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


2021 July

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Cord Blood Awareness Month
Dog Days of Summer Month
Eggplant and Lettuce Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Family Golf Month
Family Reunion Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Fragile X Awareness Month
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month
Fuel Safety Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
Hitchhiking Month
Independent Retailer Month
International Alopecia Month for Women
International Blondie/Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month
International Zine Month
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Mango and Melon Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Baked Bean Month
National Bikini Month
National Black Family Month
National Blueberry Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month
National Contract Sewing Month
National Cord Blood Awareness Month
National Culinary Arts Month
National Deli Sandwich Month
National Doghouse Repairs Month
National Grilling Month
National Hemp Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Make A Difference to A Child Month
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
National Parks and Recreation Month
National Peach Month
National Picnic Month
National Roadside Traffic Safety Month
National Share a Sunset with your Lover Month
National Vacation Rental Month
National Watermelon Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month
Read an Almanac Month
Sandwich Generation Month
Sarcoma Awareness Month
Self-Care Month
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month
Unlucky Month for Weddings
UV Safety Month
Wheat Month
Women’s Motorcycle Month
World Watermelon Month
World Watercolor Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (July 1-3)

Bean and Bacon Days
Beer Pong Days
National Tom Sawyer Days
National Unassisted Home Birth Week
Roswell UFO Days
World Jump Rope Week

Second Week (July 4-10)
Be Nice to New Jersey Week
Creative Maladjustment Week
Freedom From Fear of Speaking Week
Freedom Week (4-10)
Nude Recreation Week
Running of the Bulls
Sports Cliché Week

Third Week (July 11-17)
Family Golf Week
Magician’s Rabbit Week
National Cancer Survivor Sibling Week
National Farriers Week
National Therapeutic Recreation Week
National Sweet Corn Weekend
National Vodka Week
National Ventriloquism Week
Nude Recreation Week
Operation Safe Driver Week

Fourth Week (July 18-24)
Captive Nations Week
Comic-Con International
Everybody Deserves a Massage Week
Garlic Days
Hemingway Lookalike Days
Hemp History Week
National Baby Food Week
National Independent Retailers Week
National Make Someone Smile Week
National Moth Week
National Parenting Gifted Children Week
National Scrabble Week
National Zookeepers Week
Olympic Games
Restless Leg Syndrome Education and Awareness Week
World Hackysack Week
World Rope Skipping Week

Fifth Week (July 25-31)
Annie Oakley Days
Lollapalooza
Quilt Odyssey Week
Satchmo Week
Single Working Women’s Week
Superman Days
Women in Baseball Week
World Lumberjack Championship

July 1st
Battle of Gettysburg Started in 1863
Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
Canada Day
Estee Lauder Day
Financial Freedom Day
Guy Smiley’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
International Joke Day
International Reggae Day
Jean Marsh’s Birthday (1934)
Leslie Caron’s Birthday (1931)
Medicare Day
National Gingersnap Day
National GSA Employee Day
National Postal Worker Day
Olivia DeHavilland’s Birthday (1916)
Popeye’s Birthday
Princess Diana’s Birthday (1961)
Resolution Renewal Day
US Postage Stamp Day
Zip Code Day

July 2nd
First Zeppelin flew (1900)
I Forgot Day
Made in the USA Day
National Anisette Day
Second Half of the Year Day
Taos Pueblo Pow Wow
US Army Air Corps Established (1926)
Visitation of the Virgin Mary
World UFO Day

July 3rd
Air-Conditioning Appreciation Day
Alice in Wonderland Day
Compliment Your Mirror Day
Disobedience Day
Dog Days Begin
Drop a Rock Day
Franz Kafka’s Birthday (1883)
George M. Cohan’s Birthday (1878)
Hop a Park Day
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day
International Day of Cooperatives
International Plastic Bag Free Day
National Burnt Ends Day
National Chocolate Wafer Day
National Eat Your Beans Day
National Deep Fried Clams Day
National Play Outside Day (first Saturday of each month)
Sandra Lee’s Birthday (1966)
Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 4th
American Independence Day
Aphelion
Boom Box Parade Day
Hop a Park Day
Independence From Meat Day
Indivisible Day
Lou Gehrig Day
Mitch Miller’s Birthday (1911)
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Birthday (1804)
National BBQ Ribs Day
National Caesar Salad Day
National Country Music Day
Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
Stephen Foster’s Birthday (1826)
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Day

July 5th
Anniversary of the Bikini (1946)
Bikini Day
National Apple Turnover Day
National Graham Cracker Day
National Hawaii Day
P.T. Barnum’s Birthday (1810)
Work-a-Holics Day
Work Without Your Hands Day (Spongebob Squarepants)

July 6th
Dalai Lama’s Birthday (1935)
First Picture Postcard Made
Frido Kahlo’s Birthday (1907)
George W. Bush’s Birthday (1946)
International Kissing Day
Jennifer Saunders’ Birthday (1958)
John Paul Jones’ Birthday (1747)
National Fried Chicken Day
National Hand Roll Day
Sebastian Cabot’s Birthday (1918)
Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

