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July 11th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Cat sat on a doorstep (c) FreeFoto.com. Photographer: Ian Britton
Photo Credit: Cat sat on a doorstep, by Ian Britton
July 11th is... 7-Eleven (Free Slurpee) Day or Convenience Store Day (7-11 opened in 1927), All American Pet Photo Day, National Cheer up the Lonely Day, National Blueberry Muffin Day, World Population Day, Bowdler's Day, Day of The Five Billion, National Rainier Cherries Day, National Mojito Day, National Swimming Pool Day.

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


Image: Daring to Succeed: How Alain Bouchard Built the Couche-Tard and Circle K Convenience Store Empire, by Guy Gendron (Author). Publisher: Juniper Publishing (October 18, 2016)7-Eleven (Free Slurpee) Day or Convenience Store Day
-- Like so many great inventions, the Slurpee was created by accident. In the late-1950s, Omar Knedlik of Kansas City owned an old Dairy Queen whose machinery was always breaking down. When his soda fountain went out, he improvised by putting some bottles in the freezer to stay cool. However, when he popped the top, they were a little frozen and slushy. Folks loved them and started requesting those pops that were in a little bit longer. Source

Read: Daring to Succeed:, How Alain Bouchard Built the Couche-Tard and Circle K Convenience Store Empire, by Guy Gendron
-- Combining a tobacconist, newsstand, food mart, beer shop and general store, the convenience store has undergone many trans­formations over the last 35 years, ever since a man decided to turn it into his life's business. That man is Alain Bouchard. Strangely, few people know his name, even in Quebec, where he lives. He is, however, one of Canada's wealthiest entrepreneurs, as well as one of the most peer-honored businessmen in the world.

Image: Tomy Tomica town | Seven-ElevenTomy Tomica town | Seven-Eleven - Japanese Seven-Eleven toy set, with car.

Thor 7-11 Slurpee Cup Set of Four - complete set of all four of the 7-11 Slurpee cups from the first Thor movie. Case fresh, new and unused.

Make your own 7-Eleven Slurpee! -- Use your favorite juice or soda to create great flavors

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Grab your free Slurpee! - 7-Eleven will be handing out free Slurpees from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Homemade Slurpees with Kool-Aid
Score a FREE drink or snack when you register for 7Rewards
7-Eleven Candy Bible Verse Match Game
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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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