Holidays

Major card sending holidays

  • Jun 28 - Jul 27, 2014
    It’s a whole month of Muslim commemoration: Ramadan! Ramadan changes every year in relation to the western calendar, which means that it can happen in either the summer or winter. Ramadan is intended to serve as a period of reflection, and is a great time to send Eid Mubarak cards to those you care about. Ramadan... read more
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  • Aug 03, 2014
    It’s a day you shouldn’t miss: the day to celebrate your sis! Sisters’ Day is a day for everyone with a sister or who is a sister to celebrate. Arriving every year on the first Sunday of every August, it’s the perfect time to set aside your sibling rivalry and kick back with your sympathetic sibling to sip some... read more
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  • Sep 07, 2014
    It is perhaps one of the wisest holidays in existence, or at least the holiday with the most World War Two stories: Grandparents’ Day! It’s a day to honor both Grandmothers and Grandfathers, or anyone whose kids have gone on to have more kids. After already having been celebrated earlier in the year on Mothers’ Day or... read more
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  • Sep 24-26, 2014
    The beginning of the Jewish year is a holiday full of wonderful traditions, a time to celebrate but also contemplate and not do anything Rosh – er, rash. Sending loved ones Rosh Hashanah cards is a great way to kick of the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is actually one of four Jewish “new years” observances, though it is... read more
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  • Oct 03-04, 2014
    At the end of the ten “Days of Awe” comes the coup de grâce: Yom Kippur. But instead of a big feast or party, Yom Kippur is a solemn day of atonement for the Jewish community. It’s important to keep the people you love in mind, and sending a Yom Kippur greeting card is a thoughtful way to show them you care. During the... read more
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  • Oct 16, 2014
    Didn’t you get the memo? It’s Bosses Day! Bosses aren’t generally celebrated so much as rather grudgingly respected. But every October 16 the water cooler warriors of the world come together en masse to enshrine their employers in office-related swag. This is perhaps the biggest day of the year for purchases of coffee... read more
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  • Oct 18, 2014
    This is your opportunity to show the "sweet" special in your life that you care by sending a few sweetest day cards. The holiday started in Ohio in 1922 by Herbert Birch Kingston. As a philanthropist and candy company employee he wanted to bring happiness to the less fortunate. He got famous actors to distribute candy... read more
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  • Oct 23, 2014
    It’s a holiday as epic as the Ramayana. Diwali, a holiday celebrated by three of India’s major religions, brings a monsoon of merriment during the autumn months. Diwali is known as the festival of lights, and many people choose to observe it by hanging light displays from their houses; some displays are so ornate that... read more
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  • Nov 27, 2014
    It’s time once again for family gatherings and fattening meals, with more turkey than you can gobble gobble. Thanksgiving! Dust off those decorative pilgrim caps and horns o’ plenty, as well as that high quality silverware you usually only use if your boss is coming over for dinner. Thanksgiving is certainly one of the... read more
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  • Dec 16-24, 2014
    In the immortal words of Adam Sandler: “Put on your yamake, it’s time to celebrate Hanukkah!” That’s right folks, here it is: the eight day celebration that lights up the lives of the entire Jewish community worldwide, and Card Gnome’s selection of Hanukkah cards are perfect for all. Hanukkah is considered by some to be... read more
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  • Dec 25, 2014
    Here it comes: the big daddy of holidays, the jingle bell juggernaut, the elf-crafted extravaganza. Can we get a drumroll from those ten drummers drumming? It’s Christmas! Christmas reigns supreme in the holiday world; it’s not merely a holiday but its own genre of movies and music, its own flavor of cookies, really its... read more
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  • Dec 26, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
    It’s new to the Holiday Season lineup, but don’t let that trick you into thinking it doesn’t have any history. That’s right, we’re talking Kwanzaa! Kwanzaa was officially created as a holiday by Maulana Karenga in 1968 to celebrate the history and culture of all people of African ancestry, but particularly African... read more
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  • Jan 01, 2015
    Get your streamers and pointy hats ready, and be prepared to look up the atomic clock for the first time since last year. It’s New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve is that one day every year when we celebrate only having one day left in that year, usually by resolving to try for that big breakthrough next year, but not before... read more
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  • Feb 14, 2015
    It’s a holiday as sweet as heart shaped candy, a day when we all hope that that special someone will say “I luv u”. Yes, Valentines Day is known the world over as a day for couples to do something romantic for each other, as well as a perfect opportunity for prospective Don Juans to court that special someone, though it... read more
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  • Feb 19, 2015
