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September 22, 2015

Elephant Appreciation Day
All about Elephants and you can even adopt one!  

Check out some pictures of elephants, magnificent!

Business Women's Day
The Mission of the American Business Women's Association, creators of Business Women's Day, is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.
Why 26% of U.S. women still choose not to work
The Most Powerful Women in Business
Why it takes a crisis to get women in leadership
12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

World Car Free Day
How to Go Car-Lite
Attention drivers! Turn off your idling engines
Cars and Air Pollution

Dear Diary Day
Famous Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary
Here are some great ideas for different kinds of journals/diaries.  They don't have to be all writing!  
Keeping a diary makes you happier
How To Write A Diary
10 reasons why you should start keeping a diary

White Chocolate Day
The type A in me has a problem with white chocolate because it's not technically chocolate!  :) And I don't like white chocolate. But plenty of people do love it so here you go, all you white chocolate fans.
30 White Chocolate Wonderful Recipes
White Chocolate Hot Cocoa Recipe
Adults Only: Godiva White Chocolate Martini Recipe
Adults Only: Raspberry White Chocolate Truffle Recipe

Hobbit Day
Celebrating Hobbit Day
5 places where you can vacation like a hobbit on Hobbit Day
Elevenses And Then Some: How To Prepare A Feast Fit For A Hobbit
Have a Hobbit Marathon and watch all 3 installments of The Hobbit
Dislike Peter Jackson's The Hobbit? Then You Don't Know Tolkien

Ice Cream Cone Day
The History of the Ice Cream Cone
What kind of cone is your favorite? Mine's the waffle.


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