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NOVEMBER 7, 2019 | NATIONAL CASH BACK DAY | NATIONAL MEN MAKE DINNER DAY | NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY | NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

National Cash Back Day - First Thursday in November

NATIONAL CASH BACK DAY

National Cash Back Day on the first Thursday in November speaks to the savvy shopper in all of us. It’s one big day of exclusive offers that gives you the gift of cash back.

Whether shopping for the perfect holiday gifts or saving for that big-ticket item for yourself, finding great deals and saving makes a smart shopper a happy shopper. Cash Back Day takes saving money to the next level. You can put money back into your wallet before the holidays, just by shopping!

During the holidays, saving is even more critical. We have a list and a budget. Not only do we want to stick to it, but we want to celebrate with all the holiday necessities from gifts, to decorations and even travel. Savvy shoppers know it’s possible to both save and wow during the holidays. That’s what National Cash Back Day is all about.

Whether it’s gift-giving, entertaining, travel expenses, the perfect outfit for holiday card photos, or treating yourself to something special, discounts can be found. Shoppers are celebrated by helping them earn cash back when they spend.

HOW TO OBSERVE #CashBackDay

Whether it’s when to shop, where to shop or how to shop, the tips come flooding in during this celebration. And it’s not just for the holiday season, but it’s for all year long. Learn more about discounts and savings for all kinds of budgets and styles.

Visit CashBackDay.com to find the best cash back offers. Get cash back in your wallet just in time for last-minute shopping or to spend during post-holiday sales.

Use #CashBackDay to share on social media.

NATIONAL CASH BACK DAY HISTORY

RetailMeNot founded National Cash Back Day in 2019 to celebrate shoppers by giving them the gift of cash back. Hundreds of retailers are participating in Cash Back Day to help shoppers get a head-start on their holiday lists. With Cash Back Day, shoppers can save money early in the season and then get their payout right before the holidays for any last-minute essentials or to spend on themselves during post-holiday sales.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar® proclaimed National Cash Back Day in 2019 to be observed on the first Thursday in November annually.

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About RetailMeNot

RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading savings destination bringing people and the things they love together through savings with retailers, brands, restaurants, and pharmacies. RetailMeNot makes everyday life more affordable through online and in-store coupon codes, cash back offers, gift card deals, and the RetailMeNot Genie browser extension. Savings are also provided in consumers’ mailboxes through the RetailMeNot Everyday™ direct mail package, and at the pharmacy with RxSaver by RetailMeNot.

RetailMeNot is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings. To learn more, visit www.retailmenot.com/corp or follow @RetailMeNot on social media.

NATIONAL MEN MAKE DINNER DAY – First Thursday in November

NATIONAL MEN MAKE DINNER DAY

National Men Make Dinner Day on the first Thursday in November places the man of the house in charge of the kitchen and the evening’s meal. 

Some men like to cook and do so on a regular basis. To those men, kudos to you! You can submit your favorite recipe on the National Men Make Dinner website

This day was created for the men who do not know their way around the kitchen and are not familiar with cooking appliances, as well as for the women in their lives who need a break.

Men need to be aware that there is a list of rules that must be followed, some of which include:

  • The main meal must include a minimum of 4 ingredients and require at least one cooking utensil other than a fork.
  • The man goes shopping for all the necessary ingredients.
  • Clean up as you go.
  • Aprons are optional.

For a list of complete rules, see the above-mentioned website.

HOW TO OBSERVE #MenMakeDinnerDay

Have the men in the house prepare a meal and use #MenMakeDinnerDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL MEN MAKE DINNER DAY HISTORY

Sandy Sharkey created National Men Make Dinner Day in 2001.

NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY – NOVEMBER 7

NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY

On November 7th, National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day educates and creates awareness about canine lymphoma.

Well-known and respected dog agility trainer and competitor, Terry Simons, was devastated when his “heart and soul” dog was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2011.  As an educated dog owner, Terry did all he could for Reveille. However, he soon discovered how elusive accurate information regarding options and treatment could be. Soon, Terry connected with professionals. They helped him choose the best path for his beloved companion. 

