May 18th Special Days - Featuring 16+ Reese's Freebies!

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Image: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Stuffed with Reese's Pieces, by TheImpulsiveBuy on Flickr

May 18th is... I Love Reese's® Day, Mount St. Helens Erupts (1980), National No Dirty Dishes Day, International Museum Day (1977), HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, National Cheese Soufflé Day, Mother Whistler Day, National Visit Your Relatives Day, World AIDS Vaccine Day, International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day/eCard Day, Peace Day/World Goodwill Day, Buy A Musical Instrument Day, Mother Whistler Day, National Speech Pathologist Day, Haitian Flag Day, Fibroid Awareness Day (Jamaica), St. Theodotus' Day

MORE: Armed Forces Day, Culture Freedom Day, National River Cleanup Day, National Learn to Swim Day, Preakness Stakes, World Whisky Day, Morel Mushroom Festival, Day of Vesak, Do Dah Day (Alabama), Plant a Lemon Tree Day, World Fiddle Day, Europe Day (Ukraine), National Drawing Day (Ireland), Pesach Sheni

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

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Social Media: #ILoveReesesDay #NationalILoveReesesDay

Image: REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups: The Untold Story: Inventor, H.B. Reese | Hardcover: 108 pages | by Andrew Reese (Author). Publisher: iUniverse; 1st Edition edition (November 19, 2008)
I Love Reese's® Day
-- In 1917, Harry Burnett Reese (born May 24, 1879 – died May 16, 1956) took a job on a dairy farm owned by the Hershey Company and later worked in the candy factory. In 1928, Reese invented Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, often called penny cups because they only cost one cent apiece. They quickly became his most popular treat.

Read: REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups: The Untold Story: Inventor, H.B. Reese
-- People often wonder who invented the famous Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. This book is written by the Grandson of H.B. Reese, founder of the REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups. No other document contains the amount of detail and accurate accounting of H.B. Reese's entire life than this historical book. Do you want to know how the famous REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups were really invented? H.B. Reese's family legacy has been uniquely captured in this book.

Image: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups by The Yummy Palette | Reese's peanut butter cups miniatures | Reeses gift set in Basically British burlap bagReese's Peanut Butter Cups -- variety pack and British Retro Candy. Reeses white chocolate peanutut butter cups. All the items displayed are beautifully hand packed in a Basically British Burlap bag.

Image: Reese's Peanut Butter Candy Variety Pack, 30 CountReese's Peanut Butter Candy Variety Pack -- You've hit the REESE'S brand jackpot! This variety pack carries a total of 30 bars: i.e. five bars each of your six favorite REESE'S candy varieties, giving you a combination of chocolate and peanut butter delicious treats. Whether you are sharing at the office or stocking your pantry with party favorites, this box is one-stop-shop for a REESE'S Lover on your list!

Chocolate Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Angie's Homemade Peanut Butter Cups | Kindle Edition | by Angie Camerlin (Author). Publication Date: January 30, 2013
Angie's Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Amazon Freebies:

🍫 Read Reese's Peanut Butter Cup ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🍫 Free Candy apps

🍫 Free Candy games

🍫 Watch Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🍫 Listen to Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🍫 Free Alexa Skills | Reese's

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🍫 Reese's Printables and Worksheets

🍫 Personalize Your Hersey's Candy with Avery Labels and Free Printables

🍫 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup-Cookies Printable Recipe

🍫 Reese's Thanksgiving Favor Printable Gift Tag | Tauni Everett

🍫 Homemade Copycat Reese's Hearts - My Joy-Filled Life

🍫 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Sunflower Pops

🍫 I Love You To Pieces – Free Printable - 4 You With Love

🍫 Reese's Valentine Printables | Valentine's Day Ideas

🍫 Guess the Candy in the Jar Game | Celebrate with Hershey's

🍫 FREE Printable Emoji Hershey's Kisses Stickers

Image: Mount St. Helens Erupts (a report by the Everett Herald and Western Sun) | Spiral-bound | by Evertt Herald and Western Sun (Author), Ralph Langer (Editor). Publisher: Johnson Printing Inc.; First edition (1980)Mount St. Helens Erupts (1980)
-- On this day in 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. Helens, a volcano located in Washington state. The eruption (a VEI 5 event) was the first significant volcanic eruption to occur in the US since the 1915 California eruption of Lassen Peak.

Read: Mount St. Helens Erupts (report by Everett Herald and Western Sun)
-- A special report produced just one month after the eruption to provide a durable record of the extraordinary event. Fifty pages of amazing photos, many not seen elsewhere. Great record of the immediate impact.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Volcanoes: A Unit Study
The Eruption of Mount St. Helens (Grades 4-6) Worksheet
Washington State Legislature Colouring Book
Volcano Activities: Printouts, Quizzes, and other Activities

Image: Trapped Among the Dirty Dishes | Paperback: 24 pages | by Hannah E. Lewis (Thandeka) (Author). Publisher: Xlibris (May 4, 2015)National No Dirty Dishes Day
-- Washing piles of dirty dishes, endless scrubbing, and putting it all away in cabinets: this is what we do every single day. Today gives us all a break from this regular daily routine. You have two options: eat all your meals out. Or, use disposable paper plates, cups, and silverware. The best choice is biodegradable.

Read: Trapped Among the Dirty Dishes
-- A lighthearted story describing the experience of a six-year-old at a party. It captures the imagination of children and the child in all of us.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Free Printable {dirty dishes, clean dishes}
Dirty Dishes Free Printable
Thank Heaven for Dirty Dishes Printable
Dirty Dishes quotes
Free Kawaii Functional Cleaning Stickers

Image: Museums 101 | Paperback: 256 pages | by Mark Walhimer (Author). Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers (May 28, 2015)International Museum Day (1977)
-- International Museum Day was created on May 18, 1977 to raise awareness of the fact, Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.

Read: Museums 101
-- Looking for an A-Z, one-stop, comprehensive book on museums? Wish you were able to have one of the world's leading museum consultants spend a couple of days with you, talking you through how to start a museum, how museums work, how to set up an exhibit, and more? If so, Museums 101 is the answer to your wishes.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Fourth Grade Community Project: Going to the Museum
Educational activities for kids to celebrate International Museum Day
23 FREE ESL museum worksheets
Printable worksheets - Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Swimming Printables
National Learn to Swim Day activities, printables and colouring pages
Water Safety Coloring and Activity Book
National Learn to Swim Day swimming certificate

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