Category: National Days

National Beverage Day – May 6 – Time to Drink Up!

Drinking beverages

May 6 is celebrated each year as National Beverage Day.  No matter your preferred choice of drink, today is the day to sit back, grab a glass and enjoy your favorite beverage. Beverages play a big part in our lives, whether it is nourishment in liquid form, or a way to enjoy entertaining with friends.…

National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7 – Fun Facts & History

May 7 is National Cosmopolitan Day.  Better known as the “Cosmo,” the drink is a combination of vodka, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry juice. There are slight variations on the recipe (I like mine with some orange liquor as well) but a drink devised in 1987 by bartender, Toby Cecchini is the one that…

May National Day Calendar – Free Printable

May printable calendar for national days

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  I hope you enjoy this the May National Day Calendar for 2020. It features one specially chosen national day for each day of the month. You can use it to plan your food, craft projects and decor activities for the whole month!This free printable calendar is exclusive to…

Pretzel Recipes to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

These 20 Homemade Pretzel Recipes feature savory and sweet pretzel recipes as well as seasonal and sweet dessert recipes using pretzels.

April 26 is celebrated National Pretzel Day. Pretzels are great on their own and can also be used in so many recipes to add a salty crunch to them. In honor of this fun National Day, I have put together a collection of over 20 of my favorite Pretzel Recipes.   Some of these recipes…

April National Day Calendar – Free Printable – Updated!

April National Days Calendar

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  This is the April National Day Calendar for 2020. It features one national day for each day of the month. You can use it to plan your foodie, decor and craft activities for the whole month! This free printable calendar is exclusive to readers of Always the Holidays…

International Waffle Day – March 25 – Get out the Waffle Iron!

International Waffle Day

March 25 is recognized as International Waffle Day and is the perfect day to bring out that waffle iron. It’s one of the tastiest of National Days! Mmm…mmm Waffles! Those delightful squares of dough that is patterned with characteristic indentations. What is better for breakfast? A lot of the national and international days are associated…

Cuddly Kitten Day – March 23 – Get Ready to Snuggle Up!

White kitten in a pink blanket

Calling all animal lovers.  Today is the day for those who have pets.  Not only is March 23 National Puppy Day, but is also Cuddly Kitten Day, as well! No one can disagree that cuddling up to a precious little kitten is a stress reliever, and today is the day to indulge to your hearts…

National Earmuff Day – March 13 – Keep Warm with Earmuffs

Dog wearing earmuffs

If you live in the warmer states, celebrating National Earmuff Day on March 13 may seem nonsensical. But for those who live in the northern states, earmuffs are a nice invention and deserve their own special day. Earmuff Day also reminds us that the warm spring weather might just be unpredictable. Perhaps we can’t rely…

March National Day Calendar – Free Printable Calendars

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  I hope you enjoy this March National Day Calendar for 2020. It showcases one special national day for each day of the month that I have picked out to feature. You can use the calendar to plan your recipes, craft projects and early spring indoor and outdoor activities for…