Day: February 1, 2018

3rd February, 2018… Take Your Child To The Library Day

3rd February, 2018… Take Your Child To The Library Day

Do you remember that feeling of a cozy welcome when you went to the library as a child? The excitement of finding some new adventure around the next stack of books? The feeling of success when you finally understood the Dewey Decimal System? Or was it the smell of the print on the pages of the books that kept you coming back? These memories are something that not many children are being introduced to since almost everything is on the internet. On Take Your Child to The Library Day it’s the perfect opportunity to make sure your child can close their eyes and conjure these memories as well. History of Take Your Child to The Library Day Nadine Lipman and Caitlin Augusta are co-chairpersons of the Take Your Child to The Library Day intuitive. Nadine created the idea to make a fun way to br
3rd February, 2018… Lace Day

3rd February, 2018… Lace Day

When I don’t know what to wear, I wear black lace. – Carine Roitfeld Lace… It’s the very image of delicacy and allure, elegance and fashion. When we think of sexy lingerie, it may involve silk and satin, but it’s always trimmed with lace. Lace Day celebrates this elegant fabric and the history and skill of its production. There are still those who make it today by hand, and Lace Day goes out to celebrate them and their continuation of this amazing art form, rather than letting it fall to the reign of machines. History of Lace Day Lace Day’s history is the history of lace, which is as convoluted and interwoven as the substance itself. Italians say it was created there in 1943 by a Milanese family by the name of Sforza. The Flemish claim is founded on a painting from 1485 where a pries
3rd February, 2018… Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

3rd February, 2018… Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

Eating ice cream for breakfast is basically every little kid’s dream. Well, that and being able to have pizza for dinner every single day. But even if you aren’t 8 years old, you have to admit there’s something fun about the idea of having a big ol’ bowl of ice cream first thing in the morning. So why not celebrate Ice Cream for Breakfast Day this year? The History of Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Ice Cream for Breakfast Day was created in the 1960s by housewife Florence Rappaport from New York—the exact year is unknown, but it is suspected that it could have been 1966, as an enormous blizzard had hit that area that year. The idea behind the day was simply that Florence’s 6 children were exceptionally bored one cold and snowy February morning, and she had to some up with something to ent
3rd February, 2018… Carrot Cake Day

3rd February, 2018… Carrot Cake Day

Who doesn’t love a nice warm piece of carrot cake with creamy frosting starting to melt! Oh my, it is my kind of sweet heaven! When I found out that Carrot Cake Day is an actual thing, you can be sure I did a happy dance! 24 hours, one whole entire day to do nothing but give this often-overshadowed dessert it’s due! So, are you with me? Are you dancing in your seat just waiting to learn more about this culinary celebration? Don’t you worry I have everything you need to know. History of Carrot Cake Day Carrot cake is a lovely creation that evolved out of the Medieval favorite called carrot pudding. Through times in history when access to sugar was non-existent or very hard to come by, people have used sweet vegetables to make their desserts sweet. This has been as recent as during World