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April 15, is National Glazed Spiral Ham Day & Record Store Day

April 15, is National Glazed Spiral Ham Day & Record Store Day

Quote of the Day
“Ham: 40 days in salt, 40 days hanging, in 40 days eaten.”
Joseph Delteil, French writer (1894-1978)‘La Cuisine paleolithique’ (1964)

Your receipes for today!
Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham Recipe
http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/honey-glazed-spiral-ham

Dijon Maple Glazed Spiral Ham
Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/dave-lieberman/dijon-maple-glazed-spiral-ham-recipe.html#!

Honey Glazed Ham Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 556 By Laura in the Kitchen
http://www.LauraintheKitchen.com/

RECORD STORE DAY – Every 3rd Saturday of April http://www.recordstoreday.com/

Record Store Day 2017: Exclusive Releases Revealed https://www.google.ca/amp/www.billboard.com/amp/articles/news/7728799/record-store-day-2017-exclusive-releases 

Record Store Day Reveals Official List of 2017 Exclusives http://exclaim.ca/music/article/record_store_day_reveals_full_list_of_2017_exclusives

NEW HOPE FOR RECORD STORE DAY’S VINYL-SUPPLY TROUBLES http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/new-hope-for-record-store-days-vinyl-supply-troubles 

Collectors Choice Vinyl 

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Record Store Day Canada Official Website
http://www.recordstoredaycanada.com/
RECORD STORE DAY 2016 Last Year’s PICKS!!!!
– theneedledrop

Songs of the Day 🎵
HAM Kanye West Dubstep Remix(Dubstep Dance)

Stéphane Poirier (feat. Three Of Us) – The Ham Song

Colette Carr – HAM (Explicit) ft. Ben J ~ ColetteCarrVEVO

Opus – Live is Life (Remix 2016)

Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music – YouTube

Closing Quote 🤔

“Eternity is a ham and two people.”Dorothy Parker

Have an awesome ham of a day and play that funky music white boy! 🤗

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 23, is National Chip & Dip, National Melba Toast Day & OK Day

March 23 is National Chip and Dip, National Melba Toast Day, & OK Day

Quote of the Day
Chogyam Trungpaon on Courage:
There are times to cultivate and create, when you nurture your world and give birth to new ideas and ventures. There are times of flourishing and abundance, when life feels in full bloom, energized and expanding. And there are times of fruition, when things come to an end. They have reached their climax and must be harvested before they begin to fade. And finally of course, there are times that are cold, and cutting and empty, times when the spring of new beginnings seems like a distant dream. Those rhythms in life are natural events. They weave into one another as day follows night, bringing, not messages of hope and fear, but messages of how things are.

OK with that said, let’s begin with
another Chip and Dip day which we had on March 14, National Potato Chip Day, what’s the differance? “A chip for a potato, a potato for a chip”, let’s play poker and get the chips and potato chips out! lol
Is anyone in? ……. if not it’s OK day!

:::OFFICIAL Poker Face Metal Remix:::

Anway’s please refer back to this date on my blog to the right and click on the date for your chip resources!

Fabulous Melba Toast
http://www.homemadeloaves.co.uk/2013/06/fabulous-melba-toast.html?m=1

MELBA TOAST – Recipe Eddie j Chef

Melba Toast – franck pontais

How to Make Melba Toast
EataTreat

Songs of the Day 🎵
OK Go – Get Over It

Melba Toast-The Ironin’ Maidens-Run to the Hills

Closing Quote

“Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young… ”
Albus Dumbledore


Enjoy your day along with some chips and dip or melba toast….. because it’s crunchie time and enjoy life and crack open the bag of chips because it’s OK today day! …. yummy!

