National Hamburger Month on May, 2018: where can i find a list of lesser known holidays?

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All American Breakfast Month--September 1-30

Better Breakfast Month--September 1-30

Prune Breakfast Month--January 1-31

National Egg Month--May 1-31

National Eggs Benedict Day--April 16

Oatmeal Month--January 1-31

Oatmeal Muffin Day--December 19

National Pancake Week--February 21-27

National Pancake Day--September 26

Waffle Day--March 25

Maple Syrup Saturday--3rd Saturday in March

National Maple Syrup Day--December 17

National Applejack Month--October 1-31

Beverage Day--May 6

Have a Coke Day--May 8

National Hot Tea Month--January 1-31

National Iced Tea Month--June 1-30

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day--February 11

National Egg Nog Day--December 24

National Caviar Day--July 18

National Escargot Day--May 24

National Deviled Egg Day--November 2

National Fritters Day--December 2

National Noodle Month--March 1-31

National Noodle-Ring Day--December 11

Poultry Day--March 19

National Chicken Month--September 1-30

National Fried Chicken Day--July 6

Turkey Lover's Month--June 1-30

Bratwurst Festival--August 16

National Pigs-in-a-blanket Day--April 24

Something on a Stick Day--March 28

National Crown Roast of Pork Day--March 7

National Roast Suckling Pig Day--December 18

National Roast Leg of Lamb Day--May 7

National Barbecue Month--May 1-31

National Hamburger Month--May 1-31

National Hamburger Day--December 21

National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day--November 12

National Seafood Month--October 1-31

National Catfish Month--August 1-31

National Clams on the Half Shell Day--March 31

National Shrimp Scampi Day--April 29

National French Fried Shrimp Day--December 21

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month--June 1-30

Eat Your Vegetables Day--June 17

Vegetarian Awareness Month--October 1-31

World Vegetarian Day--October 1

National Salad Month--May 1-31

Bean Day--January 6

National Baked Bean Month--July 1-31

Spinach Festival--March 26

National Zucchini Bread Day--April 25

Sneak Some Zucchini on Your Neighbor's Porch Night--August 8

Potato Day--August 19

National Pickled Peppers Month--October 1-31

National Grapefruit Month--February 1-28

National Raisin Week--May 1-7

National Papaya Month--June 1-30

National Papaya Month--September 1-30

Peach Month--August 1-31

Eat a Red Apple Day--December 1

National July Belongs to Blueberries Month--July 1-31

Poisoned Blackberries Day--September 29

National Fig Week--November 1-7

International Banana Festival--September 21

National Watermelon Day--August 3

National Candied Orange Peel Day--May 4

National Dessert Month--October 1-31

National Dessert Day--October 14

National Pie Day--January 23

National Pie Day--December 1

National Pecan Pie Day--July 12

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day--August 1

National Pumpkin Pie Day--December 25

National Cheesecake Day--July 30

National Pastry Day--December 9

National Applesauce Cake Day--June 6

National Spongecake Day--August 23

National Angel Food Cake Day--October 10

National Lemon Cupcake Day--December 15

National Fruitcake Day--December 27

National Sacher Torte Day--December 5

National Blonde Brownie Day--January 22

National Macaroon Day--May 31

National Sugar Cookie Day--July 9

National Apple Dumpling Day--September 17

National Plum Pudding Day--February 12

National Tapioca Pudding Day--July 15

National Indian Pudding Day--November 13

National Butterscotch Pudding Day--September 19

National Ice Cream Month--July 1-31

National Ice Cream Day--July 18

Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day--July 1

Ice Cream and Violins Day--December 13

National Vanilla Ice Cream Day--July 23

National Peach Ice Cream Day--July 17

National Rocky Road Day--June 2

National Spumoni Day--August 21

Ice Cream Soda Day--June 20

National Ice Cream Soda Day--August 2

National Strawberry Sundae Day--July 7

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day--August 2

National Parfait Day--November 25

National Frappe Day--October 7

National Creamsicle Day--August 14

National Snack Food Month--February 1-28

National Potato Chip Day--March 14

National Chip and Dip Day--March 23

National Cornchip Day--January 29

National Tortilla Chip Day--February 24

National Pretzel Day--April 26

National Pretzel Month--October 1-31

National Trail Mix Day-- August 31

National Cheeseball Day--April 17

National Popcorn Poppin' Month--October 1-31

National Popcorn Day--January 19

National Popcorn Day--January 31

Donut Day--1st Weekend in June

National Cream-filled Donut Day--September 14

National Buttercrunch Day--January 20

National Gumdrop Day--February 15

National Candy Corn Day--October 30

National Jelly Bean Day--April 22

National Cherry Popsicle Day--August 26

National Cotton Candy Day--December 7

National Toasted Marshmallow Day--August 30

National Soup Month--January 1-30

