It's official, today (Saturday, October 20th) is the Sweetest Day in the country!
|Click on the photo to read the original editorial!|
Doesn't that just make you smile? :-D The Sweetest Day was created in 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio by a local candy maker who thought that there should be one day a year where cheer and happiness could be brought to those who were normally forgotten! Whether they were children in orphanages, the sick, the disabled, those who couldn't leave their homes...this was their day to feel good and be happy!
90 years later, the holiday has slightly morphed into a day where you celebrate all the individuals that make your life special! :-D
So, today I am dedicating my post and blog to all of you! Those of you who drop by everyday: smile, laugh, share a thought, and be a part of my little life! I'm a better pup because of all of you! :-D Thank you!!
I decided to take Domeek out to lunch at Paris Baguette, one of my favorite cafe and dessert creators, in order to celebrate The Sweetest Day (cause, she's the most important person) and while I was there, I bought you all a nummy cake! ;-D Enjoy!
You're very welcome!! Hehe!! (In Blogville, we can even eat chocky!)
I had a wonderful time on their patio and enjoyed (ok, well I shared) a delicious custard filled croissant!!! Licking my lips right now as I think of it!
People watching and snacking was extremely exhausting, so I had to take a nap while I was there too!
Whatever you do today, try to take a moment and thank a special someone in your life for all that they do! :-D
I'll leave you with an excerpt from The Sweetest Day's original editorial in 1922's local paper:
"Perhaps the business of living in this day and age when every moment requires energy and exertion, precludes the constant exhibition of sentiment...On this day, next Saturday, steal enough time from the turmoil of routine affairs, to bring a bit of good cheer to those you love. A present, perhaps, and more than that add a loving word--a smile--a kiss."