Hope everyone is having a wonderful Summer. The first holiday of July is Kiss a Canadian Day. No, not really. But, feel free as Canada Day takes place on the 1st, ay! Happy Canada Day to all our Canadian readers and friends.
America will be celebrating its independence on the 4th! What will you be doing on this glorious holiday? If you plan on grilling before the fireworks, you should give the master of the grill, Bobby Flay’s Chicken Cob Burger a try.
President Reagan didn’t just love jellybeans. In 1984, he designated the month of July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday as National Ice Cream Day. What is your favorite brand and flavor of ice cream? Do you ever make it yourself? You can learn an easy way to whip up this treat by checking out How To Make Your Favorite Junk Foods and Did Somebody Say Ice Cream.
Whatever happened to manners? Have a pet peeve about people and their phones? July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. Those that decide to use their phones in a uncivilized manner should take a lesson from a movie going patron who refused to stop texting. Because of her ill-manners, the owner used her as an onscreen example in the “Don’t Talk or Text” announcement prior to the showing of the movies.
Contrary to popular belief, Embrace Your Geekness Day is not observed on Sept. 8, (the date Star Trek first aired in 1966). July 13 is the actual date. Personally, I revel in my geekness every day. It is fun to be geek and the world would be a better place if you joined us on the dork side. Honeyhush shared with us how she embraced her inner dork and geek by participating in Civil War Re-enactment.
IW is excited to be a part of our first cover reveal! Kerry Heavens’ new book Just Human will be released July 22. Checkout the cover and read about the book and author here.
Our IW classic for this month is Anya’s interview with Dedra Whit who is a make-up artist in the Los Angeles area and best friend to Camille Grammer.
We would love for you to check out our newest feature at Imperfect Women, Poll Talk! If you could spend a week in another era, when would it be? Tell us and take our latest poll, If You Could Turn Back Time.
Let’s give a shout out to everyone with a birthday or anniversary this month! Let us know in the comment section below so we can celebrate with you.
As always, grab your coffee, tea or wine and feel free to discuss what’s on your mind. Share your celebrations or tears and don’t forget to enter our latest giveaways!
Lily Doe has written for ImperfectWomen.com since 2009. She has never been shy about sharing her opinion and enjoys writing on a variety of topics. Her life’s focus is sharing good times with family and friends.