July 25 celebrates a delightful combination of food and drink. It’s National Wine and Cheese Day in the U.S.A., an annual holiday created by freelance writer and wine-lover, Jace Shoemaker-Galloway. Sometimes unlikely duos become great big hits. Like peanut butter and jelly, chocolate and peanut butter, salt and vinegar chips, bacon and maple syrup and French fries covered in gravy (Poutine), drinking wine and eating cheese are delightful combinations. When the right wine is
Have you heard the big buzz? If you're in the mood for a little something to whet your whistle, you’re in luck. A very special beverage holiday is hours away and thirsty Americans are ready to celebrate! Get ready to raise your glass, America! July 24 is National Tequila Day in the U.S.A! While the origins of this annual event are unknown, who needs an excuse to get into the holiday "spirit?" Tequila, touted as North America’s “oldest distilled spirit, " is produced from the
If you need a little something to whet your whistle during these scorching summer days, you’re in luck! July 19 is one of the most refreshing “holidays” of the year – it’s National Daiquiri Day! The Delicious Daiquiri Legend has it that Jennings Stockton Cox, an American mining engineer, actually "invented" the drink back in 1898 in Daiquiri, Cuba. Folks have been sippin’ on daiquiris ever since! Rumored to be Ernest Hemingway’s drink of choice and a favorite of Preside
When it comes to holidays, today is a day to just stick it! Not only is July 19 National Daiquiri Day, but it is also (National) Stick Out Your Tongue Day! While the origins are unknown, this "tongue-in-cheek" holiday celebrates the glorious tongue. Did you know the tongue is the "strongest muscle in the body and come in all shapes and sizes. This muscular and often unappreciated organ is not only vital for speech, the tongue is also used for eating, tasting and swallowing.
How does a refreshing, ice cold drink sound right about now? If you need a break from the sweltering summer heat, you’re in luck! Get ready to grab your nearest glass - July 10 is National Pina Colada Day! Perfect for pool parties, a girl's night out on the town or a relaxing day at the beach, this tropical coconut concoction is sure to whet your whistle. What could be better on a scorching summer day than sipping on a refreshing Pina Colada with a few of your favorite gal pa
When it comes to holidays, today is, well, "purrfect". It's National Kitten Day, a worldwide event that not only celebrates kittens of all shapes, breeds and sizes, but also encourages adoption. First celebrated in December, the annual event is now celebrated on July 10. Animal Welfare Advocate, Celebrity Pet Expert and animal lover, Colleen Paige, launched the special day in 2013. Besides celebrating kittens in all their adorable cuteness, National Kitten Day also shines t