National Ding-a-Ling Day

What is a “Ding-a-Ling” exactly? A “Ding-a-Ling” is a person who truly lets loose. On this holiday, I celebrate going posi...


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Black Friday Present Swap

Thanksgiving is a time for our family to get together for a few days, relax, celebrate, get outside and have fun. Not big shoppers...


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Community Wreath Making

The weekend after Thanksgiving is a festive time, with people preparing for the holidays, shopping for presents and decorating. Ou...


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Surfing on Thanksgiving

While football games in the yard are most typical for pre-dinner Thanksgivingfestivities, my family likes to do things a little di...


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Look for an Evergreen Day

If you’re a habitual procrastinator or a freshly-cut tree connoisseur, this is the perfect tradition for you. Some say this holi...


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Go Caroling Day

If you really want to revel in the Holiday spirit, then today is your day. Go Caroling Day is a day to forget our busy agendas and...


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Midnight Mass | Christmas Morning

Christmas is one of the biggest celebrations on the planet, and to do this holiday right, kicking off the most well-known birthday...


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New Year’s Eve: Break Dishes Friends’ Doorstep

What would normally be considered vandalism, the Danish have a very old tradition of breaking dishes on the doorsteps of family an...


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New Year’s Eve: Out (the window) With the Old

You’ve heard the expression “out with the old and in with the new.” Well, in South Africa, people take this literally on New...


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New Year’s Eve: Drink Wishes in Champagne

If there was ever a case for organic, soy-based ink, it’s this tradition. In Russia, on New Year’s Eve, revelers write their w...


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Super Bowl Sunday

One of America’s most famous unofficial holidays and tradition is Super Bowl Sunday. Indeed, in 2016, we will be celebrating our...


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Christmas in Eastern Orthodox Church

According to Russian Easter Orthodox religion, January 7th is the day Christ was born, hence the day they celebrate Christmas. Ort...


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Yinekokratia: The Feast of all Women

In many northern villages in Greece, married people celebrate Yinekokratia, or, the feast of all women. On January 8th every year,...


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No Pants Subway Ride 2016

Here's a celebration of pure silliness. What started as an annual event in New York City by a "prank collective" called Improv Any...


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St. Knuts Day

Who knew that a Halloween-like holiday was available after Christmas?! St. Knuts Day is on the 20th day after Christmas, where tra...


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The Lantern Festival: China

Marking the end of the most important holiday period in China, Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year, the Lantern Festival is a spect...


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King Day of Service

Martin Luther King Day is the only US national holiday honoring a private citizen. The holiday celebrates the life and teachings o...


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Groundhog Day

As the calendar flips to February, the cold, dark days of winter weigh heavily and visions of cherry blossoms begin popping into p...


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Leap Day

Every four years, the month of February pulls out a secret day, February 29th, adding a bonus day to the year. Leap Day is Februar...


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National Tell A Fairy Tale Day

If you love a good fantasy, and want a day where you revel in “happily ever after” this unofficial holiday is exactly what you...


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St. Patrick's Day Traditions

The greenest of all holidays, St. Patrick's Day offers the world the opportunity to immerse itself in Irish culture. This is a day...


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April Fools Day

This is the one day of the year that is dedicated to the idea of not taking life so seriously. We humans like to have fun, and on ...


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St. George Day

This decidedly British (though widely celebrated throughout the world) holiday takes on special meaning for my family, since my co...


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International Bacon Day

International Bacon Day is a day to just stop and appreciate the universally adored food: bacon. You don't need to be a devout mem...


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