Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Fun Reasons to Stamp - July

Do you need a reason to create a card?  Well, the following list could be your inspiration.

Monthly Observances

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)
Alopecia Month for Women
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Day of the Knife (July 25 to August 22)  Link
Dog Days (7/3 to 8/11)
Eye Injury Prevention Month Link (Note: There is also one in October.)
Family Reunion Month Link
Family Golf Month Link
Fragile X Awareness Month Link
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month Link
Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
Independent Retailer Month Link
International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month Link
International Women with Alopecia Month
International Zine Month
Juvenille Arthritis Awareness Month Link
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month Link
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month Link
National Cord Blood Awareness Month Link
National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
National Grilling Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Make A Difference to Children Month
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
National Parks & Recreation Month
National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
National Vacation Rental Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month Link
Sandwich Generation Month
Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month (4-26)
Wheat Month Link
Women's Motorcycle Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month
 
Weekly Observances
*National Unassisted Homebirth Week: 1-7Beans and Bacon Days: 2-6  Link (Begins on First Thursday)
Rosewell UFO Days: 2-5 Link
National Tom Sawyer Days: 2-5 (aka Fence Painting Days)
*Freedom Week: 4-10 Link
Be Nice To New Jersey Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
National Farriers Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
Creative Maladjustment Week: 5-11 Link  (First Full Week)Nude Recreation Weekend: 6-12 (First Week)
Sports Cliché Week: 12-16 (Always Week of Maj. League Baseball)
Comic Con International: 9-12
*Rabbit Week: 15-21
(Re: Magician Rabbits  The sponsor is Melvin Rabbit up in Canada. No website. )
National Baby Food Week: 15-18 Link
National Ventriloquism Week: 15-18  Link
National Moth Week: 18-26 (Last Full Wk)
*Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Education & Awareness Week: 18-25
(Note: Different sponsor than the September 23 observance has.)
Everybody Deserves A Massage Week: 19-25 Link (3rd Full Week)
National Parenting Gifted Children Week: 19-25 Link  (Third Full Week)
Captive Nations Week: 19-25 (3rd Week)
National Independent Retailers Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd Week)
National Zoo Keeper Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd Week)
Comi Great Texas Mosquitos Days: 23-25 (Last Thurs.Fri.Sat.)
Hemingway Look-alike Days: 23-26 (Nearest his Birthday of 7/21)
World Lumberjack Championships: 23-25 (Last Weekend)
Garlic Days: 24-26 Link  (Last Weekend)
AFRMA Fancy Rat & Mouse Week: 26-8/1 Link
Satchmo Days: 30-8/2
 
