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…

July in Pop Culture History

Observances and Celebrations: Anti-Boredom Month Culinary Arts Month National Hot Dog Month National Ice Cream Month Shark Week Canada Day (July 1) International Free Hugs Day (July 1) World UFO Day (July 2) Stay Out of the Sun Day (July 3) World Environment Day (July 5) National Fried Chicken Day (July 6) World Chocolate Day…

April in Pop Culture History

Observances: Financial Literacy Month Jazz Appreciation Month National Poetry Month National Volunteer Month National Prevent Child Abuse Month National Food Month National Soft Pretzel Month Sexual Assault Awareness Month   National Library Week (First Full Week) Pan-American Week (Week of April 14) Canada Book Week (Week of April 23) World Immunization Week (Last Full Week)…

Top 10 Fictional Bands

How many times have you wished that fictional characters or objects were real? Heck, I’d love my own lightsaber or my best friend to be baby Groot. Much in that same vain there are so many fictional musicians and bands that I wish were real life. Some of my favourite songs were performed by fictional…

Sunday Mise en Place (June 26 to July 2, ‘017)

Good day, late start to the Sunday Mise en Place.  Took the family to watch last nights Canada Day 150 fireworks, a fantastic show was put on downtown Calgary, and my children’s minds were blown.  Navigating home turned out to be a mess and we didn’t get the children in bed till 1AM.  Needless to…

Father’s Day Mise en Place (June 12 to 18, ‘017)

Happy Father’s Day to, well… to me.  More importantly, to my amazing father, who does too much for everyone else.  And all the fathers, grandpas, uncles, and dudes in a fatherly role.  The kids are off having some quality time with Grandpa right now, so let’s get moving on this Sunday’s Mise en Place.  The…

Sunday Mise en Place (June 5 to 11, ‘017)

Welcome to another round of the Sunday Mise en Place.  The weekly series is where I get to pour it all out, from what is happening in my world to my blog.  Anyways, this is going to be a quickie today so let’s get right into what is going on… What’s Going On- I had…

Famous Canadian Duels (Part One)

News came out earlier on some of the legislations choices on modernizing Canada’s justice system.  In an attempt to weed out some of Canada’s dated laws, some proposed repeals were made.  Meaning, they are taking out some laws that date back to over a century ago.  First, I am very excited that it will be…

National Accordion Awareness Month #NAAM

Usually I do not like to get too serious on my blog, however, June is a very important month.  I am not talking about LGBTQIA Pride Month- though much respect.  This year, for June, I have decided to support another valuable cause.  Therefore, I will be celebrating National Accordion Awareness Month.  Today I would love…

Sparkle the Christmas Light

Kicking off this weeks Christmas extravaganza on the Green Onion blog, I thought I would start with a personal favorite.  One, that nobody is talking about and nobody else probably cares about.  He is a friend of Santa Claus, he is a hero to all of the other tree decorations, and he is a king…