july is national ice cream month

@lilybug (21145)
United States
July 10, 2008 10:22am CST
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. He recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food that is enjoyed by a full 90% of the nation's population. In the proclamation, President Reagan called for all people of the United States to observe these events with "appropriate ceremonies and activities." In 2008, National Ice Cream Day will be Sunday, July 20. Do you celebrate NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH or NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY?
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@zeloguy (4913)
• United States
13 Jul 08
If I could I would celebrate it every day out of the year... alas my diet does not allow me to do such things, but maybe, just maybe I will have a little ice cream on the 20th! Thanks Zelo
@roxanne271 (2035)
• Trinidad And Tobago
10 Jul 08
Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Day - Ice cream for national ice cream day, July 20th 2008!
Hi lilybug, I never knew there was an national ice cream month or day! But now that I know I am putting it on my reminder. I'll make some delicious homemade ice cream and probably make some fried ice cream from it, yum! as my gesture of celebration.
• United States
10 Jul 08
That's sweet! No, I hadn't realized that July was Ice cream month. But that does make sense. Our local grocery store is offering Edy's Ice cream Buy one get one free. That stuff is usually very expensive. Wondered why they would offer such a deal. Now I can see why. Well, I learned something new. Sure, I would love the idea of celebrating ice cream. Why not? I guess we could get some of the lower fat ice cream and celebrate with that.
@fxcash (105)
• Canada
10 Jul 08
Wow, this is the first I have ever heard of a National Ice Cream month or day for that matter, but I guess this is going to give me a reason to go to Dairy Queen this month and treat my family, hey if the wife complains now I can always blame it on Ronald, lol.
@jasyjen (162)
• United States
10 Jul 08
Heck ya! I celebrate ice cream almost everyday! LOL In fact, it's pretty much my downfall. WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE SO GOOD???? That is definately my weakness; if I have it in the house, I can't not eat it.
@ersmommy1 (12596)
• United States
10 Jul 08
I hadn't heard of this. Might be a good thing for my hubby and daughter to start doing. They love sweets. Ice cream is a nice summer dessert. May be a good family tradition to start. Each member of the family could pick a different flavor.
@snowy22315 (79285)
• United States
10 Jul 08
I totally love home made ice cream. I might make some this weekend. I havent used my ice cream maker in so long. It does turn out well if you follow the directions. I maybe should have a backup dessert if it doesnt turn out though.
@Wizzywig (7858)
10 Jul 08
Well, I never have yet but it sounds good to me. Maybe i should try as many flavours as I can in the build up to the big day and then have a big tub of the favourite one on 20th ??