NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY – November 19

National Play Monopoly Day on November 19th recognizes the iconic board game that lands us on Park Place, Boardwalk or even in jail. Known as one of the most popular board games in the world, Monopoly was originally based on a board game designed by Elizabeth Magie in 1902. Since then, the game has been …
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NATIONAL TAILGATING DAY – First Saturday in September

On the first Saturday in September National Tailgating Day reminds us what the autumn colors and scents already do. Those colors signal grilling time and a season of cheering on our favorite teams! September 4, 2021 Tailgating is the custom of gathering outside the stadium before the game with fans of the same team for …
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BETTER BREAKFAST MONTH – September

There is no better time to celebrate breakfast than during the entire month of September. It’s Better Breakfast Month! Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast has many health benefits. Eating a regular morning meal helps control weight and can guide us towards eating healthier meals regularly throughout the day. …
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NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY – July 19

Each year on July 19th, people across the United States fill their glasses with a rum-based cocktail and toast to National Daiquiri Day. So, raise your glass and join all of the others in this celebration! Daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice (typically lime), and sugar. Tasting of …
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NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY – July 9

Observed each year on July 9th, National Sugar Cookie Day honors the ever-popular and delicious sugar cookie. A holiday favorite and very easy to make, sugar cookies disappear quickly once they come out of the oven. Most sugar cookies include sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, and either baking powder or baking soda. While most people …
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NATIONAL ROSÉ DAY – Second Saturday in June

National Rosé Day is observed annually on the second Saturday in June.  Rosé is probably the oldest known type of wine, dating back as far as 600 BC.  Rosé wines are generally made from red grapes and are very versatile wines that complement many types of food. Rosé is lighter than red wine and deeper than white …
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National Brandy Alexander Day January 31

The last day of January is National Brandy Alexander Day. If you haven’t tried this incredibly tasty cocktail, do it today on January 31. Brandy Alexander became popular in 1922, when it was introduced during the wedding of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in London. This cocktail has a predecessor, Alexander, that is made with gin. …
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Breyer’s Easy Peach Melba

This is a Breyers recipe that I’ve played with substitutions for our low carb, Keto Friendly diet.  *This is reduced carbs so watch the numbers.*  If making something like this I make sure I’ve left room in my carb count for it.  If the choices are bread or pasta or ice cream with peaches, well …
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Hello July

The month of July holds many celebrations. From Canada Day and Parent Day to Chocolate Day and Moon Day, there are many ways to participate. In the United States, it is considered the month of one of its biggest celebrations, Independence Day. The fine weather makes for an excellent time for vacations, travel and going …
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THE HISTORY OF 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. While …
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