Occasions to Give Gifts

Occasions to Give Gifts

Gifts for National Guacamole Day

Sep 16

What's the best thing to pair with guacamole? Did you have toast, Deviled eggs, or veggie patties in mind? If you're a guacamole aficionado, you'll know there are many healthy pairings with guacamol...

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Gifts for National Coloring Day

Sep 14

Have you always loved colors when you were a child? Do you remember the first time you were given a box of crayons? As children, our worlds were filled with discoveries. We had a natural sense of won...

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Gifts for National Video Games Day

Sep 12

As a parent living in the 21st century, you’re probably used to seeing your kids spend long hours in front of screens playing video games. You stand there, looking at how engrossed they are, won...

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Gifts for National TV Dinner Day

Sep 10

Remember those Friday nights when the whole family goes to the corner store, picks up a Swanson "TV Dinner," rush back home, heat it up, then enjoy a meal while watching our favorite TV shows? Ah yes,...

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Gifts for National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day

Sep 08

It takes a unique combination of brains, heart, dedication, and resilience to become a nurse. Nurses face day-to-day challenges, and sometimes difficult situations, all while demonstrating genuine com...

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Gifts for National Read a Book Day

Sep 06

If you’re like us, you’re probably obsessed with books. There’s just something so wonderful about holding a book, breathing in that familiar aroma, and leafing through pages as you a...

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Gifts for National Wildlife Day

Sep 04

The rate at which the world's wild animals become extinct or vanish from the planet is dramatically accelerating. An estimated 150 species are lost every single day due to human activities such as poa...

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Gifts for National Chianti Day

Sep 02

When serving Chianti during a night with friends, what foods would you pair it with? Perhaps you answered Ribollita or Pizza Margherita. If you did, let’s just say you know your stuff! You&rsq...

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Gifts for National Eat Outside Day

Aug 31

When was the last time you had a picnic or ate out with your loved ones? Maybe it’s been a while for most of you, but this Eat Outside Day is a perfect opportunity to grab your picnic baskets an...

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Gifts for More Herbs, Less Salt Day

Aug 29

When we talk about having a balanced diet, it's about choosing the right kinds of food and avoiding certain foods that are harmful to our health (like consuming too much salt or sugar). Many experts a...

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Gifts for National Pots de Crème Day

Aug 27

You probably had creme brûlée before, but have you tasted chocolate Pots de Crème? Yes, folks, the French have done it again! Another delicious dessert we can thank them for. The ...

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Gifts for National Banana Split Day

Aug 25

Where do you learn how to make banana splits? Why, at sundae school, of course. We know, we know. You’re probably rolling your eyes. But we can’t help sharing a so-bad-they’re-so-go...

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Gifts for Cheap Flight Day

Aug 23

If you’re a globetrotter constantly poring through apps or websites offering cheap flights, there’s a day to celebrate your efforts. Today is Cheap Flight Day, and it’s the perfect d...

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Gifts for Poet’s Day

Aug 21

Can you guess what the longest poem in the world is? We'll give you a clue. It has about 1.8 million words. If you guessed the Mahabharata, then we're sending you a virtual high five. The Mahabharat...

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Gifts for World Photography Day

Aug 19

Can you think of the most viewed photograph in history? We'll give you a clue: It's a landscape photo. If you guessed the default screen wallpaper of Microsoft's Windows XP, then you're right! It's ...

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Gifts for National I Love My Feet Day

Aug 17

Before the age of wheels and cars, the ultimate mode of transportation for human beings was walking. It might have taken a while to get from point A to B, but our ancestors have traveled far and wide ...

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Gifts for National Relaxation Day

Aug 15

Stress is pervasive, and it accompanies us everywhere we go. Despite our best efforts, stress is prevalent and inevitable in our fast-paced world. In the United States, we have one of the highest rate...

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Gifts for Mountain Day

Aug 11

Volcanoes, earthquakes, and hot springs dot Japan's stunning landscapes. They have been shaped by millions of years of tectonic activity, resulting in some of the world's most picturesque peaks. It's ...

