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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National Tree Day All Around The World

Started in Australia in the year 1996, National Tree Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of the month of July each year. It is the country’s biggest tree-planting affair; various communities are witnessed coming together and making efforts to bring about a positive difference in our ecosystem. We witness people planting trees during this […]

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