Day: January 30, 2018

1st February, 2018… Serpent Day

1st February, 2018… Serpent Day

Serpent Day is a day of reflection and coming to grips with our fears. It’s dedicated to pondering our reactions to the prime material behind that expensive high-fashion snake-skin handbag. Its unique, slithering form has long been associated with wisdom and power, used for either good or evil. Either way, it is apparent that the serpent deserves a day dedicated to its position in culture over the last few thousand years. In all honesty, where would Adam and Eve be without the third party? The History of Serpent Day Serpents have been both feared and revered, at times simultaneously, in many different periods of human history. Quetzalcoatl is a Mesoamerican deity, the worship of which was first known documented in Teotihuacan in the first century BCE or first century CE. Veneration of
1st February, 2018… Decorating With Candy Day

1st February, 2018… Decorating With Candy Day

I am literally jumping and squealing like a little kid! You heard correctly, it is Decorating with Candy Day! Let your imagination run away today. Put a sprinkle of candy on everything you eat or drink. Enjoy that sugar high as long as it lasts! Perhaps you were thinking of updating your child’s room, today is a great day for inspiration. Decorating with candy could come in the form of pictures, collages or using candy decorated fabrics. The sky is the limit when talking about this. Let your imagination guide you on Decorating with Candy Day. History of Decorating with Candy Day Through the ages, candy has been used in celebration as well as decoration. Think of the Christmas decorations or even the decorations for Halloween and you can see how candy has woven its way into our lives. T
1st February, 2018… Car Insurance Day

1st February, 2018… Car Insurance Day

Stop groaning! Car Insurance Day is a real day of celebration I assure you! For many thinking about or talking about their car insurance is rather like punishment rather than a party! I am here to prove to you that If you take a little time out once a year to look at your policy you can happily forget about it the rest of the year. You would like that, wouldn’t you? Let’s take a moment to jump into the joy of insurance…stop laughing, come on! History of Car Insurance Day Head over to where you have your policy tucked safely away, or pull it up on your digital device. Check the dates on it to make sure that you are still covered. How to tell? Look at the term dates on the front page. Still covered? Great! Car insurance has been around almost as long as cars themselves. You would think t
1st February, 2018… Baked Alaska Day

1st February, 2018… Baked Alaska Day

Thank you, American physicist Mr. Benjamin Thompson, for discovering how to make meringue back in the early 1800’s! For meringue is a key component of Baked Alaska, the spotlighted dish being celebrated on Baked Alaska Day! Baked Alaska is made by placing slices of sponge cake in the bottom of a pie pan, filling it with vanilla ice cream and then covering completely with a whipped meringue mixture. The whole thing is baked in the oven at a very high temperature for a short period of time to allow the meringue to solidify slightly and brown. The meringue protects the ice cream from melting, thus giving this dessert its distinctive cold/hot sensation and creamy/crunchy texture loved by so many. National Baked Alaska Day is celebrated on February 1 of every year. Baked Alaska is prepared