Reveille not only competed in dog agility throughout her treatment but thrived. She even attained the best agility year of her career. When Terry chose to let Reveille go, he knew he was making the right decision for her. Grief does strange things. It can destroy, and it can inspire. Reveille inspired Terry to form a foundation. In Reveille’s honor, Terry created CLEAR (Canine Lymphoma Education Awareness and Research). The foundation dedicates its efforts to providing information, resources, and research into the devastating disease.  Reveille’s legacy ensures dog owners know their options. They become empowered advocates of their four-legged family members.

HOW TO OBSERVE #CanineLymphomaAwarenessDay

Learn more about canine lymphoma. Donate to research. Improve treatment options. Help create a clear path to care. Use #CanineLymphomaAwarnessDay to share on social media. 

NATIONAL CANINE AWARENESS DAY HISTORY

Terry Simons founded National Canine Lymphoma Day in 2015 to spread information regarding canine lymphoma. His beloved dog, Reveille, inspired him to create CLEAR.

CLEAR – Canine Lymphoma Education Awareness and Research dedicates its efforts to increase awareness of canine lymphoma. Through education, we empower dog owners. Through research, we look for a cure for this devastating disease.

It is all about education and awareness, which is available in the award-winning documentary on canine lymphoma, My Friend: Changing the Journey (Best Documentary Feature – Los Angeles Movie Awards and Best Educational Documentary – Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival).

The Registrar at National Day Calendar® declared that it would be held annually on November 7.

NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY – November 7

NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

On November 7th, National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day ushers in one of the more healthful ways to enjoy chocolate.

Bittersweet chocolate is chocolate liquor to which sugar, cocoa butter, and vanilla have been added. It has less sugar and more liquor than semisweet chocolate. However, the two of them may be interchangeable when baking.

Recent studies reveal health benefits from eating small quantities of bittersweet chocolate. The addition of almonds increases health benefits as well. Pairing the two of them together gives us a delicious and healthful snack. Make them a part of your lunch or enjoy them as part of an afternoon snack. 

In 1742, Eliza Smith included the only chocolate recipe in her cookbook The Compleat Housewife printed by William Parks. The simple recipe combined grated chocolate, orange flower water, and sugar.  

When combining chocolate and almonds, remember that both keep well, too. So, sharing during the holidays is easy. Make a little or a lot of a recipe to spread the holiday cheer when using bittersweet chocolate with almonds.

HOW TO OBSERVE #BittersweetChocolateWithAlmondsDay

Chocolate and almonds can improve just about any day. Try one of the recipes below. Make enough to share or invite friends to get creative with chocolate recipes in your kitchen. It’s an excellent way to #CelebrateEveryDay. 

Bittersweet Chocolate Bark with Marcona Almonds
Bittersweet Chocolate and Almond Cake
Chocolate Dipped Almond Anise Biscotti
The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies (Whole Wheat)

Use #BittersweetChocolateWithAlmondsDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY HISTORY

The National Confectioners Association sponsors National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day.

On Deck for November 8, 2019

National Days

International Days

  • World Quality Day
  • Guinness World Record Day

 

Recipe of the Day

Inspired for your man on National Men Make Dinner Day

Beans ‘n Franks

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 2 hours
Total Prep: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Servings:  12

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon butter
1 small onion, chopped
3 slices bacon
1 16 ounce can pork and beans
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 teaspoon mustard
1 tablespoon of Louisiana hot sauce (optional)
1 16 ounce package frankfurters

Instructions:

Cut bacon into squares and fry in a large skillet.

Add onion and saute’ until translucent.

Remove from heat. Drain excess fat.

Mix beans, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and hot sauce in a 2-quart casserole dish.

Add bacon and onion and mix well.

Slice frankfurters and stir into beans.

Bake at 300 degrees for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar® is the authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we now track nearly 1,500 National Days, National Weeks and National Months. In addition, our research team continues to uncover the origins of existing National Days as well as discover new, exciting days for everyone to celebrate.

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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