Faux Fur Friday

Faux Fur Friday

6th December (First Friday of December)

Since man first started killing animals and wearing their skins, furs have been all the rage. Beaver fur, ocelot fur, wolf fur, bear fur, if it had four legs and a fuzzy exterior, we were...

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    World Choral Day

    World Choral Day

    8th December (Second Sunday of December)

    If there is one thing that has the ability to unify the world it’s music. Throughout the centuries it has had the power to bring people together from many different cultural backgrounds, enhancing peace and...

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      Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

      Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

      13th December (Third Friday of December)

      Lurking in the murky depths of many people’s wardrobes is a colorful, brash and (in most cases) highly embarrassing novelty Christmas jumper which, were it not for Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, would probably never see...

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        Free Shipping Day

        Free Shipping Day

        16th December (Changes Annually)

        Holiday shopping online has one major barrier that shopping in your local store don’t, and that’s the high cost of shipping· You can easily double the cost of your gift items (and thereby halve the...

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          Re-gifting Day

          Re-gifting Day

          19th December (Third Thursday of December)

          There are plenty of different holidays out in the world that we all know about, from Christmas to Saint Patrick’s Day. But there are some that we don’t know much about, or don’t know at...

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            Underdog Day

            Underdog Day

            20th December (Third Friday of December)

            Honour the world’s greatest unsung heroes, runners up and unlikely winners who have pulled off the unexpected on Underdog Day! For those that may not know, an "underdog" is a person in a competition or...

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              Eat A Red Apple Day

              Eat A Red Apple Day

              Every December 1st

              “And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart: Your seeds shall live in my body, And the buds of your tomorrow shall blossom in my heart, And your fragrance shall be...

              Fritters Day

              Fritters Day

              Every December 2nd

              Alright, let’s start this out by admitting something. Prior to Fritters Day we had no idea that Fritters came in any other variety than Apple. A whole new world was opened up to us when...

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                Make A Gift Day

                Make A Gift Day

                Every December 3rd

                A Gift that’s handmade Is a gift not replaced Entrapping sweet memories That can’t be erased - Amanda Evanson There’s just something amazing about unwrapping a gift, wondering what’s inside. Underneath the wrapping paper could be anything, a CD...

                Wear Brown Shoes Day

                Wear Brown Shoes Day

                Every December 4th

                Shoes are the finishing touch on any outfit and it is important to complete a look with the perfect pair! - Tracy Reese When you look into the closet by your front door, what do you...

                International Ninja Day

                International Ninja Day

                Every December 5th

                Espionage, Assassination, Guerrilla warfare, and sabotage, these are the skills of the ninja. Clad in their signature black, they appear from the depths of the night like a hawk on stolen wings, striking their quarry...

                Miners’ Day

                Miners’ Day

                Every December 6th

                The men and women who spend every day digging in the earth are some of the greatest unsung heroes of industry and modern civilization. They dig deep into the darkest places in the world to...

                International Civil Aviation Day

                International Civil Aviation Day

                Every December 7th

                ”Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.” - Eddie Rickenbacker In 1901 something was accomplished that hadn’t happened in the history of mankind, a man flew upon a glider...

                Brownie Day

                Brownie Day

                Every December 8th

                Brownies, that rich, decadent, purely hedonistic blend of cake and cookie that feels amazing in your mouth and leaves you craving more. There’s a million different derivations of how to make these delicious treats, but...

                Techno Day

                Techno Day

                Every December 9th

                This musical phenomena has been taking the world by storm, from its creation in the melting pot of Detroit’s musical scene, and exploding across the world to Europe, it’s quickly moved into the limelight as...

                Human Rights Day

                Human Rights Day

                Every December 10th

                Every so often a thing comes to pass that is of such astounding importance that we must stand up and recognize it. We must place this thing on the pedestal it deserves, and ensure that...

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                International Mountain Day

                International Mountain Day

                Every December 11th

                Towering, majestic, and beautiful. Mountains are some of the most beautiful of nature’s structures, stolid and regal they stand against the sky, of such a size that they can catch entire countryside’s in their shadow...

                Poinsettia Day

                Poinsettia Day

                Every December 12th

                “Conversely, the red plant itself burns a brighter red when set off by the green than when it grows among its peers. In the bed I always reserved for poinsettia seedlings, there was little to...

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                Violin Day

                Violin Day

                Every December 13th

                The violin is easily the most popular bowed string instrument across the world, and we’re really not all that surprised to see that the violin does in fact have a day dedicated to its existence...

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                Monkey Day

                Monkey Day

                Every December 14th

                Monkeys are interesting creatures - cute, mischievous, and sometimes downright obnoxious (anyone who disagrees has obviously never had their laundry torn down by a family of primates when it’s hanging to dry). Many species of...

                Cat Herders Day

                Cat Herders Day

                Every December 15th

                You’ve probably heard the saying that something is as impossible as “herding cats”, used in reference to a seemingly futile or difficult task. Granted, if you have actually attempted to literally herd a bunch of...

