As I do at the beginning of each month, here is your calendar of special days in May. there are loads of fun and worthwhile things to celebrate and with all this great weather, why not plan a few parties of your own?
MAY 2017 Special Days
1. Law Day, National Loyalty Day, National Mother Goose Day, Silver Star Service Banner Day, School Principals' Day.
2. National Life Insurance Day, National Truffle Day (Mais oui, s'il vous plait.)
3. National Textiles Day, National Garden Meditation Day, National Lumpy Rug Day (I swear...I didn't make this one up!), National Paranormal Day, National Specially-abled Pets Day, National Two Different Colored Shoes Day.
4. Bird Day, National Orange Juice Day, National Password Day, national Renewal Day, National Star Wars Day, National Weather Observer's Day, national Day of Prayer, National Day of Reason.
5. National Astronaut Day, National Cartoonists Day (You gotta love those guys!), Cinco De Mayo, National Space Day, National Provider Appreciation Day.
6. National Beverage Day, National Crepe Suzette Day, National Nurses Day, Join Hands Day, National Scrapbook Day, National Start Seeing Monarchs Day (butterflies), National B
7. National Barrier Awareness Day, Free Comic Book Day, National Lemonade Day.
8. National Have a Coke Day, National Student Nurses Day, National Women's check-up Day.
9. National Sleepover Day, National Lost Sock Memorial Day (I love this!), National Teacher Appreciation Day.
10. National Lipid Day. National Clean Up Your Room Day, National Bike To School Day.
11. National Foam Rolling Day, National Twilight Zone Day.
12. National Limerick Day, National Odometer Day.
13. national Apple Pie Day, National Frog Jumping Day, national Babysitter's Day, national Miniature Golf Day, National Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day.
14. National Dance Like A Chicken Day, National Underground America Day, Mother's Day (PLEASE don't forget this special day!)
15. National Chocolate Chip Day, National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
16. National Biographers Day, Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, national Love A Tree Day, national Sea Monkey Day.
17. National Pack Rat Day, National Walnut Day (I go a little nutty on this day...)
18. National No Dirty Dishes Day, National Visit Your Relatives Day (Come on....it won't be so bad!)
19. National May Ray (or Rae) Day, National Bike To Work Day, National Endangered Species Day, National Pizza Party Day, NASCAR Day.
20. National Be A Millionaire Day, National Pick Strawberries Day (YUMMO!), National Learn To Swim Day.
21. National Take Your Parents To The Playground Day, national American Red Cross Founder's Day, National Memo Day, National Waitstaff Day.
22. National Buy A Musical Instrument Day, National Maritime Day.
23. National Lucky Penny Day, National Taffy Day (I'm a big fan of Laffy-Taffy, myself).
24. National Scavenger Hunt Day, Emergency Medical Services For Children, Brother's Day (I love my little bro, Quigley, Jr.)
25. National Brown-Bag It Day, National Missing Children's Day, Red Nose Day, National Tap Dance Do (You can do this while wearing your Red Nose...I'm just suggesting), Towel Day.
26. National Don't Fry Friday, National Heat Awareness Day.
27. National Cellophane Tape Day, National Grape Popsicle Day (It's so much fun watching your tongue turn purple!)
28. National Hamburger Day,
29. National Paperclip Day, Memorial Day.
30. National Hole In My Bucket Day, National Loomis Day, National Water A Flower Day.
31. National Autonomous Vehicle Day, National Save Your Hearing Day, National Speak In Sentences Day (So no word answers, like yup, or nope.), National Senior Health And Fitness Day.
What did I tell you? Lots of good stuff,eh? Which will you choose to celebrate? My list is pretty long as it is nearly every month. But with all this great late spring weather, I'll be planning most of my parties out of doors. Nothing's better than family, friends, a cookout, and something special to celebrate. See you next month with the June calendar of special days.