Family Reunion Month — A Good Excuse to Get Together

Family Reunion Month — A Good Excuse to Get Together

Family Reunion Month is every year in July.  It isn’t surprising that July is chosen because the weather is nice, the kids are out of school, and families are ablest to get together during this time. A hundred years ago, families tended to stay in the same location. ...
Cheer Up the Lonely Day

Cheer Up the Lonely Day

Do you have someone in your life that is a little down and out and perhaps a little lonely?  Cheer Up the Lonely Day is in June and is the perfect excuse to turn that person’s frown upside down!  We’ve all been there.  Have you had someone come along and...
Hot Dog Month and Chili Dog Day

Hot Dog Month and Chili Dog Day

Hot Dog Month is celebrated throughout all of July, with Chili Dog Day celebrated on the last Thursday. This means all month long people are finding even more reasons to consume hot dogs in all their grilled, boiled, or fried glory, as well as the delicious toppings...
Fried Chicken Day — A Yummy Celebration

Fried Chicken Day — A Yummy Celebration

Fried Chicken Day is celebrated in July. After spending a long weekend eating hot dogs and hamburgers in celebration of the 4th of July, the fried chicken meal is no doubt a welcome one. This delicious day is a celebration of the taste and texture—not to mention the...
Sidewalk Egg Frying Day

Sidewalk Egg Frying Day

National Sidewalk Egg Frying Day is in July.  You might wonder why we have such a day at all. Here is a theory.  The kids have been up since the crack of dawn.  The whole family has been out at the holiday parades all morning.  Everyone is tired and a little cranky...
Hop a Park Day — A Healthy Celebration

Hop a Park Day — A Healthy Celebration

Hop a Park Day is in July and is a very fun day! Go ahead and put off those house cleaning chores—grab your picnic supplies! Be sure to include fun games and sunscreen so you will be well prepared for this year’s Hop a Park Day.     What is Hop a Park Day?...
July Fourth: All About Independence

July Fourth: All About Independence

July Fourth (also known as Independence Day) is a very special day each year in the United States.  It is the day we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence signed on July 4, 1776 declaring the thirteen American Colonies a new nation.  July Fourth is...
Busy Mothers: Where to Look for Helpful Parenting Ideas

Busy Mothers: Where to Look for Helpful Parenting Ideas

The best blogs for busy Mothers are sometimes hard to find on the internet. Doing a search and asking other busy Mothers what blogs they follow is a good way to get started. Whether you want to know about parenting, looking for a new recipe to try, or a way to keep...
Fireworks Safety Month

Fireworks Safety Month

July is Fireworks Safety Month.  The warm summer weather, smell of food on the grill, and family gatherings make shooting fireworks very appealing.  Independence Day and fireworks are synonymous with each other so it is no coincidence that July is Fireworks Safety...
Take Your Dog to Work Day

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Take Your Dog to Work Day is coming up. On June 24th, people all around the world will pack up Fido, a few dog treats, and a water bowl, and head to work with their best friend in tow.     Origins Take Your Dog to Work Day was first celebrated back in 1999,...