The New Year comes with Resolutions for 2018, goals to better ourselves or find new determination in healthy diets. Unfortunately with the current temperatures still freezing us inside and out, it’s hard to keep warm and healthy. Trying to change an entire routine can be frustrating and often overbearing when we are still recovering from the holidays as well as colds and stubborn weather. Life catches up and soon one realizes resolutions have imploded and all energy has waned. Taking it little by little can help reduce stress – such as making small changes each month, creating habits that are easier to stick to. There’s a happy solution – Tea. It has many flavors and can be brewed in various ways that can be used not only to warm up your body and wake up your mind, but to help stave off those nasty winter cold woes. So, to January, there’s no better way to celebrate a cold beginning to 2018 than by having National Hot Tea Month!
It’s the season for baking and celebrations! December is well underway, bringing the New Year closer with each breath we take. Or each cookie we bake. To celebrate the lovely time of year where we can smell fresh baked cookies – December 18th is your day! National Bake Cookies day is a real holiday folks, one full of beautiful gooey cookies to eat.
With the holidays taking up most of our time it’s hard to know what to make. Sure, there’s your classic sugar cookies, but why not take this special day to whip up something new? It’ll tantalize your taste buds and maybe help keep you from feeling winter blues. Continue reading
This November 15th is America Recycles day! It takes place every year in the middle of November to highlight ways to recycle. It is much like earth day with a focus on how to reduce our carbon footprint.
Pinterest has so many ideas for what can be reduced, reused, and recycled. Also known as up-cycling, you can take many used products (like empty jam jars) and reuse them for other things. Being here on campus, it’s comforting to know that I can grab a bottle from the vending machine and will be able to dispose of it in a recycling bin. This is one of the ways that you can utilize the resources offered on campus. We also have fountains to refill your water bottles and recycling bins for paper when you no longer need old notebooks or papers. Continue reading
It’s hard to not feel the impending nerves that come with the holidays, after all – it is October. Halloween will happen soon enough and we’ll soon be hearing Christmas songs in stores. Planning for school as well as everyday life can be stressful. Luckily, there are many helpful tips out there on how to take out a bit of the guess work for Get Organized Week. Continue reading
Crunchy and yummy bacon gets an honor this month with International Bacon Day! September 2nd is a fun and simple holiday where you can celebrate anything and everything that is bacon. There are soaps, towels, even balloons you can use to show people how much you love this day! Continue reading
Hey there hungry readers, this August has a day to celebrate the seasonings in your meals! August 19th is More Herbs, Less Salt Day and I’m going to find delectable dishes to satisfy those stomachs. Now, we know salt has an undeniable flavor we can’t forget but herbs bring so much to the dinner table. Continue reading
July 29th celebrates Lasagna! It’s a whole day of heating up the house and enjoying this delicious dish. Now, July is a hot month to be even thinking about preparing such a meal. The oven heats up the house for over two hours and if you’re making it by hand, it takes forever to make. That classic recipe of Lasagna is best kept for winter months, when you need a warm meal while you’re buried beneath thousands of blankets. For the summer, let’s try and focus on some delicious dessert lasagna’s. It keeps the spirit of the holiday while fulfilling a potluck or two. Continue reading
Happy June everybody! The sun is shining, classes have just started for the summer, and the weather brews for a perfect harvest. Just in time, too, for National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month is already underway. Continue reading
Sherlock Holmes has many forms. Whether he’s in our time, the past, or a Mouse detective of the highest caliber, he is a popular part of pop culture. He’s so popular that there is a day dedicated specially to him – May 22nd. It was started by a place called ‘Gaia Online‘ which is a forum and game site. Continue reading
We all know how fairy tales start – “Once Upon a Time” or “A long long time ago”. Every lover of books has that one story they memorize by heart, they know each twist and turn of the page. To those who enjoy the way words glide off the page to make a world there’s a holiday for that!