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Happy First Day of Summer!

What determines the first day of summer? The Summer Solstice! It’s the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, and it always comes either June 20 or 21. That being said, Happy First Day of Summer!   The excitement of summer brings relaxation, vacation, beach days, and lots of fun in the sun! [...]

By |2021-06-15T10:30:32-07:00June 18th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy First Day of Summer!

Happy Herbs and Spices Day!

Most of us enjoy flavorful food. The keys to flavorful food are the herbs and spices in the recipe. These can turn a dish from bland to grand! Herbs and Spices create culinary masterpieces, so it’s only fitting to designate one day of the year to these special materials that take ordinary dishes to a [...]

By |2021-06-11T08:32:34-07:00June 10th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy Herbs and Spices Day!

Happy World Environment Day!

The United Nations established World Environment Day (WED) in 1972. The first initiative for WED took place two years later with the theme “Only One Earth.” Every year since then, different  countries have hosted WED and promoted various environment-related activities. Environment literally means the natural world as a whole or a geographical area in particular [...]

By |2021-06-04T09:16:49-07:00June 1st, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy World Environment Day!

Happy National Hamburger Day

Is it safe to assume that hamburgers are America’s favorite sandwich? When consumption is over 50 billion burgers a year, it makes total sense that we dedicate a day to these delectable, juicy sandwiches. Today is that day. Happy National Hamburger Day!   No one is quite sure about the roots of the word “hamburger.” [...]

By |2021-05-27T09:16:31-07:00May 27th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy National Hamburger Day

Happy National Waitstaff Day!

Happy National Waitstaff Day! Did you know that last Friday, May 21st was National Waitstaff Day? Waitstaff Day started at Galvin at Windows on the 28th floor of London Hilton. It was a time set aside to celebrate staff from the maitre d’s to baristas, from dining staff to bar mixologists.   The goal of [...]

By |2021-05-25T09:15:27-07:00May 24th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy National Waitstaff Day!

No Dirty Dishes Day

Today is “No Dirty Dishes Day!” - What a fun holiday! Use this day as an excuse to avoid cooking at home today. Go visit your favorite local restaurant in person! Sitting in their safely opened dining room or patio will eliminate the use of your kitchen sink all together. If eating at restaurants isn’t [...]

By |2021-05-18T08:56:27-07:00May 18th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on No Dirty Dishes Day

Eat What You Want Day

We usually spend the year eating foods that are “good” for us and resisting the ones that aren’t. Often the foods that we avoid are the ones we love to eat and aren’t necessarily “good” for us. Well today’s the day to abandon this tedious discipline and eat the dishes you’ve been avoiding. Happy “Eat [...]

By |2021-05-11T08:42:22-07:00May 11th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Eat What You Want Day

Happy Beverage Day!

Happy Beverage Day! Anything you drink (except for water) is a beverage - coffee, tea, milk, soda, juice, smoothies, even soup. Where does the word “beverage” come from? It’s a variant of bevrage, from old French.  From Beivre (“to drink”), variant of Boivre (“to drink”).  From Latin “Bibo”. Most people strive to maintain a healthy [...]

By |2021-05-10T14:43:27-07:00May 6th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy Beverage Day!

Happy National Tell a Story Day!

Happy National Tell a Story Day! Everyone loves a good story, here is ours. How did Watson Distributing come about?   A good story has 5 components - Characters, Setting, Plot, Conflict and Resolution.   Characters - The owners of Watson Distributing had a background in restaurant ownership.  When they decided to diversify, they went [...]

By |2021-05-10T14:43:52-07:00April 27th, 2021|Random Holidays|Comments Off on Happy National Tell a Story Day!
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