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National Candy Day – November 4th – Tempt Your Sweet Tooth!

November 4 is celebrated as National Candy Day. I don’t know about you, but I don’t need a reason to celebrate with candy! But since it’s the day for it, join me for some fun facts and recipes to honor this tasty national day. Halloween is no sooner done than the next round of holiday …

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How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

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 Home Made Cookie Day, it’s the …

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National Nutty Fudge Day – May 12 – Time to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

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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National Have a Coke Day – May 8 – Time to Drink Up!

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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Chocolate Covered Cashews Day – April 21 – Cashew Facts and Recipes

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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National Days Guide – Honoring Special Days with Food, Fun and Crafts

Do you know that every day of the year has at least one National Day associated with it? Here at Always the Holidays, we love to celebrate all of the national days with crafts, food and fun ideas. This National Days Guide is your go-to page for all the cool facts about crazy, foodie and …

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National Girl Scout Day – March 12 – Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

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 recipes based on Girl Scout Cookies. It is nice to see …

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National Bittersweet Chocolate Day – January 10

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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Cream Puff Recipes – National Cream Puff Day

January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. These light and fluffy pastries filled with cream have a taste that is worthy of celebration! What better way to take note of this national day than with one of these tasty cream puff recipes. There seems to be a January National Day for pretty much everything you …

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Thanksgiving Recipes – Recipe Ideas for Thanksgiving

These delicious Thanksgiving recipes are the ultimate way to show thanks to your family and friends! Planning the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner just got easier with the help of these delicious recipe ideas. For my family, Thanksgiving has always been about each person bringing over their favorite recipe creation.  Many of the recipes we make feature foods that are symbols …

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20 Candy Corn Recipes – Dessert Ideas Using Candy Corn

These delicious Candy Corn Recipes have you seeing candy corn in a whole new way! It’s not just for snacking or handing out for Trick or Treat. You can use candy corn to make many delicious treats and desserts. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. Many national days are associated with food. What more …

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White Chocolate Desserts – Celebrate National White Chocolate Day

September 22 is officially recognized as white chocolate day. And what better way to celebrate this day with one of these White Chocolate Desserts? Pretty much everything out there has a national day and new things come along each year. White chocolate is one of the tasty national days. Each month at least one food …

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The Best Halloween Recipes – For Great Spook Appeal

October 24 is National Food Day. What better way to celebrate than with this collection of Halloween recipes featuring both sweet and savory ideas, all designed to thrill and chill your family and Halloween party guests. They are the perfect snacks to enjoy for your pumpkin carving night. All of the holiday seasons have great appeal …

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20 Halloween Sweet Treats – For a Great Party Table

Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Both young and young at heart seem to get into the mood when this holiday rolls around.  These 20 Halloween sweet treats will be perfect for your Halloween party table and are fun to take to school for a great Halloween snack. Most are sweet treats, …

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Round up of Christmas Sweet Treats – Holiday Baking Ideas

The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones to a bit of holiday spirit. I’ve compiled a list below of some of the best desserts for the holiday season. Whether you like cookies, …

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Sweet Potato Day (Also known as National Tater Day)

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. This day is not the only day devoted to sweet potatoes in the national day calendar. February 22 is also celebrated as National Cook a Sweet Potato Day. April …

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