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We celebrate April Fool’s Day on April 1 but that is not the only day of the year to enjoy humor. These funny April Fool’s Day quotes will tickle your funny bone all year long. Quotes are a fun way to put yourself and your friends and family in a good mood – no matter …

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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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March 16 is celebrated annually as National Artichoke Hearts Day.  Ready for some cooking tips and recipes for this tasty vegetable? Artichokes may seem intimidating and a little scary when you first encounter them, but they are actually quite easy to cook and use in recipes.  Plus they’re delicious! Read on for some fun facts …

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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 …

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  These inspirational love quotes are the perfect way to show the special someone in your life what they mean to you. You could send them a text with one of these quotes about love to let them know you’re thinking of them, and how happy you are they’re …

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January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day. This sticky and delicious food is so loved that it is given its own national day. Keep reading for some interesting peanut butter facts, and the history of this delicious food. There’s also a recipe at the bottom for soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that’s delicious. Try …

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Do you have trouble getting your kids to eat vegetables? This turkey veggie tray will put an end to that! It so cute and inviting that your children will get their daily dose of vegetables in no time flat! This is the time of the year when the pounds get packed on with all the …

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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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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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Whether you are a fan of crunchy or creamy style, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day will give you a chance to sample some of your favorite peanut butter tastes. It’s celebrated on March 1. Keep reading to learn some interesting facts about peanut butter, and ways to celebrate this nutty national day. There’s also included …

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

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We all love to kiss under the mistletoe at Christmas.  But have you ever wondered why we do this during the holidays? The history of mistletoe actually goes back centuries.  What a month this is going to be! Did you know that there are over 150 national days in December to celebrate? December 1st is National …

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Fall is here, which means it’s the season for pumpkins and sharing gratitude! If you want to try your hand at a fall themed project, try making these adorable mini pumpkin planters for succulent. These succulent planters are particularly appropriate during the month of October, because October is home to several pumpkin-themed national days. October …

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How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train? This delightful Thanksgiving centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart. This Thanksgiving train will have your child “toot tooting” all through Thanksgiving day! The project is not only fun to make, it’s a great kids Thanksgiving dessert idea too. For other fun Thanksgiving …

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These pumpkin cheesecake muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall! Since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and October 31 is Carve a Pumpkin Day, that means that both days are good ones to try out this recipe! (These …

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Make these autumn leaf cookies to bring the color of leaves and the feel of fall to your Thanksgiving holiday table. Pumpkin spice creamer gives this Thanksgiving cookie recipe a very seasonal flavor. For another fun Thanksgiving dessert idea, check out these pilgrim hat cookies and candy corn turkey cupcakes. They are also a delight …

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This adorable scarecrow wreath door autumn decoration will usher in the fall and delight the guests to your home, both young, old and young at heart. I’m so grateful fall is here – it’s my time of the year. As in, I bake and craft and decorate my way through the next four months and …

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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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Who doesn’t love the crunch of a handful of pecans? If this is one of your favorite nuts, you’ll be happy to know that April 14 is recognized as National Pecan Day. This is the perfect day to start snacking or to use the nuts in a favorite recipe or two. Today is a fun …

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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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Easter is a fun time for both kids and grownups. Join in the Easter fun at your house with these DIY projects, home decorating ideas and yummy recipes. It is one of the few holidays early in the year that rivals the popularity of Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. There are so many items that are …

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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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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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Fall is such a fun time of the year. I get to be a kid again, making fun Halloween recipes and DIY projects. This easy to make wine cork pumpkin comes together in a few hours and looks great in any fall vignette. Pumpkins are on our minds this month. They’re major symbols of Thanksgiving …

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