Relaxation Day

Relaxation Day

Every August 15th

Slow down... breath, and relax. Relaxation Day is all about winding down and just taking it easy. If you're lucky enough to have the day off work, enjoy a quiet morning watching TV from the...

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Check The Chip Day

Check The Chip Day

Every August 15th

When it comes to our pets, not many of us are willing to take any risk at all. Many pet owners go as far as putting in child safety plugs in order to keep nails...

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Acadian Day

Acadian Day

Every August 15th

Most people assume that all Canadians are just ‘Canadian’, and that the French spoken by the people there is the same as any French. Such is not the case, however! In fact, Canada didn’t use...

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Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Every August 15th

Lemons just seem to be refreshing, no matter what you do with them–lemonade, lemon vinaigrette, lemon ice cream…you get the picture. Lemon meringue pie is one of the most famous lemon desserts, and it’s really...

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Cycle to Work Day

Cycle to Work Day

Every August 15th

“Once you start cycling, the city opens up for you. No longer are you fighting it, hot and frustrated; no longer are you at the mercy of bus drivers, roadworks, decisions made by others and...

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Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

”A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair” ~ Ancient (?) Proverb Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills.  Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” ― Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are...

Catfish Day

Catfish Month

Every August

“Catfish's mild taste adapts well to a wide array of flavors, especially strong assertive ones, which is why you used to see it 'blackened' Cajun style on so many restaurant menus - a trick which...