METASTATIC BREAST CANCER AWARENESS DAY – October 13

On October 13th, National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day focuses on the estimated 271,270 Americans diagnosed with this destructive cancer. Each year, treatments for all kinds of breast cancer are improving. Metastatic cancer is a stage IV cancer invading all areas of the body. It affects the liver, lungs, brain, lymph nodes, and more. Both …
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NATIONAL GUMBO DAY

On October 12th, the menu spotlights National Gumbo Day for food holidays. This heavily seasoned, stew-like dish fills us up on chilly fall days. Originating in southern Louisiana during the 18th century, Gumbo typically consists of strongly-flavored stock with meat or shellfish, a thickener, and seasoned vegetables. The seasoned vegetables may include celery, bell peppers, …
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NATIONAL HANDBAG DAY – October 10

National Handbag Day is observed annually on October 10th. This is a day to celebrate all the different types of handbags. HOW TO OBSERVE Show us your style by taking photos of your favorite handbags and posting them on social media using #nationalhandbagday. Another great way to celebrate is to treat yourself to a new …
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HALLOWEEN SAFETY MONTH – October

Halloween Safety Month is an annual designation observed in October. Halloween is a fun holiday for friends and families, but since it usually involves being outdoors late into the evening, it’s important to keep safety in mind when you’re out celebrating this spooky holiday.  The National Safety Council says in 2013, an estimated 6,100 pedestrian …
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Balloons Around the World Day

Balloons Around The World is a made-up holiday that aims to spread cheer around the world. It is celebrated annually on October 1. The unofficial holiday was created by Jeff Brown in 2000. The holiday encourages people to use balloons and the art of balloon twisting and decorating to bring smiles to the faces of …
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Jewel days

Jewels and jewelry are not just for special occasions.   A little sparkle and glam add the right touch to your look.  It’s the perfect finish to your look.  Most of us wear our wedding rings no matter what, but adding a splash of color completes a look.  Jeans or cocktail dress there is a perfect …
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NATIONAL JEWEL DAY – March 13

National Jewel Day on March 13th recognizes the makers, the jewelers and the special pieces that take our breath away. Each year, the day reminds us to wear those pieces and to appreciate the artisans who make them shine!  Jewelers offer a wide variety of gemstones. They provide their customers with custom designs and often …
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October 4th, World Smile Day & Taco Day

World Smile Day The first Friday of October every year is celebrated around the globe as World Smile Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to do acts of kindness to spread good will and cheer. First started in 1999 by the creator of the smiley, Harvey Ball, the holiday celebrates the intent behind the now …
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Hello October

Hello October. Well here we are coming to the end of another year. Aside from the Halloween preparations, I start reviewing what I need to get done when completing this year. It seems like I blinked after June and here we are. October Birthdays October birthdays get our unique birthstone of Opals. Opal is the birthstone for …
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