OCTOBER

Happy October Everyone! To me this is the most fun time of year. This last quarter is great! But sadly goes too fast. So take in every second.

October tidbits: October 1st is National Homemade Cookie Day. The 4th is National Taco Day.October 6th is World Ostomy Day. The 17th National Pasta Day. 21st: National Caramel Apple Day. The 27th is National Potato Day.October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. National Disability Employment Awareness Month. National Boss Day is always October 16th. Sweetest Day is observed on the third Saturday in October. It was started as a day to bring a touch of joy to the lives of the underprivileged. October is also National Seafood Month,National Apple Month and National Chili Month.  Oktoberfest is this month And let’s all try to stay human for Halloween, witch occurs on October 31st.

Your October Birthstone is: Opal, Meaning: Hope.

Your October Flower is: Calendula, Meaning: Good Luck

SO LET THE FESTIVITIES BEGIN !!!!!!!

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SEPTEMBER IS BOURBON MONTH

Bald eagles, apple pies, football-it can’t get any more American than that. Unless we’re talking liquor. Did you know the official national spirit of the US is bourbon whiskey? We can all thank Kentucky for not only producing around 97% of the world’s supply, but for making this spirit a national symbol. In 1964, Congress dictated that bourbon was “distinctive” to the US. People took that to mean it was our national liquor; however, in 2007, a Kentucky senator realized the shocking mistake and pushed for a resolution to be passed and luckily succeeded. Today, bourbon drinkers enjoy their whiskey in many ways and during any occasion. From Manhattans to barbecue glazes, night caps to tailgating, bourbon is as celebrated as America herself.

MANHATTAN: Bourbon Whiskey 2 1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth 3/4 oz. Biters Splash. Ice. Cherry. Combine bourbon, vermouth, bitters and ice in a mixing glass. Stir gently, don’t bruise the spirits or cloud the drink. Place the cherry in a chilled glass and strain the bourbon mixture over the cherry.

Information and Recipe taken from the ABC Liquor Store news letter.

September Tidbits

Good Morning Readers. Happy Labor Day Weekend! Hope everyone enjoys a great long weekend Chillin’ and Grillin’. Labor Day was established in the 1880’s to honor the social and economic contributions of American workers. Also for this month it is National Honey Month, National breakfast month. Most important meal of the day. Add a little Honey to that morning smoothie.Also National Chicken Month and National Rice Month.September 4th is Macadamia Nut Day. September 5th: National Cheese Pizza Day. YUM!  The 13th: National Peanut Day. The 16th: Guacamole Day. The 27th: Chocolate Milk Day.The 29th: National Coffee Day. It is also National Hispanic Heritage Month. Grandparents Day is on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Also Fall rolls in later this month. So looking forward to that! Also September is Bourbon Month!

September Birthstone: Sapphire, Meaning: Clear Thinking

September Flower: Aster, Meaning: Devotion.

This month I will be having a lot of Shop Talk. I have been getting my Holiday Shop Section in order. Lots of cool gift ideas. Stocking stuffers, Also gift ideas for teacher, coach. Football season has started. Lots of Sports gift sets in my shop right now. And I still have some others to get in there. So please take a minute today and check out what is in there now and check back, there is more to come. http://shopworndesigns.etsy.com. Some of my holiday gift sets sold out end of November, So get there soon and make your purchase before their all gone. I will be posting shop photos here and there this month. So please stay tuned, please stand by, cool stuff ahead, Great ideas are headed your way.

ALL ABOUT JULY

Just a few tidbits in today’s post.

Hot Dog Month, Ice Cream Month, Independence Day, National Grilling Month

Birthstone: Ruby, Meaning: Contentment

Flower: Larkspur, Meaning: Laughter

Star Signs: Cancer and Leo

July 1 was Canada Day (Canada’s Birthday) always observed on July 1 unless it is a Sunday then it is celebrated on July 2.  Happy Birthday Canada!

Lots more on July, but this is just a few. Have a Great Day!

ALL ABOUT MAY

Welcome to May everyone. This month is: National Physical Fitness Month (Get on your bikes and Ride!) Mother’s Day occurs on the second Sunday in May. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May. It is National Salsa Month, National Salad Month, National Egg Month, National Hamburger Month, May 28th is National Hamburger Day. Kentucky Derby is this weekend, and Cinco De Mayo is this month.. The 4th is National O.J. Day. The 8th is Coconut Cream Pie Day, 13th National Apple Pie Day. The 14th is Buttermilk Biscuit Day, the 15th National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, 23rd National Taffy Day. The 28th National Brisket Day, May 31 is National Macaroon Day.

Birthstone: Emerald, Meaning: Success – Flower:Lily of the Valley, Meaning: Sweetness

Just a few May tidbits, too many to write them all. Enjoy! and have a Wonderful Day!

All About March

Good Morning Readers, and Happy March. Today’s post is all about March tidbits:This month is National Women’s History Month. YOU ROCK! KEEP ON KEEPIN ON! It is also National Nutrition Month. St. Patrick’s Day occurs on March 17th. Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday of the full moon that occurs on or following the Spring Equinox (March 21). March 4th is National Pound Cake Day. It is also the only day of the year that gives you a command: March Forth! The 7th National Cereal Day. The 8th International Women’s Day. Also the 8th is National Peanut Cluster Day.  The 14th National Potato Chip Day. 22nd National Water Day. 25th National Pecan Day.And March is also National Peanut Month.

Birthstone: Aquamarine – Meaning: Courage / Flower: Jonquil – Meaning: Desire

Just a few March Facts. Too many to list. Have a Wonderful Day.

FEBRUARY

Hello Readers. Happy FEB! Today’s post is FEBRUARY TIDBITS:

This month is: Black History Month, Grapefruit Month, The third Monday is observed as President’s Day or Washington’s Birthday. Valentine’s Day is always on the 14th. Super Bowl is this weekend. Ground hog day was February 2, Heart Healthy Day is the 3rd. (wear red). the 4th is homemade soup day. The 10th cream cheese brownie day. The 14th Ferris Wheel Day. The 16th National Almond Day. The 17th National Cabbage Day. The 23rd National Banana Bread Day. 26th National Chili Day, 27th National Strawberry Day. February is Sweet Potato Month and American Heart Month. Just a few tidbits in today’s post. Too many to list them all.

Birthstone: Amethyst  Meaning: Sincerity / Flower: Violet  Meaning: Faithfulness

If your Birthday is this month. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, ENJOY YOUR DAY!!!!!!