Friday Fresh: Weird and Wacky November Holidays
We all know that November 1 marks the beginning of the madness that is known as the holiday season, but did you know that November is also host to a whole bunch of quirky celebrations as well? If you're not into turkey, there's lots of other, more unique offerings to partake in.
Movember is a way to bring awareness to men's health issues and raise money for charities devoted to men's health issues such as prostate cancer. Grow a mustache - any kind of mustache for the month of November. Don't worry; you've still got time. Check out tenebrism's guide to Movember. And then, well, if you're growing a mustache, why not go all out and do something special with it, like a handlebar mustache? This video shows you how to wax one.
National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is a challenge to all aspiring writers everywhere to finally dust off that dusty manuscript in their drawers, or start a new one and actually finish it in the month of November. The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in the span of 30 days. In this video, animated cartoons guide you through writing a great novel.
I don't know who decides on when to celebrate different foods for each month, but someone decreed that November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month. Why not celebrate with some great new recipes? We love this decadent chocolate peanut butter cups with marshmallows and puff pastry dessert. Talk about a salty/sweet explosion!