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Friday, July 30, 2010

The Month of August


I'm pretty sure that I just did the post for the month of July a couple of days ago!!!  
Where, oh, where did July go to?!?!?  
I cannot believe that August is here already....and it's only 4 months until CHRISTMAS!!!  
Unbelievable!!!  
Anyway....since Sunday is August 1st....here are some things that are special about the month of August.....

The birthstone for the month of August is peridot

The birth flower for August is the gladiola

 Here are some special celebrations in the month of August....

American Artist Appreciation Month
Foot Health Month
Home Business Month
National Catfish Month (huh?!?)
National Golf Month
National Inventors Month
National Water Quality Month

Special August Days....

August 1st
American Family Day
Friendship Day

August 2nd
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (yum!)

August 3rd
National Watermelon Day (yum-yum!)

August 4th
National Chocolate Chip Day (yum-yum-yum)

August 6th
Odie's Birthday (you know....Garfield's friend!)

August 10th
S'Mores Day (yum-yum-yum-yum)

August 13th
National Left Handed Day

August 15th
National Relaxation Day (aaahhhh!)

August 19th
Potato Day 
(let's all celebrate by eating French fries!) 

August 22nd
Be An Angel Day 
(oh...a day set aside just for me...ha! ha!)

August 24th
National Peach Pie Day
(a day set aside just for my brother!!!)

August 25th
National Banana Split Day (yum-yum-yum-yum-yum!)

Week long observances in the month of August....

1st Week 
National Clown Week (don't much care for clowns!)

2nd Week 
Elvis Week
National Smile Week
National Apple Week

3rd Week 
Air Conditioning Appreciation Week 
(thank the good Lord for air conditioning these days!)
American Dance Week

Well....that's about all I could find for the month of August....except....most schools will be starting this month.  I know the kids hate to hear that.....but bet a lot of the parents love those 3 little words....
BACK TO SCHOOL!!!

Hope all of you have a wonderful weekend!!!

In His Most Precious Love....and with mine!!!

4 comments:

  1. Well, I will celebrate potato day every chance I get! LOL

    Yes, kids will be headed back to school. The pools closed down adn the dreaed winter will be coming at us, hard!


    Have a wonderful weekend!


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  2. I have a new appreciation for the month of Aug.
    Aug 1 is also my lovely niece Brooke's 19 birthday.

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  3. This summer has flow by. July are you sure we had 31 days in this month. School I am so ready for them to go back to school. No, the middle child is already complaining pray for him to enjoy school this year.

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  4. National Peach pie day is also my birthday and of course night Bristol race falls on the weekend during that week. Love ya!

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