    Whether it be the year of the dragon or the year of the mouse, Chinese New Year is always a time of great fortune – and great fortune cookies. Chinese New Year is a 15 day celebration during which people of Chinese ancestry let the good times roll by cooking up plenty of eggrolls and by sending Chinese New Year cards.... read more
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  • Mar 04-05, 2015
    It’s a Jewish holiday that’s a blessing in disguise, or perhaps a blessing with plenty of disguises. Purim! The holiday celebrates the liberation of the Hebrews from the Persian Empire and is generally celebrated on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar; Jewish law holds that the holiday should be celebrated on the 15th... read more
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  • Mar 17, 2015
    The luck of the Irish be with ye on St. Patrick’s day, unless of course you forget to wear something green, in which case you’ll have to endure endless mockery. Yes, St. Patrick’s Day (alternatively known as St. Patty’s Day, Saint Paddy's Day or St. Pat’s Day) is closely associated with the color green. But don’t let... read more
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  • Mar 20, 2015
    From the land of 1001 Nights comes one night that can’t be missed. It’s the night of Nowruz, also known as the Persian New Year! Famous in the West for their cuisine and elegant rugs, the Persians use their New Years festival to prove to the world that they also know how to cut a rug. Elaborate celebrations and festivals... read more
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  • Apr 03-11, 2015
    From the banks of the Red Sea comes a holiday celebration of Biblical – make that Torahesque - proportions. It’ s Passover, the most important holiday of the Jewish month of Nisan (that’ s either March or April on modern calendars). The holiday commemorates the escape of the Hebrews from Egypt, named in honor of the... read more
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  • Apr 05, 2015
    Springtime is here, and what better way to recognize the changing of the season than to combine solemn religious ceremony with delicious chocolate bunnies? We’re talking Easter! The holiday commemorates what is arguably the most important event in Christian tradition, even if it is overshadowed a bit by a certain other... read more
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  • Apr 22, 2015
    While most holidays are geared toward amateur celebrations, there’s one that’s clearly much more professional: Administrative Professionals’ Day! The holiday celebrates everyone in the workplace who contributes to the general administration of office tasks, and conducts themself professionally. It is scheduled every year... read more
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  • May 06, 2015
    Celebrated around the world, Nurses Day is a time to recognize the long nights, double and tripple shifts, and difficult patients. It's easy to send a simple card for the nurses in your life. Browse our collection of Nurses Day cards and find the perfect way to say thanks. read more
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  • May 10, 2015
    The mother of all holidays, Mother's Day is a time for all of us to appreciate the most important person in our lives. Mother's Day comes every second Sunday of May, as the flowers begin to bloom again and the animals of the forest come out of hibernation. During this season, we take time to remember our mothers, who... read more
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  • May 25, 2015
    It’s a holiday at the end of May that is absolutely unforgettable: Memorial Day, a day whose solemn objective of remembrance is made more joyous by the thoughts of the summer barbecues and pool parties soon to follow. Scheduled to occur the last Monday of every May, it has traditionally been a celebration in honor of... read more
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  • Jun 21, 2015
    It’s the holiday that comes to you with a pipe, a cardigan and a stern but loving smile: Father’s Day. Father’s day is a time for everyone to show a little love for their old man, and we’re here to help you find a Father’s day card with the perfect message. After all, how can we not have a soft spot for the one person in... read more
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  • Jul 04, 2015
    When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for a people to blow up an obscene amount of fireworks, celebrate the country’s heritage, and perhaps throw a kickin’ barbecue, you know it’s time for Fourth of July (commonly referred to as the 4th of July). We in the United States hold these truths self evident;... read more
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  • Oct 05, 2015
    "World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO - celebrates teachers worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers." Reproduced from Education International... read more
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  • Oct 31, 2015
    It’s that time again. Time to dust off that witch’s cap or that set of Frankenstein neck bolts, time to practice that Vincent Price voice or give your best rendition of “Fly My pretties!” And while you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up some dry ice and brain-shaped lollipops at the supermarket, along with a Halloween... read more
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  • Nov 11, 2015
    It’s a holiday that’s done its duty. That’s right, it’s Veterans Day, a day to honor our former fighters with flags, Veterans Day cards, parades, and strangely enough, ravioli. Veterans Day happens every year on November 11, but don’t worry, you’ll still get your day off even if it happens on a weekend. It’s a day for... read more
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Staff pick holidays

  • Nov 16, 2013
