Category: Spring

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…

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…

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. …

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. You…

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…