Hug A Shed And Take A Selfie

Hug A Shed And Take A Selfie

5th May

It’s May… The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the winter is finally deciding it will go away for real and not keep visiting us like an ex-roommate suffering from separation anxiety. So what...

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    Infidelity Hurts Awareness Day

    Infidelity Hurts Awareness Day

    6th May

    Cheating on your partner is not the exciting experience it’s presented as in the movies, even if it may seem so at first. Infidelity destroys relationships, usually making it impossible for the person cheated on...

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      International Hummus Day

      International Hummus Day

      13th May

      Hummus is a Levantine and Egyptian food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle...

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        Global Accessibility Awareness Day

        Global Accessibility Awareness Day

        18th May

        Global Accessibility Awareness Day takes place every year on the third Thursday of May, and is all about getting people thinking and talking about making the web accessible for those with different disabilities. Technology is a...

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          Brisket Day

          Brisket Day

          28th May

          The word primal has many meanings, but all of them come back to one meaning “first”. The word speaks of the beginnings of things, from our ancient lineage as human beings, to the animalistic force...

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            Lei Day

            Lei Day

            Every May 1st

            If there is one thing that speaks of the tropics, and specifically of Hawaii, it’s that colorful and festive string of flowers known as the Lei. Lei Dei celebrates these traditional gifts for visitors to...

            World Play Your Ukulele Day

            World Play Your Ukulele Day

            Every May 2nd

            Always be yourself, unless you can be a ukulele player, then then always be a ukulele player - Unknown Everyone loves the sound of a guitar, it’s true, but those who discount the ukulele based on its...

            Paranormal Day

            Paranormal Day

            Every May 3rd

            Seeing is believing, or at least so the old adage goes. But is it? Because despite how tempting it would be to believe that if you can't see, hear or touch something, it doesn't exist...

            Firefighters’ Day

            Firefighters’ Day

            Every May 4th

            “The role of a firefighter in today’s society–be it urban, rural, natural environment, volunteer, career, industrial, defense force, aviation, motorsport, or other is one of dedication, commitment, and sacrifice–no matter what country we reside and...

            Cartoonists Day

            Cartoonists Day

            Every May 5th

            They were the favorite part of the morning paper for many of us growing up, when we were introduced to the wacky and sometimes bizarre worlds of the characters inside their three-panel soul. As...

            No Diet Day

            No Diet Day

            Every May 6th

            No Diet Day represents a journey of nearly half-way into the year, and nearly half a year from our New Year’s Resolutions. For those who have held fast to them, this often means that...

            Roast Leg of Lamb Day

            Roast Leg of Lamb Day

            Every May 7th

            Sheep have had a long history as part of the culinary delights of the world, whether you think of the ubiquitous roast mutton that permeates British culture, or the sheep that were in the manger...

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            No Socks Day

            No Socks Day

            Every May 8th

            They’re there, they’re on our feet, and most of us have some meager form of love for them. Really, they’re a fantastic invention, warm soft tubes of fabric that go over your feet and ensure...

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            Receptionists Day

            Receptionists Day

            9th May (Second Wednesday of May)

            They’re there when you call to make an appointment, they call you to make sure you remember to make it. When you need a referral, they’re the ones who take the call and make sure...

            Windmill Day

            Windmill Day

            Every May 10th

            We’ve always loved them, there’s something absolutely bucolic about their squat structures, and the gentle creak of their fins as the spin in the natural wind currents. Windmills have been around for a very long...

            Twilight Zone Day

            Twilight Zone Day

            Every May 11th

            “You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!” Beloved by children, teenagers and...

            Train Day

            Train Day

            12th May (Second Saturday in May)

            They cross thousands of miles across the countryside all over the world, transporting goods and passengers to places far flung, and bringing back the same to their point of origin. Two gleaming lines of silver...

            Top Gun Day

            Top Gun Day

            Every May 13th

            In 1986 the movie Top Gun came roared into theatres like an F-14 Tomcat.   It got a missile lock on the box office and shot down just over $356 million, making it the 11th highest...

            Accounting Day

            Accounting Day

            14th May

            Let’s face it, for some unthinkable reason most of us avoid accountants like the plague, which is perfectly forgivable throughout the year, with one exception: Accounting Day. It may not be the most cheerful time...

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            Straw Hat Day

            Straw Hat Day

            Every May 15th

            Why would so simple a garment as a straw hat have a day of its own? Well now, that’s just what we’re here to answer! Straw hats have been found in almost every culture...

            Sea Monkey Day

            Sea Monkey Day

            Every May 16th

            If you were a comic book fan as a kid, or a science buff, you may remember these ads existing in your favorite magazine or catalog. They were heavily marketed in the same pages as...

            Pack Rat Day

            Pack Rat Day

            Every May 17th

            There’s a problem that starts off small, and grows to often life-destroying proportions. We all collect little knick-knacks, and maybe sometimes we aren’t quite as meticulous as we should be about keeping the home and...

            Bike To Work Day

            Bike To Work Day

            18th May (Third Friday of May)

            We all say we’re going to do it every year, stop being so sedentary, get more active, start being a little bit more health conscious and take better care of the environment. Then January 2nd...

