday, U.S. Air Force, 18 September 1947 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> WIFE APPRECIATION DAY - f... Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:28:44 EST CONSTITUTION AND CITIZENSHIP DAY September 17 <BR> NATIONAL MONTE CRISTO DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL APPLE DUMPLING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> PUPPY MILL AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeopl... Sat, 17 Sep 2016 06:50:11 EST National Step Family Day 9-16-16 <BR> NATL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATL PLAY DOH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATL CINNAMON RAISIN BREAD DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATL TRADESMEN DAY <BR> <img src=" Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:00:40 EST National Double Cheeseburger Day September 15, 2016 - another busy day - kick back with your felt hat, chomp down on all the food, wash it down with a cream de menthe, and go online and learn about Greenpeace - and listen to Cheeseburger in Paradise! <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY - not to be confused with grilled cheese or cheeseburgers! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:42:40 EST National Live Creative Day September 14, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL LIVE CREATIVE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOAGIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREAM FILLED DONUT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> John Lennon, Imagine, 1971 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:17:37 EST National Ants on a Log Day September 13, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL ANTS ON A LOG DAY - not real ants, but celery sticks filled with peanut butter and sprinkled with raisins. Or, banana logs is an option! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEANUT DAY - I grouped the first 3 days together - seemed logical since kids can make their own peanut snacks <BR> <img src="">... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:09:58 EST National Day of Encouragement September 12, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VIDEO GAME DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BOSS/EMPLOYEE EXCHANGE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DAY OF ENCOURAGEMENT <BR> <img src="htt... Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:57:44 EST National Grandparents Day September 11, 2016 <BR> PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HUG YOUR HOUND DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOT CROSS BUN DAY <BR> <i... Sun, 11 Sep 2016 07:32:49 EST National TV Dinner Day September 10, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL TV DINNER DAY - in 1953, the Swanson Company found themselves with a whole bunch of leftover Thanksgiving turkeys. Someone came up with the brilliant idea of frozen dinners. Hallelujah! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SWAP IDEAS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> TV Dinners, ZZ Top, 1983 <BR> <img s... Sat, 10 Sep 2016 04:50:53 EST National Teddy Bear Day September 9, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL TEDDY BEAR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> CARE BEARS SHARE YOUR CARE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HUG YOUR BOSS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WIENER SCHNITZEL DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaw... Fri, 9 Sep 2016 08:11:53 EST National Ampersand Day & September 8, 2016 NATIONAL AMPERSAND DAY - that wonderful shortcut glyph to indicate "and". suggests we should replace "and" in names & words today - like "&rew" & "Gr&ma" & "c&elara" - & use an ampersand (amperes&?) wherever we can! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY NURSES DAY - a noble profession. Bless them - I couldn't do it <BR> <img src=" Thu, 8 Sep 2016 05:27:19 EST National Beer Lover's Day September 7, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BEER LOVER'S DAY Disclaimer: I rarely drink alcohol, but there are a LOT of drinking songs out there! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NEITHER SNOW NOR RAIN DAY - Almost chose "Return to Sender" <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ACORN SQUASH DAY <BR> <img src=" Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:59:58 EST National Another Look Unlimited Day September 6, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL ANOTHER LOOK UNLIMITED DAY - per National Day Calendar, "It's time to clear out the closets. Purge the attic. Donate toys and clothes. Tidy up, clean up and put to use those items that have purpose!" <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY - my 2 favorite things! <BR> <img src="">... Tue, 6 Sep 2016 03:34:55 EST Labor Day 5 September - <BR> LABOR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> National Cheese Pizza Day <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Shiftwork, Kenny Chesney duet With George Strait, 2007 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Shift work, hard work, tired bar <BR> Blue-collar shirt and ... Mon, 5 Sep 2016 07:13:48 EST National Newspaper Carrier Day September 4, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL NEWSPAPER CARRIER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MACADAMIA NUT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Jimmy Brown the Newsboy, Roger Miller, 1965 (A sad song by the g... Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:04:40 EST National Tailgating Day September 3, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL TAILGATING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WELSH RAREBIT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL U.S. BOWLING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Parking Lot Party, Lee Brice, 2012 <BR> <img src="http://... Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:05:08 EST National Lazy Mom's Day September 2, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL LAZY MOM'S DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COLLEGE COLORS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL V-J DAY (Victory over Japan Day) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BLUEBERRY POPSICLE DAY <BR> <img src="http:... Fri, 2 Sep 2016 06:26:58 EST National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day <BR> September 1, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHICKEN BOY DAY - a giant statue of a boy with a chicken head, or a chicken with a boy body? Los Angeles icon on Route 66 I think maybe this statue is an example of something without rhyme or reason for being! