celebrate: week 1

Coming up this week:
1: New Year’s Day

“One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.”
– John Burroughs

New Year’s printables
Eat Black eyed peas and collard greens soup
Take a hike
Find a geocache
Polar bear plunge (Ft Mt/Pine Lake)

2: Ratification Day, Georgia and National Cream Puff Day and World Introvert Day and and Swiss Cheese Day
Georgia printables
Eatocracy: National Cream Puff Day
Cream Puff recipe

3: Drinking Straw Day and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday and National Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day

“Not all those who wander are lost.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien

Paper straw garlands
Straw wreath

Write your name in Elvish in ten minutes
Coloring page
Lake-town market salad
Smaug’s meaty bits
Cheddar soup (for the Hobbit’s soul)

January 3 is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

4: Trivia Day and National Spaghetti Day
January 4 is National Spaghetti Day

5: National Bird Day and National Whipped Cream Day

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
– Chinese Proverb

Origami birds?
Bird’s nest cookies
Felt birds
Bird walk
National Bird Day
January 5 is National Whipped Cream Day

6: Three King’s Day and National Shortbread Day and Bean Day and Fruitcake Toss Day
Take down the tree
Make king cake
National Shortbread Day
National Bean Day: Why It’s Jan. 6

7: Old Rock Day and International Programmers’ Day and National Tempura Day

“Leave no stone unturned.”
– Euripides quotes

Paint pet rocks
International Programmers’ Day
National Tempura Day
Tempura recipe

Our celebrations from week 52:

25: Christmas

christmas - 25 dec 2017

christmas – 25 dec 2017

26:National Candy Cane Day

candy canes - 26 dec 2016

candy canes – 26 dec 2016

28: National Chocolate Candy Day

31: New Year’s Eve and National Champagne Day

crackers - 31 dec 2017

crackers – 31 dec 2017

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