Fri Jul 20th, 2018

The Day of the (Chili) Dog: Chili Dog Day Celebrated By Connoisseurs!

There’s something about the powerful, rich, down south flavor of chili that just makes me drool. It speaks of cold winter nights and hot summer barbecue’s alike, and there’s nothing like a big bowl of chili topped with cheese and...
Tue Jul 10th, 2018

Fire Safety For The Whole Family: Pet Fire Safety Day

You’ve tested all the smoke detectors in your house to ensure the batteries are fresh and working, you’ve applied a decal to all the windows where your children sleep, and made sure your fire extinguishers were charged. Then you took...
Fri Jul 6th, 2018

Under Cover With Umbrella Covers

Umbrella Cover Day happens each year, celebrating that most maligned and often neglected part of an umbrella. No, not the umbrella itself, but the umbrella cover. If you're like most people, including me, you probably just toss them away like...
Fri Apr 27th, 2018

Palette Of The Messenger: World Stationery Day

The written word is a thing that our world doesn’t see enough of these days. The care and time taken to transcribe our thoughts and intentions onto the page is something that has always held a special place in our...
Mon Apr 23rd, 2018

Love In A Wrap: The Wonder Of Pigs In A Blanket

When I was young, I had a favorite dish that my mother would prepare. I had no idea that this same dish was enjoyed around the world, with a broad range of differences that changed from region to region. It...
Sat Apr 21st, 2018

The Amazing Egg Shaped Treat: The Jelly Bean

You know what my favorite part of Easter is? Jelly beans. Forget the eggs or the chocolate bunnies, you can have your marshmallow peeps and peanut butter filled chocolate candies. We don’t care about the baskets in the morning delivered...