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NO RHYME (NOR REASON) DAY - in honor of the words in the English language that have no rhymes (like orange) <BR> <img src="http:/... Thu, 1 Sep 2016 04:02:00 EST National Matchmaker Day August 31, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL MATCHMAKER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DIATOMACEOUS EARTH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TRAIL MIX DAY <BR> <img src=""> <img src=" Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:47:16 EST National Toasted Marshmallow Day August 30, 2016 - NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY <BR> Ah, sitting around the camp fire, burning, er, toasting marshmallows <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hello, Muddah, Hello, Faddah (A Letter From Camp), Allan Sherman, 1963 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hello Muddah, hello Fadduh, <BR> Here I am at Camp Grenada <BR> Camp is very enter... Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:51:54 EST National Chop Suey Day August 29, 2016 - NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY <BR> There's some controversy about if Chop Suey is really a Chinese dish, or if it was totally made up in the USA. Different sources support each claim. Oh, well, I like it, haven't had it in a long while. Couldn't find a "Chop Suey" song (at least one I liked!). <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ricky Nelson, 1961, Travelin' Man <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeop... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:51:06 EST National Cherry Turnover Day August 28, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Cherry, Cherry, Neil Diamond, 1966 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Baby loves me <BR> Yes, yes she does <BR> Ah, the girl's outta sight, yeah <BR> Says she loves me <BR> <img src=" Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:34:15 EST National Just Because Day August 27, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL JUST BECAUSE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POTS DE CREME DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Elvis Presley, Just Because, 1956 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Well, well, well, <BR> Just because you t... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:57:31 EST National Dog Day August 26, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DOG DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WEBMISTRESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHERRY POPSICLE DAY <BR> <img src=" Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:54:20 EST National Secondhand Wardrobe Day August 25, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BANANA SPLIT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WHISKEY SOUR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL KISS AND MAKE UP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SECONDHAND WARDROBE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:42:57 EST National Waffle Day August 24, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL WAFFLE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEACH PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Parry Gripp, 2003, Do You Like Waffles? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you like waffles? <BR> Yeah we like waffles <BR> Do you... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:55:26 EST National Ride the Wind Day August 23, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL SPONGE CAKE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RIDE THE WIND DAY- celebrating ultralight, human-powered flight ... Or maybe kites. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> OK, there is a song by Poison, Ride the Wind - I tried listening to it and reading the lyrics. Ah, no. I'll go with Ride Like the Wind, Ch... Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:44:47 EST National Tooth Fairy Day August 22, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL TOOTH FAIRY DAY - all I got was a quarter per tooth - but it was a long, long time ago - and I remember the door slamming trick and "eat an apple" trick <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PECAN TORTE DAY- eat enough of these (yum), and you'll need the tooth fairy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Tooth Fai... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:28:15 EST National Senior Citizens Day August 21, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BRAZILIAN BLOWOUT DAY - at least it's not celebrating a Brazilian wax (ouchies) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SPUMONI DAY - yum, Italian ice cream <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY - I embrace my age - if you don't ask for a senior discount, you'll never get it! <BR> <img ... Sun, 21 Aug 2016 05:25:12 EST National Radio Day August 20, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RADIO DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Toby Keith, How Do You Like Me Now?!, 1999 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I was always the crazy one <BR> Who broke into the ... Sat, 20 Aug 2016 02:20:44 EST National Aviation Day August 19, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL SOFT ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL AVIATION DAY - Orville Wright's birthday <BR> <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR... Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:21:55 EST National Mail Order Catalog Day August 18, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL FAJITA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ICE CREAM PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MAIL ORDER CATALOG DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> OK, this is a stretch - I could have picked the Blake Shelton song tha... Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:32:12 EST National I Love My Feet Day August 17, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL I LOVE MY FEET DAY! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Take a Load Off Your Feet, Beach Boys, 1971 <BR> (I had never heard this one until I did a search for songs about feet - and I grew up with the Beach Boys!) <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.c... Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:16:54 EST National Rum Day August 16, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RUM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL AIRBORNE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ROLLER COASTER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TELL A JOKE DAY <BR> <img src=" Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:14:11 EST National Relaxation Day August 15, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RELAXATION DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LEMON MERINGUE PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Toes, Zac Brown Band, 2008 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand <BR> Not a worry in ... Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:19:08 EST You'll Never Walk Alone August 14, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL SPIRIT OF '45 DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL V-J DAY (Victory Over Japan Day) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> You'll Never Walk Alone, from Rodgers and Hammerstei... Sun, 14 Aug 2016 13:27:11 EST