NATIONAL MOJITO DAY – July 11

Each year on July 11th, people across America raise a glass to mark National Mojito Day. The cocktail consists of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint. The Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball, and while rumored to be a drink favored by the author, Ernest Hemingway, it’s never been proven. It seems …
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NATIONAL VANILLA MILKSHAKE DAY June 20

National Vanilla Milkshake Day is happily enjoyed by many people on June 20th of each year.  You can celebrate this day by making a homemade vanilla milkshake for you and your family today. The first time the term “milkshake” was used in print was in 1885.  This milkshake was a concoction of cream, eggs, and …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP DAY

On May 15th, we recognize a morsel of a thing.  It’s National Chocolate Chip Day!   Have you ever wondered if an ingredient would work in a recipe? It is hard to imagine where we would be without the invention of chocolate chips. In 1937, Ruth Graves Wakefield of Whitman Massachusetts must have been curious …
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MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day, a United States Federal holiday, is observed each year on the last Monday in May. On May 31, 2021 we honor and remember all the men and woman who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is also a day to remember all loved ones that have passed …
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CINCO DE MAYO

Cinco De May’s deeply rooted history in the Franco-Mexican War influenced Mexican-Mexican American communities in the early years of the American Civil War. In the early 1860s, as the Civil War erupted, these communities took up the banner of the Cinco De Mayo celebration as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy. …
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Day of the Ninja

December 5 is the Day of the Ninja, a day to honor and celebrate the sneaky and stealthy masked warriors in black garb from ancient Japan. Legend has it that this unofficial holiday was created in 2003 to commemorate the release of Tom Cruise’s movie, The Last Samurai. We loved this movie! Professional Spies Ninjas were …
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