National Days

Never Forget – Patriot Day 9/11/19

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 11, 2019

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9/11/19 – Never Forget It’s the “where were you” question of my generation.  When my mom was alive, she could tell me where she was when Challenger exploded and Kennedy got shot.  When my son gets older and starts asking questions, I’ll be able to tell him where I was when America was attacked on our …

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Saturday, September 21, 2019 is Smithsonian Magazine’s FREE Museum Day!  Have you made plans for which location you’d like to visit?  Hundreds of museums around the country are taking part.   Tickets are now available to download! Sign up for a FREE ticket to a participating museum.  Each ticket will ADMIT TWO people for free and limit …

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September 6, 2019, is National Read a Book Day! This is a day I can fully support!  I love reading!  In fact, I want to ignore everything all day and read!  Who’s with me?? Want to add to your home library for less?  Check out Thriftbooks or BetterWorldBooks for discount books! Don’t know what to read?  Here are …

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National Teddy Bear Day is September 9th! Did you have a favorite teddy bear when you were a kid?  I did! Here are some fun bear facts for today: In 1902, U.S.  President Theodore Roosevelt, also known as Teddy Roosevelt, was out hunting.  Not having any luck, his hunting companions found a bear cub and tied it …

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National CHEESE Pizza Day Deals | September 5, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 4, 2019 · 0 comments

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Pizza is wildly popular.  Obviously.  Because pizza (sometimes even specific flavors!) has it’s own national day, week and month – none of which coincide. September 5, 2019, is National CHEESE Pizza Day!  (National Pizza Week was back in January, but National Pizza Day is February 9th, there is a National Pizza PARTY Day in May …

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August 31, 2019 – International Bacon Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 30, 2019 · 0 comments

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The Saturday before Labor Day is International Bacon Day.  Not to be confused with the regular, not international, Bacon Day on December 30th every year. I don’t make this stuff up people, I just report it. But since someone, somewhere thinks this is a day to celebrate bacon, why not celebrate bacon?  I do love some bacon! (adsbygoogle = …

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Grandparent’s Day – September 8, 2019 Grandparent’s Day has been observed on the first Sunday after Labor Day in the United States since 1978 – that’s over 40 years!  Grandparents are important, let’s remember them on this day. Here are some craft ideas for the kids to do this week that will make sweet gifts for Grandparent’s …

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Diatomaceous Earth has it’s own National Day but do you know what it is?  Well, I’m about to tell you!  I use it for pest control around my house in place of chemicals, poisons and harsh insecticides.  And here’s why: Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are …

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National Toilet Paper Day Deals and Savings – August 26, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 27, 2019 · 0 comments

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Toilet paper math IS the hardest kind of math!  But hopefully I can make it more simple for you. With toilet paper coming in so many different sized packs (6 mega rolls, 12 double rolls,  8 big rolls) you may think it’s difficult to figure out the best price.  (I know it was hard for my at …

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August 26, 2098, is National DOG Day! To celebrate national dog day, this post brings you sale savings for your canine companion, a homemade treat recipe from Carrington Farms to show them how much you love them and some safety tips from from TurfMutt.  Keep reading below for those things, but FIRST, the sales and savings! Pup-inspired savings: Red Roof …

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Saturday, September 21, 2019 is Smithsonian Magazine’s FREE Museum Day!  This is a heads up to help you plan!   Tickets won’t actually be available to download until August 15, 2019. Sign up for a FREE ticket to a participating museum.  Each ticket will ADMIT TWO people for free and limit one ticket per email address. Here’s how …

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National Thrift Store Day – Saturday, August 17, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 15, 2019 · 0 comments

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 is National Thrift Shop (or Thrift Store) Day! In the past, Goodwill stores have offered deals on National Thrift Shop Day.  I have not seen an official announcement from Goodwill yet for 2019 but it looks like some the Atlanta-area stores will be having specials. It’s worth checking with your local stores to see …

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August 16, 2019 – National Rum Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 12, 2019 · 0 comments

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    “Why is the rum gone?”  You’d better not be asking this question on Friday, August 16, 2019, because that is National Rum Day!  Captain Jack approves of this day! I did find a few specials and good news, they’re not just happening on one day! Applebee’s: Applebee’s is offering $1 Rum Mai Tai cocktails all during the month …

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Don’t miss out on FREE bowling this weekend! Here’s a National Day I can get excited about!  We love to go bowling! National Bowling Day is Saturday, August 10, 2019! Participating BowlMor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick Zone and Bowlero locations are offering visitors a free game of bowling during National Bowling Day!  All you have to do is  sign up for the …

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International Cat Day – August 8, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 7, 2019 · 0 comments

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Lady would argue that EVERY day should be “International Cat Day”.  But officially, it’s just the one day.  August 8, 2019, is International Cat Day. This was Lady’s response when I told her today was her day: Last year on International Cat Day, I introduced you to our 6 month old kittens.  Well, now those six month …

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Here’s a National Day I can get excited about!  We love to go bowling! National Bowling Day is Saturday, August 10, 2019! Participating BowlMor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick Zone and Bowlero locations are offering visitors a free game of bowling during National Bowling Day!  All you have to do is  sign up for the Bowlero MVB Rewards Program and your free game …

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This is another day I can fully support!  August 4, 2019, is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!    I was really disappointed in the number of deals I found for today (I’m looking at YOU, Great American Cookie Company!) …BUT it’s easy enough to whip up a delicious batch of chocolate chip cookies at home…SO …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019, is National Root Beer Float Day! I’ve never really cared for root beer.  But if a float is your thing, then Tuesday is your day!  Here’s where you can snag some free/cheap Root Beer Floats: A&W Restaurants On August 6th, stop into any A&W restaurant and receive a free small root beer from 2-8pm.  …

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Back-to-School Tax Free Shopping Weekends August 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 2, 2019 · 0 comments

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Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping already?? Here’s a list of states having a back-to-school-tax free shopping weekend for 2018!  Tax free does not mean that the tax rate will be 0% in all areas.  Participating states will be waiving the STATE tax but there are still city and …

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Happy National Coloring Book Day! National Coloring Book Day falls on August 2, 2019.  Do you like to color?  I always have! Dover publishes great coloring books for all ages and interests and they are giving away FREE coloring pages for National Coloring Book Day AND if you sign up and print your free coloring pages by …

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