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Gifts for National Book Lovers Day

Aug 09

Reading not only improves a person's ability to read, write, and communicate, but also helps them improve their memory. It provides a world in which our imagination can run wild and allows us to diges...

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Gifts for National Friendship Day

Aug 07

What do Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, or Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart have in common? Aside from being famous, these celebrities share friendships that have stood the test of time. While most o...

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Gifts for International Beer Day

Aug 05

John Wayne once said, "Beer may not solve your problems, but neither will water or milk." You may or may not agree, but for beer lovers, a quality pint makes their world go round. Not convinced? Juliu...

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Gifts for Clean Your Floors Day

Aug 03

Think about those times when you visited someone's house and found their floors worn and stained. Did it leave a good impression? For most people, the answer would be no. Today is Clean Your Floors Da...

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Gifts for Planner Day

Aug 01

As Brian Tracy, one of the most well-known public speakers, said, “People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.&...

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Gifts for National Cheesecake Day

Jul 30

Ever wonder who made the first cheesecake? Many people think that cheesecakes came from New York, but they have been around much longer than that. It's possible that the first "cheese cake" was made o...

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Gifts for National Waterpark Day

Jul 28

It’s summer and now is the time to go on your next big summer vacation. Chances are, your idea of a fun summer vacation involves water parks. We don’t blame you. What can be better than gu...

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Gifts for National Coffee Milkshake Day

Jul 26

Few drinks hit the spot than a coffee milkshake. It’s one of those drinks that you keep going back to. And why not? It’s full of delicious flavors. Coffee and chocolate, check! Add ice cre...

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Gifts for National Motoring Day

Jul 24

Thanks to Mini USA, July 24 has been designated as National Motoring Day. As it’s going to be celebrated for the first time this year, many Mini owners are excited and are looking forward to it....

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Gifts for National Hammock Day

Jul 22

When the weather is great, there is nothing quite like lounging in a cozy hammock, letting yourself unwind and relax. Today is National Hammock Day (yes, there is such a thing) so we thought we'd shar...

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Gifts for National Fortune Cookie Day

Jul 20

Remember that scene in the movie "It Chapter Two" where the Losers were in an Asian restaurant, and the fortune cookies started to shake and burst open, revealing a monstrous creature that probably wa...

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Gifts for World Listening Day

Jul 18

Have you ever felt weary about working all the time or being too busy you're almost on the verge of burnout? You're not alone. Our fast-paced world, with its constant changes, causes stress and anxiet...

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Gifts for National Cherry Day

Jul 16

Have you ever wondered how cherries became linked to slot machines? According to historians, coin-operated slot machines were outlawed in some American cities. To evade punishment, slot machine operat...

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Gifts for National Mac and Cheese Day

Jul 14

Think of all the comfort foods you’ll never get tired of. Was Mac and Cheese on your list? If yes, we’re giving you a virtual high five. Baked Mac and Cheese is so delicious that just thin...

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Gifts for Paper Bag Day

Jul 12

What bag did you use during your last shopping trip? Was it a paper or plastic bag? There is a growing trend and desire for more sustainable products as people become more aware of environmental iss...

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Gifts for National Piña Colada Day

Jul 10

If you like piña coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain, you’re in for a treat especially if you love learning interesting facts about piña coladas that you can throw in a co...

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Gifts for National Video Game Day

Jul 08

We know that playing video games sometimes gets a bad rap and is, more often than not, perceived as a colossal waste of time. Still, many people believe that playing games can have tremendous benefits...

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Gifts for National Fried Chicken Day

Jul 06

We love eating fried chicken. Who doesn't enjoy a piece of chicken dipped in batter and fried in oil until it's golden and crispy? That makes us drool just thinking about it. The United States is cred...

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Gifts for National Barbecued Spareribs Day

Jul 04

If you’re a grill master extraordinaire, you undoubtedly have a tried-and-true recipe for the juiciest, most flavorful, and most tender barbecued spare ribs that you like to whip up every time t...

