Welcome to the blog of Jane Hignite, Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator


2018-June

JUNE
MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
African-American Music Appreciation Month
Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month
Cancer from the Sun Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children’s Awareness Month
Corn and Cucumber Month
Country Cooking Month
Dairy Alternative Month
Dementia Care Professionals Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month
Fashion in Colonial Virginia Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Flag Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Georgia Blueberry Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
International Childhood Cancer Month
International Men’s Month
International People Skills Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon and Mango Month
Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Dairy Month
National Drive Safe Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National Oceans Month
National Pet Preparedness Month
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month
National Safety Month
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Scoliosis Awareness Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Tennis Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month
Okra and Pluot and Aprium Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Scleroderma Awareness Month
Send a Rose Month
Skyscraper Month
Sorghum Month
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Turkey Lovers Month
Vision Research Month
Women’s Golf Month
World Infertility Month
World Naked Bike Ride Month
World Sponge Month

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (1-2)

Aphasia Awareness Week
Beer Pong Week
Great American Brass Band Week
International Clothesline Week
Milk Week
National Fishing Week
National Tire Safety Week

Second Week (3-9)
Bed Bug Awareness Week
Black Single Parents Week
Email Week
End Mountaintop Removal Week
International Listening Week
Jim Thorpe Native American Games
National Bathroom Reading Week
National Business Etiquette Week
National Clay Week
National Headache Awareness Week
National Hug Week
National Lemonade Days
National River Cleanup Week
National Sun Safety Week
Pet Appreciation Week
Rip Current Awareness Week
Superman Days
World Menopause Week

Third Week (10-16)
Duct Tape Days
National Automotive Service Professionals Week
National Body Piercing Week
National Flag Week
National Hermit Week
National Little League Baseball Week
National Men’s Health Week
National Nursing Assistants Week
National Old-Time Fiddler’s Week
US Golf Championship
World Knit and Crochet in Public Week

Fourth Week (17-23)
America’s Cup
Animal Rights Awareness Week
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
International Listening Days
Meet a Mate Week
National Camping Week
National Pollinator Week
National Week of Making
Sobriety Checkpoint Week
Universal Father’s Week
Watermelon Seed Spitting Week

Fifth Week (24-30)
Bean and Bacon Days
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
Fish are Friends Not Food Week
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Week
North American Organic Brewers Week
Special Recreation Week
Tour de France
Water Ski Days

June 1st
Alannis Morrissette’s Birthday (1974)
Andy Griffith’s Birthday (1926)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Bringham Young’s Birthday (1801)
Buddah’s Birthday
Dare Day
Drawing Day or Pencil Day
Flip A Coin Day
Global Day of Parents
Heidi Klum’s Birthday (1973)
Heimlich Maneuver Day
Horseradish Days
Hug Your Cat Day
Mike, the Headless Chicken, Day
Milk Days
National Doughnut Day (First Friday in June)
National Go Barefoot Day
National Leave the Office Early Day
National Nailpolish Day
National Olive Day
National Running Day
Oscar the Grouch Day
Pen Pal Day
Say Something Nice Day
Stand For Children Day

June 2nd
Artichoke Day
Do-Dah Parade Day
Drawing Day
Helen Oxenbury’s Birthday (1938)
Jerry Mathers’ Birthday (1948)
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1731)
National Black Bear Day
National Bubba Day
National Gun Violence Awareness Day
National Prairie Day
National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
National Rotisserie Chicken Day
National Trails Day
Play Tennis Day
Radio Was Patented in 1896
Sir Edward Elgar’s Birthday 1897 (Wrote Pomp & Circumstance)
Thomas Hardy’s Birthday (1840)
Turtle Races Day
Yell “Fudge” at Cobras in North America Day

