NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY – September 21

Each year on September 21st, people across the United States celebrate National Pecan Cookie Day. This delicious cookie can be eaten and enjoyed morning, noon and night. Pecan is an Algonquian word, meaning “a nut requiring a stone to crack.” A member of the hickory family, the pecan is native to central and southern United States. One of …
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NATIONAL SPICY HERMIT COOKIE DAY – November 15

National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day celebrates a cookie flavor reminiscent autumn spices. Recognized on November 15th, this time of year is ideal for baking up a batch of these delicious cookies.  Considered an old-fashioned cookie, it’s spice comes from cinnamon, cloves, allspice and sometimes nutmeg. An added bonus are the raisins, nuts, and dates. Hermit …
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WORLD SMILE DAY – First Friday in October

Each year on the first Friday in October, World Smile Day devotes a day to smiles and spreading random acts of kindness. This year its October 1, 2021. If someone smiles at you, you’re bound to smile back. A smile often expresses a feeling, encouragement to someone, or serves as a greeting. If you don’t …
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NATIONAL FORTUNE COOKIE DAY – July 20

We see a time when you will enjoy a crunchy, sweet treat on National Fortune Cookie Day! Each year on July 20th, Americans celebrate the cookie that is a traditional part of Chinese take-out. These crisp, folded cookies have a hint of buttery sweetness. Break them open, and you will find a slip of paper …
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NATIONAL GINGERSNAP DAY – July 1

Mmmmmm, hungry? Join in National Gingersnap Day on July 1st by enjoying this sweet and savory treat. Gingersnaps are cookies typically made from molasses, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and brown sugar. They are a combination of sweet and spicy and have long been enjoyed for generations. Gingersnaps are a healthier alternative to other cookies since they …
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KISS A GINGER DAY – January 12

On January 12th, everyone is encouraged to find your favorite redhead and give them a peck on Kiss a Ginger Day. I can still remember being different growing up as a redhead. Even celebrities we’re portrayed as blondes and brunettes in many roles in popular movies and TV. As children, you would be compared to …
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New Years Menu

A lot of us are ringing in 2021 in a lot smaller groups.  While we may miss the parties, we dont have to miss out on the food.  As 2020 finally ends take some time to enjoy that we made it.  As we know only to well not everyone did. Say hello to a new …
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Dec 31 New Year’s Eve

As today is also Make Up Your Mind Day, I have some fun and delicious ways to ring in the New Year! I took the initiative and made up this awesome menu to enjoy in style. Pensacola, Florida drops a Pelican every year. So while I am no longer able to join the downtown crowds …
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