May 28th Is Memorial Day

May 6th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Simply put, Memorial Day is a day at the end of May when Americans commemorate and celebrate the country’s fallen military heroes. While it may seem these days that Memorial Day is more about clothing sales, there is actually a noble history behind hit. Once known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated after the American […]

May 24th Is Asparagus Day

May 6th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Spring is in full force and the summer months are on their way – time to enjoy some asparagus! May 24th is Asparagus, a perfect day to get out your favorite asparagus recipes. Asparagus is great for you, containing folic acid, potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin; it’s also low in […]

May 20th Is Pick Strawberries Day

May 6th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Pick Strawberries Day falls on a Sunday this year, making it a perfect day for a little quality time with your family in nature. As with many of the fun food holidays, I cannot find much of an origin or history of the day. My guess is that May 20th is an arbitrary date that […]

May 20th-26th Is Dog Bite Prevention Week

May 6th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

As I mentioned in my National Pet Week post, owning a pet comes with great responsibilities. Dog Bite Prevention Week is devoted to one of the more important of those responsibilities: avoiding dog bites. Proper dog training and socializing starts at home, but even those who do not own dogs should have the knowledge and […]

May 19th Is Plant Something Day

May 6th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

While it’s on the calendar as a special day, the most I can seem to find online about Plant Something Day is a bunch of links for online greeting cards. But that doesn’t matter, because any excuse to plant something and add a touch of lively color to the world is a good excuse! Since […]

May 19th Is National Bake Sale Day

May 3rd, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Try as I might, I just cannot find a history about National Bake Sale Day. But it doesn’t matter, because it’s a fun holiday nonetheless and deserves a day in the spotlight. According to what I can find, National Bake Sale Day falls on May 19th of each year and the encouraged way to celebrate […]

May 14th Is National Dance Like A Chicken Day

May 3rd, 2012 by Craig Mullins

This holiday is for a special group of people – those who love to do the Chicken Dance! There seems to be no rhyme or reason that I can find as to why National Dance Like A Chicken Day is on May 14th. But does it really matter? It’s a day to dance like a […]