Great Gifts for Dad!

Here we are uts the beginning of summer.  It kicks off by honoring the special men in a child’s life.  Father, dad, daddy, grandfather,  grandpa, uncle, or whatever we call him. He listens, understands, keeps you safe, gives you love, and teaches you important lessons for life.  Find great gifts for any dad and let …
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NATIONAL TELEPHONE DAY – April 25

On April 25th, we observe National Telephone Day. Around the world, there are 9.82 billion mobile phones. And while some predicted the landline to be obsolete by 2020, there are still about 931 million landlines around the world. Obtaining a Patent The correct answer to a trivia question like “Who invented the telephone?” is the name on …
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NATIONAL ICE CREAM CAKE DAY – June 27

National Ice Cream Cake Day is observed annually on June 27. In the height of summer, an ice cream cake is the perfect dessert. An ice cream cake consists of any flavor of ice cream in the shape of a cake.  It can include many different ingredients such as cake, cookie crumbs, sponge cake, fudge, …
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NATIONAL STRAWBERRY PARFAIT DAY

National Strawberry Parfait Day on June 25th comes around each year during the perfect time – peak strawberry season.  In fact, parfait is French for perfect. The traditional parfait is a dessert of ice cream or frozen custard layered with fruit and whipped cream in a tall stemmed glass. An additional topping of whipped cream garnishes …
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NATIONAL PRALINES DAY – June 24

National Pralines Day is observed annually on June 24th.  This day honors the praline, a confection made from nuts (whether in whole pieces or ground) and sugar syrup. Pralines may also refer to any chocolate cookie containing the ground powder of nuts. There are a variety of pralines to be enjoyed: Belgian Pralines – contain …
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NATIONAL PECAN SANDIES DAY – June 23

National Pecan Sandies Day is an American food holiday that is observed by cookie lovers each year on June 23rd. My mom has been making these as a Christmas staple for years.  We like them as the podered sugar covers them.  In my opinion still warm from the oven sprinkled with confectionery sugar.  Bet you …
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NATIONAL DAYLIGHT APPRECIATION DAY – June 21

National Daylight Appreciation Day is observed each year on June 21.   This day recognizes summer solstice (the longest day of daylight in the northern hemisphere) and encourages people to celebrate the many benefits of the sun. National Daylight Appreciation Day is also a day to learn more about the importance of daylighting. Daylighting is using skylights, …
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NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY

National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. Taking a break from our daily routine to bait a hook and catch some fish can be a relaxing endeavor.  In addition to providing food, fishing is a recreational pastime for …
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NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY – Third Friday in June

Each year on the third Friday in June, National Flip Flop Day encourages us to wear our favorite flip flops and show them off! Thong style sandals are by no means new to footwear. They’ve been around for thousands of years. However, the term “flip flop” has applied to flat-soled sandals with straps between the …
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