Category: Spring

National Garfield the Cat Day – Facts about This Cheeky Cat

Garfield the cat clock

June 19 is celebrated each year as National Garfield the Cat Day. Join us as we brush up on our Garfield fun facts and learn more about this famous cat. This post may contain affiliate links. I earn a small commission, at no extra cost to you if you purchase through an affiliate link. Fun…

National VCR Day – Recording Old Memories and TV Shows

VCR recorders

June 7 is celebrated annually as National VCR Day. Do you still own a VCR recorder and tapes? National days of the year are a fun way to celebrate odd and exciting foods, animals and items that you come into contact with.  Be sure to check out my National Day’s Guide for more fun days to…

National Graduation Tassel Day – Starting a New Journey in Life

Graduation Cap

May 17 is celebrated as National Graduation Tassel Day. It’s a time for graduates to be honored for their academic achievements and to for them to start a new journey in life. On this day, across the country, school auditoriums and sports stadiums will be filled to the brim with family members and friends of…

National Mimosa Day – May 16

Mimosa cocktail

May 16 is celebrated as National Mimosa Day. This classic drink is celebrated by both those who love to eat brunch out, and those who adore cocktails of all types. May is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of May National Food Days here. …

National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7

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…

National Garden Meditation Day – Time to Relax in Nature

Meditation in a garden

May 3 is celebrated as National Garden Meditation Day. It’s a time to relax, and forget about the outside world in the peace of a lovely garden setting. May is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of outside activities. Check out the full list of April National Food Days here. National…

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 2019. 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…

National Mr. Potato Head Day – April 30

April 30 is celebrated annually each year as National Mr. Potato Head Day. Join us for some fun facts about the history of this fun day that is dear to the young and young at heart. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of unusual things. Check out the full…

National Zipper Day – April 29

National Zipper Day

April 29 is celebrated as National Zipper Day. If you love to learn about trivia, this post has lots of fun facts and history on the zipper that is used in so many items today. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of interesting items.  We have celebrated birds, ferrets,…

National Cheese Ball Day – April 17 – Recipes & Fun Facts

April 17 is celebrated as National Cheese Ball Day. If this party appetizer is something you enjoy, read on for some fun facts and recipes to honor this tasty food holiday. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of April National Food Days…

National Cinnamon Crescent Day – April 10

Crescent roll recipes

April 10 is celebrated as National Cinnamon Crescent Day. Why not bake up a batch of crescent rolls to honor this tasty National Day? April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of April National Food Days here. What are crescent rolls? Crescent rolls…

National Ferret Day – April 2 – Unusual Animals

Ferrets can be trained to walk on a leash.

If you enjoy learning about unusual pets, you’ll enjoy celebrating National Ferret Day, celebrated each year on April 2. National days are a fun way to celebrate odd and unusual foods, animals and items that you come into contact with.  Be sure to check out my National Day’s Guide for more fun days to celebrate. …

Sweet Potato Day (Also known as National Tater Day)

Sweet potatoes

Time for a tater, sweet style!  The first Monday in April is known as Sweet Potato Day. It’s also fondly referred to as National Tater Day. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of April National Food Days here. Sweet potatoes are a…

National Cocktail Day – March 24 – Raise a Glass to Celebrate

creative cocktail recipes

There are many national days of the year devoted to alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.  Can’t make up your mind which one to celebrate? Why not raise a glass to all of them on National Cocktail Day – March 24? It’s always interesting to celebrate a national day that focuses on alcohol.  I seem to learn new…

National French Bread Day – March 21

Loaf of French Bread

March 21 is National French Bread Day.  This food holiday is the perfect time to indulge in a comfort food that few can resist. There is nothing quite like the taste of a crusty loaf of French Bread.  This tasty bread is simple, versatile and the perfect side for so many dishes.  It’s quite fitting…

Leprechaun Snack Mix – Time for Some Crunch!

Serving Leprechaun snack mix

Trail mixes are a fun and easy way to combine your favorite treats into one easy to eat snack.  If you are having a celebration for St. Paddy’s Day, this sweet and salty Leprechaun Snack Mix is perfect for your party table. March 4 is National Snack day and since St.Patrick’s Day is right around…

Bird’s Nest Cookies – No Bake Easter Recipe

Easter nest cookies

These adorable Bird’s Nest Cookies are ready in just minutes and are a no bake recipe that is perfect for both Easter and spring. The cookies are super easy to make and will delight your children and the young at heart. The taste is a crunchy mixture of chocolate, peanut butter and chow mein noodles with three…