                Chocolate Covered Anything Day

                Chocolate Covered Anything Day

                Every December 16th

                Chocolate, a candy loved by both children and adults alike. But how much can it go on? What edible creations can molten chocolate create? Where in the world are certain chocolate dishes made a favorite...

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                Maple Syrup Day

                Maple Syrup Day

                Every December 17th

                Oh, hey! Did you know that maple syrup had its own holiday? No? Neither did we! So, before we delve into the history of and the most popular thing to put on pancakes, waffles, French...

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                Bake Cookies Day

                Bake Cookies Day

                Every December 18th

                Bake Cookies Day occurs in the middle of the holiday season, and is a great excuse to bake some delicious cookies to help you get through the cold, winter days! Why not try some cinnamon...

                Look For An Evergreen Day

                Look For An Evergreen Day

                Every December 19th

                Every year one thing remains the same around the holidays, people everywhere have to decide at what point before the big day they’re going to go out and hunt down a Christmas tree· ...

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                Go Caroling Day

                Go Caroling Day

                Every December 20th

                Any fan of old classic movies knows that carolers were one of the hallmarks of any Christmas themed movie. Whether it was “It’s a Wonderful Life” or Charles Dickens “Christmas Carol”, you could be certain...

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                Humbug Day

                Humbug Day

                Every December 21st

                Happy Festivus! The Festivus for the Rest of Us! Throughout the world there are people who don’t celebrate Christmas their Winter Holiday, nor Hannukah, nor any of the others. There are athiests and people who...

                Date Nut Bread Day

                Date Nut Bread Day

                Every December 22nd

                It's worth laying on a spread to celebrate Date Nut Bread Day - but the question is whether to choose butter or cream cheese! Nobody seems to know for sure who decided that this delicious...

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                Festivus

                Festivus

                Every December 23rd

                Everyone likes to enjoy the holidays in their own special ways, but one holiday stands out more than the rest. Festivus, a holiday that seems as a joke but in all reality is a popular...

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                Eggnog Day

                Eggnog Day

                Every December 24th

                “The armored infantry was Santa Claus, the battle was our Christmas. What else for the elves to do on Christmas Eve but to let their hair down and drink a little eggnog.” ―Hiroshi Sakurazaka We all...

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                  Pumpkin Pie Day

                  Pumpkin Pie Day

                  Every December 25th

                  Pumpkin Pie Day celebrates the humble pumpkin pie, a national favourite in the USA. Pumpkin pie is a traditional North American sweet dessert, eaten during the fall and early winter, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The...

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                    Thank You Note Day

                    Thank You Note Day

                    Every December 26th

                    “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” -Marcel Proust Thank You Notes, the cards we see lined up on store shelves. Some have...

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                    Make Cut-out Snowflakes Day

                    Make Cut-out Snowflakes Day

                    Every December 27th

                    It was a favorite activity in our earliest school years, and many families would share it as a familiar project around the holidays. Surely it ended up with numerous small flakes of paper on the...

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                    Card Playing Day

                    Card Playing Day

                    Every December 28th

                    The holiday season has come and gone, and the end of the year is in sight. You know what you need to do now? That’s right, you need to sit back and play out a...

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                      Tick Tock Day

                      Tick Tock Day

                      Every December 29th

                      “Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.” ― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance Tick… Tock… Tick… Tock… This is the sound of the...

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                      Bacon Day

                      Bacon Day

                      Every December 30th

                      There’s nothing in this world that doesn’t taste better with Bacon. Whether it’s chocolate covered bacon from the confectioners shop, bacon cheeseburgers, bacon wrapped tater tots, or even bacon covered chapstick, you can’t deny...

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                      No Interruptions Day

                      No Interruptions Day

                      Every December 31st

                      Is there anything more irritating than to be neck deep in a project, only to be subjected to countless interruptions by friends, family, and well-meaning co-workers? We know it can drive us absolutely nuts, and...

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                      Tie Month

                      Tie Month

                      Every December

                      Neckties satisfy modern man's desire to dress in art. - Harry Anderson Pause and think a moment, imagine for yourself a powerful man in command of himself and the world. Respectable, dependable, and the very...

                      Food Service Safety Month

                      Food Service Safety Month

                      Every December

                      Food Service Safety Month is observed in December, and while it focuses on keeping food prepared in the service industry safe, it also serves to remind us at home to ensure we are doing the...

                      Operation Santa Paws

                      Operation Santa Paws

                      Every December

                      Animals serve an important part in our lives, being those friends and companions that give us love unconditionally. They protect our homes, and are there whenever we need them, asking for nothing but love and...

                      Write a Business Plan Month

                      Write a Business Plan Month

                      Every December

                      Every business, new or old, needs a business plan to see them through. So many businesses fail because they never took the time and effort to compose a proper business plan, leaving them with a...

                      Human Rights Month

                      Human Rights Month

                      Every December

                      Throughout history there have been instances of wanton cruelty, and a blatant violation of the rights and privileges of mankind. Whether that was based on the color of one’s skin, their nationality, religion, or merely...

                      Pear Month

                      Pear Month

                      Every December

                      A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently...