March 1st- Peanut Butter Lover’s Day – What is your favorite form of peanut butter?

March 3rd – National Anthem Day-  The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States of America. It was written by Francis Scott Key. National Anthem Day celebrates  this song, and the rich history behind its creation. The song officially became our national anthem on March 3, 1931.

Many people think the Star Spangled Banner was written during the Revolutionary War. It was actually written during the war of 1812 (1812-1814).

In August 1814, the British army detained Dr. William Beanes as a prisoner of war. He was a friend of Francis Scott Key. On Sept. 13, 1814, Francis Scott Key and a U.S. negotiator boarded a British vessel where Beanes was being held. He negotiated his friends’ release. But then, Francis Scott Key was detained that day along with the negotiator. They were held until after the attack on Fort McHenry, which guarded the harbor and city of Baltimore.

He watched the bombardment of the fort from the ship. The next morning, he was ecstatic to see that the American flag was still flying over Fort McHenry. This historic event inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" the following day (September 14, 1814).

March 14th- National Pi Day- National Pi Day celebrates Pi, a mathematical concept and a number that never ends. It is often rounded off to 3.14.

It is also, btw- Albert Einstein’s Birthday-funny coincidence!


March 17th – ST Patrick Day! A Day of celebrating Irish traditions and my Granddaughters Birthday (she likes owls)!




March 21st – National Quilting Day!!!!!  Celebrate –quilt something!


And after a quilt day—the rest of the month is well—quilting—as if it wouldn’t be anyway…


In my hoop: A charity wall hanging:





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