Category: National Days

Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins – Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins for Fall

Fluffy pumpkin muffins with cheesecake topping

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall!  And since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, that makes it a great day to try this recipe! There are lots of fun food days in October. National Cake Decorating Day…

List of National Days in October

List of National Days in October

This list of national days in October gives a detailed look at the month to find out how to celebrate your favorite national day with food and drink ideas, and lots of craft projects.  Each time I cover a new and fun national day about October on the blog, I add new links to the list…

Oreo Mummy Pops – Halloween Mummy Cookie Pop Recipe

Oreo mummy pops

These Oreo mummy pops are a spooky snack on a stick. They are super easy to make and perfect for a Halloween party or for handing out to trick or treaters. Since October 28 is National Chocolate Day, these fun cookie pops are the perfect way to celebrate, white chocolate style! National days give us a…

National Cake Decorating Day – Celebrate with one of these Cakes

National Cake Decorating Day

  October 10 is celebrated each year as National Cake Decorating day. What better way to observe this national day than with a few beautifully decoraated cakes? Whether you are a professional cake decorator or someone who decorates cakes as a hobby, this day is the perfect day to show off your skills. When my…

June National Day Calendar – Free Printable

June calendar National Days

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  I hope you enjoy this the June National Day Calendar. It features one special national day that I have chosen to feature 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…

National Have a Coke Day – May 8 – Time to Drink Up!

Coke drinkers take note – May 8 is National Have a Coke Day.  It’s time to grab a can of one of America’s favorite soft drinks. After all, we’ve been drinking it since 1891! National Days are a fun way to celebrate, particularly if they have an association with food and drink.  Each month there…

Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Pie Day

Collection of blueberry recipes

I was born in Maine and have fond memories of my family picking blueberries every year when they were in season. Do you know that today is National Blueberry Pie Day. In honor of this national day? I’ve put together a collection of blueberry recipes for you to enjoy. Each month has loads of national days…

Go Birding Day – April 28

Go Birding Day

Time to get out the bird watching binoculars! Go Birding Day is celebrated on the last Saturday in April. This year it is April 28 and it’s a great time to check out the activities of our feathered friends, the birds. Here are Always the Holidays, we love to celebrate National Days and other special…

Animal Cracker Recipes

Animal Cracker Recipes

April 18 is National Animal Cracker Day.  Remember those little red boxes, shaped like circus train cars full of tiny animals?  This childhood treat has it’s own special day! In honor of the day, I thought it would be fun to celebrate this National Day with some great tasting Animal Cracker Recipes.  Many national days are…

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…

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. 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 readers of…

Chocolate Covered Cashews Day – April 21 – Cashew Facts and Recipes

National Chocolate covered Cashews Day

Who doesn’t love the taste of cashews and chocolates.  April 21 celebrates them both as National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day.  Your taste buds will delight in a combination of rich and decadent chocolate covering the outside of crunchy cashew nuts. Can you imagine a better taste?   I love celebrating the various foodie national days with…

National Pet Day – April 11 – Time to Bond with Your Pet

National Pet Day is April 11

National Pet Day is a day close to the heart of all pet lovers.  This special national day, founded in 2005, gives us a chance to show our pets how much we love them. What does your pet really like to do? Today is the day to engage in those activities with them! Fun Facts about Pets…

Pictures of Orchids for National Orchid Day – April 16

Lady slipper orchid

Few national days are as dear to my heart as those that feature flowers.  I am a gardener by nature and enjoy growing and learning about all types of plants. I thought it would be fun to share some pictures of orchids in honor of National Orchid Day, celebrated every year on April 16. April…