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. So, today, tell someone your favourite fairytale.
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.
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.
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, sit back with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy.
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) and tatties (mashed potatoes) whilst listening to some of Burns’ amazing poetry. Usually this is Address to a Haggis and A Toast to the Lassies followed by Tam O’ Shanter.
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
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.