June 3rd
Children’s Awareness Memorial Day
Chimborazo Day
Colleen Dewhurst’s Birthday (1926)
Egg Day
First U.S. Spacewalk by Ed White in 1965
Loving Day
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
Positive Power of Humor and Creativity Day
Repeat Day (I said, Repeat Day)
The Wicket World of Croquet Day
Wonder Woman Day

June 4th
Aesop’s Birthday
Audacity to Hope Day
Cheese Day
Dr. Ruth Westenheimer’s Birthday (1928)
First Ford Car Made (1896)
First Shopping Cart Created (1937)
Jim Schiller’s Birthday (My Dad)
King George III’s Birthday (1738)
National SAFE Day
National Thank God It’s Monday Day
Old Maid’s Day

June 5th
Apple II Day
Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day
Barbershop Quartet Day
Beer Pong Day
Festival of Popular Delusions Day
First Hot Air Balloon Flight by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783
Kenny G’s Birthday (1956)
National Gingerbread Day
National Moonshine Day
National Veggie Burger Day
Richard Scarry’s Birthday (1919)
Work at Home Father’s Day
World Environment Day

June 6th
Amateur Radio Military Appreciation Day
Atheist Pride Day
Big River Day
Bonza Bottler Day (same day of the number of months-6/6)
Cheer Coach Day
Cynthia Rylant’s (Henry & Mudge Author) Birthday (1954)
D-Day Anniversary (1944)
First Drive-in Movie Theater Opens in New Jersey in 1933
Global Running Day
Hunger Awareness Day
Nathan Hale’s Birthday (1755)
National Applesauce Cake Day
National Eyewear Day
National Gardening Exercise Day
National Higher Education Day
National Tailor’s Day
National Yo-Yo Day (Donald Duncan’s Birthday)
Pencil Day
Russian Language Days
Teacher’s Day
The Dali Lama’s Birthday (1935)
YoYo Day

June 7th
Accordian Lover’s Day
Daniel Boone Day
Liam Neeson’s Birthday (1952)
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
National Running Day
Paul Gaugin’s Birthday (1848)
Prince’s Birthday (1958)
VCR Day

June 8th
Banana Split Days
Barbara Bush’s Birthday (1925)
Best Friends Day
Boz Scagg’s Birthday (1944)
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday (1867)
Ghostbuster’s Day
International Young Eagles Day
Julianna Marguiles’ Birthday (1966)
Multicultural American Child Day
Name Your Poison Day
Poultry Day
Race Unity Day
Shoo Fly Day
Upsy Daisy Day
World Oceans Day

June 9th
Banana Split Days
Belmont Stakes
Cole Porter’s Birthday (1891)
Donald Duck’s Birthday (1934)
Family Fitness Health Day
International Archives Day
International Young Eagles Day
Johnny Depp’s Birthday (1963)
Les Paul’s Birthday-Creator of the Electric Guitar (1915)
Michael J. Fox’s Birthday (1961)
Missing Mutts Awareness Day
National Marina Day
National Rose Wine Day
Ride the Wind Day
Toy Industry Day
World APS Day
World Bike Naked Day
World Gin Day
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Day

June 10th
Alcoholics Anonymous Day
Ball Point Pen Day
Children Sunday
Federal Tax Withholding Came into Law (1948)
Frederick Loewe’s Birthday (1901)
Iced Tea Day
Maurice Sendak’s Birthday (1928)
Making Life Beautiful Day
Multicultural American Child Day
National Nurses Assistant’s Day
Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday
Race Unity Day

June 11th
Abused Women & Children’s Awareness Day
Corn on the Cob Day
Hugh Laurie’s Birthday (1959)
Jacques Cousteau’s Birthday (1910)
National Cotton Candy Day
National Hug Holiday
National Making Life Beautiful Day
National Nachos Day
Richard Strauss’ Birthday (1864)
Robert Munsch’s Birthday (1945)
Vince Lombardi’s Birthday (1913)

