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Friday, October 19, 2012

The Sweetest Day

Happy Saturday Everyone! :-D

It's official, today (Saturday, October 20th) is the Sweetest Day in the country!

Freckles the Dog Sweetest Day
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!!

Freckles the Dog Paris Baguette

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!

Freckles the Dog

You're very welcome!! Hehe!! (In Blogville, we can even eat chocky!)

Freckles the Dog

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!

Freckles the Dog

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."


  1. We'll be in that! What a wonderful special day. Unfortunately, our Saturday is nearly over. We may have to extend it to tomorrow.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  2. lovely idea. amazing looking cake!!

  3. Oh I like this idea!!! That cake looks just scrumptious!

  4. Love this sweet post--thank you!!

  5. Very Cool Goose!! I'll be in on that!! I LOVE sweets!



  6. We will be thanking others today and we;ll thank YOU too, for all of your great posts!

  7. Thanks for the reminder. OK, didn't know actually. But that sure looked delicious!!

    Your friends,

    Murphy & Stanley

  8. We really enjoyed the treat and have enjoyed a most wonderful day as the weather was just right. Think in bloggville we need to have more of these and would you be in charge of doing so? Made everyone here happy!!!

    Your Furiends
    Susie & Bites

  9. I didn't know about it. You're right, in blogville we can eat anything :D