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...

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Every January 9th

Have you ever wanted to be a police officer as a kid? In today’s day and age, police officers have been getting a bad reputation in the United States due to reports of incidents with...

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Static Electricity Day

Static Electricity Day

Every January 9th

It’s the bane of wool wearers, and the champion of older brothers. Static electricity has been experienced by all of us, whether we’re simply grabbing a door handle on a cool dry day, or experiencing...

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Poetry At Work Day

Poetry At Work Day

9th 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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Play God Day

Play God Day

Every January 9th

If we all saw Bruce Almighty then the concept of Play God Day is pretty simple. What would you do if you were god for a day? It would of course be easy to come...

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Balloon Ascension Day

Balloon Ascension Day

Every January 9th

Anyone who has ever been in a hot air balloon will tell you it is an incredible experience, especially if they have been on such a ride in a place that boasts a particularly majestic...

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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 the...

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...