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Today: National No Beard Day
Thursday, October 18, 2012      6 comments

This is something I never have to worry about. All the men in my life--home and work--are clean-shaven so I don't see this on a regular basis. Now that I'm watching my beloved St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series, ... Read more
Plan Ahead: Tomorrow is Wear Something Gaudy Day!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      6 comments

Do you know anyone who insists on observing Hawaiian Shirt Friday? Time to one up that weirdo and step up your bad fashion factor! Don't worry, the Fashion Police are not working today -- they are celebrating Gaudy Day too! So, when picking... Read more
Today is National Desserts Day
Sunday, October 14, 2012      9 comments

Yum! Some may choose to pig out on desserts today -- NOT I! I will not forget all the other major food groups! ... Read more
The Savings Keep Adding Up
Thursday, October 11, 2012      6 comments

Earlier this week I told you about how I'm a coupon clipper and try to save 45-55% on my grocery trips. This week was one of those big monthly shopping trips. My DH accompanied me so that we could wheel two carts and split our items into 3... Read more
Pay It Forward: Your Unused Coupons Help Military Families
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      8 comments

Maybe I'm a "couponing queen", but I don't really label myself as such. There are real queens who are making a living sharing their couponing knowledge with others. I admit that I follow some of their practices and advice. In many instances I am... Read more
How I Save 45-55% Off Our Grocery Bill
Monday, October 08, 2012      11 comments

It really isn't a secret that the grocery stores and manufacturers want us to use coupons when purchasing their products. By doing so, it's a three-way win, which also includes the shopper in that mix. Even without coupon clipping, you can ... Read more
50 is the New 30
Sunday, October 07, 2012      10 comments

Today is my 50th Birthday and I feel good! Having accomplished so many milestones much later in life than my peers has allowed me to cling to my youth much longer than most of my friends. Recently, when I admitted my age, I was told that I... Read more
Today is Techie's Day - Thank You, SparkGuy!
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      4 comments

No other day do you have an excuse to give your favorite techie a big virtual hug and kiss. So, go ahead! Take advantage of this perfect opportunity to pay tribute to those who work behind the scenes, and that are always there to fix your comput... Read more
Today is Chewing Gum Day
Sunday, September 30, 2012      9 comments

For some people chewing gum can equal bad manners, but I believe it's better than having bad breath! ... Read more
Today WAS National Coffee Day -- I missed it!
Sunday, September 30, 2012      7 comments

I really need to read these unusual holiday sources earlier in the day. Today is National Coffee Day and I went the ENTIRE day without one drop of coffee!! Shame on me!! ... Read more
Today is National Drink Beer Day!
Friday, September 28, 2012      9 comments

As if people needed an excuse to tip a few cold ones with some friends, Drink Beer Day is upon us. Most folks won't have any trouble finding drinking companionship on this day. Just "grab some buds" then go out and celebrate this holiday. ... Read more
National One-Hit-Wonder Day
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      7 comments

No matter what music era you recall, there is one song you almost always remember that can put a smile on your face the moment the melody starts playing in your head. When I noticed today is National One Hit Wonder Day, I Googled my favori... Read more
Talk Like a Pirate: Only Today is this Okay
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      7 comments

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day. This is not only an unusual holiday, it's recognized in other nations! Go figure!! The way I see it, if you are over the age of 12, today is the ONLY day when this is acceptable behavior. Warning: Kee... Read more
Today is a Double Whammy: Cheeseburger and Rice Crispy Treat Day
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      4 comments

Some days I only need to consult my unusual holiday calendar to plan my dinner meal. That is especially true today. National Cheeseburger Day - Everything is better with cheese on it, right? ... Read more
Today is Constitution Day
Monday, September 17, 2012      6 comments

emoticon Today is 225th Anniversary of the United States of America Constitution. This holiday was previ... Read more

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