    We would explain this ourselves, but the quote below from Barack Obama's national proclamation is better than what we can come up with. "Entrepreneurs embody the promise that lies at the heart of America -- that if you have a good idea and work hard enough, the American dream is within your reach. During National... read more
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  • Jan 15, 2014
    It’s one of the top four Jewish new years celebrations out there: Tu B’Shevat! Tu B’Shevat (also spelled Tu B’Shvat or Tu Bishvat) marks the fifteenth day of the Jewish month of Shevat, which usually occurs in mid-January on the Western calendar. It is known as “The New Year of the Trees,” perhaps because in the holy... read more
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  • Jan 20, 2014
    He had a dream, and it was far more important than just a national day off on his birthday. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is rightly recognized as one of America’s heroes, and the country celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day the third Monday of January every year. Martin Luther King was one of the principal... read more
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  • Mar 30, 2014
    Break out your stethoscopes and EKGs, it’s time to celebrate National Doctors’ Day! Doctors’ Day is a time to show appreciation for MDs of all stripes: general practitioners, surgeons, dermatologists, optometrists, even dentists – though it’s best not to thank dentists while they’re cleaning your teeth. Naturally, the... read more
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  • Apr 22, 2014
    Planet Earth: where would we be without it? Most likely floating around in space, constantly being bumped by asteroids and space monsters, light years away from the nearest internet connection. That won’t do! In recognition of our beautiful blue and green planet’s noble task, why not take some time out to celebrate Earth... read more
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  • May 17, 2014
    Ten-hut! Mark your calendar soldier, the third Saturday of May is Armed Forces Day. According to the U.S. Defense Department, Armed Forces Day is “a type of ‘educational program for civilians,’ one in which there would be an increased awareness of the Armed Forces.” Fortunately they have found ways to achieve this goal... read more
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  • Sep 01, 2014
    We work hard in this country, and in honor of how hard we work, we take one day every September not to work at all. Labor Day! Well that’s not quite true; in honor of Labor Day, stores around the country work their buns off to throw extravagant Labor Day sales, and crews in many major cities sweat for weeks preparing... read more
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  • Sep 20 - Oct 05, 2014
    Oktoberfest is a 16- to 18-day festival held each year in Munich,Germany. It runs from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture.... read more
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  • Oct 05-11, 2014
    Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. On the 40th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association of North America (today known as the International Fire Marshals Association), decided that the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire should henceforth be... read more
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  • Oct 25, 2014
    This is a celebration of people helping others. Neighbors helping neighbors, what is more American than that. This is a National holiday was first created by USA Weekend Magazine and always happens on the 4th Saturday in October. Each year millions of people across the United States volunteer in their communities... read more
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  • Dec 23, 2014
    Festivus is a secular holiday celebrated on December 23, and celebrating it with a Festivus card is a great way to laugh this holiday. The holiday was created by writer Dan O'Keefe and introduced into popular culture by his son Daniel, a screenwriter for the TV show Seinfeld, as part of a comical storyline on the show.... read more
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  • Dec 23-31, 2014
    Chrismukkah is simply the merging of interfaith households where due to the parents different cultural background, both Christmas and Hanukkah are celebrated to expose the children to the heritage of both parents. It can also be celebrated as an alternative holiday, much like Festivus. So for those friends and family... read more
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  • Apr 01, 2015
    April Fools’ Day: a day of gags and gotchas, a day when the most reputable news sources run fake stories and even the most stiff-lipped, Ben-Stein-in-Ferris-Bueller boring among us show a bit of humor. It’s a day for pranksters far and wide to exercise their funny bones and a day for the more credulous among us to... read more
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  • May 05, 2015
    Hold on to your sombreros, Cinco de Mayo is here! It’s everyone’s favorite Mexican- American (well, mostly American) holiday for Latinos and gringos alike. Cinco de Mayo is the perfect time to throw a fiesta, take a baseball bat to a piñata, throw some meat on the asada, and since this is an American holiday too,... read more
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  • Jun 14, 2015
    Flag Day was officially established in 1916 by Woodrow Wilson--it acknowledges the day (in 1777) that the U.S. adopted its national flag. Parades are held every year to commemorate this patriotic holiday. read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is a month long annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention... read more
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  • Oct 17, 2015
