Wiggle , Drink and breath :)


Each year on August 6, people around the country celebrate National Wiggle Your Toes Day by going barefoot, wearing sandals or flip flops, as it is all about showing off your toes and giving them some exercise!

* In 2011, while on vacation in Hawaii, the President was actually seen sporting his flip flops in public. *

Today, let your toes feel the grass, the sand on the beach, the water in the pool or the pebbles along the shore.


Within our research, we were unable to find the creator and origin of National Wiggle Your Toes Day, an unofficial” national holiday.


Each year on August 6, people around the country order (or make) a root beer float, drink up, enjoy and celebrate National Root Beer Float Day.  Root beer floats are NOT just for kids !

Also known as the “Black Cow” a root beer float is made up of root beer and vanilla ice cream.

Frank J. Wisner of Cripple Creek, Colorado, gets the credit for inventing the “Black Cow”  way back in August of 1893.

One night, as Wisner, owner of the Cripple Creek Cow Mountain Gold Mining Company, was staring out the window and thinking about the line of soda waters that was producing for the citizens of Cripple Creek, he came upon an idea.  The full moon that night that was shining on the snow capped Cow Mountain reminded him of a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  He hurried back to his bar and added a scoop to the children’s favorite flavor of soda, Myers Avenue Red root beer, tried it, liked it and served it the very next day.  It was an immediate hit.

Wisner named the new creation, “Black Cow Mountain” but the local children shortened the name to “Black Cow“.

Since their creation, thousands of root beer floats are enjoyed around the country each day.

See  http://awrestaurants.com/rootbeerfloatday  for more information regarding National Root Beer Float Day.



National Fresh Breath Day was created to appreciate oral hygiene and it’s importance.   Dentists and oral care professionals hail this day as a day dedicated to fighting bad breath.

Remember to brush and floss regularly, drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol to get a jump start on fresh breath!

Happy National Fresh Breath Day!


Ok, now that we got THAT out of the way , I need YOUR help!!  Please help me decide which pillow tops to get for my new living room addition. The off white/distressed hope chest 🙂








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1.   Do you celebrate/recognize any silly holidays?

2.  What is one of YOUR truths?

3.  What are you looking forward to?


3 thoughts on “Wiggle , Drink and breath :)”

  1. 1) I recognize my kids half birthdays 🙂
    2) My truth is that I wish I didn’t have to work for 3-5 months (call me lazy for that- really not, just want to have some time to do things other than what i have been doing for 15 years) so that I can see what it is like to be a stay at home mom
    3) Looking forward to my Myrtle beach trip.


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