July 7th
Bonza Bottler Day (7/7)
Chocolate Day
Father-Daughter Take a Walk Day
Macaroni Day
Marc Chagall’s Birthday (1887)
National Dive Bar Day
National Strawberry Sundae Day
Pierre Cardin’s Birthday (1922)
Tell the Truth Day
World Chocolate Day
World Forgiveness Day

July 8th
Coca Cola Day
Kevin Bacon’s Birthday (1958)
Liberty Bell cracks in 1835 while being rung at John Marshall’s funeral
Math 2.0 Day
National Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Freezer Pop Day
National Ice Cream Sundae Day
National Video Games Day
Raffi’s Birthday (1948)
Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day
Toby Keith’s Birthday (1961)
Wolfgang Puck’s Birthday (1949)
Zigfield Follies Day

July 9th
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Fred Savage’s Birthday (1976)
Martyrdom of the Bab
National Motorcycle Day
National No Bra Day
National Sugar Cookie Day
Tom Hanks’ Birthday (1956)
Wayne the Chicken Day

July 10th
Bald is In Day
Carver Day
Clerihew Day
Don’t Step on a Bee Day
Global Energy Independence Day
Grange Day
International Skinny Dip Day
James Whistler’s Birthday (1834)
Maurice Proust’s Birthday (1871)
National Kitten Day
Oils & Concentrates Day
Pick Blueberries Day
Pina Colada Day
Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day
U S Energy Independence Day

July 11th
All-American Pet Photo Day
Barn Day
Bowdler’s Day
Cheer Up the Lonely Day
Day of the Five Billion
E.B. White’s Birthday (1899)
Georgio Armani’s Birthday (1936)
Make Your Own Sundae Day
National Blueberry Muffin Day
National Mojito Day
National Rainier Cherries Day
National 7-11 Day
Patricia Polacco’s Birthday (1940)
Ratha Yatro
World Miniature Golf Day
World Population Day

July 12th
Andrew Wyeth’s Birthday (1917)
Battle of the Boyne
Christine McVie’s Birthday (1943)
Different Colored Eyes Day
Eat Your Jello Day
George Eastman’s Birthday (1854)
Henry David Thoreau’s Birthday (1817)
Julius Caesar’s Birthday (100 BC)
Malala Day
National Eat Your Jell-O Day
National Pecan Pie Day
Night of Nights
Oscar Hammerstein’s Birthday (1895)
Paper Bag Day
Simplicity Day

July 13th
Barbershop Music Appreciation Day
Cow Appreciation Day
Embrace Your Geekness Day
Erno Rubik’s (Rubik’s Cube Inventor) Birthday (1944)
Fool’s Paradise Day
Go West Day
Gruntled Workers Day
Harrison Ford’s Birthday (1942)
International Rock and Roll Day
National Beans and Franks Day
National Beef Tallow Day
National Delaware Day
National French Fries Day
National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day
Northwest Ordinance Enacted (1787)
Pigpen Day (1954 introduced)
Rock N Roll Day
World Cup Soccer Day

July 14th
Bastille Day
Harry Dean Stanton’s Birthday (1926)
International Nude Day
Jane Lynch’s Birthday (1960)
National Grand Marnier Day
National Macaroni and Cheese Day
National Tape Measure Day
Pandemonium Day
Peggy Parish’s Birthday (1927) Amelia Bedelia
Shark Awareness Day
William Hanna’s Birthday (1910)
Woody Guthrie’s Birthday (1912)

July 15th
Be A Dork Day
Clement C. Moore’s Birthday (1777)
First Boeing 707 Flew (1954)
Get to Know Your Customers Day
Gummi Worm Day
International Sister Cities Day
International Town Crier’s Day
Iris Murdoch’s Birthday (1919)
National Give Something Away Day
National I Love Horses Day
National Pet Fire Safety Day
Rembrandt Van Rijn’s Birthday (1606)
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Birthday (1850) (1st American Saint)
St. Swithin’s Day
Tapioca Pudding Day
World Youth Skills Day

July 16th
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Apollo 11 lifts off on its voyage to the moon (1969)
Celebration of the Horse Day
Fresh Spinach Day
Guy Laroche (1921)
Michael Flatley’s Birthday (1958)
National Corn Fritter Day
National Guinea Pig Day
National Personal Chef Day
Will Ferrell’s Birthday (1967)
World Snake Day

July 17th
Disneyland Opens (1955)
John Jacob Astor’s Birthday (1763)
National Bridal Sale Day
National Hot Dog Day
National Lottery Day
National Peach Ice Cream Day
National Tattoo Day
Record Store Day
Sewing Machine Patented (1790)
Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day
Toss Away The Could Haves and Should Haves Day
Vince Guaraldi’s Birthday (1928)
Woodie Wagon Day
World Day for International Criminal Justice
World Emoji Day
Wrong-Way Corrigan Day
Yellow Pig Day

July 18th
Insurance Nerd Day
International Mandela Day
Jane Austen Died
Lake Superior Day
National Caviar Day
National Ice Cream Day
National Sour Candy Day
Nelson Mandela International Day
Steve Forbes’ Birthday (1947)

