August 31 National Diatomaceous Earth Day – What IS Diatomaceous Earth?

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 …
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National Thrift Store Day – Monday, August 17, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020 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 any deals and even the National Thrift Shop Day website is pretty empty.  I blame the world’s craziness at the moment. But it’s worth checking with …
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Rum and. . .Brats? National Bratwurst and Rum Day fall on August 16, 2020

Brats over hot dogs?  YES! I can’t get anyone else in my family to agree with me, but that’s okay.  I can celebrate National Bratwurst Day on August 16th all by myself! National Rum Day is August 16th too.  I’ve never had the two together but here are the deals I found that you can …
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National Book Lover’s Day Deals #BookLoversDay

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Sunday, August 9th is Book Lover’s Day!! Here are some fun facts about books and reading: The record for most people balancing books on their heads at the same place and time is 998 in Sydney, Australia, in 2012. (Source: Guinness World Records) People who read are two and a half times less likely to be …
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National Root Beer Float Day Deals on August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020, is National Root Beer Float Day! I’ve never really cared for root beer.  But if a float is your thing, then it is your day!  Here’s where you can snag some free/cheap Root Beer Floats: A&W Restaurants A&W is giving away a year’s worth of root beer floats to 10 randomly …
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National Sandwich Month Deals | August 2020

August is National Sandwich Month!  Sandwiches are so varied and delicious that they get a whole month!  Which means you get a whole month to take advantage of sandwich deals! Here’s where you can grab a deal on a sandwich this month: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Guests at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit can celebrate National Sandwich Month …
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Michael’s: 30% off Planners & Accessories for National Planner Day!

Clearly, I missed National Planner Day.  Probably because, I’m not a great planner.  BUT I did NOT miss the National Planner Day sale at Michael’s!  There is still time to order your planners and get your life in order.  (Something I obviously need to do!!) Save 30% off Planners and Planner Accessories by Recollections. AND …
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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Deals – August 4, 2020

This is another day I can fully support!  August 4, 2020, 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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National Coloring Book Day – August 2, 2020 | FREE Coloring Page Downloads and a Giveaway!

Happy National Coloring Book Day! National Coloring Book Day falls on August 2, 2020.  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 …
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Diapers (and 10 other surprising items) that are Tax Exempt during Tax Free Shopping Weekends 2020

Did you know that DIAPERS will be tax free in most states that are having “Back to School Tax Free Shopping Weekends”?  Yes!  DIAPERS!   Here’s a list of other items that you might not have thought of that are tax free: Printers Printer Ink Computers Computer Software (excluding games) Books that are under $30 …
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Back-to-School Tax Free Shopping Weekends 2020

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 2020!  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 …
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August 31, 2019 – International Bacon Day

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 …
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August 31 National Diatomaceous Earth Day – What IS Diatomaceous Earth?

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

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 …
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National Dog Day August 26, 2019 | Sales, Safety & a Homemade Dog Biscuit Recipe

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 …
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National Thrift Store Day – Saturday, August 17, 2019

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 …
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August 16, 2019 – National Rum Day

    “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 …
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FREE Bowling on National Bowling Day, Saturday, August 10, 2019

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 …
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International Cat Day – August 8, 2019

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 …
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