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Gifts for National Hop-A-Park Day

Jul 02

The United States of America is blessed with a diverse range of breathtaking destinations to explore. Whether you are driving along the picturesque West Coast, trekking in the majestic Rockies, or app...

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Gifts for National Work from Home Day

Jun 30

Working from home has become more and more commonplace in today's society. Many workers have adjusted to the "new normal" where work arrangements have been modified to suit those who prefer remote wor...

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Gifts for National Tapioca Day

Jun 28

Cassava, also known as mandioca in Portuguese, is the plant from which tapioca comes from. It is native to South America and the West Indies and is a staple food enjoyed by approximately 800 million p...

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Gifts for National Cream Tea Day

Jun 26

If you've ever been to the United Kingdom, chances are you've heard about afternoon tea venues in countryside manors, quaint tearooms, or even 5-star hotels. As we celebrate National Cream Tea Day, le...

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Gifts for Swim a Lap Day

Jun 24

What was the first stroke you did when you learned how to swim? Chances are it's the breaststroke, which is the oldest swim stroke and is still used in competitive and recreational swimming today. Eve...

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Gifts for National Chocolate Eclair Day

Jun 22

If you've ever had an éclair before, you probably don't know that the word means "flash of lightning," so named because of the tendency of people to eat it "in a flash." In fact, "Chambers Engl...

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Gifts for International Surfing Day

Jun 20

You've most likely seen surfers riding the waves before, even if you're the type who sits on the beach with your toes planted firmly in the sand. And like us, you've probably been impressed with how e...

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Gifts for International Sushi Day

Jun 18

Prepare to have your minds blown… Sushi didn't originate in Japan and was historically considered a cheap street food for workers who needed to have something to eat quickly. There is a good ...

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Gifts for National Bloomsday

Jun 16

One of the most well-known authors in recent history is James Joyce. Joyce, who was the oldest of 10 children and was born in Dublin, was a young, intelligent man who had a flair for writing as well a...

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Gifts for National Strawberry Shortcake Day

Jun 14

There aren't many things that are more quintessentially American and evocative of summer than strawberry shortcake. The delectable dessert has become a stalwart in American food culture, particularly ...

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Gifts for National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Jun 12

Did you know that peanuts are one of the most valuable cash crops grown in the United States? Although China and India produce more peanuts than the United States, the American population consumes far...

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Gifts for National Ballpoint Pen Day

Jun 10

Fountain pens are elegant writing tools even today, but for many, they are simply impractical and expensive, especially at high altitudes, where they are known to leak. Fortunately, the advent of the ...

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Gifts for World Ocean’s Day

Jun 08

When the United Nations established World Oceans Day on June 8, 2008, it was intended to be a day to commemorate the vast oceans that hold around 96.5 percent of all water on the planet. If you don't ...

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Gifts for National Yo-Yo Day

Jun 06

Chances are you've played with the second oldest toy in history. Maybe you've even tried doing the "Walk the Dog," "Around the World," or "Rock the Baby" with it. This toy has even made its way into s...

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Gifts for National Cheese Day

Jun 04

Who’d have thought that cheese could be given as a gift? Well, that’s what exactly happened when Queen Victoria received a thousand-pound wheel of cheddar cheese as a wedding gift! That fu...

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Gifts for National Rocky Road Day

Jun 02

If there's one ice cream flavor that completely rocks our world and makes us drool, it's Rocky Road ice cream. While most Americans are familiar with Rocky Road ice cream, many are unaware that it all...

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Gifts for National Creativity Day

May 30

Just think how our world would look like if there was no creativity. We won’t have the fantastic creations of Leonardo da Vinci, Bach’s cantatas, or Robert Frost’s exquisite poetry. ...

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Gifts for National Hamburger Day

May 28

Burgers are often regarded to be one of the most popular meals in the United States and the world, with about 50 billion being sold and served annually. You can find them everywhere - from greasy spoo...

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Gifts for World Lindy Hop Day

May 26

We probably are not agile enough to do the Lindy Hop, but when we watch people performing this dance, we can't help but think how unbelievable the energy and acrobatics are. Born in the African-Amer...

