NATIONAL PLAY DAY WITH DAD
On November 25th, National Play Day With Dad encourages fathers to spend the day focused on fun with their kids. It’s a day designed for bonding and memories.
A dad play day allows the children of fathers a focused time to bond. For busy dads, the observance provides an opportunity to get to know one another better. Some dads may choose to make positive memories. Others may want to schedule time to take pictures and capture those new memories as keepsakes. The day also gives men a chance to become the real heroes every child and community needs.
Fatherhood is a grand experience. It even leads to great dad experiences. Investing in our children and their memories and adventures teaches them more than just how much we care. It provides them with a foundation they rely upon for a lifetime. They will continue to grow and build upon those gifts we give them. And someday, we will enjoy the rewards of their happiness and success. Sometimes, that includes the love they share with their children of the next generation.
HOW TO OBSERVE #PlayDayWithDad
Dads, set the day aside. Clear your schedules and focus on your children.
Find out what interests your off-spring and pledge to join the fun.
- Find out what interests your off-spring and pledge to join the fun.
- Play arcade games together.
- Love, hug, smile, dance with your children.
- Have a photo-shoot with your family.
- Play a ball game together.
- Watch your child compete in something.
- Join your off-spring (adult children) while they are working on a project (at work).
- Tell your child stories about your father, and share your family history.
- Ask your child – How can I be a better father?
- Promote positive fatherhood.
- Read a book to your children.
Share with us how you’re spending the day using #PlayDayWithDad socially. And share pictures of your dad, and tell Share Our Style Foundation about him. Like, Share, Comment your support socially to illustrate positive images of fatherhood.
NATIONAL PLAY DAY WITH DAD HISTORY
Share Our Style Foundation National Play Day With Dad in 2019 to remind fathers that their most important role in life will be to be a hero to their children. Every other role falls to the wayside when children come into our lives. Being a good parent stands out more than anything ever will. When we ace that job, we make the whole world better. Join Share Our Style Foundation in their mission for excellence in parenting.
In 2019, the Registrar at National Day Calendar® proclaimed National Play Day With Dad to be observed on November 25th, annually.
Blase’ Day is observed annually on November 25.
This unique observance gives us permission to be blase’ toward just about anything.
Of French origin meaning to be indifferent or bored with life, unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures.
Unimpressed by pumpkin spice everything? It’s okay to be blase’ about it today. Heard the same pop song for the 4th time today? Be blase’. Nothing on TV tonight? Just be blase’. Bored by your friend’s team winning their 266th game in a row? Yep, you got it. Whether it’s that 20 page Christmas letter, your mom’s constant picture taking or the fifth night of leftover pizza, you can be blase’.
However, there are things we shouldn’t be blase’ about. For example:
- Contributing to your 401k
- Making your car payment
- Restocking the coffee
- Singing happy birthday with a 2-year-old
- Being sure to Celebrate Every Day®
HOW TO OBSERVE #BlaseDay
There are also several ways to express your blase’ feelings. Meh. Yawn. Tune out. Use #BlaseDay to post on social media.
BLASE’ DAY HISTORY
Thomas & Ruth Roy of Wellcat Holidays created Blase’ Day.
NATIONAL PARFAIT DAY
National Parfait Day kicks off breakfast, lunch, snack or dessert just right on November 25th! This versatile dish serves up sweet or healthy in layers of goodness.
Usually served in a specially styled glass, a parfait presents ingredients in appealing layers. Fruit, yogurt or ice cream provide the basis for transitions between nuts, chocolate or even whipped cream.
A French word that literally means “perfect” was originally used to describe a kind of frozen dessert beginning in 1894.
In the United States, parfaits are served in the traditional French style. Ingredients such as parfait cream, ice cream, gelato or pudding are layered in a clear tall glass. They’re then topped with whipped cream, fruit or liqueurs.
The Northern United States expanded on the parfait and began to use yogurt layered with nuts or granola or fresh fruits. Some of the fruits include but are not limited to, strawberries, blueberries, bananas or peaches. The idea spread quickly across all parts of the country, and the yogurt parfait gained popularity as a breakfast item.
Over the years, combinations changed. Now parfaits are made up of almost any dessert mixture that works well layered in a tall, clear glass. Some popular ingredients include:
- Cake and cookie pieces
- Pretzel and cookie pieces
- Oatmeal, nuts, seeds
- Gelatin, pudding, cream fillings
- Coconut, chocolate chips
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalParfaitDay
Enjoy a parfait for breakfast or dessert. Invite the kids to help you make them, too. They’re so easy to make. They can get creative and make their own flavors. Set up a parfait bar. Invite friends to join you. That’s the best way to #CelebrateEveryDay! Try these recipes below and share your favorites.
Use #NationalParfaitDay to post on social media.
NATIONAL PARFAIT DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar® continues researching the origins of this delicious food holiday.
SHOPPING REMINDER DAY
Shopping Reminder Day kicks off an unofficial countdown of sorts. Whether you’re finishing up or just getting started, holiday shopping is a task that either stresses people or excites them.
For those who look forward to holiday shopping, the idea of finding the perfect gift for someone they love tickles them with energy. However, others like the thrill of the hunt for deals. Still, others just love the energy of giving during the holidays.
On the flip side, those who dread holiday shopping dread the crowds and traffic. Budget constraints and the commercialism drive them indoors.
Somewhere there must be a balance for all of us. We select the gifts with meaning and fulfill the expectations while keeping those who need the most in mind during this holiday season.
If you have holiday shopping to complete, this day is here to remind you there are only so many days left.
- There are 30 days until Christmas.
- There are 31 days until the start of Kwanzaa.
- There are 30 days until the start of Hanukkah.
HOW TO OBSERVE #ShoppingReminderDay
Use the reminder to complete what you can. Select the best shopping method for you. If you have tips, use #ShoppingReminderDay to post on social media.
SHOPPING REMINDER DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar® continues researching the origins of this string on the finger holiday.
Recipe of the Day
Quick Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hr. 10 mins.
Serves 12 – 15
1 can pineapple rings
1 jar maraschino cherries
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter
Preheat oven to temperature required on cake box.
Drain and save juice from canned pineapple rings.
Use pineapple juice in mixing the cake and be sure to adjust liquids accordingly.
Grease bottom and sides of 9 x 13 cake pan, melt butter and pour into pan.
Next place crumbled brown sugar into the butter.
Place pineapple rings and cherries over brown sugar in bottom of cake pan.
Pour cake mix over everything and bake according to time on cake box.
Once baked and out of oven, place on a serving plate upside down over pan and turn over both plate and pan together.
Leave pan remaining over cake to allow brown sugar mixture to drizzle over cake.
Carefully remove pan and serve your pineapple upside down cake warm.
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There’s a celebration for everyone. While National Road Trip Day satisfies the itch to wander, many pet days let us share our love of animals. National 3-D Day and National Astronaut Day honor the advancement of technology, too. Every food day you can imagine (National Avocado Day, for example), will keep you celebrating, also!
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