Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, Nougat Day, more

March 26th, 2013, is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, Holi, Dolyatra, Purple Day, Independence Day (Bangladesh), National Spinach Day, and National Nougat Day.

Is today Plaid Sofa Day or Eat More Onion Sandwiches Day? Yes, if you want it to be, because today is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. Post your suggestions in the Comments section below!

Holi and Dolyatra are festivals celebrated in India in conjunction with the March full moon. This year's festivities take place on March 26th and/or 27th.

Purple Day is the Global Day of Epilepsy Awareness. Show your support and learn more about this chronic disorder that affects approximately 1 in 100 people.

Bangladesh observes Independence Day on March 26, celebrating independence from Pakistan since 1971.

On American Diabetes Association Alert Day everyone is encouraged to take the Diabetes Risk Test, to determine their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Whether you prefer your spinach raw or cooked, have a serving of this leafy green on National Spinach Day. I promise you will not develop bulging forearms like Popeye.

National Nougat Day honors a mysterious candy bar filling. No matter what it's made from, it is delicious. Just for today ignore the nutrition label, close your eyes, and enjoy.

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