A Sampling of Holidays – 8/11 to 8/17

August 12th – National Julienne Fries Day, National Sewing Machine Day, World Elephant Day

Julienne Fries
Simple but good.

August 13th – National Filet Mignon Day, Left-Handers Day

Okay, I rarely eat steak, so hamburger it is! Bacon Sauce Recipe.

Beef Sliders
Beef sliders with American cheese and ‘bacon’ sauce on homemade buns.

August 14th – Color Book Day

I can imagine a world without colored printed books! This book was one of my ‘go-to’ books when I was designing.

Color Book
Water and Architecture by Charles Moor and Jane Lidz

August 15th – National Best Friends Day, Julia Child’s Birthday

I once saw Julia Child shopping at the Star Market in Cambridge MA!

The story behind the naming of this rose.

Julia Rose
Julia’s Rose at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

August 16th – National Rum Day

Rum Day
Dark and Stormys out on the patio.

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