Make Grandparents Day an Everlasting Memory

Way back in 1956, West Virginia mother Marian McQuade was helping her community organize a celebration for its citizens over 80 years of age when she was made aware of many nursing home residents who seemed to have been forgotten by their families. McQuade decided there should be a special holiday dedicated to all grandparents,…

Animal and Wildlife Ideas for National Wildlife Day

Did you know that there are currently over 1,300 endangered or threatened species in North America alone? In fact, 99.9% of species that have existed on Earth at some point in history are now extinct. National Wildlife Day was established to educate the public and raise awareness concerning the large number of endangered animals. The…

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is celebrated every year on August 19th, recognizing the plight of civilians around the world who have become caught up in conflicts, and the worldwide humanitarian efforts to help them. The United Nations chose this date because it marks the day on which the UN’s Special Representative to Iraq and 21 of…

Celebrate Your BFF All Year Long

Although National Friendship Day is officially on August 4th this year, we thought it would be the perfect time to share some ways you can celebrate your BFF throughout the year. Why keep it to just one day, after all? Friendship makes life sweeter, gets us through the hard times a little easier, and adds…