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Gifts for National Caterers Appreciation Day

May 24

Serving food and drink between humans has been around since the beginning of time. When there was a social gathering, chances are a form of catering was in place, serving guests and hosts with a wide ...

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Gifts for National Solitaire Day

May 22

There are many stories about the origins of solitaire, but one thing is true - the legend of the game’s origin is unclear, although several unsubstantiated stories about the game abound. Some st...

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Gifts for National Pizza Party Day

May 20

Did you hear about the lady who got a second job as a pizza chef? She kneaded the dough. Excuse our cheesy pun, but today is National Pizza Party Day, and we’re in the mood for a party! The or...

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Gifts for National No Dirty Dishes Day

May 18

Ah yes, the daily pile of dishes waiting for you to wash them… They stand near the kitchen sink with their imaginary “Puss in Boots” eyes waiting for your loving attention as they s...

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Gifts for National Biographers Day

May 16

The biographer Peter Ackroyd once said, "I think biography can be more personal than fiction, and certainly can be more expressive." Every great biography lends us a perspective of a life lived. True...

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Gifts for National Dog Mom’s Day

May 14

You've probably heard of Mother's Day, but have you heard of Dog Mom's Day? The pet-loving community will undoubtedly enjoy commemorating this day, and if you are looking for ideas, how about bringing...

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Gifts for National Limerick Day

May 12

When you hear the word poetry, you might not immediately think of amusement or humor. Limericks, however, offer just that. Even when it sounds silly or doesn't even make sense, limericks are quite pop...

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Gifts for National Clean Your Room Day

May 10

In a 2020 American Cleaning Institute National Cleaning Survey conducted by Wakefield Research, almost 80% of the respondents agree that their homes are not as clean as they would like them to be. Whe...

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Gifts for National Archery Day

May 08

When you hear the name "Robin Hood," your mind probably drifts to the legendary outlaw who lives in Sherwood Forest with his band of "merry men," but did you know that "Robin Hood" is a term used in a...

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Gifts for National Nurses Day

May 06

Did you know there are four times as many nurses in the United States as there are physicians? There are almost 4.2 million registered nurses in America, and they make up the largest portion of health...

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Gifts for National Bike to School Day

May 04

Do you still remember walking or biking to get to school? Whether you were alone or with your friends, riding a bike to school gave you a feeling of independence, plus it was a lot of fun, right? The...

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Gifts for Baby Day

May 02

If you see a baby grooving to a popular song and start wondering how on earth they can dance better than you, there is scientific proof that babies are born to boogie. Sure, they’re incapable of...

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Gifts for National Zipper Day

Apr 29

Every day, millions of people rely on the indispensable zipper, which can be found on everything from jeans and totes to wallets, backpacks, and luggage. Curiously, it was met with some skepticism whe...

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Gifts for Morse Code Day

Apr 27

When "What hath God wrought" was communicated from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on May 24, 1844, it was the first Morse code message ever delivered across a considerable distance. Prior to the intro...

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Gifts for National Hug A Plumber Day

Apr 25

What's a vegetable that plumbers hate? Why, it's leeks, of course! Okay, that might not be the best joke out there, but we couldn't resist it because today is National Hug A Plumber Day! Believe it...

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Gifts for National Picnic Day

Apr 23

Get your picnic baskets ready because spring is here, and there's no better way to celebrate National Picnic Day than a picnic, of course! When we think of picnics, great food and outdoor fun come t...

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Gifts for National Tea Day

Apr 21

Afternoon tea is the quintessential British experience. With millions of gallons of tea sipped every year, the British are one of the biggest tea drinkers in the world. Historically, tea was considere...

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Gifts for National Hanging Out Day

Apr 19

If there’s one thing guaranteed in life, it’s having to do laundry. Whether you enjoy it or not, have you ever thought of more eco-friendly and economical ways to dry your clothes? Many p...

