This Week in Ridiculous Holidays: April 1st – April 7th

It’s April Fools Day, but I promise these are actual legit holidays. If you can believe it.

April is…

International Guitar Month

I always wanted to learn to play an instrument.

Keep America Beautiful Month

See, America’s already beautiful. We’re good.

Lawn and Garden Month

There’s still snow on the ground here, so not so much.

National Humor Month

You should celebrate by reading The Clock Out every single day.

National Kite Month

You know, I don’t know that I’ve ever flown a kite. Is that weird?

National Pecan Month

Pecan pie? Yes, please.

National Poetry Month

I’ll celebrate by reading the only kind of poetry I understand – Shel Silverstein.

National Welding Month

I’m not allowed to play with fire.

Records and Information Management Month

Um, sure.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Seriously important stuff. Click here for more information.

Stress Awareness Month 

Oh trust me, I am very aware of my stress.

Monday, April 1, 2019

April Fool’s Day

Anyone got any good pranks planned for today? Drop ‘em in the comments.

International Fun at Work Day

Is this possible?

International Tatting Day

Like, tattoos? I keep thinking about getting a tattoo.

National One Cent Day

One penny will buy you one thought.

National Sourdough Bread Day

One of my favorite kinds of bread.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Children’s Book Day

Reading is fundamental.

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

Reconciliation Day

Like, make up with people I’m mad at? No way. I like a good grudge.

National Ferret Day

Ferrets are gross. There, I said it.

SAAM Day of Action

See above to see what you can do. It’s important.

National Equal Pay Day

It’s fucking gross that this even has to be a day.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Childhelp National Day Of Hope

Another thing that’s gross: “Over 1,600 children die each year across the country, while nearly four million referrals are made to CPS agencies with concerns of abuse and neglect involving more than 6.6 million children.” Visit childhelp to see what you can do.

National Walking Day

I enjoy a good walk. Maybe I’ll take one today.

National Film Score Day

Two best movie soundtracks: Top Gun and Bad Boys 2. Fight me.

National Chocolate Mousse Day

Only 2.5 more weeks til chocolate time!

National Find A Rainbow Day

I mean, that’s pretty dependent on the weather, isn’t it?

Don’t Go to Work Unless it’s Fun Day

Free Day Off!

World Party Day

Now we know what to do on our day off!

Tweed Day

Do people still wear tweed?

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Hug a Newsman Day

I mean, you should probably ask permission first. That’s creepy.

School Librarian Day

What a thankless job.

Tell a Lie Day

I lie to myself every day.

Walk Around Things Day

As opposed to…?

World Rat Day

Hard pass.

National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day

Another hard pass.

National Burrito Day

Here’s one I’m in on.

National Vitamin C Day

Can I get vitamin C from a burrito?

Jeep 4×4 Day

I used to think that all boys that drove Jeeps were hot. I’ve since learned otherwise.

Friday, April 5, 2019

National Walk to Work Day

As long as your route doesn’t include a highway. Then don’t.

Go for Broke Day

Get it.

National Dandelion Day

Um, dandelions are weeds. Why do they get their own day?

National Flash Drive Day

I’ve got like 40 of these and no idea what’s on any of them.

National Caramel Day

Caramel is getting me through this chocolate-drought, so I’ll be celebrating.

National Read A Road Map Day

Give this a try – take a road trip today and try a paper map instead of Google maps. Let me know how it goes.

National Raisin and Spice Bar Day

This is very specific, isn’t it?

National Deep Dish Pizza Day

Hit me in the comments with your favorite Chicago Deep Dish – mine is Lou Malnati’s.

National Nebraska Day

Go…..Cornhuskers? Is that right?

Saturday, April 6, 2019

National Student Athlete Day

Don’t get me started on how universities should be paying these kids.

National Teflon Day

Honestly, I don’t know how I’d cook without it.

National Love Our Children Day

Again, as opposed to…?

California Poppy Day 

Poppies are pretty. I need to plant some once the snow is gone.

National Tartan Day

I love me a good kilt.

New Beer’s Eve

Um, what?

Plan Your Epitaph Day

Morbid, but then again, do you trust anyone else to do it?

Sorry Charlie Day

Am I just supposed to apologize to anyone named Charlie?

Sunday, April 7, 2019

National Beer Day

Oh, I get it now!

Caramel Popcorn Day

So good.

National Coffee Cake Day

Also good.

National Girl Me Too Day

Please, don’t ever say this out loud.

National Handmade Day

Please support my new Etsy store!

No Housework Day

Am I weird that I don’t mind housework?

World Health Day

When was your last physical?

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