    Break out the jumpsuits, leopard print and head-bands. This is your day to really go over the top with your apparel choices. The dictionary defines Gaudy as "cheaply showy in a tasteless way; flashy." We fully encourage you to live this day to its fullest potential. This is a make-believe holiday, but actually... read more
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Other holidays

  • Jun 21, 2013
    Also known as the first official day of summer, or the Summer Solstice, June 21st is the longest day of the year. No, it doesn't have more hours in the day, but the sun stays up longer on this day than on any other day of the year. Summer's here! read more
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  • Jul 14, 2013
    Though research has not been able to discover the actual date when this holiday began, nor has it been revealed specifically who created this holiday, it seems a likely guess that the Chocolate Confectioners are at the heart of it all! Being America’s favorite flavor, made quite apparent in our candies, ice cream,... read more
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  • Aug 04, 2013
    We don't know much about this day, but honestly don't need a lot of reason to celebrate our friends! When one of our artists brought up this holiday we did some research. This is what Wikipedia says it is all about: "International Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in... read more
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  • Aug 19, 2013
    The National Aviation Day (August 19) is a United States national observation that celebrates the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday to be National Aviation Day... read more
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  • Aug 26, 2013
    The date was selected to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. This was the culmination of a massive, peaceful civil rights movement by women that had its formal beginnings in 1848 at the world’s first women’s rights convention, in Seneca Falls, New... read more
  • See all Women's Equality Day cards
  • Sep 01-30, 2013
    That's right - an entire month devoted to celebrating up dog, down dog and every position in between! The best way to celebrate National Yoga month is to interact with yoga, the practice, the philosophy, the teaching and whatever else you can find! Do yoga. Read about yoga. Talk about yoga. Try yoga for the very first... read more
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  • Sep 16, 2013
    A day dedicated to the stepfamily. A day to honor all the StepHeroes out there who choose every day to be parents to ALL the children in their lives. read more
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  • Sep 21, 2013
    The International Day of Peace, also known as the World Peace Day, occurs annually on September 21. It is dedicated to peace, and specifically the absence of war, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat zone. It is observed by many nations, political groups, military groups, and peoples. The... read more
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  • Sep 22, 2013
    The First Day of Autumn, also know as an equinox occurs twice a year, when the tilt of the Earth's axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun, the center of the Sun being in the same plane as the Earth's equator. The term equinox can also be used in a broader sense, meaning the date when such a passage... read more
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  • Sep 27, 2013
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  • Sep 29, 2013
    Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed in the United States on the last Sunday of September each year. It is a day for people to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while serving the United States Armed Forces. Each year the United States president is requested to issue a proclamation to: call on US... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2013
    Clergy Appreciation Month is a special time that congregations set aside each year to honor their pastors and pastoral families for the hard work, sacrificial dedication and multiple blessings provided by these special people. read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2013
    With nearly 10 million animals entering local shelters across the country each year, the Adopt a Shelter Dog Month helps focus attention on the pet population problem we face in this country. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) suggests people who are looking for "man's best friend"... read more
  • See all National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month cards
  • Oct 01-31, 2013
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" in October 1981 conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2013
    If you love pizza, this is your chance to take advantage of deals, contests and activities sponsored by, you guessed it, pizza shops! We started researching the origins of this holiday, but instead got sucked into some interesting facts about pizza and we thought we'd share some of our favorites instead: *... read more
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  • Oct 01, 2013
    This day is observed annually on October 1. It is a day of celebration established by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977 and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, "To promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism."[1] It brings awareness to the ethical,... read more
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  • Oct 02, 2013
    World Farm Animals Day (WFAD), observed on (or around) October 2nd, is dedicated to exposing, mourning, and memorializing the more than 58 billion cows, pigs, turkeys, chickens, and other land animals who needlessly suffer and die every year in the world's factory farms and slaughterhouses. http://www.wfad.org/ read more
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  • Oct 03, 2013