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 22, is World Water Day , As Young As You Feel Day

March 22, is World Water Day, As Young As You Feel Day

Quote of the Day
“Ever wonder about those people who spend $2 apiece on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backward.”
George Carlin, comedian, actor. (1937-2008 March 22, is World Water Day, As Young As You Feel Day )

World Water Day March 22
http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/

Where does the world’s best drinking water come from?
http://m.travel.cnn.com/worlds-best-drinking-water-232371

19 Countries With The Cleanest Tap Water To Drink
http://www.triphobo.com/blog/countries-serving-cleanest-of-tap-water

How to Make Healthy Flavored Water at Home
http://greatist.com/health/flavored-water-healthy-recipe

50 Awesome Flavored Waters

50 Awesome Flavored Waters

Today is also as Young as You Feel Day!
Marilyn Monroe – As Young As You Feel

Top 20 Anti Aging Foods
Pastimers – World’s Best & Worst

20 Foods That Keep You Young http://www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/look-younger/20-foods-that-keep-you-young

Take time to laugh. It is the music of the soul. Take time to think. It is the source of power. Take time to play. It is the source of perpetual youth. Take time to read. It is the fountain of wisdom. Take time to pray. It is the greatest power on Earth. Take time to love and be loved. It is a God-given privilege. Take time to be friendly. It is the road to happiness. Take time to give. It is too short a day to be selfish. Take time to work. It is the price of success. – Anonymous

Songs of the Day 🎵
“You Make Me Feel So Young” (Animated Video) by
Michael Bublé

Holocaust – 01 Only as Young as You Feel (R-mine Metalfest, Belgium, 2013 06 23)

You’re as young as you feel –
richard reeve

Michael Jackson & The Jackson Five- The Way You Make Me Feel (HD 1080p Official Version)

Brad Paisley – Water
BRADPAISLEYVEVO

The Water Song – Raven Redbone

Closing Quote
“Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young… ”
Albus Dumbledore

Enjoy your day, drink lots of water to clean out your system and keep looking young and healthy because be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” 😎

Like, follow and share today’s blog post! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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March 13, is National Coconut Torte Day

March 13, is National Coconut Torte Day

Quote of the Day
“In our opinion food should be sniffedlustily at table, both as a matter of precaution and as a matter of enjoyment, the sniffing of it to be regarded in the same light as the tasting of it.”
E.B. White (1899-1985) American essayist

Short and sweet to begin the day! 

Today’s recipes……..
Coconut Supreme Torte
http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/coconut-supreme-torte

National-coconut-torte-day-recipes
http://bestfriendsforfrosting.com/2012/03/national-coconut-torte-day-recipes/

Songs of the Day 🎼
Put The Lime In The Coconut – Harry Nilsson

Maroon 5 – Daylight – Official Cover Music Video – Skylar Dayne & Shaun Reynolds

Maroon 5 – Goodnight Goodnight

Closing Quote 🤔
“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”
Maya Angelou

Enjoy your day today and hope you didn’t forget to spring forward, see you back tomorrow bright and early! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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February 24, is National Tortilla Chip Day & National Bartender Day

February 24: National Tortilla Chip Day & National Bartender Day

Quote of the Day
“There are no corn chip bushes or Cherrios vines on a farm, and spaghetti trees have yet to be discovered.”
Harvey Blatt, ‘America’s Food’ (2008)

Last month we had National Corn Chip Day and today is National Tortilla Chip Day, chips, chips, chips and more chips!

Here are your tortilla chip sources for great recipes
http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/23936/corn-tortilla-chips

http://www.chow.com/recipes/30457-baked-tortilla-chips

Crispy Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 378

http://www.food.com/recipe/homemade-tortilla-chips-164852

Homemade Tortilla Chips – Chef Tips

http://www.toptentopten.com/topten/ways+to+use+up+tortilla+chip+crumbs

Easy Bodybuilding Snack: Healthy Homemade Tortilla Chips – lean body lifestyle

Baked Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

Now you have so many choices to begin your tortilla dinner or light snack for today!

This one goes out to all the bartenders around the world! Happy National Bartender Day!

20 Bartenders Reveal What Your Drink Says About You
http://thoughtcatalog.com/madison-moore/2014/03/20-bartenders-reveal-what-your-drink-says-about-you/

The Bruce Lee of Bartending – World’s Greatest Flair Bartender

WORLD’S FASTEST (FLAIR) BARTENDER, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA USA

The World’s Best Bartender ( Alexander Shtifanov )
Farid Benbernou

Cuba Libre & Mojito World’s Best Bartender- TWENTY | TWELVE

Bartender Salary: How Top Bartenders Make $100,000+/Year
http://www.breakintobartending.com/bartender-salary/

Bartender Salary Canada

Bartender Salary Canada

Bartender Salary
http://www.payscale.com/research/CA/Job=Bartender/Hourly_Rate

Want to learn the basics to start a career as a bartender?
Centennial College Hospitality Programs-Courses
http://www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/full-time/search-results.aspx

Songs of the Day 🎵
Lady Antebellum – Bartender

T-Pain – Bartender ft. Akon

Tortilla Chips By T-Bizzy

Funny Song- RUCKUS- THE TORTILLA SONG – Aditya Flypside’s channel

Closing Quotes
“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”
Marilyn vos Savant

“I was an amazing bartender and a great waiter. I think, in a way, that was my acting school.”
Nick Frost

Get that chip off your shoulder and be happy today, if you hit the bar today and order some tortilla/nachos you better share with your favor bartender for National Tortilla Chip & National Bartender Day!

P.S. Don’t forget to share today’s blog post with your friends, social media network and of course your favor bartender & give it a thumbs up! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim
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February 21, is National Sticky Bun Day

February 21, is National Sticky Bun Day

Quote of the Day
“Sticky cinnamon buns belong to Philadelphia as do Independence Hall and the Twelfth Street Market. This is a bun of true cinnamon flavor, of a stickiness incarnate.”
Best Recipes of 1949 (This Week Magazine)

What a great day to bake off some Sticky Buns on a nice day like today!

How to be Awesome: Buttered Rum Sticky Buns
http://shine.yahoo.com/shine-food/how-to-be-awesome-buttered-rum-sticky-buns-1138828.html

National Sticky Buns

Mini Caramel Sticky Buns -Lipstick And Lemonade

Homemade Sticky Buns

Sticky Walnut Cinnamon Rolls – Cooking 4 Students

Sticky Pecan Cinnamon Buns
Marjorie Vangenewitt

THE BEST CINNAMON BUNS
Kristina Kuzmic

Cinnamon Rolls (Buns) Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com
Joy of Baking

World’s Best Cinnamon Rolls! Josh Loves It

Songs of the Day 🎵
Madonna Vogue Sticky and Sweet Tour Cardiff

Mötley Crüe – Home Sweet Home – Official Video HD

Closing Quote
Well, let’s go kick some honey buns! Yee-haa! Hoo-hoo-ha! Hoo-hoo-ha!
Mushu

Have a great sticky bun day! enjoy….and come back for more! 🙂
Don’t forget to share some sticky buns today and also share todays blog post with your family, friends and network because you where make to be awesome!

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Cheers,

Phil Lim

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February 6, is National Frozen Yogurt Day, National Chopstick Day

February 6, is National Frozen Yogurt Day & National Chopsticks Day

Quote of the Day
“Yoghurt is very good for the stomach, the lumbar regions, appendicitis and apotheosis.”Eugene Ionesco, Romanian writer (1912-1994)

Today is short and sweet with National Frozen Yogurt Day & National Chopsticks Day! Enjoy….

Yogurt Recipes
http://www.food.com/recipe/fruit-frozen-yogurt-35079

Top 10 Yogurt Flavors
http://www.toptentopten.com/topten/yogurt+flavors

How to Homemade Frozen Yogurt
Amateur Kitchen

How to make homemade yogurt – save money, get healthy – Beauty Health Travel

How to Make Yogurt – Super Easy!!!

Top 10 List of Benefits of Yogurt
http:// http://top-10-list.org/2013/07/03/top-10-health-benefits-of-yogurt/

How Chopsticks Were Invented
http://gizmodo.com/how-chopsticks-were-invented-1476244067

A Brief History of Chopsticks
http://www.history.com/news/hungry-history/a-brief-history-of-chopsticks

How to Hold & Use Chopsticks the Right Way!

