NATIONAL SPORTS DAY

October is a prime time for National Sports Day. That’s why on October 16th, the fans, families, and athletes of all the sports converging on the month come together to celebrate their favorite athletic events. All disciplines of a sport take the field, from the youngest to the seasoned professional. While golfers hit the links …
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NATIONAL TV DINNER DAY – September 10

National TV Dinner Day is observed annually on September 10th.  In 1953, C.A. Swanson & Sons changed the prepackaged meal business forever. Introducing the TV Dinner revolutionized frozen food. In 1962, Swanson stopped using the name TV Dinner. However, in the United States, the term remains synonymous with any prepackaged dinner purchased frozen from a …
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NATIONAL I LOVE HORSES DAY – July 15

On July 15th we recognize the love of one magnificent creature on National I Love Horses Day! With over 200 breeds, these spirited animals give humans much to love. Their loyalty and devotion throughout history may only be a fraction of the reasons to love them. Not just a means of transportation, horses cleared fields, …
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NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH – July

July is an excellent time for National Picnic Month. The fresh air stirs the appetite, and garden vegetables and fruits make outdoor eating easier. Picnics hearken back to mid-18th-century al fresco French dining. A bottle of wine, a loaf of bread, some cheese and fruit made for an instant meal under the sky. The word picnic …
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NATIONAL GARFIELD THE CAT DAY – June 19

Celebrated each year on June 19, it is National Garfield the Cat Day.  A fictional character, Garfield is a title protagonist from the comic strip Garfield which was created by Jim Davis.   Today is set aside to celebrate him and the entertainment that he brings us. June 19, 1978, was the first publication of Garfield which …
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NATIONAL FILM SCORE DAY – April 3

On April 3rd, National Film Score Day recognizes the musical masterpieces called “Film Scores” and, more specifically, the very talented composers who create them. As the opening scenes of a long-anticipated movie begin flickering across the screen, a rising cadence undulates through the theater setting the mood. A musical note plays, then two. Soon the …
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AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER MONTH

February, the month for romance and Valentines, is also An Affair to Remember Month, remembering the classic 1957 romantic tearjerker starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. An Affair to Remember opened in theaters in the summer of 1957. The saga of the two lovers, both already engaged to another and how they find, lose and then rediscover one …
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CREATIVE ROMANCE MONTH

February is a month of love and romance. So it’s no surprise it is also designated as National Creative Romance Month. Psychologists tell us dating is vital to a relationship. A date is not something to be tolerated or suffered through. Instead, dating should be fun and pleasurable for both parties. Psychologists also stress the …
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CELEBRATION OF LIFE DAY

Celebration of Life Day on January 22nd honors the children and grandchildren who bring joy to our lives. The day is a reminder that each child and each life is to be held as a precious gift with the highest respect and dignity.  Children grow up so quickly. They’re constantly learning new things and changing …
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Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day, December 8

Outlander fans here is one more way to incorporate our obsession into our everyday lives. Channel your inner Claire and pretend you are a time traveler. Whether a trip through a stone circle, or a lightning storm and a Delorian, you can be from the past to this time or in Trekkie style imagine the …
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