June 18th Is National Go Fishing Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

As with so many of the fun holidays I’ve written about, there seems to be no clear origin of National Fishing Day. But no matter – because any excuse to fish is a good excuse, right? The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series […]

June 17th Is National Eat Your Vegetables Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Incorporating vegetables into your daily diet is essential to your health and longevity, so it’s no surprise that there is a National Eat Your Vegetables Day. It’s the perfect day to try a new vegetable or vegetable-heavy recipe and learn more about the positive effect vegetables have on your physical wellbeing. There are a variety […]

June 17th Is Fathers Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Believe it or not, the history of Father’s Day is a vast and fairly confusing one; and apparently a bit of resistance from our male-dominated Congress. According to record, it all started on July 5, 1908 when West Virginia church member Mrs. Grace Golden Clayton organized a Father’s Day event through her church’s Sunday sermon, […]

June 14th Is Pig Callers Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Occurring on June 14th each year, Pig Caller’s Day is often celebrated through community pig calling contests and state championships. Pig Callers Day is devoted to honoring the pig callers of the world, like Roxanne, who is affectionately known as the “pig lady.” She collects pigs and is also a world-champion hog caller. Roxanne has […]

June 14th Is Flag Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

In the month of July the United States celebrates their Independence, but twenty days before, on June 14th, they pay homage to their country’s flag with Flag Day. Although not an official federal holiday (meaning banks and post offices are not closed), most states across the country commemorate the day in one way or another. […]

June 13th Is National Weed Your Garden Day

May 29th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

June seems to be a very popular month for gardening holidays, as this is the third such post I’ve written in the past few days – June 3rd-9th Is National Garden Week and June 6th Is National Gardening Exercise Day being the first two. It may not seem like it on the surface, but National […]

June 6th Is National Gardening Exercise Day

May 18th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

It’s hard to argue that gardening doesn’t have positive affects on your health and overall wellbeing. Proven over and over to be beneficial on many levels, gardening is an easy and gentle way to help you stay as healthy as you can be. National Gardening Exercise Day is a perfect day to burn a few […]