Z Day

Z Day

Every January 1st

People whose first or last name start with the letter Z must have it pretty rough. Most processes, systems and organizations use alphabetical sorting as standard, meaning they are always last no matter the place...

Buffet Day

Buffet Day

Every January 2nd

Everybody loves a buffet, so imagine having a whole day dedicated to one! Buffet Day is about hosting or attending a buffet of epic proportions—enjoy a table spread with enough food to keep you full for...

Festival Of Sleep Day

Festival Of Sleep Day

Every January 3rd

We all love sleep, right? Climbing into bed, snuggling up under the covers and slowly slipping into the land of dreams, dreaming of our favorite things or even dreaming about a loved one? Perhaps even...

Hypnotism Day

Hypnotism Day

Every January 4th

Hypnotism is a complex subject, one that has the distinction of being primarily associated with two very distinct demographics: stage magicians and psychologists. Yes, they’re very distinct groups that use hypnotism in vastly different manners...

Whipped Cream Day

Whipped Cream Day

Every January 5th

Nothing completes an ice cream sundae, hot chocolate or a piece of pumpkin pie quite like a luxurious dollop of real whipped cream. What a delight to celebrate all that is great about whipped cream...

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Cuddle Up Day

Cuddle Up Day

Every January 6th

Winter has the coldest days of the year so there’s many ways to stay warm. One of the best ways to stay warm is a three-dog night, a night so cold it takes cuddling up...

Tempura Day

Tempura Day

Every January 7th

Tempura is a deep fried dish that the Japanese have made for centuries. When did it originate? Let us find out through the history of Tempura Day! The Delectable History of Tempura Day Tempura is made up...

Bubble Bath Day

Bubble Bath Day

Every January 8th

That first bath, bubbles rising up around us in a scent that would soon become associated with warmth, comfort, and safety. It started with the love of a mother’s hands, and in time we began...

Apricot Day

Apricot Day

Every January 9th

Apricots ripen in the early summer, but they’re quite commonly dried so that way we can enjoy them year round. The word ‘apricot’ in Latin purportedly means “precious”, but further investigation reveals that while this...

Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Every January 10th

It’s been a long cold winter, and no doubt you’re still living under the weight of those winter heating bills. Ever wonder if there’s a way to break away from such high bills while not...

Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day

Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day

Every January 11th

Feeling mischievous? Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day gives you an excuse to have some fun or even get revenge by jumping in puddles and splashing your friends (pretty self-explanatory). Don't forget...

Marzipan Day

Marzipan Day

Every January 12th

Marzipan, a delicious and light treat made of a fairly unusual combination of sugar and almond meal, often accented with almond extract. It has been used in all varieties of sweets and treats, and manages...

Rubber Duckie Day

Rubber Duckie Day

Every January 13th

Rubber Ducky’s have a long and respected history in the world of children, and most of us remember having at least one as part of our collection of bath-time toys. Rubber Duckies have a clouded...

Dress Up Your Pet Day

Dress Up Your Pet Day

Every January 14th

Dress Up Your Pet Day is an opportunity to wow the neighbours, and to unleash the inner diva of your favourite pooch or Persian... Why not go the extra mile, and get the little guy...

Hat Day

Hat Day

Every January 15th

"That season we were loaded with pizazz. Earrings of fuchsia and peach. Mind you, peach. And hats. Hats, hats, hats for career girls," – This quote from Too Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar...

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Nothing Day

Nothing Day

Every January 16th

Nothing Day has been commemorated since 1973. The day is literally about doing nothing at all, placing it in a similar vein to other such surreal non-occasions as an Un-Birthday or Buy Nothing Day. There...

Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day

Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day

Every January 17th

Ahhh New Year’s Resolutions. They’re a great opportunity to really set ourselves up for some magnificent failures and disappointments, amirite? Well, there comes a time when you just have to acknowledge that your New Year’s...

Thesaurus Day

Thesaurus Day

Every January 18th

When you rise to meet the break of day, you can see the first light of the sun showing you the crack of dawn. The birds will make melody as they vocalize their chirps and...

Popcorn Day

Popcorn Day

Every January 19th

Oh Popcorn! Delicious and delightful popcorn is part of so many traditions. Popcorn balls at Halloween, Popcorn strings at Christmas, and Popcorn all year round at the movies! Corn has played an important role in...

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Disc Jockey Day

Disc Jockey Day

Every January 20th

Everyone knows a DJ; thousands claim that they are one (even if they only mix it up in their bedrooms). Disc Jockey Day is all about celebrating the hard working entertainers that have brought energy...

Hugging Day

Hugging Day

Every January 21st

There's nothing more reassuring than a comforting cuddle; Hugging Day encourages you to embrace (see what we did there?) hugging, and to give those you care about a comforting squeeze. Lovely!

Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

Every January 22nd

If you're a cat person, you'll no doubt wonder what your cat is thinking from time to time. What unsolved mysteries does your tabby ponder, hmm? Answers Your Cat's Questions Day is a chance to...

Pie Day

Pie Day

Every January 23rd

Everybody loves pie, arguably one of the greatest and most versatile food structures known to mankind. Sweet, savoury, filled with gravy or sauce, pies come in all shapes, sizes and flavours. Why not celebrate this...

Beer Can Appreciation Day

Beer Can Appreciation Day

Every January 24th

Beer, we’re all familiar with it. There are advertisements for it on TV, it’s a hallmark of gatherings on the tailgate and the quintessential go to for after-work relaxation. With its ancient heritage and pedigree...

Opposite Day

Opposite Day

Every January 25th

Opposite Day is the worst day for not saying anything to the people far away from you. You can’t have fun today, as nothing is allowed and nobody wants to have fun with you. Of...

Spouse’s Day

Spouse’s Day

Every January 26th

Also known as Military Spouse's Day, Spouse's Day is dedicated to recognising spouses of everywhere; from being thankful for fulfilment and security of a long-term relationship, to the boost to morale and well-being provided by...

Chocolate Cake Day

Chocolate Cake Day

Every January 27th

There before you is the ultimate in birthday confections, a rich and luxurious chocolate cake with rich strawberry filling, you know it’s going to be a good day. Maybe you’re just coming into work, and...

Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day

Every January 28th

How much information about you is freely available to strangers? How much access do you grant social networks to your likes, hobbies and personal information? Data Privacy Day encourages you to ask these kinds of...

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Puzzle Day

Puzzle Day

Every January 29th

With the advent of digital entertainment, the common puzzle may be falling by the wayside. Puzzle Day is your chance to go back to basics; do a jigsaw, solve a crossword or buy a Rubik's...

Inane Answering Message Day

Inane Answering Message Day

Every January 30th

Answering messages tend to be a little dull, ranging from mobile network defaults, to the classic, "Sorry, John's not here right now... please leave a message after the tone". Liven things up on Inane Answering...

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Backward Day

Backward Day

Every January 31st

Backward Day. The day where the world gets turned upside down and inside becomes out and madness becomes sanity and day becomes night, at least in concept. There’s just too much seriousness in the air...

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Hot Tea Month

Hot Tea Month

Every January

A warm, steaming cup of tea is welcome at any time of day, especially in the cold winter months. Whether as an alternative to coffee with the rich tradition of Irish Breakfast tea, or as...

Soup Month

Soup Month

Every January

When the cold weather is in abundance, what better way to sit down and warm up than with a nice, warm bowl of soup? Where did soup come from, and how was it created? Let’s...

Be Kind To Food Servers Month

Be Kind To Food Servers Month

Every January

Every time you go to a restaurant, whether it’s McDonald’s or a ritzy 5 star restaurant, you’re being served by someone who’s part of the food service industry. These people make everything we love about...

Oatmeal Month

Oatmeal Month

Every January

Oatmeal cookies, instant oatmeal, Oat grain breads, just to name a few. Oats have been part of the world’s diet. It’s been used for everything from deserts to grain for animals, and is still one...

Brainteaser Month

Brainteaser Month

Every January

Who doesn't love a brainteaser – or more importantly, the satisfaction of successfully completing one? Brainteasers take many forms. For those who are fond of words there are crosswords, wordsearches and acrostics, while for the...

Celebration Of Life Month

Celebration Of Life Month

Every January

It’s the beginning of a new year, and that makes it the perfect time to start appreciating the lives that we lead, and the blessings that come to us every day. Part of that recognition...

Creativity Month

Creativity Month

Every January

Never underestimate the power and importance of creativity in your life, or in business for that matter. While sometimes doing what’s familiar work best, it’s important to remember that thinking outside the box is just...

Clean Up Your Computer Month

Clean Up Your Computer Month

Every January

Computers - we have all had to deal with them one way or another. From video games to social media, these technological creations also come with an important note. If we want to keep our...

Get A Balanced Life Month

Get A Balanced Life Month

Every January

We are obsessed with getting our lives into some sort of a balanced state, be it getting our work in order, keeping track of the kids birthdays and gifts, or even day to day activities...

Hobby Month

Hobby Month

Every January

Hobbies - we all have one or more. From reading to gaming, we all have something that keeps our minds busy. So join us as we delve into the pages of the book that is...

International Brain Teaser Month

International Brain Teaser Month

Every January

Everyone loves a good riddle. Brain teasers are an excellent way to keep our minds sharp and focused. Many teachers have their students practice them in class, but have you done many as an adult?...