October's almost here, and someone's been thinking of reasons to be grateful.
While someone in some office may have come up with a bunch of ridiculous national holidays, the bottom line is this: there's nothing ridiculous about finding reasons to be grateful. If you're looking for an excuse to buy a gift for someone, or just a reason to celebrate, here's a good place to start. These are some of our favorite <s>excuses to</s> reasons to celebrate this October.
October 1st - National Homemade Cookies Day
Klara's great-grandmother’s family shortbread recipe is loaded with fresh lemon zest, lemon oil and pure lemon extract. When life gives you lemons, you turn them into your own thriving small business.
October 2nd - National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
October 3rd - Virus Appreciation Day
October 4th - Do Something Nice Day
Hold the door open, let someone merge into your lane, pay someone a compliment--doing something nice is easy, but in a busy and hectic world, it can be easy to forget. For something really nice, send them one of our curated gifts.
October 5th - World Taco Day
October 6th - National Noodle Day
October 7th - National Frappe Day
October 8th - National Fluffernutter Day
October 9th - Leif Erikson Day
October 10th - World Mental Health Day
Can we take a quick second to brag on one of our talented makers? Diane and Laurel Orley are the creators of Daily Crunch Snacks AND the Support Network, a non-profit created to advocate mental health awareness on college campuses. We're proud to support their amazing products, and share their story.
October 11th - National Sausage Pizza Day
October 12th - International Moment of Frustration Scream Day
It's okay to take that moment.
October 13th - National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day
[ Featuring our Newcastle Classics Plush Bunny ]
October 14th - Pastor/Clergy Appreciation Day
We've got gifts for that, too. Is this Cleerly Stated Kitchen Towel too on the nose?
October 15th - National Mushroom Day
October 16th - Ex Day
The perfect holiday to send them your least favorite flavor of Goo Goo Cluster. That'll show 'em.
October 17th - Wear Something Gaudy Day
October 18th - National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 19th - Evaluate Your Life Day
Gratitude helps unlock the fullness of life. Community, food, friends... if you take a day (or everyday) to evaluate it, you'll find there's plenty to be grateful for.
October 20th - Brandied Fruit Day
October 21st - Reptile Awareness Day
Oh, we're aware.
October 22nd - INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY
IF YOU SEND A GIFT WITH A NOTE THAT'S WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS, WE WILL HANDWRITE IT IN ALL CAPS. LET'S GET EXCITED FOR GRATITUDE IN OCTOBER.
October 23rd - National Mole Day
October 24th - National Bologna Day
October 25th - Punk for a Day Day
October 26th - Mule Day / RJ Day
RJ Thornton is Batch's talented Inventory Manager. And while "National RJ Day" isn't technically a national holiday yet, start celebrating because someday it's going to be.
October 27th - Cranky Coworkers Day
I think we all know someone who could use one of these...
October 28 - Plush Animal Lovers Day
October 29th - Frankenstein Day
Frankenstein your own custom gift Batch together with any number of our small business gifts. You'll be making a monster impact on the community and on your friend, coworker, or family member.
October 30th - Create a Great Funeral Day
October 31st - nothing
Anyone know of any holidays on the 31st? We're drawing a blank...