Sure, you’re familiar with all the big gift-giving holidays. You never forget to send a Mother’s Day gift and you love showering your nearest and dearest with affection every Valentine’s Day. But did you know there are dozens of other unique holidays that are also great days for gift giving?
Mark your calendar for these upcoming 2017 holidays and surprise the people in your life with a little extra recognition.
Your gesture will be even more special since it will be unexpected. Here’s a list of fun and unique 2017 holidays you can start celebrating for every month of the year.
January 10: Houseplant Appreciation Day
This day is all about loving your houseplants for the natural beauty they bring to your life every single day. Treat yourself to a new plant or give one to someone you love in celebration.
February 15: Singles Awareness Day
Your single friends put up with Valentine’s Day every year—this year, show them they deserve a special day, too. You could even choose to recognize Singles Awareness Day with the traditional flowers and chocolate Valentine’s Day gift. After all, who doesn’t like flowers and chocolate?
March 3: Employee Appreciation Day
Show your employees just how much you appreciate their hard work by celebrating them all day at the office.
April 16: National Orchid Day
Created in 2014 in loving memory of a child who died too soon, National Orchid Day honors one of the most diverse and widespread families of flowering plants. It’s a great day to tell someone you love them by sending them some colorful blooms!
May 6: National Teachers Day
The work teachers do is invaluable. Show the teachers in your life how much you appreciate them this National Teachers’ Day by recognizing them on this special day.
June 8: Best Friends Day
They’ve been with you through thick and thin. Here’s a holiday where you can show them how much they mean to you.
July 11: Cheer Up the Lonely Day
This day is the perfect excuse to spread some cheer to someone who might need a little pick-me-up.
August 25: Kiss and Make Up Day
Do you have someone you need to apologize to? There’s no better day than Kiss and Make Up Day.
September 10: Grandparent’s Day
This year, make Grandparent’s Day as popular as Mother’s or Father’s Day. The grandparents in your life deserve a little extra love and attention.
October 1: National Homemade Cookies Day
Not that you need an excuse to make homemade cookies, but today would be the perfect day to do so. And nothing goes better with cookies than flowers (well, except maybe a cold glass of milk.)
November 13: Caregiver Appreciation Day
Being a caregiver is often a thankless job. On this November 13, show the caregivers in your life that their selfless work is recognized.
December 7: Letter Writing Day
Before the craziness of the holiday season settles in, take the time to send someone a heartfelt letter.
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