This month in History

This month in History: July

General events not linked to a date: National Baked Bean MonthNational Culinary Arts Month National Hot Dog Month National Ice Cream Month National Picnic Month National Pickle Month 1 July Scarecrow Day (US) Canada Day International Joke Day National Gingersnap Day 1860 Charles Goodyear R.I.P. He invented the process named ‘vulcanization’ which made the commercial use of rubber possible. Vulcanized…

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This month in History

This month in History: June

General events not linked to a day National Candy Month National Dairy Month National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month National Iced Tea Month National Papaya Month First Friday in June: National Donut Day 1 June National Hazelnut Cake Day Donut Day 1935 Compulsory Driving Test is introduced for all drivers in England 1938 Superman Appears For The First Time in…

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This month in History

This month in History: May

General events not linked to a day National Beef Month National Barbecue Month National Loaded Potato Month National Chocolate Custard Month National Egg Month National Hamburger Month National Salad Month National Salsa Month National Strawberry Month May 1-7: National Raisin Week May 3-9: National Herb Week First Saturday in May: National Homebrew Day The 3rd Monday of May and the…

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This month in History

This month in History: April

General events not linked to a day National Florida Tomato Month National BLT Sandwich Month National Soft Pretzel Month National Soyfoods Month National Grilled Cheese Month National Garlic Month April 12-18: National Egg Salad Week 1 April National Soylent Green Day National Sourdough Bread Day April Fool’s Day 1918 Royal Air force is Founded 1946 Hawaii Earthquake and Tsunami 1970…

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This month in History

This month in History: March

General events not linked to a day Woman History Month National Fresh Celery Month National Noodle Month National Flour Month National Frozen Food Month National Nutrition Month National Peanut Month National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday) National Sauce Month National Caffeine Awareness Month 1 March St. David’s Day (Wales) National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day 1932 The Lindbergh baby is…

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This month in History

This month in History: February

General events not linked to a day Canned Food Month National Chocolate Lovers Month National Cherry Month National Grapefruit Month National Snack Food Month National Potato Lovers Month Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month National Hot Breakfast Month 1st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week 3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend “Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork…

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This month in History

This month in History: January

General events not linked to a date National Hot Tea Month National Oatmeal Month National Slow Cooking Month National Soup Month National Baking Month National Fat-Free Living Month 1 January National Bloody Mary Day National Black Eyed Pea Day 1735 Paul Revere’s Birthday (1735 – 1818) 1752 Betsy Ross’s Birthday (1752 – 1836) 1892 Ellis Island Begins As Immigration gateway…

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Updates and feedback

Making diamonds…

Hi there! It’s been a while. I would love to say it was because of world wide travel. Or maybe a fabulous new book release! But it was none of the above. This year has been terrible so far. But in a sick and twisted way also a very good year. I think it’s probably one of those years where…

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This month in History

This month in History: November

National Fun with Fondue Month National Georgia Pecan Month National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month National Pepper Month National Stuffing Month National Raisin Bread Month November 1-7: National Fig Week 1 November National Bison Day 1927 Ford Model A Begins In Production 1938 Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral at Pimlico 1952 The United States detonates the world’s first thermonuclear weapon,…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:07

This week I have a few odd words, some made up and made famous by some prominent people and others more popular words in the written language. flummoxing – to confuse someone so much that they do not know what to do (e.g. Anyone not knowing the story would have been completely flummoxed) covfefe – “(n.) When you want to…

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