Flossing Day

Flossing Day

25th November (Fourth Friday of November)

When was the last time that you flossed your teeth, honestly? Yeah, you probably have heard it from your dentist just about every time you have gone to have your teeth cleaned (or cavities filled...

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Shopping Reminder Day

Shopping Reminder Day

Every November 25th

Christmas - that most wonderful time of year filled with gifts, festivities, and a whole host of ads and promotions constantly bombarding you about it. It’s no doubt that Christmas has become commercialized, and indeed...

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Blase’ Day

Blase’ Day

Every November 25th

On Blase’ Day, we have permission to be blase’ toward just about anything. Of French origin meaning to be indifferent or bored with life, unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures. Unimpressed by...

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Parfait Day

Parfait Day

Every November 25th

In French, the word parfait means “perfect”, and in American English, the term almost exclusively refers to a sort of delicious, frozen dessert. If your idea of perfection involves ice cream, then you’ll have little...

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Maize Day

Maize Day

25th November (Day after Thanksgiving)

Maize Day is celebrated every year to mark the special role that maize has played in food history. Maize, which the Europeans came to call “corn,” has an ancient and interesting history and plays central roles...

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Systems Engineer Day

Systems Engineer Day

25th November (Last Friday of November)

With the world becoming more and more digitized every day, there is a group of people that has rather suddenly become one of the most important groups of people in the world: systems engineers. Systems...

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Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day

25th November (Friday after Thanksgiving)

When was the last time you went a whole day without buying anything? In this day and age, is it actually possible to buy nothing for twenty four hours? Supporters of ‘Buy Nothing Day’ think...

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World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month

Every November

“You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a rising movement in the world today, a movement that...

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Every November

In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history...

Manatee Awareness Month

Manatee Awareness Month

Every November

As much as animals like elephants are currently under threat in Central Africa, whales, manatees and turtles, to name a few, are probably in far more dire peril -- and almost nobody knows.” - Peter Walsh The...

Pomegranate Month

Pomegranate Month

Every November

I felt like a seed in a pomegranate. Some say that the pomegranate was the real apple of Eve, fruit of the womb, I would eat my way into perdition to taste you. - Jeanette Winterson They...

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Every November

Peanut Butter, that strange thick rich concoction of a humble legume. It appears in candy’s, in sandwiches, and even in rich savory dishes in the form of a sauce. There’s crunchy peanut butter and creamy...

Novel Writing Month

Novel Writing Month

Every November

We’re all full of stories, each of us with our own tales to tell, but we never quite seem to find the time to make it happen, do we? There’s always too much to do...

Adoption Month

Adoption Month

Every November

“I don't have children, but I have 17 nieces and nephews, and they more than makeup for anything that I can do. I have a stepdaughter, and I adore her to pieces, and I think...

Movember

Movember

Every November

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your formal self (and growing a magnificent beard.)”~ Ernest Hemingway There is something truly magnificent about a wonderful mustache (and...