This Week In Ridiculous Holidays: May 13th – May 19th

Truth time: I’m going on 3 hours sleep here, so we are going to skip the pleasantries and get right to it, okay?

Monday, May 13th

National Crouton Day

I love carbs that I can put on salads!

National Frog Jumping Day

I have frogs in my yard, but I don’t know that I’ve ever seen them jump?

National Fruit Cocktail Day


National Apple Pie Day

Ah, now, this is my kind of fruit.

National Women’s Checkup Day 

In a 2018 study from GCI Health, HealthyWomen, and Redbook magazine, nearly half of women in the U.S. neglect their own health, as they don’t have the time they need to focus on it. GO GET YOUR CHECKUP.

Tuesday, May 14th

National Decency Day

Fuck that.

National Dance Like a Chicken Day

Fun fact: I really enjoy the chicken dance.

National Underground America Day

I thought this was about the Underground Railroad, but it turns out it’s to celebrate “the 6,000 or so North Americans who make their homes not only on the Earth but in it.” Um…what?

National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

Might roll up to the drive thru at KFC on my way home to celebrate.

Wednesday, May 15th

Peace Officers Memorial Day

I’m in favor of peace.

National Chocolate Chip Day

Oh yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

National Nylon Stocking Day

Do people still wear these?

Thursday, May 16th

Honor Our LGBT Elders Day

Think about it – they came out when it wasn’t cool. Props to them.

National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day

Unless your neighbors suck.

National Love a Tree Day

I mean, I like trees. Love is a strong word.

National Piercing Day

I’m so boring. I only have my ears pierced.

National Sea Monkey Day

Oh my god, these were so fun to grow when you were a kid.

National Biographer’s Day

My biography would be soooooooooooooo boring. No one would buy that book.

National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day

I had to google, but apparently we are celebrating a French preparation of scallops.

Friday, May 17th

National Pack Rat Day

Is anyone a pack rat since Marie Kondo came along?

National Cherry Cobbler Day

I like cherry flavored things, but I don’t like cherries. Weird, right?

National Graduation Tassel Day

One of my graduation tassels doesn’t have that year charm on it and it legit bothers me.

National Walnut Day

Ever have walnut pie? Highly recommend.

National Idaho Day


National Endangered Species Day 

The UN is warning that one-eighth of the world’s animals and plants are at risk of extinction; President Oompa-Loompa wants to repeal the Endangered Species Act. Do with that information what you will.

National Pizza Party Day 

Oh yeah. Who’s inviting me over for some deep dish?

National Bike to Work Day 

Hard pass.


I don’t get it. I never will.

Saturday, May 18th

National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Learn more here.

National Visit Your Relatives Day

Unless your relatives suck.

National No Dirty Dishes Day

This should be every day. Dirty dishes are gross.

National Cheese Soufflé Day

I had a goat cheese souffle in Paris four years ago that I still think about, it was that good.

National Armed Forces Day 


National Learn to Swim Day 

A skill we should all have.

Sunday, May 19th

National May Ray Day

I don’t know and I don’t care.

National Devil’s Food Cake Day

This is such a good food week!

Take Your Parents To The Playground Day 

Pretty sure my mom would injure herself at the playground.

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