Archive for November, 2007

(November 17) Today we're celebrating . . .  Homemade Bread Day

Saturday, November 17th, 2007


Homemade Bread Day
A tasty, tasty day to promote the benefits of  making, baking and eating homemade bread.

And in honor of the day here is a recipe for Homemade Banana Bread.

photo credit: Smaku via flickr

(November 16) Today we're celebrating . . .  International Day for Tolerance

Friday, November 16th, 2007


International Day for Tolerance
Today it is important to bring attention to the idea of acceptance and tolerance in the world. Sponsored by the  United Nations.

Tolerance.Org – Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance

photo credit: Ginther via flickr

(November 15) Today we're celebrating . . .  America Recycles Day

Thursday, November 15th, 2007


America Recycles Day
A day for promoting and educating about the importance of recycling and buying recycled products. Remember its all about the 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 

How to recycle the right way

photo credit: Vucko1000 via flickr

America Recycles Day – How to Recycle the Right Way

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

How to recycle
How to recycle

Here’s some tips on properly recycling items like video tapes, sneakers, mattresses, TVs, computers and cell phones from the Today Show.

Sources:
Greendisk - GreenDisk handles all your technotrash disposal needs from a CD to a PC and just about everything in between. 
Nike -Accepts old running shoes at their retail store for recycling
Craigslist
Dell and other major computer manufacturers have recycling programs
Staples – recycles old cell phone

(November 14) Today we're celebrating . . .  National American Teddy Bear Day

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007


National American Teddy Bear Day
A day celebrating America’s love affair with the Teddy Bear and the joy and happiness they bring.

photo credit: Magander via flickr

(November 13) Today we're celebrating . . .  World Kindness Day

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007


World Kindness Day
A day for countries around the world to join together and pledge to help make the world a kinder and more compassionate place.

website: The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

(November 12) Today we're observing . . .  Veterans Day

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Veterans Day (observed)
Though normally observed on November 11th when a federal holiday falls on a Sunday, as Veterans Day 2007 does, it is observed on the following Monday.

For more on Veterans Day 2007

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