    This is a day for tech professionals and organizations to volunteer their time, talent and skills to encourage students in grades K-12 to learn more about careers in technology. The event was started in 1999 by techies.com and a consortium of tech leaders. It quickly sputtered out by 2002 and their official website... read more
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  • Oct 04, 2013
    Many churches in the United States celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi on October 4 each year. The feast commemorates the life of St Francis, who was born in the 12th century and is the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment. It is a popular day for pets to be “blessed”. More information... read more
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  • Oct 04, 2013
    "Yes, it's the day we honor the Russian tipple that is Vodka. For this boozy occasion, we thought we would share how a liquor with no color, flavor or aroma got its own day to celebrate. Not that we need a reason, and not that it shouldn't! For a few thoughts on Vodka and how it got to your glass, we start at the... read more
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  • Oct 04, 2013
    The PGA created this day in 1952 to honor the game of Golf. The first event to honor this day was held at the Cog Hill Country Club, in Lemont, Illisnois and raised over $80k for charity. PGA members are encouraged to host charity fund-raising events to honor this day. read more
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  • Oct 04, 2013
    This congressionally recognized holiday honors Harvey Ball, the creator of the yellow smiley face symbol. After his death in 2001, a foundation was created to honor and promote this holiday. Here is an excerpt from their site (http://worldsmileday.com/): "As is well known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a... read more
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  • Oct 05, 2013
    The purpose of this day is to have fun on the cheap. It was originally created by Shel Horowitz to promote his book "The Penny-Pinching Hedonist: How to Live Like Royalty with a Peasant's Pocketbook." Frugal Fun Day is a day to enjoy fun activities that are cheap or free. read more
  • See all Frugal Fun Day cards
  • Oct 05, 2013
    We know you're thinking this is a BS holiday. And you'd be right. But you'd also be missing a great opportunity to do something nice for the people you love. Buy them Greeting Card or perform some random acts of kindness. Pay-it-forward style. This is not a Congressionally recognized holiday. Figures. When was... read more
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  • Oct 06, 2013
    Go and take what you want....oh wait...no don't do that literally! But you should go grab what you want...oh no...don't do that either. This isn't even close to a real holiday. Its actually the name of a 2001 movie of the same name. For whatever reason eCard sites have picked up on it. Here at Nudgems we feel... read more
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  • Oct 06, 2013
    "MadHatterDay is a holiday in October. It fills the need for a second crazy day in the year, almost exactly half a year from April Fools' Day. The real spirit of MadHatterDay is turnabout: The nonsense we usually have to pretend is sane can be called madness for one day in the year; the superficially crazy things that... read more
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  • Oct 06-12, 2013
    It is a time to support, celebrate and recognize PAs. It is also a time to increase public awareness of the PA profession. The AAPA (sounds like the AARP, which probably does really like the AAPA owing that a lot of their business probably comes from their constituents). sponsors this week and encourages PAs to: *... read more
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  • Oct 07-11, 2013
    A yearly week sponsored by the National Association of Professional Organizers. The goal is to raise awareness about the need for efficiency and organization in our lives. Also they want you to buy a professional organizer from their directory. read more
  • See all Get Organized Week cards
  • Oct 07-11, 2013
    A congressionally recognized holiday since 1992 that honors the people who serve and support customers with the highest degree of care and professionalism. At Card Gnome we also like to express ourselves to the customer service organizations that have made our lives hell over the previous year. read more
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  • Oct 07, 2013
    Now this is our kind of day. Honoring something delicious, frozen and usually caffeinated is easy! This isn't a nationally recognized holiday, but who cares, go get yourself some....you deserve it! read more
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  • Oct 07, 2013
    This day honors our shiny brethren. Whether you are bald by choice or circumstance. Revel in your freedom from haircare. There should be some special celebration, but this is not a recognized national holiday. Instead we are encouraging all those with hair to refrain from bald jokes for the day. read more
  • See all Bald & Free Day cards
  • Oct 09, 2013
    Now you are aware that your pets can be obese too. Visit http://www.petobesityprevention.com/ for more information on what you can do for your pudgy pet. read more
  • See all Pet Obesity Awareness Day cards
  • Oct 09, 2013
    Leif Erikson Day is an annual American observance occurring on October 9. It honors Leif Ericson (Old Norse: Leifr Eiríksson or the Norwegian: "Leiv Eiriksson"), the Norse explorer who brought the first Europeans known to have set foot in North America. read more
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  • Oct 11, 2013
    Do you have a teddy bear? Bring him to work today and share him with your friends.
