Happy National Carrot Cake Day

Eaten since the Middle Ages, it is thought that carrot cake came about because of the high prices and rarity of sugar. To get around this problem, inventive bakers and cooks used sweet vegetables to sweeten their cakes and voila, the humble, but oh, so delicious carrot cake was born. Carrot cake is considered a … Continue reading Happy National Carrot Cake Day

Happy Groundhog Day

The first Groundhog Day, as told by the History Channel: On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. According to tradition, if a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow, it gets scared and … Continue reading Happy Groundhog Day

National Wear Red Day

The month of February is American Heart Month and it kicks off with National Wear Red Day to raise awareness around women’s heart health. Heart disease is actually the number one cause of death in women, according to the Food and Drug Administration and one in four deaths nationally are caused by heart disease, according … Continue reading National Wear Red Day