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January 25, 2022 - NATIONAL OPPOSITE DAY – NATIONAL IRISH COFFEE DAY – NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY – NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY

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JANUARY 25, 2022 | NATIONAL OPPOSITE DAY | NATIONAL IRISH COFFEE DAY | NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY | NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY

NATIONAL OPPOSITE DAY – January 25

NATIONAL OPPOSITE DAY

Day Opposite National on January 25th celebrates a fun day of switcher-roos. What better way than to not celebrate? We don’t really mean that, or do we? Good morning, or is it good night? Hello, or is it goodbye? I am cold, or am I… Read more…

NATIONAL IRISH COFFEE DAY – January 25

NATIONAL IRISH COFFEE DAY

National Irish Coffee Day kicks off January 25th each year with a mug of strong coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and topped with a layer of cream. On a cold, wet day in 1942 weary travelers to the small Shannon Airport in southwest… Read more…

NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY – Last Tuesday in January

NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY

National Plan for Vacation Day, on the last Tuesday in January, reminds us to plan our vacation at the start of the year for the rest of the year. The early bird gets to pack their bags and fly away to a little fun and relaxation! With the frigid temperatures and growing snow piles, it’s easy to start… Read more…

NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY - January 25

NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY

National Florida Day on January 25th recognizes the 27th state to join the United States. The Sunshine State is home to the oldest established city in the country. The Sunshine State is home to the oldest established city in the country. With over 400 years… Read more…


On Deck for January 26, 2022

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Recipe Of The Day

Name: Ultimate Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Prep: 50 minutes
Servings: 24

Ingredients:

Cream Cheese Filling

8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 egg
1/3 cup granular sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Cupcake batter

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granular sugar
1/4 cup sweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder

Instructions:

Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare muffin tins with liners, spraying lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

Filling

Beat cream cheese, egg, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Add chocolate chips.

Batter

In a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla, stirring until well blended.

Spoon batter into muffin tins until each cup is 1/3 full.

Top each with a spoonful of the cream cheese filling.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

Frosting

While the cupcakes bake, combine butter and cream cheese in a large bowl and beat until smooth and creamy.

Stir in vanilla and salt.

Gradually add powdered sugar, combining well.

Add cocoa powder, stirring and scraping sides until the cocoa is thoroughly incorporated.

Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

January 25th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1890

Nellie Bly arrives in New Jersey, completing her 72-day journey around the world inspired by Jules Verne’s novel.

1905

The world’s largest diamond is discovered at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa. Measuring 3,106 carats, the gem is named the Cullinan diamond.

1921

Playwright Karel Čapek introduces the word “robot” into the world’s lexicon when his play Rossum’s Universal Robots (R.U.R.) debuts at Prague’s National Theatre.

1924

The first Winter Olympic Games in modern history took place in Chamonix, France.

1959

The jet age begins when American Airlines schedules the first transcontinental flight of a Boeing 707 in the United States.

1961

President John F. Kennedy addresses the nation in the first live televised presidential news conference. The 35th president took off five days before the televised event. In his prepared statement, Kennedy announced the decision to postpone negotiation in Geneva, aid to Congo, and two surviving American pilots. He also took questions from reporters present in the room.

January 25th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

William Colgate – 1783

In 1806, the candle and soap maker established William Colgate & Son. The company would eventually become Colgate-Palmolive.

Charles Curtis – 1860

In 1907, Curtis became the first Native American Senator (R-Kansas). During his career as a politician, Curtis would serve as the Senate Majority Leader and support the 19th Amendment. In 1928, Curtis was Herbert Hoover’s running-mate and became the first Native American Vice President.

Virginia Woolf – 1882

The author best known for Mrs. Dalloway and A Room of One’s Own was also one of the pioneering writers of the modernist era.

Florence Mills – 1886

From her debut as a 5-year-old “Baby Florence” to her Blackbirds review, the talented jazz performer sang and danced her way to the headlines of the Jazz Age and the Harlem Renaissance.

Donald Featherstone – 1936

In 1957, the artist created the iconic plastic pink flamingo yard art.

Gloria Naylor – 1950

In 1982, the American author published her first and most recognized, novel, The Women of Brewster Place, earning the National Book Award for First Novel.

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