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  • Oct 12, 2013
    Communities around the United States use this day for local festivals that honor and remember the old methods of farming. Have fun, and don't step in any cow pies. read more
  • See all Old Farmers Day cards
  • Oct 12, 2013
    We're frustrated that there isn't a story behind this holiday. In any case, it ain't real, but its a good chance to let some of that frustration out on the people driving slow in the left lane. read more
  • See all Moment of Frustration Day cards
  • Oct 14-18, 2013
    This is a week devoted to witty diatribes about the things that piss you off. Normally one might keep this complaining to themselves, so use the opportunity to really let loose. Left hand drivers make you mad, gas guzzlers set you off, printer jams put you in a bad mood? Unload on anyone that will listen! read more
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  • Oct 15, 2013
    This has been a Congressionally recognized holiday since 1964. It celebrates the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired and the important symbol of blindness and tool of independence, the white cane. Get more information on this important national holiday here:... read more
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  • Oct 16, 2013
    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October, the day on which the Organization was founded in 1945. The objectives of World Food Day are to: * encourage attention to agricultural food production and to stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and... read more
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  • Oct 19, 2013
    This holiday is self explanatory. We'd love to tell you more about it, but its copyrighted by the fine folks at Well Cats (http://www.wellcat.com/october/evaluate_your_life_day.htm). read more
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  • Oct 21, 2013
    Like a babbling brook the purpose of this day is to remain silent and enjoy the sounds of nature.
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  • Oct 23, 2013
    This day of appreciation was created to honor all TV talk show hosts. From the humorous to the serious and everything in between. This day is set on Johnny Carson's birthday. Some eCards sites have recommended that you watch TV all day long, a non-stop marathon of talk shows. We recommend you laugh at this holiday... read more
  • See all TV Talk Show Host Day cards
  • Oct 24, 2013
    The anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter on 24 October 1945 has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. It has traditionally been marked throughout the world by meetings, discussions and exhibits on the achievements and goals of the Organization. In 1971, the General Assembly... read more
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  • Oct 25, 2013
    A celebration sponsored by the pasta manufacturers of the world. From spaghetti to linguini and everything in between, this global get-together is designed to tickle your taste buds and increase your carb consumption. Want some more information? See the official website and see the festivities for this year: ... read more
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  • Oct 27, 2013
    In the United States, the Navy League of the US organized the first Navy Day in 1922, holding it on October 27 because it was the birthday of the Navy-supporting President Theodore Roosevelt. Although meeting with mixed reviews the first year, in 1923 over 50 major cities participated, and the United States Navy sent a... read more
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  • Oct 27, 2013
    Here is a special day set aside for that very special mother that you never knew you'd have; Your mother-in-law! Celebrated similar to mother's day, Mother-in-Law Day is a time to let that special woman in your life know how much you love, appreciate and care for everything she is! read more
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  • Oct 30, 2013
    The introduction of Mischief Night to the United States is often attributed to Irish and Scottish immigrants in the 1800s. They brought the folklore that the night’s pranks were the work of fairies, goblins, gnomes and other mystical creatures that came out of hiding around the time of Halloween each year. read more
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  • Oct 30, 2013
    Candy corn is gross and eating it is even worse. We don't consider this a holiday, because holidays are fun and usually delicious. Want to laugh, here is a Lewis Black skit on this crappy candy. http://comedians.jokes.com/lewis-black/videos/lewis-black---candy-corn read more
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  • Oct 31, 2013
    This is your last chance to carve a pumpkin before the excitement of trick-or-treating on Halloween begins! read more
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  • Oct 31, 2013
    The description is in my mind, you'll need to read it there.
