Jump into July

The seventh month of the Gregorian year is named in honor of Julius Caesar. In 63 B.C. Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus. The calendar was 355 days long and gradually through mishandling and corruption (pontiffs allowing the calendar to lengthen to please one priest, shortening it to anger another) January slipped into fall. A …
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Prime Day July 12 & 13, 2022

Do you have Prime?  Before I got mt Prime Account I told myself ” I’ll never use that.”  Here I am 3 years later and I not only love my prime account I use it almost everyday.  Video, kindle, shopping, food, even medical everyday items, if I am looking for it chances are I can …
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NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY – August 17

On National Thrift Shop Day on August 17th, get ready for some bargain shopping! Nearly every town in the United States offers a thrift shop or second-hand store. So there’s no excuse not to celebrate. A thrift shop (also known as a thrift store, charity shop, hospice shop, second-hand shop, consignment or resale shop) is …
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All About August

In the original 10 month Roman calendar, August was the sixth month with 30 days and was originally named Sextilis. In 8 BC, the Roman Senate rewarded Octavian Augustus a month in his honor.  The founder and first emperor of the Roman Empire, Octavian Augustus selected Sextilis, which under the Julian calendar was the eighth month …
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NATIONAL GUMMI WORM DAY – July 15

Each year, National Gummi Worm Day gets a day of recognition on July 15th. Gummi worms are a gelatin candy created by a German company called Trolli. Gummy worms are green and red but come in a variety of flavors, such as sweet and sour! These creepy treats are one of the best-selling candies of all …
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NATIONAL CELL PHONE COURTESY MONTH – July

National Cell Phone Courtesy Month during July encourages us to evaluate our cellular habits and consider others before we reach for our phone. Our phones have become an integral part of our lives. We schedule events, organize shopping lists, order birthday presents and communicate all from this one, small device. Do we even make a …
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NATIONAL PRALINES DAY – June 24

National Pralines Day is observed annually on June 24th.  This day honors the praline, a confection made from nuts (whether in whole pieces or ground) and sugar syrup. Pralines may also refer to any chocolate cookie containing the ground powder of nuts. There are a variety of pralines to be enjoyed: Belgian Pralines – contain …
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NATIONAL PECAN SANDIES DAY – June 23

National Pecan Sandies Day is an American food holiday that is observed by cookie lovers each year on June 23rd. My mom has been making these as a Christmas staple for years.  We like them as the podered sugar covers them.  In my opinion still warm from the oven sprinkled with confectionery sugar.  Bet you …
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