Thursday, November 27, 2014
Sweet hearts and sweet potatoes . . .
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Today's Writing Prompt: Ooops
Did you ever take on a responsibility you couldn't handle?
Yes I do take on jobs I know I can't handle. I'm learning to say no . . . most times. Usually the problem is that the responsibility is beyond what I can physically do and I pay the price for days afterward.
This is one of the best recipes I have ever posted. http://inmyworld-pam.blogspot.ca/2014/02/crockpot-chicken-sweet-potatoes.html
February is . . .
The shortest month of the year.
Derived from the Latin for “to purify”. The Romans purified themselves in February to prepare for their festivals.
The flowers associated with February are the Primrose & violet.
Amethyst is this month’s birthstone.
Black History Month
First celebrated in Canada in February 1996, Black History Month promotes awareness of Canada’s African cultures. http://www.blackhistorysociety.ca Set aside time this month to explore the rich contributions by African-Canadians. Libraries, schools, universities, and community centers around the country feature some of the historical, literary, artistic, scientific and cultural contributions made by African-Canadians. Take advantage of Black History Month and attend a special event in your community.
Heart Month is the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s primary fundraising and public awareness campaign for heart disease. http://www.heartandstroke.ca
The Month of Love
Did you know that cherries can relieve pain? Montmorency tart cherries have been found to help relieve the pain of arthritis and gout. And that’s not all – according to ongoing research, Montmorency tart cherries are a rich source of antioxidants, which can help fight cancer and heart disease.
The Cherry Marketing Institute estimates there are 7000 tart cherries on an average tree, which is enough cherries to make 28 pies.
Placing a cherry on top of a sundae, soda, malt or milkshake is like crowning the treat. Somehow cherries make the dessert extra special. If ice cream seems too chilly for you this time of year, create a cocoa sundae! Prepare hot chocolate, spray aerosol whipped cream on top, sprinkle with chocolate jimmies and then top it with a cherry.
Friends are the Cherries on top of life.
Potato Lovers’ Month
The first snickers bar was sold in 1930
Hershey Chocolate Co was founded in 1894
International Embroidery Month
Hot Breakfast Month
Bird Feeding Month
Snack Food Month
Children’s Dental Health Month
February 9th is Saint Apollonia’s Day. She is the patron saint of dentists.
February 1, 1983 - Media - Pay TV launches in Canada; new channels First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel are First available on cable. Canada