September 12, 2020 National Chocolate Milkshake Day
National Chocolate Milkshake Day is an opportunity for chocoholics to savor and enjoy. The weather may have cooled off. But, our appetite for chocolate, specifically chocolate milkshakes, hasn’t cooled off one iota. The first milkshake was made in 1885. They were originally sold in bars and saloons. The original milkshake was made of whiskey, eggs, and cream.
National Peanut Day is the peanuttiest of days. Native to South America, the locals there couldn’t keep this great nut to themselves. Actually, peanuts are not nuts. They are “legumes”, like peas, beans, and lentils.
Uncle Sam Day celebrates a symbol of America. Uncle Sam is certainly one of America’s most recognized symbols. Uncle Sam appears on everything from military posters to cartoon images to advertising media. He is perhaps, the most recognizable symbol in the world.
National Gumbo Day is today. It’s a great opportunity, to enjoy a little Louisiana Cajun cooking. It is easy to participate in this special day. Simply eat some Gumbo. For those of us in the south, that is easy, as Gumbo is almost all restaurant menus.
National Dessert Day is a rich day filled with yummy treats! Celebrate National Dessert Day today. For just one day, forget about the calories and high fat content in many desserts. Then, tomorrow you can go back to your diet.
Today is National Pasta Day. Choose your favorite pasta shape, there’s over 600 of them, add your favorite sauce, and chow down! For many of us, the first sauce that comes to mind is red tomato spaghetti sauce. There’s plenty other sauces and toppings to choose from, including alfredo sauce, clam sauce, and cheese sauce, to name a few.
You’ve had a beard so long, that you don’t know what you’d look like without one. And, your lady friend isn’t so fond of it. Today brings the extra incentive you need, to shave it off and go without a beard for the first time in who knows when.
Evaluate Your Life Day gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect upon our life, where it’s been, and where its going. C’mon, be honest with yourself. Are things going well? What is bothering you? What do you need, or want, to change? How’s your appearance? Are you gaining too much weight?
National Brandied Fruit Day celebrates sweet tasting fruit, soaked and marinated in brandy. This is a day that you have most certainly booked on your calendar, in eager anticipation. Well, it has finally arrived.
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day celebrates a delicious Fall dessert. In October, pumpkins are literally glowing. So, why not put two of your favorites together…..pumpkins and cheesecake!? They make a great dessert. They are both nutritious and healthy.
It’s a little kooky and crazy if you ask me. One can go a little bit batty contemplating the meaning of this day. Our research came up empty on information about this day. So, we can’t be certain as to the meaning of this very nutty day. There are two very obvious possibilities:
Initiated in 1990, this is a national day is for devoted to helping others by doing volunteer work in the community. The activity can be almost anything. On this day, millions of Americans participate in community improvement projects.
National Mincemeat Day celebrates a sweet and tasty meat treat. For those of us that have had it before, we can revel in the great taste. For those of us who have never heard of Mincemeat, don’t you think today would be a good time to get introduced to it!?