National Gazpacho Day--December 6

National Bouillabaisse Day--December 14

Sandwich Day--November 3

National Hoagie Day--May 5

National Egg Salad Week--April 12-18

National Bologna Day--October 24

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day--April 2

National Dairy Month--June 1-30

Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day--July 29

Moldy Cheese Day--October 9

National Mustard Day--August 5

National Honey Month--September 1-30

More Herbs Less Salt Day--August 29

Garlic Day--April 19

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day--December 30

American Chocolate Week--March 14-20

National Chocolate Day--October 28

National Chocolate Day--December 28

National Chocolate Day--December 29

National Milk Chocolate Day--July 28

National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day--November 7

National Chocolate Mint Day--February 19

National Chocolate Chip Day--May 15

National Chocolate Eclair Day--June 22

National Chocolate Covered Anything Day--December 16

National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day--March 24

National Chocolate Custard Month--May 1-31

National Chocolate Pudding Day--June 26

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day--June 7

National Chocolate Milkshake Day--September 12

National Nut Day--October 22

Pecan Day--March 25

National Peanut Month--March 1-31

National Peanut Festival--October 13

National Peanut Butter Lover's Month--November 1-30

National Peanut Butter Lover's Day--March 1

National Pecan Day--April 14

National Pistachio Day--February 26

National Cashew Day--November 23

National Date-Nut Bread Day--December 22

National Date-Nut Bread Day--September 8

Kitchen Klutzes of America Day--June 13

Canned Food Month--February 1-28

National Frozen Food Month--March 1-31

National Frozen Food Day--March 6

Hot & Spicy Food International Day--January 16

National Pet Week--1st week of May

Be Kind to Animals Week--1st week of May

Responsible Pet Owners Month--February 1-28

National Dress Up Your Pet Day--January 14

National Pet ID Week--April 18-24

National Bird Day--January 5

Frog Jumping Jubilee Day--May 19

National Pig Day--March 1

National Dog Week--Last week of September

Adopt-a-dog Month--October 1-31

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day--February 23

Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month--June 1-30

National Answer Your Cat's Question Day--January 22

Rat Catcher's Day--July 22

You may not know this, but cats are great supporters of efforts to save endangered species:

Save the Rhino Day--May 1

Festival for the Souls of Dead Whales--December 10

Carpenter Ant Awareness Week--June 20-26

Rattle Snake Round-up--January 28

Serpent Day--February 1

Yell,"Fudge!" at the Cobras in North America Day--June 2

Sea Serpent Day--August 7

Cordova Ice Worm Day--February 3

International Polar Bear Day--February 27

Buzzard's Day--March 15

Cuckoo Warning Day--June 21

Donald Duck Day--June 9

Champion Crab Races Day--February 17

How to loose weight within 3 months or more?

How to loose weight within 3 months or more?

Nowadays you see all those weightloss programs like Weightwatchers coming out and saying that you can eat pizza hamburgers lasagna etc on the diets and still lose weight. And that is completely true. What you eat matters, but how much you eat is even more important.

You first need to find your basal metabolic rate.This is the number of calories your body uses per day to perform its basic, everyday, life sustaining functions such as maintaining liver and kidney function, keeping the heart beating, breathing, etc. Thats what you need to just stay alive. For me that's about 2000. I absolutely need that or I will feel weak and tired and eventually go into starvation mode b4 dying. Then if I'm Sedentary all day, like a desk job,go home ,sleep, I'll multiply my bmr times 1.2 (2000 * 1.2) If I'm lightly active (light exercise after work 1-3 times a week), then I multiply by 1.3. My number is about 1.3. So the amount of calories I need a day just to stay the same weight is 2600.(2000* 1.3).

There's 3500 calories in one pound of fat. There's 7 days in a week. So to lose one pound of fat in a week, you need to create a deficit of 500 calories a day in your body. So if I eat 2100 calories a day, for one week, I will lose one pound of fat.

I've always been a 'why' guy. I need to have a scientific explanation of why something works. And when I began to have weight problems I decided to check out the Internet. OMG. There are literally millions of different ways, means, websites, exercises, pills, teas, books, meditations, Techniques. I even saw a weightloss bubblegum. There's is one commonality in all of them though. And that is the caloric deficit, bmr, and exercise theory. And websites like calorieking.com make it easy. You can find how many calories is in a slice of pizza from pizza hut, dominoes, in a cut of bacon, a happy meal, anything! And I lost weight the healthy way.

