Guinea Pig Appreciation Day

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day

Every July 16th

As far as small fuzzies go, the Guinea Pig is certainly one of the world's favorites. Having been domesticated in South America for thousands of years, they're one of the longest-serving companions to humans and...

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Corn Fritters Day

Corn Fritters Day

Every July 16th

Where would we be without corn fritters? This simple, unassuming dish is comfort food heaven. Add your favorite condiment to a corn fritter and that's some good eating right there. So, some bright spark had the...

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Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Get Out of the Doghouse Day

16th July (Third Monday of July)

Usually when we think of someone being in the dog house, we think of a spouse or significant other who has done something bad, but sometimes it’s just as likely to have happened with a...

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World Snake Day

World Snake Day

Every July 16th

Snakes have gotten something of a bad rap over the past few thousand years. What with that one snake tricking that nice lady nice lady into eating an apple way back when, thus condemning the...

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Fresh Spinach Day

Fresh Spinach Day

Every July 16th

Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.Michael Greger It’s had a reputation as being an incredibly...

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Ice Cream Month

Ice Cream Month

Every July

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! Butternut Crunch and Rocky Road, Napoleon and Caramel Swirl, there are hundreds of flavors of Ice Cream to sample and flavor, and the hot months...

World Watercolor Month

World Watercolor Month

Every July

Perhaps watercolor is more art than acrylics or oil because the opportunity to correct errors is very limited as the colors are transparent… The sun, wind and temperature influences water-pigment-paper! Everything flows, painting with watercolors!Adriana...

Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month

Every July

Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ‘cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it.Jim Beaver Every year...

Picnic Month

Picnic Month

Every July

A book of verse beneath the bough,A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thouBeside me singing in the Wilderness –Ah, wilderness were paradise enow!Omar Khayyam When the weather gets warmer and the rains of...

Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Every July

We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else's conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our manners! Celebrate Cell Phone Courtesy Month by following...

Independent Retailer Month

Independent Retailer Month

Every July

Big Box stores like Walmart and Target are certainly convenient, offering so much of the things we need in one place, and the prices they offer can’t be beat. However, there is a section of...

Horseradish Month

Horseradish Month

Every July

Here's an event to celebrate with relish! Horseradish Month offers a chance to add zing to your menu, finding out how this tasty herb can beef up all kinds of meals. Horseradish has been grown for...

Bank Account Bonus Month

Bank Account Bonus Month

Every July

When we consider opening up a new bank account, we generally spend time trying to find on that doesn’t charge too many fees, that has the features we require, and that has a physical branch...

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

Every July

I'm mad keen on recycling because I'm worried about the next generation and where all this waste we're producing is going. It has to stop. I wash out my plastic containers and recycle envelopes, everything...