Moving from angel to fairy, today is also National Tooth Fairy Day. She works hard every night!
Janmashtami is the Indian celebration of the birth of Krishna. It is a time for fasting, prayer, religious processions, and music. Traditional foods for the one meal allowed during the fast include Kalakand, Gopaklala, and Murukku.
Attention! Are...you...paying...attention? Are, you, sure??? Shall I continue; misusing -- these: punctuation marks? Of course not, because today is National Punctuation Day.
The Southern Hemisphere celebrates Hoodie Hoo Day on August 22nd. Step outside at noon, wave your arms in the air, then shout, "Hoodie-hoo!" If you're lucky, your efforts will help usher in spring.
National Pecan Torte Day celebrates a special layered concoction. A torte is a cake made from eggs, sugar, and ground nuts instead of flour.
If you crave something simpler, more natural than pecan torte, take heart. Today is also Eat a Peach Day. Nothing tastes better than a sweet, juicy peach.