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Happy Umbrella Day!

February.

What’s the first thing you thought of when you read that word?

Was it love-related?

I thought so.

But did you know that February is also home to several other holidays?

I did a little research and found some really interesting “holidays.”  Have fun with these!

1 – National Freedom Day

2 – Groundhog Day 

  National Carrot Cake Day

4 – Create A Vacuum Day  

    – Thank A Mailman Day 

5 – National Weatherman’s Day

6 – Pay A Compliment Day

7 – Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

    – Send a Card to Your Friend Day

     Charles Dickens Day

8 – Boy Scout Day

    – Clean Out Your Computer Day

    – Kite Flying Day

9 – Toothache Day

10 – Umbrella Day

11 – Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

     – Make a Friend Day

12 – Plum Pudding Day

13 – Get a Different Name Day

14 – Ferris Wheel Day

      – National Organ Donor Day

15 – National Gum Drop Day

      – Singleness Awareness Day

        Jewelry Day

16 – Do a Grouch a Favor Day

17 – Random Acts of Kindness Day

18 – National Battery Day

19 – National Chocolate Mint Day

20 – Cherry Pie Day

        Love Your Pet Day

21 – Card Reading Day

22 – Be Humble Day

       Walking the Dog Day

        International World Thinking Day

23 – International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

        Tennis Day

        Banana Bread Day

24 – National Tortilla Chip Day

25 – Pistol Patent Day

26 – Carnival Day

        National Pistachio Day

        Tell A Fairy Tale Day

27 – Polar Bear Day

       No Brainer Day

28 – Floral Design Day

        Public Speaking Day

        National Tooth Fairy Day

29 – Leap Day (And you know, that means you simply must go to Ireland to propose to your boyfriend!)

 

In addition, February is more than just Black History Month. It is also home to…

  • American Heart Month
  • An Affair to Remember Month
  • Canned Food Month
  • Creative Romance Month
  • Great American Pie Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Weddings Month

Plus, the 3rd week in February is International Flirting Week. Isn’t that funny?

So go out and have fun celebrating these holidays – and let us know how you do it! Feel free to send pictures, as well. We look forward to hearing from you!

Now go treat yourself to a grapefruit!

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One Comment leave one →
  1. February 12, 2010 5:06 pm

    i really like this articles!thanks for taking your time to look up other holidays!it seems we just sometimes forget these holidays to push other “traditionally holiday” in.

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