            May Ray Day

            May Ray Day

            Every May 19th

            There’s a saying that goes “April Showers bring May Flowers” that talks about the natural turning of the seasons and how the wonderful spring rains. Each year this turning of the page comes about bringing...

            Pick Strawberries Day

            Pick Strawberries Day

            Every May 20th

            ”One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste” ~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe If ever there was a symbol for summer that transcended the sun, it has to be the strawberry. Within the strawberry, we...

            I Need A Patch For That Day

            I Need A Patch For That Day

            Every May 21st

            Some holidays are set up with the express purpose of ensuring that something we often take for granted or miss entirely receives the honour that it deserves. I Need A Patch For That Day is a...

            Goth Day

            Goth Day

            Every May 22nd

            ”It was so close to October that Halloween was knocking at his heart.” ~Barry Eysman, Candles for November We’ve all seen them, those strange characters that wander our city streets dressed as though they’re on their way...

            Turtle Day

            Turtle Day

            Every May 23rd

            We hear in them about parables of being slow and plodding, steady and methodical, and occasionally obsessed with Ninjitsu, news reporters, and pizza. We are, of course, talking about Turtles! Turtles are a type of...

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            Tiara Day

            Tiara Day

            Every May 24th

            You! Yes you girl! You are a Queen. Or a Princess. Or a Duchess. You are royalty, each and every one of you, and you deserve to feel like it. No matter what walk...

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            Towel Day

            Towel Day

            Every May 25th

            A tribute to Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Towel Day sees fans of the author and the book carrying towels with them to work, to school and as part of...

            Blueberry Cheesecake Day

            Blueberry Cheesecake Day

            Every May 26th

            Cheesecake is an institution in itself. The treat's origins go back to Antiquity, but Americans have truly made it their own by adding a variety of flavors. Blueberry Cheesecake Day is here to commemorate the...

            Sun Screen Day

            Sun Screen Day

            Every May 27th

            As Baz Luhrmann once sang "If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it." It's sage advice! Years of health campaigns have ensured that we all know that sun...

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            Hamburger Day

            Hamburger Day

            Every May 28th

            ”Man who invented the hamburger was smart; Man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.” ~Matthew McConaughey Let’s face it, there isn’t anything in the world quite so delightful as your first bite of a rich, juicy...

            Biscuit Day

            Biscuit Day

            Every May 29th

            Calling all smart cookies! Biscuit Day offers the perfect chance to go crackers about one of the world's most popular snacks. But did you realise just how many types of biscuit there are? American biscuits are...

            Loomis Day

            Loomis Day

            Every May 30th

            There is a man, as there is always a man (or woman), who is responsible for everything we take for granted today. Neither he nor we could have seen the long term effects of what...

            No Tobacco Day

            No Tobacco Day

            Every May 31st

            ”I wish we could do something useful with tobacco – Like making fertilizer out of it” ~ Paul Dudley White We see it every day, people standing outside in the rain huddled over a burning stick of...

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            Golf Month

            Golf Month

            Every May

            Aaah golf, the sport of old rich people who have the time to spend hours upon hours on the rolling green hills of a golf course, following a tiny white speck. Many of us who...

            Barbecue Month

            Barbecue Month

            Every May

            In the month of May, it's time to truly embrace the start of summer with Barbecue - or barbeque - month! Barbecue month was made to observe and celebrate the wonders of the BBQ. A great...

            Photo Month

            Photo Month

            Every May

            They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and looking at some of the amazing photos taken over the almost 200 years that photography has been known to man, it may sometimes seem...

            Hamburger Month

            Hamburger Month

            Every May

            They’re the mainstay of backward barbecue’s, the cash cow of fast food restaurants, and come in a million different varieties if we’re being conservative. The smell of one cooking is enough to set our mouths...

            Get Caught Reading Month

            Get Caught Reading Month

            Every May

            We know how it is, there’s something special about getting lost in a book, but everyone around you intimates that you’re secluding yourself, or that you’re a bookish nerd. But how could you not want...

            Lyme Disease Awareness Month

            Lyme Disease Awareness Month

            Every May

            The natural world is a beautiful place, and not always the friendliest place around. Could be why we spent thousands of years making it so we didn’t have to go outside. One such danger is...

            Bike Month

            Bike Month

            Every May

            The wind in your hair, the city whizzing past, that wonderful gliding feeling...nothing could ever quite beat riding a bike. Not to mention how many health benefits riding a bike offers! What contraption deserves its...

            Deck Safety Month

            Deck Safety Month

            Every May

            A deck, kitted out with outdoor furniture and some lush, colorful outdoor plants, could be the pride and joy of your home. All year round, this outside addition to your house could be a tranquil...

            Military Appreciation Month

            Military Appreciation Month

            Every May

            Nationally Military Appreciate Month falls in May each year. As its title suggests, this observance is meant to raise awareness and encourage celebration and appreciation of those who serve - are who have served - in the...

            Lupus Awareness Month

            Lupus Awareness Month

            Every May

            Lupus may sound like an exotic, rare disease, but it's not one to be overlooked. Like many other life-threatening autoimmune diseases, it is important to know the early warning signs of Lupus so that any sufferers...