June 12th
Anne Frank’s Birthday (1929)
Call Your Doctor Day
Crowded Nest Awareness Day
Diary Day
George Bush’s Birthday (1924)
Loving Day
Machine Day
Magic Day
National Jerky Day
National Open Your Window Day
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Raggedy Ann & Andy Day
Red Rose Day
World Day Against Child Labor
World Pet Memorial Day

June 13th
Blame Someone Else Day
Brain Injury Awareness Day
Croquet Day
Mary Wickes’ Birthday (1916)
Random Acts of Light Day
Roller Coaster Day
St. Anthony of Padua Feast Day
Sewing Machine Day
William Butler Yeats’ Birthday (1865)

June 14th
Burl Ives’ Birthday (1909)
Caldecott Medal First Awarded (1937)
Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s Birthday (1864)
Donald Trump’s Birthday (1946)
Family History Day
Flag Day
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Birthday (1811)
International Bath Day
Magic Circles Day
National Bourbon Day
Pause for a Pledge Day
Pig Callers Day
“Pop Goes the Weasel” Day
Sandpaper Invented by I. Fischer Jr. (1834)
U.S. Army’s Birthday
World Blood Donor Day

June 15th
Bob Wian (Founder of Big Boy’s) Birthday (1914)
Career Nurse Assistant’s Day
Dump the Pump Day
National Flip Flop Day
Fly A Kite Day (Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment in 1752)
Global Wind Day
Helen Hunt’s Birthday (1963)
Justice for Janitors Day
Magna Carta Day
National American Citizenship Day
National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
National Pet Fire Safety Day
Nature Photography Day
Neil Patrick Harris’ Birthday (1973)
Power of a Smile Day
Prune Day
Recess at Work Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
Spill the Salt Day
U.S. Electricity Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16th
Bloomsday
Fresh Veggies Day
Joyce Carol Oates Birthday (1938)
Ladies Day
Mermaid Day
National Fudge Day
National Mortician’s Day
Polar Bear Swim
Ugliest Dog Day
Work at Home Father’s Day
World Juggling Day
Youth Day

June 17th
Barry Manilow’s Birthday (1946)
Bunker Hill Day
Disneyland Opened (1955)
Dollars Against Diabetes Day
Eat Your Vegetables Day
Family Awareness Day
Father’s Day
Husband Caregiver Day
Igor Stravinsky’s Birthday (1882)
M C Escher’s Birthday (1898)
Mud Pack Day
National Violin Day
Newt Gingrich’s Birthday (1943)
Root Beer Day
Watergate Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
World Tessellation Day

June 18th
Autistic Pride Day
Chris Van Allsburg’s Birthday (1949)
Family Awareness Day
Go Fishing Day
Guy Lomardo’s Birthday (1902)
International Panic Day
International Sushi Day
Isabella Rossellini’s Birthday (1952)
National Splurge Day
Paul McCartney’s Birthday (1942)
Turkey Lovers Day

June 19th
Aiden Turner’s Birthday (1983)
Garfield the Cat Day
Juneteenth Day
Lou Gehrig’s Birthday (1903)
Louis Jordan’s Birthday (1919)
Monarch Butterfly Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
Sustainable Gastronomy Day
World Sauntering Day
World Sickle Cell Day

June 20th
American Bald Eagle Day
Chet Atkins’ Birthday (1924)
Errol Flynn’s Birthday (1909)
Flitch of Bacon Days
Ice Cream Soda Day
Lambrusco Day
National Hike with a Geek Day
Plain Yogurt Day
Toad Hollow Day of Thank You
World Productivity Day
World Refugee Day

June 21st
Alzheimer’s Awareness Day
Anne & Samantha Day
Cuckoo Warning Day
Dump the Pump Day
Go Skateboarding Day
International Day of Yoga
Jean Paul Sartre’s Birthday (1905)
Litha
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1931)
National ASK Day
National Daylight Appreciation Day
National Selfie Day
Summer Solstice
Tall Girl Appreciation Day
Vinegar Day
World Handshake Day
World Humanist Day
World Music Day

