A Sinfully Delicious Day!

Devil’s Food Cake is an American invention. It first appeared in print in 1905. What makes Devil’s Food Cake different than any other chocolate cake? Once upon a time, it was the use of unsweetened chocolate baking squares and generally more chocolate than a typical chocolate cake.

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Avoiding Dirty Dishes?

Today is National No Dirty Dishes Day. The point of the day is to take a day off from the chore of washing dishes. I’m not sure if this is a day for lazy people or as a way of conserving water.

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Idaho is more than just Potatoes

Welcome to Idaho. The state is most known for three things – the Rocky Mountains, outdoor recreation and potatoes. It’s also one the most fiercely loyal Republican states in the country. The last Democrat President candidate to win in Idaho was Linden B. Johnson.

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Rand Creek, Neighbors and Camp Fires

Welcome to the 16th day of May. Mid May. A day filled with possibilities. On the National front, there are nine different celebrations to choose from. It would be impossible to bring all these celebrations together for one massive party. I mean, how can you celebrate National Barbecue Day, Piercing Day and Sea Monkey Day with a single event?

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Good Morning National Buttermilk Biscuit Day!

Today is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day. Aren’t we lucky that today also happens to be a Saturday. All the more reason to savor the morning, unhurried. Pour that extra cup of coffee and wake your family to the smells of biscuits baking.

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Celebrating Our Lady of Fatima

Today is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima. It marks the first of six monthly appearances of our Blessed Mother to three young children in Portugal. She came to the world during a time of war and upheaval. She promised peace while predicting future wars far worse than the Great War.

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Welcome to Tuscan Thursday

On the National Front, today is Nutty Fudge Day. Who doesn’t love fudge? It’s been a part of my Christmas celebration for as long as I can remember. Dad made upwards of 5 pounds or more every holiday.

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Ode to a Daydream Fantasy

Today is National Eat What You Want Day. In the past we’ve talked about eating what you want without guilt or counting calories – a freebie junk food day. While that’s all well and good, it got me to thinking . . .

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Welcome to the State of Washington

First of all I want to apologize to the state of Washington. I’m not sure how or why I’ve overlooked you year after year when celebrating each great state on their National State Day. All I know is that I did. It’s high time I embrace Washington and pay tribute to the 42nd State to join the Union. So here goes . . .

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Mellow Monday Chicken Pot Pie

Did you know that today is National Lost Sock Memorial Day? Yep, just as the name suggests, we are encouraged to hold a memorial for all those lost socks, then do something constructive with their mates such as make sock puppets.

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Celebrating an Elegant Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day. Today’s share is my 7th Mother’s Day share. Looking back, in 2019 I was a wee bit obsessed with creating the perfect Mother’s Day celebration. That year I managed to write not one, not two but three different posts to honor the day.

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French Toast Stratas with Fresh Berries

Good Morning! Welcome to another beautiful spring day. Today is the first Saturday of the month. Do you know what that means? Today, and every first Saturday of each month, is National Play Outside Day. Can you imagine that? A National Day to play outside.

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National Days and Omelette Time

Today is the 6th day of May. It is also the Friday before Mother’s Day. May 6th is National Beverage Day, Crepe Suzette Day and Nurses Day. The Friday before Mother’s Day brings even more to the National Calendar. We have Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Provider Appreciation Day, National Space Day and School Lunch Hero Day. So what does that all mean? Good question.

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