american holidays

Dough-not forget to mark your calendars, because the first Friday of June is National Donut Day. The donut is a quintessential American breakfast pastry, and it’s supposedly as old as America itself. No surprise it has its own holiday.
For weeks in advance, kids raid thrift stores and even team up with obliging parents to masquerade as their most flagrant or forbidden selves. (In both fifth and sixth grades, my good Catholic mother meticulously applied my sinister Gene Simmons face paint.)
Fireworks, BBQs, and parades... all just some of the ways we love to celebrate America! From President's Day to Veteran's Day, here's a list of patriotic apparel to get you looking and feeling all-American when honoring and celebrating this great country!
She was the Oprah of the 19th century. And for 17 years, Sarah Josepha Hale wrote five sitting Presidents to advocate for a national day of Thanksgiving.