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Dress Up Your Pet Day

This Silly Holiday makes me laugh.  Yes, I have been known to gawk at the cute little outfits…but I have a CAT not a DOG.  Who dresses up their cat?  I will be honest and say it wasn’t my idea, it was my ex-roommates idea.  I would go on plane trips where I couldn’t take […]

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Bubble Bath Day

Let us not let Bubble Bath Day just slip by.  Slip out of those work clothes, turn on the stereo, grab your book and slide into the tub.  Shhhh….it’s ok…no one will bother you. (maybe!) I was one of the lucky kids where my parents remodeled the bathroom the day I left for college.  Yep. […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend

THURSDAY Thanksgiving Day found me in Arizona, not in California with my family, or in the Dunes with my Glamis family.  We kicked off the day at the Fountain Hills, AZ Thanksgiving Parade.  Rumored to be the only Thanksgiving parade this side of the Mississippi, but confirmed as the only Thanksgiving parade in Arizona for […]

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Birthday Reflection

It’s my birthday!  To me it has become a milestone… “Made another one!  Must be doing something right!” It is rarely a relaxing day, or an ability for me to turn off my regular work… “It’s just another day!” But it is very special, because I share my Birthday with my Mom…  “It’s my Mom’s […]

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National Cheesecake Day

Cheesecake!? Did someone say Cheesecake!?  Oh, boy, my favorite.  No, I’m not really the plain Jane type…I like my topping and swirls and all the goodness that goes with it.  Oh and calories too, but whose counting?  It’s National Cheesecake Day!! My parents love cheesecake too.  Their wedding cake was a heart shaped cheesecake with […]

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Ugly Truck Day

National Ugly Truck Day

Do you have the Ugliest Truck Ever? Saturday July 20th is National Ugly Truck Day… Let’s get the celebration started early! Starting today Tuesday July 16th through Saturday July 20th Post Your Ugliest Truck PHOTO to Bower Media’s Facebook Wall…Put it right there where everyone can see it!  (Not in the messages, right up there on the wall!) […]

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National Tape Measure Day

Who has a tape measure in the house, craft room or garage, raise your hand. (scan) Who has a tape measure in any of their vehicles, raise your hand. (scan) Who has used a tape measure in the last 24 hours, raise your hand. (scan) What do you think the results were?  I guess it […]

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National French Fries Day

French Fries are a luxury in my diet, not a standard.  I didn’t grow up in a fast food and hamburger & fries family. (thanks mom)  When my mom would ‘allow’ us to have french fries, it was a treat.  And if I really look back, it was probably because she was craving them herself, […]

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Car Collector Appreciation Day

Do you collect cars?  Purposely or is that what you tell your wife about the assortment in the yard!?  Either way, today is the SEMA encouraged Car Collector Appreciation Day.  “The SEMA Action Network (SAN)is again working to secure a U.S. Congressional resolution to recognize the day’s national significance. In honor of this occasion, thousands of […]

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Macaroni Day

I was really excited to see that today is Macaroni Day!  I am always looking for an excuse to eat Mac & Cheese.  It is by far my favorite comfort food. My Mom makes the best.  Hands down.  She knows when I come home or when we go camping together that Mac & Cheese is […]

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National Fried Chicken Day

Three recipes: Lemonade Oven Fried Chicken,  Spicy Sour Cream Corn, Bite Size Apple Pies   Today is National Fried Chicken Day! I’ve never really been a ‘fried’ person (thanks mom) so I had to consult Pinterest to see what the options are.   Holy Cow! Who would have known there is: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Oven Fried […]

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Workaholics Day

Today is Workaholics Day! I thought I should get my post up first thing this morning, although I have already checked all my social sites, email, website stats and done research on what a Workaholic is.  Time to write into the blog and then jump into the projects for today.  I have a list. Today […]

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4th of July

4th of July is one of my favorite holidays.  I think it is the American in me.  I don’t have any annual family vacation plans that make it uber special, or particularly enjoy BBQ’s, or parades, but I am particular towards Fireworks. There are many awesome pictures floating around today.  Lots of Red, White & […]

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Find a Rainbow Day

Today is Find a Rainbow Day…  I always want to chase Rainbows to find the Pot of Gold at the end…it is there, right?  I think I did find the end of one once…it just ran into the ground, it was very interesting to see…but I will have to say I was disappointed there wasn’t […]

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Some of Our Favorite Quotes are from Albert Einstein

In celebration of Albert Einstein’s birthday today, lets look as some of the favorite quotes.  What is yours? “I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough.”  —Albert Einstein — Aphorism, 1945–1946. “I believe the most important mission of the state is to protect the individual and make it possible for him to develop […]

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Girl Scout Day and Cookie Selling Life Skills

I was a good little Brownie, but by the time I got to be a Girl Scout I had found dirt bikes and school sports.  Although one of my fondest memories of being part of the group was a play that my friends and I still talk about and regress to looking at silly pictures […]

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Johnny Appleseed Day & Favorite Apple Recipes

March 11th is Johnny Appleseed Day.  There is also a trend to celebrate this day in September, his actual birthday, but most prefer the March date because it is during planting season. John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed) was born on September 26, 1774.  John Chapman was a deeply religious person He was known to preach […]

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International Women’s Day

  International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. Started as a Socialist political event, the holiday blended in the culture of many countries, […]

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Dentist’s Day

Have you thanked your Dentist Lately?  I know, just like every Doctor, they are not one that you like to go and see, but they are in some ways a different breed of Doctor. They preach Prevention more than anything!  I know I hate hearing them remind me to floss and use a toothbrush for […]

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National Anthem Day

Today is National Anthem Day! On this day in 1931, ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ was adopted as America’s national anthem. The lyrics of the song were taken from Francis Scott Key’s poem about the battle at Fort McHenry in the war of 1812 and set to the melody of a popular British drinking song. Today […]

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