June 22nd
Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s Birthday (1907)
Baby Boomers Recognition Day
Bill Blass’ Birthday (1922)
Billy Wilder’s Birthday (1906)
Cyndi Lauper’s Birthday (1953)
G.I. Bill (1944)
Global Smurfs Day
HVAC Technicians Day
Meryl Streep’s Birthday (1949)
National Chocolate Éclair Day
National Eat at a Food Truck Day
Pledge of Allegiance Recognized (1942)
Stupid Guy Thing Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Thumb Exercise Day
Todd Rundgren’s Birthday (1948)
Ugliest Dog Day
US Department of Justice Established
World Rainforest Day
Worldwide VW Beetle Day

June 23rd
Alfred Kinsey’s Birthday (1894)
Bob Fosse’s Birthday (1927)
International Widow’s Day
Johannes Gutenberg’s Birthday-inventor of printing press (1400)
June Carter Cash’s Birthday (1929)
Let it Go Day
National Hydration Day
National Pink Day
Pink Flamingo Day
Public Service Day
Runner’s Selfie Day
SAT Math Day
Soap Opera Day
Typewriter Patented (1868)

June 24th
America’s Kids Day
Celebration of the Senses Day
Descendents Day
Great American Backyard Campout
International Fairy Day
Log Cabin Day
Museum Come to Life Day
National Haskap Berry Day
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Stonewall National Monument Day
Swim a Lap Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
U.F.O. Day (First documented UFO sighting)

June 25th
America’s Kids Day
Anthony Bourdain’s Birthday (1956)
Carly Simon’s Birthday (1945)
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Eric Carle’s Birthday (1929)
Fried Okra Day
George Orwell’s Birthday (1903)
Global Beatles Day
June Lockhart’s Birthday (1925)
LEON Day-LEON is NOEL spelled backwards.
It means six months until Christmas.
Log Cabin Day
National Catfish Day
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Rose O’Neil’s (Creator of the Kewpie Doll) Birthday (1874)

June 26th
Abner Doubleday’s (inventor of baseball) Birthday (1819)
Beautician’s Day
Bicycle Patented (1819)
Forgiveness Day
Harp Music Day
Harry Potter Day
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Day
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jennette McCurdy’s Birthday (1992)
National Canoe Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
National Columnist Day
National Milkman Day
Pearl S. Buck’s Birthday (1892)
Rat Catcher’s Day
Toothbrush Invented (1498)

June 27th
Captain Kangaroo’s Bob Keeshan Birthday (1927)
Decide to be Married Day
Drake Bell’s Birthday (1986)
Happy Birthday to You Day
Industrial Workers of the World Day
Melody for Happy Birthday Song written in 1859
Helen Keller’s Birthday (1880)
Micro, Small, & Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
National HIV Testing Day
National Parchment Cooking Day
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
Sunglasses Day
Tobey Maguire’s Birthday (1975)
Vera Wang’s Birthday (1949)
Windjammer Day

June 28th
Anniversary of the Versailles Treaty (1919)
Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Birthday (1900)
Gilda Radner’s Birthday (1946)
Insurance Awareness Day
International Body Piercing Day
Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Birthday (1712)
John Cusack’s Birthday (1966)
King Henry VIII’s Birthday (1491)
Marble Day
Mel Brooks’ Birthday (1926)
National Bomb Pop Day
National Handshake Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Richard Roger’s Birthday (1902)
Tau Day

June 29th
Camera Day
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day
Literacy Advocacy Day
Remote Control Invented (1964)
Waffle Iron Day
World Scleroderma Day

June 30th
Asteroid Day
California Avocado Day
Johnny Carson Show Debuted in 1955
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day
Meteor Day
National Haskap Berry Day
National Organization for Women (NOW) Day
Rupert Graves’ Birthday (1963)
Social Media Day