 
Daily Observances NOTE:  An * in front of the day means that the observance is on the same date every year regardless of the day it falls on.
*Canada Day: 1
*National GSA Employee Day: 1
*Second Half of The Year Day: 1
*U.S. Postage Stamp Day: 1
*Zip Code Day: 1
*I  Forgot Day: 2
*Made In The USA Day: 2
*World UFO Day: 2 Link
*Compliment Your Mirror Day: 3
International Chicken Wing Day: 3 Link  (First Day of Chicken Wing Weekend 2-4)
*International Plastic Bag Free Day: 3  Link
*Stay Out Of The Sun Day; 3
*Superman Day: 3 Link  
*Boom Box Parade Day: 4
*Fourth of July or Independence Day: 4
*Independence From Meat Day: 4
Hop A Park Day: 4 (First Saturday)
*Indivisible Day: 4 Link
International Day of Cooperatives: 4  (First Saturday)
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day: 4 Link  (First Saturday)
*Bikini Day: 5
Earth at Aphelion: 6
*International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day: 6 
*Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day: 6
*Chocolate Day: 7  Link
*Father-Daughter Take A Walk Together Day: 7
*Global Forgiveness Day: 7 Link
*Tell The Truth Day: 7
*Math 2.0 Day: 8 (Founding Day)  Link
*SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama): 8
*Martyrdom of The Bab: 9
Chick-fil-A's Cow Appreciation Day: 10 (2nd Friday) Dress Like a cow and get free sandwich! Link
Collector Car Appreciation Day: 10 (2nd Friday) Link
*Clerihew Day: 10
*Don't Step On A Bee Day: 10
*Piña Colada Day: 10  Link
*Teddy Bears' Picnic Day: 10 Link 
Note: I do not know why July 10th was chosen, because Jimmy Kennedy, who wrote the words to the song, was born on July 20. Link
Wayne Chicken Day: 10-12 Link (Second Saturday)
*Bowdler's Day: 11
*Cheer Up The Lonely Day: 11
*Day of The Five Billion: 11 Link
*National Rainier Cherries Day: 11 Link
*Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday: 11 Link
*World Population Day: 11
Bald Is In: 11 (Second Saturday)
Carver Day: 11  Link  (Second Saturday)
Grange Day: 11 (Second Saturday)
Night of Nights: 12   (Maritime Radio)
*Simplicity Day: 12 Link
*Embrace Your Geekness Day: 13
*Gruntled Workers Day: 13
International Town Criers Day: 13 (Second Monday)
*National French Fries Day: 13 Link
*World Cup Soccer Day: 13 (Anniversary Observance)
*International Nude Day: 14 Link
*Shark Awareness Day: 14 Link
*Be A Dork Day: 15 Link
*Gummi Worm Day: 15  Link
*National Pet Fire Safety Day: 15 Link
*Saint Swithin's Day: 15 
Take Your Poet To Work Week: 15 (3rd Wednesday)
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 16 ( January 15,  April 16, July 16 and October 15)
*Hot Dog Night: 16
Eid-Al-Fitr: 17
*Wrong Way Corrigan Day: 17
*Yellow Pig Day: 17 Link
Celebration of The Horse Day: 18-19 (3rd Weekend)
National Hot Dog Day: 18 Link (Third Saturday)
*International Mandela Day: 18 Link
*National Caviar Day: 18 Link
*Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 Link
Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day: 18 (Third Saturday)
Woodie Wagon Day: 18 (Third Saturday)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day: 19 (Always on a Sunday before or after her birthday 7/20)
National Ice Cream Day: 19 (Third Saturday)
*Flitch Day: 19 Link 
 (Note: Some also say it's always the 3rd Saturday. I've got this listed on June 20 also with a more detailed explanation.
But, July 19, 1854 was when the ceremony was revived after not having it for 103 years.  This is why some say it's on this date.
However it's really officially celebrated every Leap Year.  Next one will be on July 9, 2016.  See the
Flitch of Dunmow site.  )
Lake Superior Day: 19  (Third Sunday)
Global Hug Your Kid Day: 20 (Third Monday)
*Moon Day: 20
*Space Exploration Day: 20  Link
*National Lollipop Day: 20 Link
*World Jump Day: 20 Link
*International Cake Day: 20 Link
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day: 20  (Third Monday)
*Legal Drinking Age Day: 21
*No Pet Store Puppies Day: 21
*Casual Pi Day: 22  (22/7)
*Fragile X Awareness Day: 22 Link
*National Penuche Fudge Day: 22 Link
*Rat-catchers Day: 22
*Spooners (Spoonerism) Day: 22
*Batman Day: 23 Link
*Gorgeous Grandma Day: 23
*Hot Enough For Ya Day: 23
Lumberjack Day: 23-25 (Last Friday of the Last Full Weekend)
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Pioneer Day: 24 Link
*Cousins Day: 24
*National Drive-Thru Day: 24
*National Tequila Day: 24 Link
*Tell An Old Joke Day: 24
*Carousel Day or Merry-Go-Round Day: 25 Link
National Dance Day: 25 (Last Saturday in July) Link  (Different than one in April.)
*National Day of the Cowboy : 25 Link  (Fourth Saturday)
*Thread The Needle Day: 25 Link
(Note: This is a traditional church game played in the Spring. It really can be played anytime.)
*Video Games Day: 25 Link
Aunties Day: 26  (4th Sunday)
*One Voice: 26
Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day: 26  (Always Last Saturday)
Parents' Day: 26 Link   (4th Sunday)
Tisha B'Av: 26
*Barbie-in-a-blender Day: 27 Link
*National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: 27
*Take Your Houseplant For A Walk Day: 27
*Walk on Stilts Day: 27
*Buffalo Soldiers Day: 28  Link
*National Milk Chocolate Day: 28  Link
*World Hepatitis Day: 28 Link
*Lasagna Day: 29
*National Chicken Wing Day: 29  Link
*Rain Day: 29 Link
*Cheesecake Day: 30 Link  Link
*Father-In-Law Day: 30
*Friendship Day: 30 Link
*Health Care Now!  Medicare's Birthday: 30  Link
*International Day of Friendship: 30 Link     (Started by UN. Different than "Friendship Day" in August.)
*National Support Public Education Day: 30 Link
*Paperback Book Day: 30
National Chili Dog Day: 30 (Last Thursday)
National Talk in An Elevator Day: 31 (Last Friday in July) Link
System Administrator Appreciation Day: 31 Link  Link (Last Friday)
*Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day: 31 Link
*World Ranger Day: 31 Link

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