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  • Nov 01-30, 2013
    This holiday is a time to communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. For years, the American Diabetes Association has used this month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the disease and its serious complications. In 2009, the Association launched a national... read more
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  • Nov 01, 2013
    All Saints' Day (in the Roman Catholic Church officially the Solemnity of All Saints and also called All Hallows or Hallowmas[1]), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the... read more
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  • Nov 02, 2013
    The Western celebration of All Souls' Day is on 2 November and follows All Saints' Day, which commemorates the departed who have attained the beatific vision. If 2 November falls on a Sunday, the Mass is of All Souls, but the Office is that of the Sunday. However, Morning and Evening Prayer (Lauds and Vespers) for the... read more
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  • Nov 12-18, 2013
    We would explain this ourselves, but the quote below from Barack Obama's national proclamation is better than what we can come up with. "Entrepreneurs embody the promise that lies at the heart of America -- that if you have a good idea and work hard enough, the American dream is within your reach. During National... read more
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  • Nov 29, 2013
    Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day, many retailers open very early, often at 4 a.m., or earlier, and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season, similar to Boxing Day sales in many Commonwealth... read more
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  • Dec 01, 2013
    World AIDS Day, observed December 1 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. It is common to hold memorials to honor persons who have died from HIV/AIDS on this day. Government and health officials also observe the event, often with speeches or forums on the... read more
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  • Dec 02, 2013
    Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday immediately following Black Friday, the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, created by companies to persuade people to shop online. The term made its debut on November 28, 2005 in a Shop.org press release entitled "'Cyber Monday' Quickly Becoming One of... read more
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  • Dec 07, 2013
    National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is annually on December 7, commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, during World War II. Many American service men and women lost their lives or were injured on December 7, 1941. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance... read more
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  • Dec 10, 2013
    Human Rights Day 2011 on 10 December recognizes the work of human rights defenders worldwide who act to end discrimination. Acting alone or in groups within their communities, every day human rights defenders work to end discrimination by campaigning for equitable and effective laws, reporting and investigating human... read more
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  • Dec 21, 2013
    In the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, the first day of the winter season is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest south (on December 21st or 22nd). This day is known as the Winter Solstice. read more
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  • Dec 26, 2013
    Boxing Day is a bank or public holiday that occurs on 26 December, or the first or second weekday after Christmas Day, depending on national or regional laws. It is observed in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth nations. In Ireland, it is recognized as St Stephen's Day or the... read more
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  • Jan 03, 2014
    Are you one of those individuals who is always getting one of those nasty fruitcakes for Christmas? Today is the day that will cheer you right up. It is the day that has been allocated to throwing away the fruitcake. read more
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  • Jan 06, 2014
    From the heart of the holy land comes a kingly celebration fully equipped with frankincense and myrrh. It’s Three Kings’ Day, also known as Epiphany, and it’s a fitting conclusion to the festive-yet-formal holiday season. In Christian theology, Three Kings’ Day celebrates the arrival of the “Three Kings”, also known as... read more
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  • Jan 18, 2014
    January 18th is the birthday of the wonderful A.A. Milne--the creator of Winnie the Pooh and his fabulous friends. Today is a great day to celebrate this honey loving bear by sitting on a log outside of Mr. Sander's house and "think-think-thinking" your day away. read more
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  • Feb 02, 2014
    What’s brown and furry and pops up every February 2nd on our calendars? Groundhog day! Yes, it’s one of the few holidays in the world to be named after a rodent, but it commands a level of respect much larger than its cuddly namesake. The holiday derives its name from “Punxsutawney Phil”, a groundhog in Pennsylvania who... read more
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  • Feb 12, 2014
    HolidaySmart.com describes this holiday as: "Paul Bunyan day is an American Folklore celebration. Celebrated on different days in different areas of the U.S. "The legend of Paul Bunyan started with stories told by men in lumber camps, dating from the 1800's and was believed to have originated among French Canadians... read more
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  • Mar 01, 2014
    Saint David is the patron saint of Wales, and, as a fiercely patriotic nation, the Welsh celebrate St David’s Day on March 1st. Saint David’s Day greeting cards are sent, not just within Wales, but in Welsh communities all over the world. The Welsh national symbols, Red Dragons and Daffodils, make for colorful... read more
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  • Mar 04, 2014
    Mardi Gras is the largest annual celebration in New Orleans and a continuous season of carnivals, parades and celebrations held there during the month of February. The schedule consists of wonderful parades filled with handmade floats, special competitions and awards, all taking place during the second and third week of... read more
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  • Apr 19, 2014
    A day to celebrate Paralegal's.
