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National Fruitcake Day

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling books, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Carolyn M. Bowen Cross-Ties, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chef TJ, Claxton Fruit Cake, Claxton Fruit Cake Company, Claxton GA, Cooking with family, Daily National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food Quotes, Fruit Cake, Holiday Shopping Online, National Food Holidays 2017, national food holidays today, National Fruitcake Day, Online Shopping, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today's Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on National Fruitcake Day

Quote for Today: Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories. Buddy Valastro National Fruitcake Day Today is National Fruitcake Day! When I was growing up you could tell the month of the year by the foods we ate. Living on a farm had its’ perks! What I remember most about the holidays was the smell of fruitcake baking in the oven. It was a clue for the upcoming holidays – cooking of more pies and cakes! The days of country living are long gone but the memories remain. I still enjoy fruitcake during the holiday season. It takes me back to my youth on the farm.   What is Fruitcake? Fruitcake is a cake made with candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and optionally...

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Home for the Holidays ~ National Pumpkin Pie Day

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Bestselling crime fiction novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Cheap Travel, Christmas Travel, Food, Food Blog, Merry Christmas, National Food Holidays, National Pumpkin Pie Day, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, road home, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, The Long Road Home, The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen, Today in Food History, Today's National Food Holiday History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on Home for the Holidays ~ National Pumpkin Pie Day

We wish you a Merry Christmas! National Pumpkin Pie Day Today is Christmas and National Pumpkin Pie Day! It’s a delightful food holiday for celebrating on Christmas Day. National Pumpkin Pie Day and a majority of the National Food Holidays for December fit perfectly for celebrating the Christmas season. Thought for Today The classic song “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays” combines homecoming for the holidays and pumpkin pie. The music was composed by Robert Allen, with the lyrics written by Al Stillman. The song’s most famous recording was by Perry Como in 1954. Through the years, many popular artists have released their version of this hit. There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam When you pine for the sunshine...

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National Pfeffernüsse Day

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Amazon Gifts, Best Novels for Gifts Christmas 2017, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling books, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Bobby Flay Quotes, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Christmas Cookies, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Daily Food Holidays, Daily National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holiday, Food Holiday History, Food Quotes, Food Trivia, Holiday Cooking, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, long road home, Mystery Novels, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday Celebrations, National Pfeffernüsse Day, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Pfeffernüsse, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's National Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Pfeffernüsse Day

National Pfeffernüsse Day Quote of the Day: I think cookies are sort of the unsung sweet, you know? They’re incredibly popular. But everybody thinks of cakes and pies and fancier desserts before they think cookies. A plate of cookies is a great way to end dinner and really nice to share at the holidays. Bobby Flay National Pfeffernüsse Day 2017 Today is National Pfeffernüsse Day! It’s one of those food holidays when you say – what? However, when looking closer, it fits in with our Christmas baking ideas for celebrating the December National Food Holidays.   What’s a Pfeffernüsse? Think about the smells and taste you normally associate with Christmas and you have a whiff of pfeffernüsse. It’s a gingerbread type biscuit crammed with aromatic spices that burst in your mouth with every bite. These tiny morsels are served traditionally...

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National Sangria Day

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Christmas Gifts, December Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Beverage Recipes, Food & Travel Blog, Food and Entertainment, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Culture, Food Facts, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Quotes, Holiday Shopping Online, Home Sweet Home, National Sangria Day, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today’s USA National Food Holiday, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Sangria Day

National Sangria Day Quote of the Day: Kindness, tolerance, integrity, modesty, generosity – these are attributes that events permit us. They are our holiday moods, and we are as proud of them as of the fine clothes we have hung away to wear on occasions. Ben Hecht Today is National Sangria Day. It’s a perfect beverage holiday for the Christmas season with its festive colors of wine, fruit juice, and fresh fruit slices floating in a crystal punch bowl. Serve this at your holiday parties and your hostess expertise will become the talk of the town.  Brilliant – Punch Bowl Set with a Large Bowl, Ladle and Hanging Cups What is Sangria?  Sangria is an alcoholic beverage of Spanish and Portuguese origin. A punch, the sangria traditionally consists of red wine and chopped fruit, often with other ingredients such...

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National Oatmeal Muffin Day

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in Bestselling crime fiction novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels 2017, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Daily Food Holidays, Daily National Food Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, Food, Food Blog, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Food Recipe, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holidays History, National Oatmeal Muffin Day, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's National Food History, Today's National Food Holiday, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Oatmeal Muffin Day

National Oatmeal Muffin Day 2017 Quote for Today: Any cupcake consumed before 9 AM is, technically, a muffin. Brian P. Cleary Today is National Oatmeal Muffin Day. It’s an easy food holiday to feel good about baking for its health benefits. Although, there’s something to be said for the enjoyment of many of December’s other breakfast recipes. The smells of muffins cooking with the addition of aromatic spices make you feel like your home for the holidays. Happy Oatmeal Muffin Day!   National Oatmeal Muffin Day 2017 What is a muffin? A muffin is an individual-sized, baked product. It can refer to two distinct items, a part-raised flatbread, and a cupcake-like quick bread. The flatbread is of British or European derivation, and dates from at least the early 18th century, while the quick bread originated in North America during the...

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National Ice Cream & Violin Day

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Amazon Gifts, Antonio Stradivari, Best Novels for Gifts Christmas 2017, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Romance Novels, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, December 2017 Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food Blog, madonna of the orange tree, Messiah Stradivarius, Mystery Holidays, National Holiday History, National Ice Cream & Violin Day, National Ice Cream Day, National Violin Day, Readers Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Ice Cream & Violin Day

Quote of the Day: “…the violin — that most human of all instruments…” Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys National Ice Cream & Violin Day Today is National Ice Cream & Violin Day! We love mysteries and unique holidays and this one ranks in our top ten of whodunits. Everyone knows what ice cream and violins are, what they (and we) don’t understand is the significance of celebrating the two together as a national holiday. We’re going to share our insights from searching the web with you. But if you happen to know the real story, let us know. What We Do Know – National Violin Day December 13 is widely accepted as Violin Day. On December 13, 2010, “time world record holder, rock violinist Ben Lee of acclaimed electric violin duo FUSE, broke the Guinness World Record for the Fastest...

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