Happiness Happens Day

Created in 1999 as “Admit You’re Happy Day,” this unofficial holiday encourages people to be open about their happiness and share it with others.  The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious. And, that sharing one’s happiness can bring a lot of joy to other people’s lives.  Being happy can mean different things to different …

Watermelon Day

August 3 is an annual holiday that celebrates everyone’s favorite summer fruit. Made of 92% water and full of Vitamins A, C, and antioxidants, watermelon is an ancient food that is believed to have originated in tropical Africa. In fact, historians have found evidence of watermelon cultivation as far back as 4000 years ago. Today, many varieties of the fruit …

Today Is National Ice Cream Day!

Did you know that some studies have shown people buy and consume more ice cream on a Sunday than any other day of the week? That makes it incredibly synchronistic that this year’s National Ice Cream Day lands on Sunday! Why not take the kids out to get their favorite flavor ice cream cone and visit their favorite playground! Officially …

Today Is Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day…Have You Visited the Playground Lately?

Did you know that today is Teddy Bear Picnic Day? The first Teddy bears, invented in 1903, may not have been as cute as the one’s made today, but interestingly enough were invented by two different people at around the same time. One person lived in the U.S. and the other in Germany. Obviously, with the lack of communication as …