May 15th Special Days - Featuring 22+ Chocolate Chip Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 0 comments
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May 15th is... National Chocolate Chip Day (1937), Straw Hat Day, Police Officer's Memorial Day, Nylon Stockings Day (1940), International Day of Families (UN), HG Awareness Day/Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day, International Conscientious Objectors Day, National Safety Dose Day, National Tuberous Sclerosis Day, International MPS Awareness Day/International Mucopolysaccharidoses Awareness Day, Relive Your Past By Listening to the First Music You Ever Bought No Matter What It Was No Excuses Day, National Slider Day, International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day, International Men Can Wear Dresses Day, World Meditation Day (UK), Aoi Matsuri/Hollyhock Festival (Japan), Law Enforcement Memorial Day (Florida), San Isidro Day (Mexico), St. Dympna's Day

MORE: Turn Beauty Inside Out Day, Nakba Day, National Employee Health and Fitness Day, National Juice Slush Day, Turn Beauty Inside Out Day, World Orienteering Day, National Trauma Survivors Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes | Paperback: 64 pages | by Kitchen Kreations (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 24, 2012)National Chocolate Chip Day (1937)
-- In 1937, Ruth Graves Wakefield of Whitman Massachusetts thought to try adding a little bit of chocolate to her cookies. As a baker at the Toll House Inn, she added cut-up chunks of semi-sweet Nestle chocolate bar to her cookie recipe. The resulting cookies were a huge success! In 1939, Wakefield signed an agreement with Nestle to include her recipe on the chocolate bar's packaging.

Read: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
- There are few things in life which can compare to the taste of warm, soft, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies. Just the thought gives many of us visions of the times we would come home from school and mom would be taking a fresh batch of cookies out of the oven. Can you remember how you couldn't wait for them to cool before eating that first one?

Image: Ghirardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips, 1000 Count | add rich chocolate flavor to cookies, brownies, chocolate chip ice cream, and moreGhirardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips -- Add rich chocolate flavor to cookies, brownies, chocolate chip ice cream, and more. 1000 count means there are 1000 chips in every pound. Ghirardelli, a well-loved brand, produces premium chocolate products. And, these Ghirardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (1000 Count) do not disappoint!

Image: Chocolate Chip Mold Silicone 3 PACK ~ NEW FDA Approved LFGB Professional Grade Silicone Chocolate Chips Candy Molds - Make Non Dairy and Sugar Organic Chocolate Chips and Mini GumdropChocolate Chip Silicone Mold -- EASILY MAKE HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE CHIPS THAT LOOK REAL! - Now make dairy or sugar free chocolate chips for your cookies! Use organic ingredients and stay creative. Perfect for mint, butterscotch, colorful chips. Even make PROTEIN mini gummies and much more! Simply pour your favorite homemade chocolate over tray and spread evenly filling the cavities... place in fridge and voila!

Chocolate Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Easy Chocolate Recipes: Chocolate Lovers' Cookbook - Over 40 Chocolate Theme Recipes for Snacks, Desserts, Breads, Pies, Cakes and More (Bakery Cooking Series Book 5) | Kindle Edition | by Debbie Madson (Author). Publication Date: April 8, 2019
Easy Chocolate Recipes:
Chocolate Lovers' Cookbook
Amazon Freebies:

🍪 Free Chocolate ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🍪 Read Chocolate ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🍪 Free Chocolate apps

🍪 Free Chocolate games

🍪 Listen to Chocolate LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🍪 Watch Chocolate Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🍪 Listen to Chocolate Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🍪 Free Alexa Skills | Chocolate

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
🍪 Free Cookies - Nestle Toll House Cafe is giving away free cookies for National Chocolate Chip Day. The store is making the offer to anyone who comes to one of their cafe locations on May 15th while supplies last. Potbelly Sandwich Shop is offering a free oatmeal chocolate chip cookie with purchase. DoubleTree invites anyone to walk through the doors of their hotel, reservation not required, and request a free chocolate chip cookie!

