December is full of festive holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, just to name a few. But did you know that December 28th is National Chocolate Day! How sweet is that? To help you get in the mood to celebrate (and eat) chocolate, enjoy the following fun facts and chocolate trivia.
It’s that time of year again – Wawa is serving the Gobbler sandwich, football is in full swing, and the leaves are changing colors. There is truly something about autumn for everyone to enjoy. Of course, most would agree that Thanksgiving ranks high among autumn favorites.
As Michael Scott once said, pizza is "the great equalizer;" everyone loves it! This delicious food has a way of bringing people together, whether it’s at a party or at the dinner table. It’s scrumptious, fun, and an easy Friday night dinner. But did you know that it is so important that October was designated National Pizza Month? Or that pizza is also really interesting? For instance, who would have thought that basic pizza most likely began in prehistoric times with bread cooked on flat, hot stones? While pizza has certainly advanced nowadays to pies with toppings from tortellini to buffalo chicken, some things never change: everyone loves pizza.
September has many holidays, is often filled with cool, crisp weather, and also marks the start of the Fall season. Yet what may be celebrated (or dreaded) most is the good old Back to School season. Indeed, Back to School time means something different to everyone – it is a treasured time for parents, a nightmare for kids, and a lucrative occasion for school supply retailers.
Did you know that August is National Golf Month? As summer is winding down, this is a great excuse to get outdoors and hit the green! In between holes, here are some fun facts you can share with your buddies on the course.
The first recorded game of golf took place in 1457, however evidence suggests that the game was actually played for the first time over a century before that in St.
The summer season is filled with ice cream, trips to the beach, family vacations, warmth, and of course fantastic displays of fireworks. These wonders of the sky are a classic summer staple, but did you know that fireworks actually have a long history? In fact, the earliest documentation of fireworks dates back to 7th century China! Read on for more fireworks fun facts:
The first recorded fireworks in England were at the wedding of King Henry VII in 1486.
You may have recently celebrated Father’s Day on June 16th, and while you may be aware that it’s a holiday for Dad’s, full of gifts like ties, golf clubs, or funny cards, have you ever wondered where this celebrated tradition came from? Father’s day actually originated in 1909, when Sonora Dodd, resident of Spokane, Washington heard a Mother’s Day sermon, and decided that her father deserved a special day too.