Day: February 9, 2018

Today Special –  10th February 2018

Today Special – 10th February 2018

Plimsoll day is dedicated to the man who made commercial sailing safer – Samuel Plimsoll. So, look to the water ways my friends and give thanks for all the awesome items in your house that made it safely to the shores and into your home! There was a time in England when many commercial vessels were traveling on the rivers so overfilled that accidents abounded. With the laws that Mr. Plimsoll championed, now the Plimsoll lines can be found painted on ships all over the world! Safe shipping around the seas of the world point back Mr. Plimsoll. History of Plimsoll Day Samuel Plimsoll was very instrumental in making a safe way to ship goods in England. In the late 1800’s shipping was very dangerous. Ships were often loaded poorly and with too many goods. Accidents on the water and on the d
Today Special –  10th February 2018

Today Special – 10th February 2018

Wow! Cream cheese brownie day? Have we all died and gone to heaven? I am not going to complain at having a justifiable reason to indulge… are you? Let’s face it when you think of cheesecake you think of that creamy colored, tangy bite of feathery goodness with a graham cracker crust. How on earth could you pair that with the fudgy, gooey sweetness of a brownie without creating a culinary war on your taste buds? Quite easily in fact, and I thank that wonderful person who was the first to think of it – they are my hero! History of Cream Cheese Brownie Day  If you want to understand Cream Cheese Brownie Day, then you must understand the pieces that go into making it – cream cheese and brownies! Cream cheese, or forms of it, have been found in culinary records in Europe for hundreds of yea
Today Special –  10th February 2018

Today Special – 10th February 2018

”I didn’t invent the rainy day. I just own the best umbrella.” Jimmy Fallon Everyone is familiar with the site of an umbrella, they’re present whether you live in the hottest of climates or the coldest. They’re there to keep the rain off on a blustery day, and there to protect you from sunburn on a warm and sunny one, there’s simply no day that isn’t a perfect Umbrella Day! So of course there’s a holiday to honor this ever useful, ever fashionable and essential piece of travel gear. History of Umbrella Day Umbrella Day celebrates this useful device that has been with us for quite a long time, and has served every purpose from practical to fanciful since its creation. Just how long has the umbrella been with us? Long enough that it’s permeated every culture across the globe, and ori