Welcome to National Coffee Day! Have you experienced the aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingled with the sweet scent of baking cookies? This is a pairing that had stood the test of time, and for a good reason! Joining coffee and cookies together can be magic. These two beloved treats were just meant to be together. The acidity of coffee can balance the sweetness of a cookie, while the cookie’s texture can enhance the coffee’s mouthfeel. Win-Win!
Did you know there was a day called, “National Good Neighbor Day?” That’s right!! It is celebrated each year on September 28. According to Wikipedia.org, this day was first officially recognized in 1970: National Good Neighbor Day is a national holiday in the United States celebrated on September 28. In the early 1970s, Becky Mattson of Lakeside, Montana created National Good Neighbor Day as a day to connect with and recognize the importance of strong leaders. On September 22, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed Proclamation 4601 establishing September 24, 1978 as National Good Neighbor Day, stating that it should be observed “with appropriate ceremonies and activities.” . . .
According to the Farmer’s Almanac, “The autumnal (fall) equinox marks the turning point when darkness begins to win out over daylight. Essentially, our hours of daylight—the period of time each day between sunrise and sunset—have been growing slightly shorter each day since the summer solstice in June, which is the longest day of the year (at least in terms of daylight)…”
Hello Friends!! Today, September 18 is known as Read An eBook Day. . . Every year, this day is observed to celebrate the 24/7 reading accessibility and ease that ebooks offer. To learn more about the history of Read An eBook Day, visit nationaltoday.com . . .
Did you know there that September 15th each year is observed as National Online Learning Day? That’s Right!! This is a day for raising awareness of all of the resources, classes and learning opportunities that are available online. It is also a day to help people, both young or old, invest time in their own growth and education.
There are so many benefits to online learning. Flexibility, lower cost, self-pacing and learning self-motivation are just a few. . . .
We all know and celebrate Fathers’ Day and Mothers’ Day each year, but how many of you know about and celebrate Grandparents’ Day? Boo-Shaw Bakery did some research on this holiday and found a great article on legacyproject.org explaining the history of this holday: National Grandparents Day falls each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. It’s not a holiday invented to sell cards and flowers. It was initiated at the grassroots level by West Virginian Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade. . .