unusual holidays

Sunglasses Day

Every year on June 27, whether you observe it or not, it’s Sunglasses Day! With my terrible eyesight, astigmatism, and general lack of skill with inserting contacts into my eyes, I very rarely wear sunglasses. I’ve gotten prescription sunglasses a few times in my life, but they never have amazing sunglasses like these ones from […]

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Flamingo Flocking

In order to celebrate Pink Flamingo Day on June 23rd, I flocked my friend, April’s, yard. Flocking is a term that exists solely to describe what you do when you cover someone’s yard in flamingos. Isn’t that incredible? I love it so, so much. It was something I wanted to do for a long time, […]

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50 Ways To Eat Pizza

The third Friday of every May is Pizza Party Day and every February 9th is National Pizza Day! I remember when I was a kid, if we were lucky we’d get to have a pizza and movie night. We’d order a pizza from Pizza Hut and go to Blockbuster where we’d rotate who got to […]

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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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