This Week In Ridiculous Holidays: October 7th – October 13th

Well, friends, I’m back from vacation and ready to rock. And by rock, I mean go back to work for one full week before a holiday next Monday. This week is a pretty quiet week on the holiday front, with no particularly cool foods or people to celebrate…not that I’d turn down a chocolate covered pretzel.

Monday, October 7

National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day


National LED Light Day

Aren’t all lights LED now?

National Frappe Day

I always wanted to know the difference between a frappe and milkshake, but I don’t care enough to google it.

National Inner Beauty Day

Try and be nicer on the inside than you are on the outside, particular if you have a resting bitch face.

National Consignment Day 

It’s a great way to reduce waste and save money!

National Child Health Day 

Donate to your favorite child health org. Mine happens to be Children’s Hospital Boston, if you want to honor your fav internet writer.

Tuesday, October 8

National Fluffernutter Day


National Pierogi Day


American Touch Tag Day

Are kids allowed to play tag anymore? Or is it too violent?

Wednesday, October 9

National Leif Erikson Day

Did you know Leif was the first known European to have set foot on continental North America before Christopher Columbus? The more you know.

National Pro-Life Cupcake Day


National Moldy Cheese Day

Nothing makes me sadder than cheese I can’t eat.

National Emergency Nurse’s Day 

As an accident prone human, I’ve visited an ER more times than I care to count and these people are the real heroes of the hospital.

National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day 

Don’t pretend that you don’t have a stuffed animal somewhere in your bed. Mine is a stuffed dog named Fred.

National Stop Bullying Day 

I seriously fail to understand why we can’t stop being shitty to each other.

Thursday, October 10

National Curves Day

Flaunt ‘em if you got it! Or even if you don’t.

National Angel Food Cake Day

Not my favorite kind of cake, to be honest.

National Cake Decorating Day

Fun Jenna Fact: I used to decorate cakes for work in high school.

National Handbag Day

Finally a holiday that celebrates something I truly love.

World Mental Health Day

Visit the World Health Organization website for more info on what you can do.

Friday, October 11

International Day of the Girl

Learn more on the official United Nations website.

National Sausage Pizza Day


National Coming Out Day


General Pulaski Memorial Day

Pulaski is Polish hero of the American Revolution. I have no idea why.

Saturday, October 12

National Savings Day

Savings? Hahahahahahahahaha.

National Vermont Day

Fun fact: Billboards are illegal in VT. My question is how do strip clubs advertise?

National Freethought Day

I have way too many thoughts that no one pays me for.

National Farmer’s Day

Agriculture is one of the United States’ most important industries, employing more than 24 million workers or 17 percent of the country’s total work force.

National Gumbo Day

Not a fan.

National Chess Day 

I used to be able to play chess. I couldn’t tell you the rules today if I tried.

National Costume Swap Day 

I don’t really want to wear someone else’s slutty whatever costume.

National Motorcycle Ride Day 

Never done it. Probably never will.

I Love Yarn Day 

I am a craft nerd, so I do love yarn.

Sunday, October 13

National Train Your Brain Day

I’d like to train mine not to overthink every.little.thing.

National Yorkshire Pudding Day

Not a fan.

Navy Birthday

With 336,978 personnel on active duty and 101,583 in the Ready Reserve, the U.S. Navy is the third largest of the U.S. military service branches in terms of personnel. It has 290 deployable combat vessels and more than 3,700 operational aircraft as of June 2019, making it the third-largest air force in the world, after the United States Air Force and the United States Army.

National No Bra Day

Who puts on a bra on a Sunday?

Clergy Appreciation Day 

Shoutout to my childhood priest that I regularly lied to during monthly confession. Sorry about that.

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