February in Pop Culture History

Observances: Black History Month Chocolate Lovers Month National Bird Feeding Month Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 11 to 17) National Wear Red Day (First Friday) Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (First Saturday) International Purple Hijab Day (Second Saturday) World Marriage Day (Second Sunday) Family Day (Third Monday) International Stand Up to Bullying Day (Last…

January in Pop Culture History

Observances: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Healthy Weight Awareness Month Oatmeal Month National Soup Month National Non-Smoking Week (3rd Full Week) International Fetish Day (3rd Friday) Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day (Last Monday) National Seed Swap Day (Last Saturday) Polar Bear Swim Day (Jan. 1) Happy Mew Year for Cats Day (Jan. 2) National Science Fiction Day (Jan….

November in Pop Culture History

Observances: Academic Writing Month Annual Family Reunion Planning Month Movember Fun With Fondue Month Transgender Awareness Month Native American Heritage Month Epilepsy Awareness Month Blog Posting Month NaNoWriMo National Pomegranate Month Impaired Driving Prevention Month Men Make Dinner Day (First Thursday) Daylight Savings Time Ends (First Sunday) World Quality Day (Second Thursday) Barack Obama Day…

October in Pop Culture History

Observances and Celebrations: International Walk to School Month World Blindness Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month Health Literacy Month National Bullying Prevention Month LGBT History Month National Pizza Month Oktoberfest Mental Illness Awareness Week (First Week) World Space Week (Week of Oct. 4) Thanksgiving (Second Monday) International Music Day (Oct. 1) International Day of Non-Violence…

September in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebration: National Ovarian Cancer Month National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month National Wine Month Mushroom Month National Piano Month Self Improvement Month National Hispanic Heritage Month Rice Month Potato Month National Suicide Prevention Week (Week of Sept. 10) Tolkien Week (Week of Sept. 22) Banned Books Week (Last week of Sept.) Random Acts of…

August in Pop Cultue History

Observances- Get Ready For Kindergarten Month Happiness Happens Month What Will Be Your Legacy Month Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month National Water Quality Month Family Meals Month Get Acquainted With Kiwifruit Month Goat Cheese Month Peach Month Sandwich Month National Farmer’s Market Week (First Full Week) International Clown Week (Aug. 1 – 7) International…

5 Must See Movies in August ‘018

Just like that, we are halfway through the summer. It’s kind of crazy every year how fast this time flies. I love summer for getting outside and all of the fun activities, but I also hate the summer for the insane heat that becomes too much to bear. Good thing there are always great movies…

Sunday Mise en Place (July 23 to 29, ‘018)

Welcome back to the Sunday Mise en Place! It has been a crazy roller coaster of a week for me. I ended last week’s M.e.P. feeling like I got hit with a “tunnel of bricks” (as my daughter called it). I had restless nights of breaking a fever over and over. And, then the rest…