NATIONAL IDAHO DAY

On May 17, National Idaho Day recognizes the 43rd state to join the union. A wave of settlement made its way into The Gem State following in the footsteps of the Corps of Discovery. Miners, traders, and missionaries made their way West into the territory of the Nez Perce, Shoshone and Bannock peoples. The state …
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NATIONAL MONTANA DAY

On May 3, National Montana Day recognizes The Treasure State and the big sky country. It’s difficult to know where to begin when it comes to the 41st state in the U.S.A. If we look up, big sky country is there day or night. The northern lights dazzle and dance at night and during the …
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NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY

On April 5th, National Deep Dish Pizza Day gives pizza lovers a day to celebrate one of America’s favorite varieties of pizza.  Whether it’s dine-in, delivered, take out or homemade, deep-dish pizza satisfies pizza lovers all across the country. Pick whatever toppings you like. This day focuses on the deep crust that holds an amazing …
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NATIONAL PANDA DAY – March 16

On March 16, National Panda Day draws attention to one of the world’s unique bears. Pandas are also one of the world’s most endangered and adored animals. Conservationists and animal lovers alike spread the word about increasing efforts of the international community dedicated to protecting and restoring habitat. Native to China, giant pandas are members …
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NATIONAL WINNIE THE POOH DAY

National Winnie the Pooh Day is observed annually on January 18th.  Author A.A. Milne brought the adorable, honey-loving bear to life in his stories which also featured his son, Christopher Robin.  National Winnie the Pooh Day commemorates Milne’s January 18, 1882, birthday. Milne’s lovable Pooh Bear, as he was fondly called, is a fictional bear inspired …
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NATIONAL PEACH MELBA DAY

Another dessert brought to us by an internationally famous chef, National Peach Melba Day offers a refreshing celebration on January 13th each year.  French chef Auguste Escoffier invented the elegant dessert back in 1892 or 1893, depending on the source. He created the dessert with peaches, vanilla ice cream, and raspberry sauce while employed at …
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FAUX FUR FRIDAY – First Friday in December

Faux Fur Friday, observed on the first Friday in December, provides a stylish way to wear and buy faux fur. Also known as fake fur, the textile made its debut in 1929. Initially made from alpaca wool, faux fur increased in quality as synthetic fibers became available. The fibers not only allowed for more variety …
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CARE BEARS SHARE YOUR CARE DAY

On September 9th, Care Bears Share Your Care Day inspires giving and volunteering in significant ways. For more than 35 years, Care Bears have taught children of all ages about sharing their feelings and caring for others. The Care Bears toy line was initially introduced in 1983 to caring fans everywhere. And they’ve never been …
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My Easy July 4th Menu

We have decided that staying home and not having anyone over is good for a quiet 4th of July. While we are very patriotic 2020 has made us rethink inviting anyone to our home or even a trip to the store. We’re staying inside with our air conditioner, streaming content, our family and of course …
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Zoo & Aquarium Month – June

National Zoo and Aquarium Month is an excellent time to plan your trip and make a donation to favorite zoo or aquarium. Launch into summer by visiting an aquarium or zoo near you. All around the country, parks are gearing up for visitors. They offer programs all year round regarding the wildlife they support that are educational …
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