Celebration

Straw Hat Day

Did you know May 15th is Straw Hat Day? Straw hats go well back to the middle ages and can be made out of many different materials including raffia, hemp, and sea grass (as well as basic like– wheat straw!). The idea was originally to prevent people from getting too hot and then getting sick, […]

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Chicken Dance Day

May 14th is Chicken Dance Day, and I think it’s a fun one to celebrate. In 2014, I put on my chicken nose and walked around downtown Baltimore with the song blasting on my phone, dancing up and down the stairs by the convention center, through crosswalks, and behind strangers. In 2015, Cristen and I […]

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World Naked Gardening Day

The first Saturday of every May, one of the more fabulous unusual holidays rolls around: World Naked Gardening Day. It honestly makes you think, why have I been gardening clothed the rest of the year? There are so many ways to garden. You can keep beds of flowers or grow herbs or vegetables in your […]

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10 Ways To Celebrate Beltane

Happy Beltane! Beltane falls about halfway between the Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice, and six months away from Samhain. The days are getting longer, flowers are in full bloom, and fertility is in the air! It is truly a time to see abundance blossom, see ourselves thrive and grow, and to celebrate love, light, and […]

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