April is the start of two seasons - spring and baseball! As we replace cold with newly blooming flowers we have an added bonus. April is home to some of the tastiest and fun days to celebrate! Take a look below at some special occasions we can all find a reason to enjoy. Looking for ways to relax before finals? Start planning your month around some of these dates. From caramel and grilled cheese to pets and stories (watch out Thanksgiving) April might just be the most delicious month of the year!
April Holiday Dates
April 1 – April Fool’s Day – If it sounds too good to be true today, rest assured it is!
April 2 – National PB & J Day – Have you tried a grilled triple decker PB & J? Today is your day!
April 3 – National Chocolate Mousse Day – Enough said.
April 5 – National Caramel – Test this phrase out today. “One of everything with caramel in it, please.”
April 6 – National Caramel Popcorn Day – Leftovers from yesterday?
April 11 – National Pet Day – One extra walk today will be healthy for both of you!
April 13 – Friday the 13th – Don’t test your luck on your renewal lease- sign yours today!
April 12 – National Grilled Cheese Day – Think outside the GC box today and try something new!
April 23 – National Picnic Day – Day date or just relaxing, picnics are a forgotten treasure- try one!
April 27 – National Tell a Story Day – Keep them positive and share them often today!
Two of our favorite food holidays fall during the month of March: National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day and Pi Day! Hey - we’ll take any excuse to celebrate a day that involves food! Check out a list of both peanut butter and pie recipes we put together so you can celebrate too. And be sure to keep an eye on our social media for any upcoming events at The Reserve at College Station!
During Valentine’s season we are always focusing on everyone else and their needs, but we want you to remember that the most important person is yourself! We have tips and tricks on how to love and take care of yourself first this Valentine’s day.
Water, Water, Water- Water helps hydrate the body and keeps the blood pressure level down. It is the most important of your daily habits. You should drink at least 8 cups of water a day.
Exercise- Helps boost your metabolism and gives the body a lot of energy. Exercise helps keeps the body regulated and increases your chances of a healthy life.
Food choices- There are a lot of food choices out there to pick form. Some of the more popular ones are yogurt, gains, veggie and lots of protein. Incorporating the right number of portions in your diet will help maintain your weight and promote weight loss.
Exfoliate- There are many things that are good for the skin and exfoliate is one of them. Exfoliate helps to make your skin look fresh and healthy.
Pampering yourself- It’s very easy to forget about yourself when you have a full schedule. So, this Valentine’s Day we want you to take a couple hours out of your day to pamper yourself rather that’s getting massage, facial or just doing something that makes you feel good.
Being Happy- This just means for you to do something that makes you happy weather that’s going shopping, spending time with family and friends. It could your favorite hobbies, watching your favorite movies and television shows.
Me time- Just means taking time for yourself weather that might be going to the movies, or staying in relaxing. Me time allows you to reflect on yourself and get things done. With school everything else that you might have going me time lets you escape for that moment to really see how you feel about things that might be going on in your life.
Journaling- Is a way for you to collect your thoughts to figure out decision that might be overwhelming. It is also a healthy outlet in which you can express yourself. It is also said that journaling is a way to get rid of stress and manage anxiety.