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Fun National Holidays


  • January is National Candy Month
  • 3rd - National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  • 8th - National English Toffee Day
  • 26th - National Peanut Brittle Day
  • February

    • 15th - National Gum Drop Day
    • 19th - Chocolate Mint Day


    • 3rd week - American Chocolate Week
    • 19th - National Chocolate Caramel Day
    • 24th - National Chocolate-Covered Raisin Day


    • 12th - National Licorice Day
    • 21st - National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
    • 22nd - National Jelly Bean Day


    • 12th - National Nutty Fudge Day
    • 15th - National Chocolate Chip Day
    • 23rd - National Taffy Day


    • June is National Candy Month
    • 16th - Fudge Day


    • 7th - Chocolate Day
    • 15th - Gummi Worm Day
    • 20th - National Lollipop Day
    • 28th - National Milk Chocolate Day


    • 4th - National Chocolate Chip Day
    • 10th - S'mores Day
    • 30th - National Toasted Marshmallow Day


    • 13th - International Chocolate Day
    • 22nd - National White Chocolate Day


    • October is National Caramel Month
    • 28th - National Chocolate Day
    • 30th - National Candy Corn Day
    • 31st - National Caramel Apple Day


    • 7th - National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day


    • 7th - National Cotton Candy Day
    • 16th - National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day
    • 26th - National Candy Cane Day
    • 28th - National Chocolate Day
    • 29th - National Chocolate Day
    Wedding Monogram Etiquette

    Monograms are a hot new trend in wedding favors!

    When it comes to a wedding monogram its ladies first. When the bride takes the groom's last name, the monogram is; bride's first initial, married last name initial (usually larger), groom's first initial. For example: Kendra marries Drew Anderson. Their monogram looks like this.

    However, before the wedding ceremony you should not use your married monogram (the monogram with your married last name initial on it). You may be tempted to use your married mongram on save-the-dates or wedding invitation. This is frowned upon. Not even if the couple has the same last name initial. Instead you should use a monogram with your first initials only, like this.

    At the wedding ceremony, your married monogram is fair game! Use your married monogram on your wedding favors, programs, table settings and thank you cards.

    With all that said, these are modern times and some brides want to print their married monogram on whatever they want and thats perfectly fine too!