#TellAFairyTaleDay Couldn’t miss this day. A love of fairytales is what got me into reading and writing and I will be forever grateful to the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen and the like for their wonderful anthologies of folk tales. Without those stories, my childhood wouldn’t have been so full of imagination and colour. … Continue reading February 26 – Tell a Fairy Tale Day
#GumdropDay I do like gumdrops although in the UK we tend to call them by their brand names or just as gummy sweets. Anyway, no matter what you call them, today is your day to enjoy a packet of your favourite gumdrops. Yum.
#ReadInTheBathtubDay I do this all the time, read in the bathtub that is, so this is just a repeat of other days for me. However, I still think we should all still fully embrace this event and get reading in the bath. Here’s how: Fill up bathtub with water and bubblesGet inGet bookReadIgnore children knocking … Continue reading February 9 – Read in the Bathtub Day
#ChocolateFondueDay Yet another food post and this time about Chocolate Fondue Day. What you need to celebrate is a fondue pot in which you melt some chocolate. Grab yourself some nice things to dip in the chocolate (marshmallows, strawberries, shortbread) and dip away. Enjoy.
#CarrotCakeDay Have you noticed that most of my posts this year so far have involved food? Well, that’s deliberate. I think there’s so many horrible things going on in the world, that I want to cheer up your day with happy things. Hence today is Carrot Cake Day. To celebrate, grab yourself a carrot cake, … Continue reading February 3 – Carrot Cake Day
#CroissantDay Yum. Today is Croissant Day and your opportunity to buy croissants and fill them with your favourite filling. Originating in Vienna, Austria, croissants were introduced to France by Marie Antoinette. My favourite filling? Strawberry Jam.
#BurnsNight I love tonight. I get to eat haggis, neeps and tatties again! Woohoo! Tonight is the night that Scots (and their descendents across the world) celebrate the birth of our bard, Rabbie Burns (born this day in 1759). How we celebrate is we have special Burns Events where we eat haggis, neeps (mashed turnip) … Continue reading January 25 – Burns Night
#BananaBreadDay Home-made is best and a great way to use up over-ripe bananas. I shall be celebrating with a home-made banana bread.
KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA #AnswerYourCatsQuestionsDay This day is dedicated to my friend Graham. Today is Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day. How to celebrate is to jot down what you think your cat is asking you, have a think about it and then give your answer to him or her.
#LoveYourPetDay Oh, this is an easy one for all you pet lovers out there! It’s Love Your Pet Day, so go ahead and pamper your pets. My dogs are already well pampered, but I will be giving them extra kisses and cuddles today.