I bet you didn’t know that today is Celebrate Your Geekness Day, did you?
Most likely you didn’t because it’s an unusual holiday invented by people who have too much time on their hands.
But, hey! If you’re a geek, you’re probably thrilled to know there’s a day set aside to celebrate your geekness. 🙂
I love holidays. I love parties. I love celebrating and making my husband smile.
Yes, I’m the hopeless romantic, but I don’t prefer that term. It makes it sound like romance is a negative, when in fact it’s the opposite.
Romance is like a breath of fresh mountain air on a hot, steamy Summer day. It refreshes your relationship in a way nothing else can.
In my years of blogging and writing neighborhood newsletters I’ve discovered there are websites focused on helping you celebrate just about any day of the year in fun and unique ways.
When was the last time you planned something unusual and fun for your spouse? If you can’t remember it’s been too long. There’s nothing like a party for two to help re-ignite the romance in your home.
I challenge you to select a date on the list below and go all out in celebrating the day. Be creative. Be thoughtful, but most of all be romantic!
17 – Peach Ice Cream Day – Go out for your favorite or make your own.
20 – National Lollipop Day – Surprise your spouse with a lollipop made of their favorite flavor
20 – Moon Day – Go sky watching after dark while eating moon pies
22 – Hammock Day – If you have a hammock for two, plan some time to do some nothing together.
23 – National Hot Dog Day – Make a hot dog bar for dinner with all the best toppings
26 – All or Nothing Day – Let your imagination go wild with this one, make it a Deal or No Deal game for two.
30 – National Cheesecake Day – Serve this treat after dinner with your favorite toppings
3 – National Watermelon Day
7 – National Lighthouse Day – If you live near the coast, plan to visit one and climb to the top. If you don’t, try playing flashlight tag in your house with all the lights off.
9 – Book Lovers Day – Plan a date at a local bookstore and see who can find the oldest publication, the funniest title, the prettiest cover, the most interesting topic, etc.
10 – National S’mores Day – Who needs an explanation on this one. Have fun like kids again!
18 – Bad Poetry Day – Have fun making silly rhymes and texting them to each other.
The most important reason to do this is to help keep your relationship from getting predictable and boring. Check out this website to discover more holidays for every month of the year.
Until next time…
Tom and Debi Walter have been cultivating their romantic vineyard for most of their 36 years of marriage. It has been their conviction from the start. Now they are passionate about helping other couples discover the rich harvest of romance available to them no matter the current season. Through their marriage blog, The Romantic Vineyard established in 2008, they provide regular posts about growing your marriage for God's glory.