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If you are listening to “Did I shave my legs for this?” or “She thinks my tractor’s sexy” right now, you might be celebrating Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day. March 27 is a day set aside to enjoy the lyrics of some country music songs with creative titles that put a smile on your …

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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 …

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On March 22, we celebrate National Goof Off Day. This is the day to forget the expectations of yourself and others and just have fun for a change. Today is the day to just spend some time enjoying life and goofing off. Your work and other tasks can wait until tomorrow. We all need some …

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March 20 is National Kiss Your Fiance Day. It’s one of the many national days in the year which celebrate love. Are you engaged? Then you probably won’t need a reason to kiss your loved one, but it’s nice that a day is set aside to honor the practice. National Proposal Day is March 20, …

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If you live in the warmer states, celebrating National Earmuff Day on March 13 or the first Saturday in December as Earmuff Day may seem either nonsensical or appropriate.  For those who live in the northern states, earmuffs are a nice invention and deserve their own special day. No matter which month you celebrate it. …

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March 10 is National Landline Telephone Day. It is a day to honor the same day in 1876 when Alexander Graham Bell transmitted his very first phone call to Thomas Watson. The words on the call were “Mr. Watson come here. I want to see you.” Imagine his delight when he assistant appeared and told …

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National Canadian Bacon Day is celebrated on March 3 each year. This holiday is perfect for those who love the taste of bacon but want something with lower calories than the real deal. This is not the only day that bacon is celebrated. December 30 is also National Bacon Day and International Bacon day is …

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We’ve all heard the saying “out with the old and in with the new.” Well, March 2 is National Old Stuff Day and this is the perfect day to put this saying into practice. Keep reading to learn what this National Old Stuff Day is all about, as well as some fun ways to celebrate …

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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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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 …

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 The first day of spring is a time for new beginnings. How apt that this day is also recognized as National Proposal Day. And as if one day isn’t enough for all of those would be marriages, this national day is also celebrated on the first day of fall! For many Valentine’s day is a …

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March 11 is National Johnny Appleseed Day.  The legend follows a true life character with a love of apple trees. The national day for him is also celebrated on September 26, the day of his birth. More people celebrate the day in September than in March, and this seems to make sense because of fall …

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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 …

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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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December 16 is one of this month’s food holidays known ass National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!  As far as I am concerned, a bit of chocolate can go a long way towards making dessert recipes taste fabulous. Cashews are a perfect match to go with chocolate, but so are many other things! For an extra special chocolate …

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These adorable Turkey Cookie place card holders will do double duty at the Thanksgiving table by showing the kids where they should sit. Imagine how delighted to see their names poking out of one of these cute little guys? November 2 is National Cookie Monster’s Day. These cute turkey cookies are something that he would drool …

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Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges. But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holiday season. Why should cookies be limited to just the winter? I’ve put together some tips for hosting a Halloween cookie exchange. Since October 1 is National Homemade Cookie Day, it’s the perfect …

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It’s time to give your sweet tooth a workout. May 12 is National Nutty Fudge Day. This popular sweet treat has an interesting history. Many early stories about fudge show that it came about by accident when cooks were trying to make other types of candy. Confused about national days and how they came to …

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Coke drinkers take note – May 8 is National Have a Coke Day.  It’s time to grab a can of one of America’s favorite soft drinks. After all, we’ve been drinking it since 1891! National days are a fun way to celebrate, particularly if they have an association with food and drink. Each month there …

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Who doesn’t love the taste of cashews and chocolates.  April 21 celebrates them both as National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day. Your taste buds will delight in a combination of rich and decadent chocolate covering the outside of crunchy cashew nuts. Can you imagine a better taste? I love celebrating the various foodie national days with …

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Do you ever wonder what are national days? This guide to these special days is your go-to page for all the cool facts about zany, fun and food national days. Are you aware that every day of the year has many national days associated with it? Here at Always the Holidays, we love to celebrate …

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National Girl Scout Day is Celebrated on March 12. It begins a whole week of celebration of the Girl Scouting movement (March 12-18.) I thought it would be fun to share some Girl Scout facts and mark the day with a whole collection of copycat cookie recipes. It is nice to see a national day …

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Dr. Seuss Day (also known as Read Across America Day) is held annually on March 2. If the day falls on a weekend, this national day is celebrated in the school system on the nearest school day. Most of us remember the Dr. Seuss books from our childhood. Who can forget such fun characters as …

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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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These delicious Thanksgiving recipes are the ultimate way to give thanks to your family and friends! Planning the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner just got easier with the help of these delicious recipe ideas. A great way to show gratitude for the people your life is by cooking for them. And we’re convinced, some of the best recipes are …

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