Category: Seasons

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…

Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail – Easter Themed Cocktails

Easter midnight kiss cocktail

Easter is not just for the kids with this yummy cocktail recipe.  This pretty drink is one that I call an Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail.  It conjures up thoughts of a romantic evening for two before the fun of Easter Egg hunts the next morning. If you enjoy making and drinking cocktails, be sure to…

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…

Peeps Centerpiece – Whimsical Easter Table Decoration

Peeps Centerpiece

This adorable Peeps Centerpiece will be the hit of your Easter table. The project is simple to do and uses edible grass for an extra tasty treat. The kids will love helping you make this fun table decoration.  (and it will be a miracle if all the candy makes it into the jar!) Join me…

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…

Food National Days in March – Peanuts, Popcorn, Snacking & More!

Banana cream pie, mulled wine, soup and cold cuts

March is a month of spring and has the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.  Did you know that there are also dozens of Food National days in March? National days are fun to celebrate, no matter the reason. But when you mention some of your favorite foods and refreshing drinks,  everyone starts to get excited. …

Love Potion Cocktail – Valentine’s Day Drink Recipe

Love Potion Cocktail

Valentine’s day is a special day to show your love of another person in your life in a special way. One way to do this is with fancy cocktail recipes. This simple Love Potion Cocktail is easy to make and so pretty to look at, too. Another day to share this romantic drink with your…