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Why Waste Wednesday? DIY Project #2

Wrapping Gifts

For this week’s Why Waste Wednesday, we’ll teach you another easy way to recycle your old calendars. Old calendars are an excellent alternative to wrap gifts for your friends and family. Whether it’s a birthday or anniversary you can make your gift stand out with a personal touch.  You can even make bows out of them!  Check out the tutorials below to learn more:
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National Cheese Lover’s Day

National Cheese Day

The White House may be celebrating Big Block of Cheese Day today, but we’re celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day with our own selection of cheesy favorites. Check out what the Calendars.com team concocted for this year’s National Cheese Lover’s Day:
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We React to Festival of Sleep Day

On January 3rd, we celebrate Festival of Sleep Day! We’re sleeping less due to stress and distractions but not on Festival of Sleep Day. Treat yourself to a standard 8 hours of sleep, a full day of sleep, or even just a couple of power naps. You can read more about Festival of Sleep Day here.

In honor of Festival of Sleep Day, we asked the Calendars.com team their favorite sounds to get them to bed faster. You won’t believe what constitutes as a lullaby now-a-days!
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What to do with old calendars

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This year we’re challenging you to take action and make a difference in the world. Go Green in 2015 and take part in Why Waste Wednesdays!

What is Why Waste Wednesday? Well it’s not a tongue-twister. It’s fun and inventive ways to use old household items and create beautiful crafts to use around your home. Check out our first blog post on “What to do with old calendars” here.

To take part, make sure to follow our blog or follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter.

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Random Acts of Kindness

Words to Live by CalendarNovember 13th is World Kindness Day! Introduced by the World Kindness Movement in the ’90s, this holiday is really spreading around the world. It’s observed in several countries, such as Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria, and United Arab Emirates.

The purpose of this holiday is to spread a positive energy in the community by performing good deeds and focusing on the kindness within each of us.
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Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

On November 24th, it’s Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day! It’s the best day in the year to embrace your quirky talent and share it with pride. Here at Calendars.com we went around asking the staff for their amazing abilities and we picked our favorites:

Jessica G. can do the entire Ninja Rap dance from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Go Ninja! Go Ninja! Go!


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15 Years! 15 Minutes of Fun! Week 4

This October marks the 15th anniversary of Calendars.com. 15 years. Wow.

We’ve decided to celebrate in a big way this month, 15 years after all is nothing to shrug your shoulders at. So, in addition to being thankful for 15 amazing years, we’ll find, and share, ways to have fun every single day.
Pablo Picasso's Birthday
October 25 – Pablo Picasso’s Birthday

In honor of the great artist today create Picasso faces using this tutorial. These are so fun!
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Our First Customer Visits Calendars.com

On October 17th, we invited our first customer Helen Savage to visit us at our headquarters in Austin, Texas, to celebrate our 15th anniversary.

To commemorate the occasion, we presented her with a certificate for Free Calendars for Life and a gift basket of her favorite Calendars.com items. For the celebration, Helen brought her two daughters, Linda and Georgia, and her best friend, Nancy, to meet the Calendars.com staff.
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15 Years! 15 Minutes of Fun! Week 3

This October marks the 15th anniversary of Calendars.com. 15 years. Wow.

We’ve decided to celebrate in a big way this month, 15 years after all is nothing to shrug your shoulders at. So, in addition to being thankful for 15 amazing years, we’ll find, and share, ways to have fun every single day.
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15 Years! 15 Minutes of Fun! Week 2

This October marks the 15th anniversary of Calendars.com. 15 years. Wow.

We’ve decided to celebrate in a big way this month, 15 years after all is nothing to shrug your shoulders at. So, in addition to being thankful for 15 amazing years, we’ll find, and share, ways to have fun every single day.

October 9 – John Lennon’s Birthday

John Lennon

What better way to celebrate John Lennon’s Birthday than by listening to songs from the great man himself. Find or create a John Lennon station on Pandora or create a playlist on Spotify. Immerse yourself in his music today.

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
― John Lennon
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