April National Day Calendar – Free Printable

April National Days Calendar

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  This is the April National Day Calendar. 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 and gives…

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…

International Waffle Day – March 25

International Waffle Day

Mmm…mmm Waffles! Those delightful squares of dough that is patterned with characteristic indentations. What is better for breakfast? 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! A lot of the national and international days are associated…

National Chip and Dip Day – March 23 – It’s Party Time!

Chip and dip recipes

Get out those dips, it’s National Chip and Dip Day!  This annual food day is celebrated every year on March 23.  Chips and dips are a very popular type of party food.  They are delicious and these recipes will show just how easy they are to prepare! We have over 50 recipes to choose from! A…

Easter Fun with DIY Projects, Home Decor & Recipes

Easter, Food, Fun and DIY

Easter is a fun time for both kids and grownups.  It is one of the few holidays early in the year that rivals the popularity of Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Join in the Easter fun at your house with these DIY projects, home decorating ideas and yummy recipes. Are you ready for some Easter Fun? …

St. Patrick’s Day Truffles with Bailey’s Irish Cream

St. Patrick's Day Truffles

Are you looking for a fun and tasty St. Patrick’s Day sweet treat? Look no further! These St. Patrick’s Day Truffles have a rich cookie center that is infused with Bailey’s Irish Cream. The fun shamrock sprinkles add a festive touch to the candy. Any self respecting leprechaun hunter knows that there will be a pot…

Heart Tree – Easy Valentine’s Day Decor

Valentine's Day heart tree makes great seasonal decor

This easy to make Valentine’s Day Heart Tree is an inexpensive but pretty way to dress up a mantle or side table.  It uses branches from your yard and a few Dollar Store supplies and takes just minutes to put together. The finished tree is the perfect way to decorate for Valentine’s Day. Readers of…

Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines – Valentine’s Day Candy Flowers

Tootsie Pop Flower Valentine

Valentine’s Day is such a special day for children.  They love to share treats with their friends and special crushes.  These Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines are a special way to show their friend how much they care, and they are also a lot of fun to make. These Valentine’s Day Candy Flowers do double duty.…

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day – January 10

January 10 is National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

This tastu 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…