Thursday, January 18, 2018

Discover Daily Holidays with National Today

Let's Celebrate

In 2018, I've made it my mission to enjoy life to the fullest and celebrate every day. It doesn't have to be a big to do, but I think just taking the time to smile about something is important. Enter National Today, a site that provides a listing of viral holidays. National Today is the perfect place for teachers to find fun classroom ideas, companies to get team-building inspiration, and social media lovers to discover days to curate content around. Each day has a "How to Celebrate" section that'll help you take full advantage of the holiday.

Let's jump into the fun days found on National Today!

National Cheese Lover's Day (Jan 20) - I mean, a day dedicated to my favorite food group?!
Celebration of Life Day (Jan 22) - A day to be grateful and reflect on you and your loved ones' lives.
National Hot Chocolate Day (Jan 31) - Fun for kids and adults alike.

National Wear Red Day (Feb 3) - Raise awareness for heart disease, the #1 killer of women.
National Random Act of Kindness Day (Feb 17) - A reminder we should all be good to one another.
National Clam Chowder Day (Feb 25) - I'm adding this to my list purely for my love of clam chowder!

World Wildlife Day (March 3) - Wildlife conservation is extremely important. Let's spread the word.
National Day of Unplugging (March 8) - Disconnecting is vital. We can do it one day a year, right?
International Day of Happiness (March 20) - Make it a point to have fun, smile, and laugh.

National Walking Day (April 4) - Grab a friend, or a few, and get walking. Make it fun and start a habit.
National Burrito Day (April 5) - Good thing we walked yesterday. Today's reward is a burrito!
Arbor Day (April 28) - Arbor Day celebrates nature. Join in and plant a tree.

National Paranormal Day (May 3) - Given my affinity for ghost tours, I'll need to visit a haunted house.
National Teacher's Day (May 13) - Show the teachers in your life how much they're appreciated.
National Mimosa Day (May 16) - Make 'em bottomless, please!

National Donald Duck Day (June 9) - I just discovered my great aunt drew Donald Duck's hands for Disney!
World Oceans Day (June 16) - Help clean a beach. If you're not near one, spread the word about recycling.
International Sushi Day (June 18) - Since it's my favorite food I will definitely be at an all you can eat joint.

National Mac and Cheese Day (July 14) - If you have a cook off, I volunteer to be a judge!
National Cheesecake Day (July 30) - Best celebrated by eating cheesecake and watching Golden Girls.
National Mutt Day (July 31) - As a proud mutt mom, this day is near and dear to me.

International Beer Day (Aug 4) - Beer. Need I say more?
National Underwear Day (Aug 5) - Also my bday, I was bound (pun intended) to love this day's holiday.
National Beach Day (Aug 30) - Perfect excuse to take in a beach sunset. Newport Beach is my happy place.

International Day of Charity (Sept 5) - Whether you give big or small, money or time - it makes an impact.
National Guacamole Day (Sept 16) - You bring the guac, I'll cover the margaritas!
World Tourism Day (Sept 27) - I've got the itch to travel. What destination do you recommend?

National Homemade Cookies Day (Sept 1) - Chocolate chip, PB, snickerdoodle...I'm not picky.
Global Handwashing Day (Oct 15) - Washing hands can literally save lives. Plus not doing it is gross.
National Pit Bull Awareness Day (Oct 28) - I've helped foster over 15. Breaking stereotypes is SO important.

National Singles Day (Nov 11) - If couples get Valentine's Day, it's only right to celebrate singles too.
National Happy Hour Day (Nov 12) - If National Singles Day was a bust, you can count on happy hour.
World Television Day (Nov 21) - Before binging on Thanksgiving, binge on your favorite TV shows.

National Brownie Day (Dec 8) - Cream cheese swirl cupcakes are my jam. Have you had them?
Answer the Phone Life Buddy the Elf Day (Dec 18) - This is the weirdest holiday, but I also love it.
National Call a Friend Day (Dec 28) - Seems like the perfect way to close out the year!

See any holidays on my list you're excited about? Head over to National Today to see them all and start plotting a year full of unique celebrations.