DESERTDREAMERS's SparkPeople Blog DESERTDREAMERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 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 National Garage Sale Day Busy, busy night - not hectic, just steady without breaks. I think Devo has been here - I'm whipped good! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> August 13, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL PROSECCO DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GARAGE SALE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <... Sat, 13 Aug 2016 08:17:21 EST National Vinyl Record Day August 12, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY- for all of us that weren't born first (the leader) or last (the baby) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VINYL RECORD DAY - According to, National Vinyl Record Day is a good time to reminisce about the “Good Ole Days”. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL JUL... Fri, 12 Aug 2016 04:42:44 EST National Presidential Joke Day August 11, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RASPBERRY BOMBE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL JOKE DAY - I did not make this up! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SON'S AND DAUGHTER'S DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Janine Cooper Ayres, Presidenti... Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:22:02 EST National Lazy Day August 10, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL S'MORES DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LAZY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Lazy Day, Spanky & Our Gang, 1967 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blue sky, Sunshine, what a day to take a walk in the park. <BR> Ice cream,... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:01:27 EST National Book Lovers Day August 9, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BOOK LOVERS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RICE PUDDING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VEEP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yertle the Turtle, 1985 (?) - from the Dr. Seuss classic... Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:11:01 EST National Happiness Happens Day August 8, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL FROZEN CUSTARD DAY <BR> <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SNEAK SOME ZUCCHINI INTO YOUR NEIGHBOR’S PORCH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <img src=" Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:24:50 EST National Sisters Day August 7, 2016 - And, another busy day of daze! I reordered the list from to group the families and friends together. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SISTERS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> AMERICAN FAMILY DAY <BR> <img src=" Sun, 7 Aug 2016 09:12:39 EST Kokomo August 6, 2016 - another really full day of days. The National Disc Golf Day was just added this week. No idea why it wasn't added to a less busy day (like yesterday with only 2 'days') <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL JAMAICAN PATTY DAY - these are meat pies, like the Cornish Pasty. I couldn't find anything that struck my fancy for a song today, so I'm going with the Beach Boys song about Jamaica. <BR> <img src=""> <BR>... Sat, 6 Aug 2016 13:31:17 EST National Underwear Day August 5, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL UNDERWEAR DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OYSTER DAY - hmmm, aren't oysters an aphrodisiac? Does anyone else think it's an odd pairing with Underwear Day? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Rodney Carringham, The Underwear Song, 1968 <BR> <img src=" Fri, 5 Aug 2016 09:38:25 EST National Coast Guard Day August 4, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COAST GUARD DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Semper Paratus (Always Ready), The Coast Guard Marching song <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> From Aztec Shore to Arctic Z... Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:27:28 EST National Watermelon Day August 2, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY - watermelons were probably cultivated by early Africans because of their high water content. Watermelon seeds and artwork have been found in the tombs of Pharohs. (From <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GRAB SOME NUTS DAY - there are days for almonds, pecans and more, but this one is for all of them! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpe... Wed, 3 Aug 2016 09:15:36 EST National Coloring Book Day August 2, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL COLORING BOOK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NIGHT OUT DAY - a "taking back the night" day from undesirables <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My Coloring Book... Tue, 2 Aug 2016 14:21:36 EST National Girlfriends Day August 1, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RASPBERRY CREAM PIE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GIRLFRIENDS DAY - hanging with your BFFs <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MINORITY DONOR AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> RESPECT FOR PARENTS DAY <BR>... Mon, 1 Aug 2016 09:04:03 EST National Mutt Day July 31, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MUTT DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Like My Dog, Billy Currington, 2011 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> He never tells me that he's sick of this house <BR> He never says why ... Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:12:15 EST National Dance Day July 30, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY )h, yummy, yummy, yummy <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FATHER-IN-LAW DAY - better an inlaw than an outlaw <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DANCE DAY - like no one is watching! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR... Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:28:43 EST Global Tiger Day July 29, 2016 - Busy day <BR> NATIONAL GET GNARLY DAY - do something exciting, stretch your limits! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LIPSTICK DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHICKEN WING DAY <... Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:32:23 EST National Refreshment Day 28 July 2016 <BR> NATIONAL REFRESHMENT DAY - ah, hot summer days, cool drinks (iced tea for me). National Refreshment Day was submitted by Traveler Beer Company in May 2015. Pick your poison but drink responsibly. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHILI DOG DAY - wash them down with your favorite cool drink <BR> <img src=""> <BR> ... Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:47:21 EST National Scotch Day July 27, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CREME BRULEE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SCOTCH DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> This particular whisky first and foremost must be made in Scotland. It must be fermented from malted barley, aged in oak barrels for at least three years and have an ABV of less than 94.8%. While most Scotch is made wi... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:57:22 EST National Aunt and Uncle Day July 26, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BAGELFEST - give me the everything bagel, or cinnamon raisin <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COFFEE MILKSHAKE DAY - um, um, ummm - 2 of my favorite things <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL AUNT AND UNCLE'S DAY - boy, finding clean songs about aunts and uncles was hard! <BR> <img src="http://phot... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 02:47:44 EST National Merry Go Round Day July 25, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL HOT FUDGE SUNDAE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MERRY GO ROUND DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL THREAD THE NEEDLE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> 2012, Kacey Musgraves, Merry Go 'Round <BR> <img src="htt... Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:37:16 EST National Tequila Day July 24, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL THERMAL ENGINEER DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PARENTS' DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DRIVE-THRU DAY <BR> <img src=" Sun, 24 Jul 2016 02:45:03 EST National Day of the Cowboy July 23, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VANILLA ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, separately and together ... I couldn't decide which song to use - there's a lot of good ones out there, but these are my favs <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sp... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:03:00 EST National Rat Catcher Day July 22, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL PENUCHE FUDGE DAY - a fudge like candy made with brown sugar <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HAMMOCK DAY - lazing under a shady tree on a summer's day <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RAT CATCHER'S DAY - honoring the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and all exterminators <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spar... Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:32:26 EST National Junk Food Day July 21, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL JUNK FOOD DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Larry Groce, 1976,... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 05:13:37 EST National Lollipop Day July 20 <BR> NATIONAL LOLLIPOP DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MOON DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows, Lesley Gore, 1963 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sunshine, lollipops and rainbows, <BR> Everything that's wonde... Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:06:22 EST National Daiquiri Day July 19, 2016 -NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY - This one was a LOT harder than I thought to find a song for (unless I wanted to go really raunchy ghetto rap - no thanks) . I almost took "Two Pina Coladas" and wrote in two frozen daiquiris. Well, daiquiris are made from rum, sweetener, and citrus (usually lime juice) - with variations of frozen (!) and other fruits (strawberries, yum!) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ru... Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:51:10 EST National Get Out of the Dog House Day 18 July <BR> NATIONAL SOUR CANDY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HAMILTONS DAY - TGI Friday started promoting a special menu for $10 - a "Hamilton". They got this day recognized this year <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CAVIAR DAY <BR> <img src=" Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:25:52 EST National Ice Cream Day/Peach Ice Cream Day July 17, 2016 <BR> WORLD EMOJI DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEACH ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WRONG WAY CORRIGAN DAY <BR> <img src=" Sun, 17 Jul 2016 08:30:00 EST TOSS AWAY THE "COULD HAVES" AND THE "WOULD HAVES" DAY July 16, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB WINE DAY - I like strawberry-rhubarb pie <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CORN FRITTERS DAY - Haven't had these since I left Georgia <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PERSONAL CHEF DAY _ I want a personal chef to make me the fritters and a bunch of other good stuff and serve me the... Sat, 16 Jul 2016 06:31:35 EST National Give Something Away July 15, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL GIVE SOMETHING AWAY DAY - To share our bounty <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PET FIRE SAFETY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TAPIOCA PUDDING DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL I LOVE HORSES DAY <BR> <img ... Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:59:23 EST National Nude Day July 14, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TAPE MEASURE DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL NUDE DAY - actually for naturalists or nudist, not naked (or "neked") <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GRAND MARNIER... Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:21:25 EST National French Fry Day July 13, 2016 - I think the kids got to pick these days! <BR> NATIONAL FRENCH FRY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BEANS ‘N’ FRANKS DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Kids Music, I Love French Fries Written and sung by Chuck,Katelyn and Billy (I couldn't find a date) <BR> <BR> So salty and delicious <BR> They're not very nut... Wed, 13 Jul 2016 04:29:40 EST NATIONAL DIFFERENT COLORED EYES DAY July 12, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL PECAN PIE DAY - yum, yum, yum - just pack that fat on my hips now! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DIFFERENT COLORED EYES DAY - heterochromia - sometimes they're born with it, but some infections or trauma can cause it (Color changing eye contacts don't count) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SIMPL... Tue, 12 Jul 2016 04:02:11 EST National Cheer Up the Lonely Day July 11, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RAINIER CHERRY DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL 7-ELEVEN DAY - free slurpies! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BLUEBERRY MUFFIN DAY <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MOJITO DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Mon, 11 Jul 2016 02:04:17 EST National Pina Colada Day After last night's exhaustion, I got home, fed and pottied the critters, and fell asleep about 10A. Cracked an eye open a few times to look at the clock, wonder what on earth the pups were barking at now, but mostly slept until 10P. Too late to feed the pups again, change out of my jammie's, and walk the pups, so I broke my streaks of walking them, exercising for at least 45 minutes, and getting 10K or plus steps. Oh, well ... <BR> <img src=" Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:40:37 EST