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  • Apr 21, 2014
    In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Most Americans refer to the day as "Nine-Eleven (9/11)," "September Eleventh," or some variation thereof. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the... read more
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  • Oct 13, 2014
    "Many countries in the New World and elsewhere celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, specifically the Bahamas, which occurred on October 12, 1492 in the Julian calendar and October 21, 1492 in the modern Gregorian calendar, as an official holiday. The day is celebrated as Columbus... read more
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  • Oct 13, 2014
    Like the United States, Canada gives thanks for its good fortune once a year and eats itself silly with turkey and mashed potatoes. Whereas American Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, in Canada the second Monday of October is a statutory, or public, holiday. The Canadian Thanksgiving... read more
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  • Sep 01-30, 2015
    A month of celebration during which the straw hat is put aside in favor of the felt or fabric hat by both men and women. Local businesses and the media are encouraged to plan hat-related activities. Widely observed in the fashion industry. Originally sponsored by the Headwear Information Bureau. read more
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  • Sep 19, 2015
    It's not too early to start planning for International Talk Like A Pirate Day. This holiday gives folks who like to party in the workplace a chance to have some fun. While the official holiday never changes - it's always Sept. 19 - ye don't need to let that constrain yer celebrations. read more
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  • Sep 29, 2015
    Confucius Day honors one of the world's greatest philosophers. Born in China on October 18, 551 B.C., Confucius is one of the earliest, and perhaps the the first great philosopher. He was also a teacher, a scholar, and a politician. He gave the world many teachings, and gave the world 499 famous sayings. Celebrate... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    October is Computer Learning Month. According to the Computer Learning Foundation, "Computer Learning Month is a time to try new ways of using technology, to learn new technology products, and to share knowledge with others in your local community about how to use technology." Take time this month to learn something new... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    Its the time of year to celebrate the deliciousness that cookies bring to our lives. We're pretty sure a cookie manufacturer made this up to sell more cookies but haven't been able to prove it. This shouldn't stop you from fully embracing this celebration. Watch your back though, the cookie monster is out in full... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    Go hog wild. Eat country ham. October has been declared National Country Ham Month by the National Country Ham Association (NCHA), an organization made up of suppliers, processors and others connected with the country ham industry. For more than 200 years, Americans have been curing and eating country ham. The custom... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    October is International Drum Month. Sponsored annually by the Percussion Marketing Council the intent of International Drum Month is to promote programs that bring increased awareness of drumming. It is thought that by doing so it will make more people want to become drummers. Here at Nudgems, we've brought some... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    This holiday has been celebrated for 25years each October. It became a nationally recognized holiday in 1999, when then Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman proclaimed October as National Popcorn Poppin’ Month. The Trade Group that represents companies trying to feed you more popcorn, says this about the... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    Here at Card Gnome we celebrate this year-round. In honor of this holiday, for which there is absolutely no information or origins to be found, we will be celebrating even harder. Don't know what Sarcasm is? Wikipedia describes it dryly as: “a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter jibe or taunt.” read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2015
    This holiday should be more than just stuffing ourselves with seafood. Although that's exactly how we at Nudgems celebrate it. Unfortunately, as of now, it doesn't seem that the industry takes this seriously enough. Even Red Lobster, which is normally all over this kind of cheap promotion, isn't doing anything.... read more
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  • Oct 31 - Nov 02, 2015
    Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a national holiday throughout Mexico from October 31st through November 2nd. It is believed that spirits of the dead come back to visit families during this time. Families will build altars in their houses with items (food, music, photos, drink and personal items) that will... read more
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