Clean Off Your Desk Day

Clean Off Your Desk Day

13th January (Second Monday in January)

Clean Off Your Desk Day heralds the beginning of some serious spring cleaning. Do you really need all that junk, old paperwork and mess on your desk? If the answer's no, take the opportunity to...

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    Poetry At Work Day

    Poetry At Work Day

    14th January (Second Tuesday in January)

    An ode to...the time clock? The assembly line? The office computer? The poem may need some work, but this is what Poetry At Work Day is all about - finding the beauty in your job...

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      Women’s Healthy Weight Day

      Women’s Healthy Weight Day

      16th January (Third Thursday in January)

      One for the ladies, and a day for husbands to squirm, perhaps. Whilst waking your spouse on Women's Healthy Weight Day to proclaim your whole-hearted approval of her size may garner some testing looks, it...

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        Seed Swap Day

        Seed Swap Day

        25th January (Last Saturday of January)

        All budding gardeners out there, who enjoy growing new plants, will enjoy Seed Swap Day. Although people have been swapping seeds since time began, nowadays people usually buy seeds and thee old skill of swapping...

        Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

        Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

        27th January (Last Monday of January)

        Bubble Wrap appreciation day is one of the most unnecessary holidays we can imagine! I mean, who needs help appreciating Bubble Wrap? It’s a fantastic and fun toy that was created by accident, solely for...

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          Fun At Work Day

          Fun At Work Day

          31st January (Last Friday in January)

          Fun At Work Day is all about enjoying yourself; dress up silly, partake in office-based mischief, or just crank the music up loud while you work!

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            Hot Toddy Day

            Hot Toddy Day

            Every January 1st

            Hot Toddies are a unique drink because it is a combination of strong spirits served warm. It has taken a small but significant part in history since the British colonial times, and today it can...

            World Introvert Day

            World Introvert Day

            Every January 2nd

            Have you ever wondered what it is like being an introvert? Are you an introvert yourself and struggle for people to understand you? Well, there’s a day dedicated to introversion; World Introvert Day! In a...

            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...

            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...

            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...

            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?...

            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...

            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...

            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 Organized Day

            Get Organized Month

            Every January

            Are you organized? It’s an important question. There are many ways of being organized, but some of us certainly have better organizational skills than others. A bit of organization can make even the most chaotic...

            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...

            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...

            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...

            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...

            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...

            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...

            Down syndrome awareness month

            Every January

            People with Down syndrome can do anything. They just do it at their own pace. Give them a chance, and you will be rewarded beyond your greatest expectations. Madeline Stuart Down Syndrome is one of the...