Chopsticks vs. Forks
Off the Great Wall

How to Use Chopsticks – Life Hack
– Dave Hax

Famous People Birthday’s Today
Bob Marley, Reggae Singer Bio
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/bob-marley.html

Bob Marley – Live In Rockpalast, Dortmund (Full Concert) – 1980
Reggae Plena

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Buffalo Soldier

Bob Marley – I shot the sheriff (Live) Keciko MUFC W

Bob Marley – Get Up Stand Up Live In Dortmund, Germany – Mental Karmacoma

BOB MARLEY – One Love People Get Ready Video

31 Significant Bob Marley Quotes
Magical Quote

Songs of the Day 🎵
The Yogurt Song! – Songs For Days

the genuine “Chopsticks Waltz”
jazz move

C.S. Chopsticks Variations-Piano Comedy Jimmy Liu and Kevin Wu

Sunshine reggae – Laid Back

Closing Quotes
“Life is too short for cuisine minceur and for diets. Dietetic meals are like an opera without the orchestra.”
Paul Bocuse

Bob Marley Love Quotes – Bob Marley Love Sayings about Love
Comforting Quotes

Your challenge today is try eating yogurt with chopsticks while listening to Bob Marley Get Up Stand Up! Lol 😉

Or just carry on today and show your love for this National holiday by sharing todays blog page. ☺

See you back here for tomorrow for more National Food Days!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

January 23, is National Pie Day

January 23, is National Pie Day

Quote of the Day
“You can say this for ready-mixes – the next generation isn’t going to have any trouble making pies exactly like mother used to make.”
Earl Wilson

How many pies in a day can you eat? Well here is 10 of the most listed favorite pies you can try today on National Pie Day!
Top 10 List of Favorite Pie Recipes
http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2011/07/25/top-10-list-favorite-pie-tart-recipes/

Top 10 All-Time Favorite Pies | Food & Wine
http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshows/top-10-all-time-favorite-pies

30 Best Pie Recipes

30 Best Pie Recipes

American Pie Recipes – Best Pie Recipes in America
http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g938/best-pie-recipes-0510/?

“I don’t think a really good pie can be made without a dozen or more so children peeking over your shoulder as you stoop to look in at it every little while.”
John Gould

Speaking of pie, lets look at a Funny Pie Chart

A presentation about pie. But one person doesn’t know what a pie chart really is.

Here’s to the love of pie, happy pie day in the eye.👀

Songs of the Day 🎵
Music Video by Warrant performing Cherry Pie

Jon Bon Jovi – American Pie (live at Count Basie Theatre 2014) Damned TV

Closing Quote
“Men may come and men may go…..but Pie goes on for ever.”
George Augustus Sala, British journalist. ‘America Revisited’ (1882)

Take Care & watch out for that flying pie today if no one is going to eat it! 👀

Have a great day!

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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January 11, is National Hot Toddy Day & Milk Day

January 11, is National Hot Toddy Day & Milk Day

Quote of the Day
“Who discovered we could get milk from cows, and what did he think he was doing at the time?” Billy Connolly, comedian.

After being in the cold all day come inside for a nice hot toddy or a glass of milk because today is National Hot Toddy Day & Milk Day, you deserve a break today!

Try this nice Hot Toddy Recipe and relax!

The World Best Hot Toddy Recipe
Bruce Joseph

Not Feeling Well? Hot Toddy Recipe for Cold & Flu Season (Home Remedy) Kyma Monai

Hot Toddy – How to Make the Classic Hot Whiskey Cocktail
Distinguished Spirits

Hot Toddy – The Morgenthaler Method – Small Screen Cocktails

Winter Warmer Hot Toddy Cupcakes | Cupcake Jemma

For all you milk lovers, this website has it all when it comes to milk information, recipes and more…… you’ll be delighted.
http://milkdelight.com/
http://canadianmilk.ca

Top 10 Advantages of Milk for Health | How to Drink Milk for Better Health | Milk’s Benefits healthy – Thamra Srey

