I for one am looking forward to a quiet 2023. I spent quite a bit of my year between the emergency room, 2 hospitals, procedures, surgeries, Covid, a care facility, and finally home nursing. Needless to say I would like my 2023 to be far less medically eventful. So as we turn to the future
November often blows in like a hurricane. Other times it lingers like the warmth of the sun. For many, the month fills us with gratitude. It represents family holidays, too. As warm and cozy as November seems to many, others consider the 11th month of the year to be somewhat bleary. But if you look
Sweet Potato Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in November. This month, the holidays go into full swing, and what better way to celebrate than with loads of hearty, delicious, and… wait for it… HEALTHY food! That’s right, sweet potatoes fall into all of those categories. They can be used in dozens of recipes,
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October is National Fire Prevention Month and that means it’s time for us all to take the precautionary steps to prevent dangerous and life-threatening fires. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, the winter months see an increase in home fires, deaths and injuries. These are the months when we turn on the heat to
Seasonal Changes During October, asters bloom and so do chrysanthemums. Their colors often pair well with the pumpkins and gourds collected from gardens. And speaking of pumpkins and gourds, holidays like National Pumpkin Seed Day, National Farmer’s Day, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and National Pumpkin Day all offer ways to set the mood. Since October is a harvest
Batter up! September is National Little League Month! The history of Little League baseball extends as far back as the game of baseball itself. During the Revolutionary War, soldiers of the Continental Army reportedly played an early version of the game. Primarily derived from the British game cricket, baseball rules began to take shape during
Swing your partner and dosey-do, don’t let go. September is National Square Dance Month, here we go! Square dancing was first documented in 16th-century England, but familiar in France and throughout Europe, too. As European immigrants settled in North America, they brought the dance with them. In the early years of the country, there was
National Soft Ice Cream Day on August 19th gives us a tasty way to cool off on a hot summer day. Whether you enjoy it in a bowl or on a cone, grab some soft serve and enjoy! Melting Ice Cream In 1934 on Memorial Day weekend in Hartsdale, New York, Tom Carvel had a
On August 10th, National Lazy Day gives us permission to relax and kickback. So, we’re going to be a bit lazy here. As you can see, there is not much information regarding this annually celebrated holiday as we do not feel like doing any research. Actually, we do not feel like doing anything at all.