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Gifts for National Record Store Day

Apr 17

If you’re like us, you probably set aside (and by that, we mean skipping lunch or avoiding buying teen magazines) some of your school allowances to buy cassette tapes of your favorite singers or...

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Gifts for National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

Apr 16

We won’t deny it. We think National Wear Pajamas to Work Day is one of the best unofficial holidays of the year. After all, it would be fun to have some comfort and relaxation right after Tax Da...

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Gifts for National Gardening Day

Apr 14

Gardening is something that people do for a multitude of reasons. Growing and eating their veggies brings happiness to some, while stress relief motivates others. Some people find gardening a good sou...

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Gifts for National Licorice Day

Apr 12

Did you know that licorice was historically known more as a medicinal plant than the sweet delicacy we know it today? The earliest records of the licorice root date back to 2300 B.C. The Chinese con...

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Gifts for National Encourage a Young Writer Day

Apr 10

There are moments when it appears that nothing seems to be working no matter what we do. The easiest route is to probably give up; the harder path is not getting discouraged. Rejection happens to even...

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Gifts for Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Apr 08

In the multifaceted world of art and ornithology, famous names such as John Hames Audubon and David Allen Sibley are often associated with magnificent paintings of bird species of North America. Meanw...

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Gifts for National Caramel Popcorn Day

Apr 06

Baseball and popcorn are from different worlds altogether, but it was a 1908 song about a baseball game that catapulted caramel popcorn to popularity. The lyricist Jack Norworth and composer Albert Vo...

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Gifts for National School Librarian Day

Apr 04

School libraries would be little more than a collection of books and computers if it weren't for librarians. They are essential to the effectiveness of learning programs that contribute to students' e...

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Gifts for National Children’s Book Day

Apr 02

If you've read "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling," you probably know Hans Christian Andersen, one of the most famous writers of all time. Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales have enchante...

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Gifts for National Crayon Day

Mar 31

Crayons are the most popular drawing product in history, so it's no wonder that they get their own holiday. This is a day to celebrate the delights of drawing and coloring. The name Crayon comes from...

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Gifts for National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

Mar 29

Did you know the US economy would not survive if it were not for small "Mom and Pop" businesses? The word "Mom-and-Pop" is a colloquial expression that refers to small (and sometimes family-owned) bus...

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Gifts for Tolkien Reading Day

Mar 25

If you’ve read “The Lord of the Rings” or “The Hobbit,” you probably know John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, whose work from the 1930s influenced and shaped the high fantasy genr...

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Gifts for National Countdown Day

Mar 21

Countdowns are useful for a variety of reasons. From launching rockets, cooking and workouts, we live in a world where they are omnipresent and serve many purposes. For many, it can create a sense of ...

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Mar 19

We have a theory that when you ask people to choose between chocolate or caramel, they’ll probably answer, “That’s like asking who my favorite child is!” Okay, we admit it&rsqu...

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Gifts for St. Patrick's Day

Mar 17

It’s St. Patrick’s Day so it’s time to bust out the green and celebrate! St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of Irish culture and heritage. Observed annually, it has transformed fro...

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Gifts for National Worship of Tools Day

Mar 11

The concept of combining tools into a single unit has been around for quite some time. In fact, the use of multitools goes as far back as the Middle Roman period. This early Roman “Swiss Army Kn...

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Gifts for National Proofreading Day

Mar 08

Remember when you spelled Mississippi by singing a quick tune so you won’t forget any letters? Or that striking typo from the first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 1...

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Gifts for National Grammar Day

Mar 04

Cheers to all who've mastered “your,” “you’re,” “there,” “they’re,” and “their”! Today is National Grammar Day, and while master...

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Gifts for World Teen Mental Wellness Day

Mar 02

Self-care has been thrown around a lot these past few years, but how do we make it accessible to more people, especially teenagers who have to cope with a rollercoaster of emotions? According to t...

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Onboarding Kit That Will Wow Your New Hires

Feb 03

With ‘The Great Resignation’ comes ‘The Great Hire. Just in case you’re wondering, what ‘The Great Resignation’ is all about, it’s a phenomenon that describes...

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