July 19th
All-American Soap Box Derby Day
Edgar Degas’ Birthday (1834)
Flitch Day
Global Hug Your Kids Day
John Newberry’s Birthday (1713)
National Daiquiri Day
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
National Words With Friends Day
Stick Your Tongue Out Day

July 20th
Chess Day
Cormac McCarthy’s Birthday (1933)
Grange Day
Gregor Mendel’s Birthday (1822)
International Cake Day
International Chess Day
Marcie Day (Peanuts introduced in 1971)
Moon Day (Armstrong and Aldrin land on moon in 1969)
National Fortune Cookie Day
National Lollipop Day
National Pennsylvania Day
Sir Edmund Hillary’s Birthday (1919) (first to reach Mt. Everest)
Space Exploration Day
Ugly Truck Day
World Jump Day

July 21st
Don Knotts’ Birthday (1924)
Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday (1899)
Legal Drinking Age Day
Lowest Recorded Temperature Day (-128.6 degrees F-Antartica)
National Be Someone Day
National Hot Dog Day
National Junk Food Day
No Pet Store Puppies Day
Robin Williams’ Birthday (1952)
Take Your Poet to Work Day

July 22nd
Bobby Sherman’s Birthday (1943)
Casual Pi Day
Fragile X Awareness Day
Hammock Day
Hemingway Days
Lion’s Share Day
National Penuche Fudge Day
National Rat Catcher’s Day
National Refreshment Day
Oscar de La Renta’s Birthday (1932)
Pied Piper of Hamelin Day
Spooners Day
Willem Dafoe’s Birthday (1955)

July 23rd
Buck Moon
Daniel Radcliffe’s Birthday (1989)
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Hot Enough for Ya Day
Ice Cream Cone Introduced (1904)
Lumberjack Day
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
Pajama Day
Slash’s Birthday (1965)

July 24th
Alexander Dumas’ Birthday (1802)
Amelia Earhart’s Birthday (1897)
Cousins Day
International Self-Care Day
Marvin the Martian’s Birthday
Mormon Pioneer Day
National Day of Lament
National Day of the Cowboy
National Drive-Thru Day
National Frozen Margarita Day
National Utah Day
National Thermal Engineers Day
Tell an Old Joke Day
Tequila Day

July 25th
Aunties Day
Body Painting Day
Carousel or Merry Go Round Day
Culinarians Day
Health & Happiness with Hypnosis Day
Hire a Veteran Day
Maxfield Parrish’s Birthday (1870)
National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
National Wine & Cheese Day
Parents Day
Red Shoes Day
Threading the Needle Day

July 26th
All or Nothing Day
Americans with Disabilities Day
Armed Forces Unification Day
Aunts and Uncles Day
Bagelfest Day
Bert’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
Dorothy Hamill’s Birthday (1956)
George Bernard Shaw’s Birthday (1856)
Helen Mirren’s Birthday (1945)
Kate Beckinsale’s Birthday (1973)
Mick Jagger’s Birthday (1943)
National Coffee Milkshake Day
National Disability Independence Day
One Voice
Sandra Bullock’s Birthday (1964)
Vivian Vance’s Birthday (1912)

July 27th
Alexander Dumas’ Birthday (1824)
Barbie in a Blender Day
Bugs Bunny’s Birthday
Love is Kind Day
National Crème Brulee Day
National New Jersey Day
National Scotch Day
Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
Walk on Stilts Day

July 28th
Beatrix Potter’s Birthday (1866)
Buffalo Soldiers Day
First Fingerprint Taken
First Telegram Sent
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ Birthday (1929)
National Milk Chocolate Day
National Waterpark Day
Peggy Fleming’s Birthday (1948)
World Hepatitis Day

July 29th
Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary
Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day
International Chicken Wing Day
International Tiger Day
Lasagna Day
NASA Anniversary
National Chili Dog Day
National Intern Day
National Lipstick Day
Rain Day
Sharon Creech’s Birthday (1945)
Tim Gunn’s Birthday (1953)

July 30th
Alton Brown’s Birthday (1962)
Antonio Benedetto Puccini’s Birthday (1747)
Cheesecake Day
Emily Bronte’s Birthday (1818)
Father-in-Law Day
Henry Ford’s Birthday (1863)
International Day of Friendship
National Chicken and Waffles Day
National Get Gnarly Day
National Share a Hug Day
National Support of Public Education Day
National Talk in an Elevator Day
National Whistleblower Appreciation Day
Neville Longbottom’s Birthday
Paperback Book Day
System Administrator Appreciation Day
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 31st
First US Patent Issued – Granted to Samuel Hopkins in 1790
Harry Potter’s Birthday
International Slumber Party Day
J.K. Rowling’s Birthday (1965)
Milton Friedman’s Birthday (1912)
National Avocado Day
National Mutt Day
National Orgasm Day
National Raspberry Cake Day
Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day
Robert Kimmel Smith’s Birthday (1930)
Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day
Water Gun Fight Day
World Ranger Day