Johnny Appleseed Day

Johnny Appleseed Day

March 11 (tomorrow) is National Johnny Appleseed day. That is not his birthday (which is September 26), but rather it coincides with apple-planting season. I absolutely LOVE the Disney version of the Johnny Appleseed story, originally presented in the 1948 film Melody...
Daylight Saving Time celebration

Daylight Saving Time celebration

In most places in the USA, tomorrow is the start of Daylight Savings Time, when we lose an hour by springing forward. As payment for that lost hour, we get more sunshine in the evening. I would love to say that I’m going to celebrate by having an evening barbecue, but...
Leprechaun on the shelf, perhaps?

Leprechaun on the shelf, perhaps?

  If your kids enjoy the Christmas Elf on the Shelf, consider resurrecting the elf as the Leprechaun on the Shelf. Or perhaps the Elf could make an appearance on April Fools Day? Think about it and plan it out now. Also don’t forget that today is Dr....
Leap Day!

Leap Day!

It only happens once every four years! So set up your camera and take a Leap Day photo to post on your social networks or to save for your family photo album. It doesn’t have to be perfect, just have fun! Use a timer or an app with a fast shutter speed to...
Pokemon Day

Pokemon Day

My daughter has informed me that February 27th is Pokemon Day. It is the anniversary of the release of the first Pokemon games, Red and Green. Christmas colors, coincidentally. So we are throwing an impromptu party today. My kids are going to get all of their Pokemon...
Next week is Dr Seuss’s birthday

Next week is Dr Seuss’s birthday

It’s a cat in a hat, see? Next week (March 2) is Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Will you be celebrating? This day is now commonly celebrated in elementary schools as day of appreciating books. Type “Dr Seuss birthday” into Pinterest to get zillions of ideas of ways...