There was a guy on National Geographic who ate less than he needs, did martial arts training 3-4 hours a day and was still 400 pounds overweight. They couldn't explain it. But they did find out that his brain had an imprinted mechanism that kept his weight at a preset level; like a thermometer on a thermostat. Genetic coding causes that. Who knows, he could've had Eskimos in his ancestry line. They do need the extra fat. And that code, which was dormant in the parent, could have been activated in him.

To me,there are people who are walking up on stairs. If they step up, they'll go up, step down, they'll go down, stand still they won't go anywhere. There are those on an up escalator. They don't even need to try and they go up. But it is a heck of a lot more difficult to go down. And there are those on the down escalator trying to go up. They need to keep moving just to stay in the same place. And they need some real, consistent, gut wrenching effort, just to move up two steps. But you know what, they all reach the top (eventually). Once there, and you step off that escalator, all the odds are now the same. Who would you say is in the best shape?

Good luck!

Is giving up steak and hamburger really more difficult than...?

Is giving up steak and hamburger really more difficult than...?

Actually, yes, it would be much more difficult. I do food storage, so I'm going to answer this question from a bit of a different angle than some of the folks who are answering (getting some good answers, by the way).

My husband and I have food storage. We have over a years worth of food in our house. I've done a LOT of research on food storage, and what happened to people during times of national emergency, when they didn't have food (mostly stuff from WW II).

Interesting things I learned. When people are stressed, they will refuse to eat what they do not know, even if they are starving to death. This is especially true for the young, and the elderly.

If someone is going to do food strorage it is of VITAL importance that they store foods their family is actually familar with, and eats on a daily basis.

As you have read before, I also sell meat goats, and rabbits. People come to my farm, and butcher the animals here. It's rather like National Geographic as come to visit my farm. Customers (almost exclusively male) will come. They will bring their very young sons with them, to teach them how to butcher. The entire time, they will be telling them stories about how their father, or granfather taght them to do this, and where in the village they would do such tasks. There are stories about the importance of the animal, and importance of certain organs of the animal. Very often the child is given a slice of raw liver.

You must realize my customers are students at the local University. Eventually they will be returing to their countries. Most are from central Africa, or the Middle East.

My Saudi customers were INCREDIABLY thrilled (!!!!) to find goats for sale. They had been in the U.S. for 9 months, and found no goats. They were taking pictures of the goat (while it was alive) to email back to their mothers. Their families had been very worried about them, because they hadn't been able to find any "good meat."

It was truelly amazing to see the amount of jubilation at finding goats, so they could finally have the meat they were so use to eating. Please do not get me wrong either. They are Muslims, and have a TREMENDOUS amount of respect for the animals, and want to cause them no fear. They will not allow one animal to see another animal butchered (or dead), nor will they butcher a hungry, or thirsty animal. They are actually quiet kind to the goats and rabbits.

For the 9 months prior to them getting in contact with my farm, they had only been able to eat fish (per their religion). Finding just what they want to eat has made their lives MUCH easier. They feel more comfortable, and happier here in the States, away from their families.

Meat can be a deeply cultural thing. It bindes entire families, and tribes together.

You must also never underestimate the power of "comfort food." Every person has food they favor above all others in times of stress, or sickness. Meat can definatly be a comfort food, especially during stressful times.

I also collect fairtale/folktail books. I have hundreds of such books, with stories from very nearly every country. You would be amazed at how many of the stories center around food, and meat imparticular. Very nearly every culture values it, as something of great importance.

My own family is from Poland. My Great grandfather/mother were the first of my family here to the U.S. One of the stories from my own family is how my Great Grandmother tried to embrace modern American things. She presented my Great Grandfather with a wonderful new American dish...Macaroni and Cheese. You must understand this was homemade, with real cheese, and homemade noodles, rich and delicious. My Great Grandfather took the cassorole dish of Macaroni and Cheese, and chucked it into the back yard, and said, "Now make some real food."

People rarely budge on the foods they enjoy and eat. It's easy to turn down the thermostat, and put on an extra sweater. Another thing altogether to eat foods one is not use to.

Then too, there are also a few people like me, who have been anemic since birth. The iron my body can absorb and use is worlds different than what is absorbs and uses from pills. If I don't eat meat, I not only start to feel sick, I actually get sick. Almost all the foods I eat (including vegtables ) are very iron rich, since it's a must for me.

~Garnet

Homesteading/Farming over 20 years

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