Top 10 Best Health Benefits of Raw Milk – Sooraj Mohan

9 Benefits Of Drinking Milk With Turmeric – SPNM CREATIONS

Homemade Soy Milk
FoodEaseTV

BEST SOY MILK recipe – YANYUM 7 (두유 만들기 豆浆做法) Patrick Yan

99 bottles of milk on the wall Full Song
CosbyTheCaterpillar

Today is also: Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day!
WOW how funny can that be if the weather man called for rain in your area today! Like he knew today was step in a puddle and splash your friends day. Lol 🙂
http://www.holidayinsights.com/other/puddle.htm
“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet”.
Roger Miller

Famous People Birthday’s Today
Mary J. Blige Singer Bio
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/mary-j-blige.html

Mary J. Blige – Stronger

Mary J. Blige – Seven Days ft. George Benson

Song of the Day 🎵
Usher feat. Jay-Z – Hot Toddy (NEW SONG) 2010 – Kiss N’ Tail.com

MILK SONG – Ju Uyên Nhi (Official)
JU UYEN NHI official

I Like Milk – Fun song for Kids
Vid Forkids

Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli, Debuted at #65. Hit number 1 in November 1989

Mary J. Blige – Be Happy (Matt X Version)

Closing Quote
“Opie, you haven’t finished your milk. We can’t put it back in the cow, you know.”
Aunt Bee ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

Have fun getting wet and don’t forget to serve tea biscuits with your hot toddy and cookies with your milk, it’s ok Santa will not be passing by to join you tonight for milk and cookies! lol

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Have a great start to your week and keep on smiling and be happy as you can be! 🙂

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger

January 9, is National Apricot Day

January 9, is National Apricot Day

Quote of the Day
“If wine tells truth — and so have said the wise, It makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-94)U.S. writer, physician

Since today is January 9, National Apricot Day, why not try apricot in drinks?
Have to try one of these 10 Apricot Cocktails 🍹…… yummy!😊
http://www.ifood.tv/blog/10-easy-apricot-cocktails

A good way to sharpen your bartending skills is by doing it!
The good thing about it, is your going to get to:
– Learn
– Practice
– Make it
– Taste it
– Serve it
– & Get Feed back
– & If you are a good Bartender by trade, tips $$$$ and Smiles 🙂

Good bartenders also have jokes or short stories to tell their customers and also may do magic tricks or the lastest thing is flare bartending with flipping and juggling bottles in front and behind their back, this take’s alot more skill and lots of practice. Can make you more money if you have talent to put on a show!

No need to worry if you make mistakes, its all about try and error. Its all about learning and the most important thing is have fun at what your doing!
Enjoy the moment and experience with cocktail drink recipes to get a better taste of the different types of drinks out there and what skill level you feel confortable to determine where and what you want and can do as a bartender.

Bartender Jobs:💲
Service Bartender
Event Bartender
Club Bartender
Pub Bartender
Restaurant Bartender
Family Own Business Bartender
Hotel/Convention Bartender
Resort Bartender
Flight/Cruise Bartender
Flare Bartender
Staffing Agency Bartender
Private Clubs Bartender – VIP
Adult Entertainment Bartender
Casino Bartender
Legion Bartender
& Bar Backs/Runners

Yours to discover!
If I missed anything? Please leave me a comment to add to the list!

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More Drinks You Can Think of……
http://m.drinksmixer.com/drink902.html

Now for Apricot Food Recipes, One Pager Say’s It All!
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Songs of the Day🎵
Eva Rivas Apricot Stone lyrics – Wiir Dreii

Little Apricot – Children’s Song (Santez’s Childhood Memories Remix) [HD 1080p] Trance House Society

Lady Antebellum – Bartender –
Lady Antebellum VEVO

Closing Quote
“All alcoholic drinks, rightly used, are good for body and soul alike, but as a restorative of both there is nothing like brandy.” George Saintsbury, English journalist (1845-1933)

Have fun and enjoy National Apricot Day!

Happy Bartending, and be mindfull on your customers when it comes to drinking and driving! Saftey first, save lives!

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Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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