Category Archives: Little Known Holidays to Celebrate

It’s National Chocolate Chip Day! Hooray! Hooray!

Happy National Chocolate Chip Day! My wee ones were very excited that National Chocolate Chip Day was coming up. It’s on my list of “little-known” holidays and they knew it meant that I would be in the kitchen whipping up something to eat. And anything involving chocolate chips is okay in their book. Being the non-confrontational sort that I am, I […]

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My May Day

My grandmother would be proud. I managed to pull off some May Day surprises and thanks to the imaginations of wee ones, my role in the festivities is still anonymous. With some crepe paper, small shipping boxes and butter cartons, my wee ones and I made a few May Day baskets to deliver to some neighbors. Two of those baskets […]

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Happy Hairstyle Appreciation Day!

Last month when I printed a list of holidays that go beyond the usual suspects, I was quite giddy. There were so many fun “little known” days to celebrate and when your world revolves around making moments, and especially your blog, this list gave me lots of good material. Oh, the joy that this list would bring to me and […]

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National Jelly Bean Day

In addition to Earth Day and Administrative Professional’s Day (which are both very important so make sure to jump on those celebrations), today is National Jelly Bean Day, and I am prepared to celebrate that one as well. After all, the Jelly Belly distribution center is in Wisconsin and I have even toured their facility. I lead a very exciting life! […]

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Celebrate “Kindergarten Day”

Since “Kindergarten Day” is a part of our lives these days, I thought it fitting to give it a shout-out. What is it all about? Apparently, this day celebrates the birthday of Friedrich Froebe, born in 1782. He started the first kindergarten in 1837, in Germany. The first public kindergarten opened in the United States, in St Louis, in 1837. Happy […]

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