Red Wine Day: Cheers!
Whether you consider yourself a connoisseur, novice or somewhere in between, get ready to raise your glass, America. Aug. 28 is Red Wine Day (RWD) in the U.S.A! This annual 'spirited' holiday, created in 2013 by wine-lover and freelance writer, Jace Shoemaker-Galloway. Today's red wine is produced all over the world and available in many tasty varieties. From Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir to Beaujolais Nouveau, Malbec, Zinfandel or Chianti, red wine not only tast
National Dog Day: ‘Howliday’ celebrates canines & honors man’s best friend
When it comes to holidays, Aug. 26 is going to the dogs – literally! A very special “howliday” observed during the dog days of summer is here and folks around the nation are ready to "pawty!" It’s National 'Dog Day (NDD), an annual holiday that celebrates and honors man’s best friend - dogs. Author, celebrity pet lifestyle expert and animal lover, Colleen Paige, launched National Dog Day in 2004 to honor the amazing Search & Rescue dogs at Ground Zero after the Septembe
National Whiskey Sour Day: Cheers!
When it comes to holidays, Aug. 25 is sure to lift your "spirits!" Not only is it National Banana Split Day and Kiss and Make Up Day, Aug. 25 also celebrates a classic cocktail. Get ready to raise your glass, America. It's National Whiskey Sour Day! Folks have been sippin' on Whiskey Sours for years. Legend has it this fabulous cocktail first appeared in print back in 1862. This drink was actually the most popular cocktail in the United States for over a century! Not too tart
Black Cat Appreciation Day: Black kitties make ‘purrfect’ pets
Have you heard the latest “mews?” Whether you are an avid animal lover, feline fan or crazy cat lady, this particular "howliday" may be right up your alley! A fabulous feline-inspired occasion is here and folks around the nation are ready to celebrate! Aug. 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day, an annual holiday that celebrates black felines in all their magnificent glory. Unfortunately, many animal shelters are inundated with unwanted, unloved, neglected and abused animals.
World Cat Day: 'Purrfect Howliday' Celebrates World's Most Popular Pet
Have you heard the latest “mews?” When it comes to special days of the year, this particular occasion is simply “purrfect!” Aug. 8 is World Cat Day, also known as International Cat Day. Launched in 2002 by various animal rights groups and the International Fund for Animal Welfare, the annual event shines the spotlight on fabulous felines. Cats have been roaming the earth for thousands of years and today is considered the world’s most popular pet. Loving lap cat or aloof, thes
National Underwear Day: Celebrating Boxers, Briefs, Thongs & Granny Panties
It's time to get personal. Aug. 5 celebrates those unmentionable garments we slip on first thing in the morning and the last thing we take off in the evening. It's National Underwear Day, an annual event launched in 2003 by underwear retailer, Freshpair. Whether you prefer boxers, briefs, thongs or granny panties, Aug. 5 is all about intimate apparel. And speaking of comfy, if you’ve been thinking about going bare down there, you aren’t alone. According to a Vanity Fair a
National White Wine Day: Cheers!
If you need a little something to whet your whistle, you're in luck. Get ready to raise your glasses, America. Aug. 4 is National White Wine Day, an annual beverage holiday created by wine enthusiast, freelance writer and “Queen of Holidays,” Jace Shoemaker-Galloway. Derived from the skin and juice of grapes, white wine is actually not white. Its colors range from light yellow to golden hue. Usually served chilled, white wine is available in many tasty varietals. Whether you