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MARCH 2, 2019 | NATIONAL OLD STUFF DAY | NATIONAL BANANA CREAM PIE DAY

National Old Stuff Day - March 2
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NATIONAL OLD STUFF DAY

Always observed on March 2nd, National Old Stuff Day is a day to give notice to all that old stuff and try something new. Well, maybe not ALL the old stuff, but some of it. It’s a day to break out of the old routines and try something new.

We have all heard the saying, “same old, same old.” Well, this is the day to do things differently. There is no limit to how you can change up your day. Take a moment to recognize the things that you do each day. Is there a better way, more efficient way? Is there a better route to work? Is there a less stressful approach to a task?

Maybe it’s just a way to brighten your day or someone else’s day. Whatever it is, strive to make the day new, not the same old day it was yesterday.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Approach the day with a new attitude.  Consider alternatives to each of the choices you make each day.  Is there a better or equal alternative?  Try making a new choice when available.   Use #NationalOldStuffDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to identify the creator of National Old Stuff Day.

NATIONAL BANANA CREAM PIE DAY

National Banana Cream Pie Day is recognized annually on March 2nd.  Celebrated throughout the United States, pie lovers enjoy this day as they get to indulge in one of America’s most popular creampies.

Remember, bananas are loaded with potassium!

The process from the traditional custard pie was modified into a recipe for the appetizing and flavorful banana cream pie.  Now there are many variations in thousands of recipes for this yummy pie and recipes for banana cream pie can be found in recipe books dating back to the 19th century.

The banana cream pie was ranked the number one favorite dessert among the soldiers of the United States Armed Services in the 1950s.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Spend a little time in your kitchen whipping up a delicious banana cream pie to share with your family and friends.

A banana cream pie can be made as simple as:

  • 1 box instant banana pudding  –  1 pkg cream cheese (softened)  –  2 large bananas – 1 container whipped topping – graham cracker crust
  • Mix pudding with 1 1/2 cups milk, cool in fridge until thickened.  With mixer, combine pudding and cream cheese until blended.  Slice bananas into graham cracker crust.  Spoon pudding mixture over bananas and top with whipped topping.  Chill for at least 2 hours.  Enjoy!!

Use #BananaCreamPieDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to identify the creator of National Banana Cream Pie Day.

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