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AUGUST -Wacky Days

August 10

Lazy Day...............The World Day of Laziness was founded in 1984 to mark the closing day of the Festival of Industry, Trade and Culture. Its ethos suggests that the modern world needs to relax and learn to enjoy art, culture, and rest.

adj You can use lazy to describe an activity or event in which you are very relaxed and which you do or take part in without making much effort.

National S’mores Day.... on August 10th recognizes the most popular campfire treat! Millions of people of all ages love this gooey, toasted treat.

What year were S'mores invented? 1927T he origin of this tasty snack is credited to the entrepreneur Alec Barnum. However, the first recorded version of the recipe can be found in the 1927 publication of Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts. Even though the Girl Scouts were not the first ones to make s’mores, Girl Scout groups describe them in their reports as early as 1925. Earlier recipes used the name “Some Mores.” It is unclear when the word “S’mores” became the more common name. Though the exact date s'mores were invented remains a mystery, the first formal recipe for the treat, then called “Some Mores,” is recorded in the 1927 book, “Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts.” The original recipe calls for 16 graham crackers, 16 marshmallows and eight bars of chocolate broken in two.Aug 10, 2018

Ways to Celebrate National S'mores Day

  • Go camping. The best place to be today is around a campfire, preferably in the woods with family and friends. ...

  • Host a s'mores bar. Invite friends over for a night around your fire pit to enjoy a s'mores bar. ...

  • Try unique s'mores-themed foods.

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