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New Year’s Day isn’t the only special occasion to celebrate this month. There’s also January national days to enjoy!

There’s tasty food days and drink days throughout the entire month. Some of our favorites are National Peanut Butter Day on the 24th and National Hot Chocolate Day on the 31st.

There’s also days dedicated to professions like National Disc Jockey Day on the 20th and games like National Puzzle Day on the 29th. Plus there’s days dedicated to concepts like Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions Day on the 12th.

The month has chocolate holidays, and wine holidays. It has days dedicated to love, and days dedicated to kids toys.

Keep reading for more January national days, and see which of them you can find in our free January word search puzzle.

January Word Search Printable – National Day Word Find Puzzle

The cold winds are blowing and that means more indoor activities. It’s time for our monthly free puzzle printable. We hope you enjoy this free January word search printable of the national days this month. It features several special days of January that are hidden in the puzzle for you to find. Use this free …

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What are the National Days of January? Get Our Day by Day List!

This page for the national days of January  gives a quick look at the month to find out what food, drink or topic the month celebrates.  Every day of the month is like a new chapter in a book that you haven’t read before. Use this handy list to help plan for the month ahead …

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National Carnation Day – Facts About Carnations and History of the Day

What do carnations and US presidents have in common? Read our post on National Carnation Day to learn the answer, plus more carnation facts! Whether you love learning fun facts about history, or you just love how beautiful carnations are, National Carnation Day is for you. Did you know that National Carnation Day isn’t the …

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National Puzzle Day – Jigsaw Puzzles, Crosswords, Sudoku and More!

Do you like jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, word searches or Sudoku? If so, National Puzzle Day is for you! Read on to learn more about puzzles! Whenever I do puzzles, I feel like a kid again – playful and fun! However, puzzles are not just for kids, there are versions for all age groups. That’s the …

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National Irish Coffee Day – Fun Facts and the Irish Coffee Original Recipe

Baby, it’s cold outside! Grab a mug and get read to warm up with the Irish coffee original recipe, to celebrate National Irish Coffee Day. Irish coffee is equal parts delicious, boozy, caffeinated, and comforting. It’s no surprise that there is a national day to celebrate it! Not only is Irish coffee a great beverage …

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National Handwriting Day – Learn About the History and Art of Handwriting

National Handwriting Day reveres the art of handwriting. Read on to see why this mode of documentation is important and should be celebrated! National Handwriting Day encourages us to practice handwriting. Let’s think about it for a minute – how often do you actually put a pen to paper to handwrite something? Do you frequently …

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What Is Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day & Why Should We Celebrate It

Today is Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day! It’s the perfect time to reevaluate your New Year’s resolutions or, better yet, get rid of them! How many times have you made New Year’s resolutions just to find that when the New Year rolls around, none of them are complete? If you want to change that habit, …

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Stick to Your New Years Resolution Day – Plus Tips to Achieve your Goals

Today is Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Day. Read on to learn how celebrate this day, and get tips for how to keep your New Year’s resolution! Now that we are almost half way through January, it’s a great time to review our New Year’s resolutions. Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Day gives …

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Food Holidays in January – Bloody Marys – Cream Puffs & More

This list of Food holidays in January starts our year out in a tasty way. Almost every day of the month has a food or drink associated with it which makes it very easy to have fun with friends. We are starting a whole new year, which gives us over 365 food days to celebrate. …

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National Hot Chocolate Day – January 31 – Fun Facts and Recipes

It’s time to cozy up with a cup of hot chocolate for National Hot Chocolate Day. This day is celebrated each year on January 31. When the weather is cold, people often enjoy a drink of hot chocolate. During the warmer months, cold chocolate milk is often the choice. Either way, the drinks are delicious! …

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National Spouses Day – January 26 – Get Cozy with your Mate

January 26 is celebrated each year as National Spouses Day. This is a day to remember why you chose your mate and to do things to make them feel special. Even though National Marriage Day is celebrated in June, not all couples are married. Having a day devoted to spouses of all types gives every …

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National Peanut Butter Day – January 24 – Fun Facts and Recipes

January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day. This sticky and delicious food is so loved that it is given its own national day. Keep reading for some interesting peanut butter facts, and the history of this delicious food. There’s also a recipe at the bottom for soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that’s delicious. Try …

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National Disc Jockey Day – January 20 – Fun Facts and History

National Disc Jockey Day is celebrated every year on January 20.  This is a day to pay special tribute to DJs who play the music and spin the records that we love to hear. Keep reading to learn the history and interesting facts about DJs, and ways to celebrate this national day.  If you’re a …

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National Curried Chicken Day – Fun Facts, Recipes and More!

It’s National Curried Chicken Day! January 12 is a day set aside to honor that most spicy of main courses – chicken curry. From Asia to the Caribbean, this dish has a huge following among those who like a bit of heat in their food. Keep reading to learn what curried chicken is, some fun …

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National Hot Buttered Rum Day – January 17 – Comforting Winter Drink

Even though the season of holiday cocktails is behind us, the desire for something warm and comforting to drink during the cold is not. This is when National Hot Buttered Rum Day on January 17 will warm us to the bones. Keep reading to learn the history of this delicious drink, ways to celebrate the …

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National Sticker Day – January 13 – Activities and History

Do you love to use stickers?  January 13 is the day to spread the word. It’s National Sticker Day. Brighten up a notebook or send a special message to a friend by using a fun sticker. Stickers aren’t just for kids, they’re for adults too! Celebrating this national day will make you feel like a …

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Making Scottish Shortbread Cookies for National Shortbread Day – January 6

January 6 is National Shortbread Day. It’s a day to celebrate a wonderful taste – shortbread! Shortbread is a national Scottish dessert cookie that is made with 3 parts flour, 2 parts of butter and one part of sugar.  These cookies have a rich and tasty and a melt in your mouth texture that is …

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National Spaghetti Day – January 4 – Fun Facts and Recipes

It’s time to learn a bit about National Spaghetti Day.  This tasty food holiday is celebrated yearly on January 4. Time to cook up a batch of your favorite spaghetti sauce! If you need a recipe for sauces to go with spaghetti, keep reading to find a list of delicious pasta sauce recipes. I even …

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National Bittersweet Chocolate Day – January 10

This tasty day is a favorite with food lovers! January 10 is known as National Bittersweet Chocolate Day. Most of us probably over-indulged with chocolate during the holidays and now it’s time to celebrate again. Heaven help us! So many of the national days are associated with food in some way. Any gathering is made …

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Cream Puff Recipes – National Cream Puff Day

January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. What better way to take note of this national day than with one of these tasty cream puff recipes. There seems to be a January National Day for pretty much everything you can think of. Today, this sweet, filled pastry gets it’s own day! These light and fluffy …

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