🍪 Chocolate Colouring Pages and Activities

🍪 Thankful Cookies in a Jar - Mason Jar Cookies

🍪 Printable Cookie Jar and Chocolate Chip Cookies

🍪 Chocolate Chip Diagraph Game

🍪 Chocolate Chip Printables and Worksheets

🍪 Printable Chocolate Chip Cookie Bags

🍪 Chocolate Chip Checkers Game | Free Printable

🍪 The Chocolate Chip Ghost Story

🍪 Teacher Appreciation Printable

🍪 Chocolate Fractions Pack

🍪 The Chocolate Chip Ghost Printable

🍪 Chocolate Printables

🍪 Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Letterhead

Image: Hats!: Make Classic Hats and Headpieces in Fabric, Felt, and Straw | Paperback: 128 pages | by Sarah Cant (Author). Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; Original edition (January 18, 2011)Straw Hat Day
-- Straw Hat Day is the unofficial start of summer and the official start of straw hat season if you are worried about when you could begin wearing yours. Straw hats come in many different styles and are made from a variety of materials. The more popular materials are Toyo straw, Raffia straw, and Toquilla straw - the main material used to make Panama straw hats.

Read: Hats!: Make Classic Hats and Headpieces in Fabric, Felt, and Straw
-- Innovative milliner Sarah Cant takes you step-by-step through the process of creating many types of hats. Starting with felted hats and two simple classic shapes, a cloche and a trilby, Sarah shows how to use them as the basis for creating a range of different designs just by altering the shape or width of the brim or the crown, or by using different trimmings.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Hat Coloring Page
DIY Semi-Permanent No-Sew Patched Straw Hat
Making Straw Hats Craft
Beautiful Straw Bonnet Craft

Image: Police Officers on Patrol | Hardcover: 32 pages | by Kersten Hamilton (Author), R.W. Alley (Illustrator). Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers (April 16, 2009)Police Officer's Memorial Day
-- An observance in the U.S. paying tribute to the local, state, and Federal peace officers. The holiday was created on October 1, 1961, when Congress asked the president to designate May 15th to honor peace officers. John F. Kennedy signed the bill into law on October 1, 1962.

Read: Police Officers on Patrol
- With high-energy rhyming text begging to be read aloud, and warm and silly illustrations, this picture book is a fun and reassuring way to tell kids about what police officers do.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Police Colouring Pages
Police Printables Pack
Crime Prevention Coloring Book
Kindergarten Police Officer Printables

Image: Knit a Vintage Pair of Stocking Knitting Patterns from the 1940's - Vintage Stockings to Knit | Kindle Edition | by Craftdrawer Craft Patterns (Author), Bookdrawer (Editor). Publication Date: November 28, 2011Nylon Stockings Day (1940)
-- May 15th marks the anniversary of the first sale of women's nylons. Prior to 1940, women's hosiery consisted of wool, cotton, or silk stockings. Du Pont Corporation was the first to introduce them back on May 15th, 1940 and sold over 5 million pair on that day. Celebrate today by wearing a pair of nylons!

Read: Knit a Vintage Pair of Stocking Knitting Patterns from the 1940s
-- These great looking stockings are knitted from a pattern downloaded to your Kindle. The 1940s knitting pattern for a pair of stockings made using a fingering weight yarn and 2 fold using 2 strands at a time.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Stocking Crafts With Pantyhose and Tights For Kids
DIY: Reusing nylon stockings
Grow A Grass Head Monster
Nylon Stocking Flower Videos

Image: Families | Hardcover: 40 pages | by Susan Kuklin (Author, Illustrator). Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (January 3, 2006)International Day of Families
-- Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993, reflecting the importance the international community attaches to families. The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.

Read: Families
- In frank, funny, touching, and often surprising interviews, children from fourteen different families talk about how they identify themselves as a family. The range of families profiled in this engaging book reflects the kaleidoscopic diversity of families in America today: there are mixed-race families and immigrant families; families of gay and lesbian couples and very religious families; families with only children, many children, adopted children, and children with special needs.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Learning About Family Printables
Family Lesson Plans, Activities, Printables and Ideas
Family Theme: Information, Quizzes, and Printouts to Color
Family Puppets Craft

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