Hug Your Cat Day June 4

Today’s the day to Hug your Cat!  Show your purring, cuddly sometimes mischievous friend some love today in honor of the occasion. Cats were revered in Ancient Egypt, and even worshipped as symbols of grace and poise. National Hug Your Cat Day is the perfect opportunity to put your cat on a pedestal and thank her for all those times she has curled up next to you after a long day. Showing your cat some affection is actually healthy for you, in fact studies have shown that hugs from animals can lower blood pressure and decrease stress. To celebrate National Hug Your
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National Rocky Road Day! June 2

There isn’t a better way to start summer than National Rocky Road Day. Rocky Road is one of the most popular ice cream flavors and is made up of  chocolate, marshmallows and nuts.  Originating the flavor in March 1929,  William Dreyer in Oakland, California cut up walnuts and marshmallows with his wife’s sewing scissors and added them to his chocolate ice cream. Later, the walnuts were replaced by pieces of toasted almond. After the Wall Street Crash of 1929, Dreyer and Edy gave the flavor its current name “to give folks something to smile about in the midst of the Great Depression. Enjoy a
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Go Barefoot Day

Its summer and it’s time to lose your shoes and go barefoot! Find a way to rebel against shoes, whether that’s running barefoot through the grass, or kicking off your shoes under your desk at work when your boss isn’t looking. Show support to the charity Soles4Souls, a global charity trying to put shoes on the feet of 300 million underprivileged children.
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The Top 5 Most Popular Destinations For Memorial Day Weekend

Every year, millions of Americans celebrate Memorial Day weekend as the official kickoff of summer. Hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad, and, of course, travel — these traditions endure throughout the ages. Another thing that never changes? The most popular Memorial Day destinations. Year after year, Americans ring in the summer season in the same places that are, not surprisingly, the nation’s most accessible, beautiful and celebratory destinations, that boast awesome hotels to boot. The following five cities were the top 5 destinations the last 3 years. Read on to find out why they’re just so great for Memorial Day weekend — and
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Dental Tooth Bonding

Dental bonding is a procedure that offers both cosmetic and restorative benefits. The treatment involves the application of a composite resin material to the teeth in order to conceal cosmetic flaws such as cracks, chips, discoloration, and imperfections in shape or size.  The bonding solution can also be used to fill small cavities and repair otherwise damaged teeth. Your dentist will color the bonding material so that it perfectly complements the color of your surrounding natural teeth and blends seamlessly into your smile. For many patients, dental bonding serves as less expensive, but nevertheless excellent alternative to porcelain veneers. Other patients
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Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

While celebrities and models may sport pearly white teeth, the smiles of most people are a tad duller. But this shouldn’t be too surprising: A number of different things can affect the color of your teeth and turn them that dreaded yellow hue. Most causes of tooth discoloration fall into two broad categories: extrinsic and intrinsic stains. You’ll find extrinsic stains on the surface of the enamel, the hard, outermost layer of your teeth. These stains typically develop because of your diet. [8 Foods for Healthy Teeth] Advertisement Not surprisingly, dark-colored foods and beverages — including coffee, red wine, black
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Gum disease is common – and easily avoidable.

Periodontal Disease: Causes and Prevention What Is Periodontal Disease? If your hands bled when you washed them, you would be concerned. Yet, many people think it’s normal if their gums bleed when they brush or floss. In a 1999 study, researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that half of Americans over 30 had bleeding gums. Swollen and bleeding gums are early signs that your gums are infected with bacteria. If nothing is done, the infection can spread. It can destroy the structures that support your teeth in your jawbone. Eventually, your teeth can become so loose
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Armed Forces Day

President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.
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