Today is the third day of the second month of the year.
February is the only month that gains a day every four years. It is also the shortest month. The word February comes from the word "februa" which means purification and cleansing. There are many great events which happen in the month of February.
Most everyone has heard of Groundhog Day. Everyone eagerly awaits February 2nd of every year to see if the Groundhog will see his shadow. According to ABC News, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on yesterday which means six more weeks of Winter. You have six more weeks of wearing fabulous winter clothes.
And of course, everyone associates February with Valentine's Day. This day of romance dates back to the 5th Century and has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia. What are your plans for Valentine's Day? Do you need help with buying for your special Valentine? HL Fashions & Gifts has a gift just for your special one.
Here's a fun fact: February is the only month that can pass without having a full moon. This last happened in 1999. And, there will be no full moon this month.
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association sponsors it every February. Make sure your best friend's teeth get a clean bill of health. After the visit, treat your best friend to a gift from Kay Loves Her Pooch. Your gift will be much appreciated. It is a sure way to get a kiss.
Additionally, February is home to the Chinese New Year, National Freedom Day, President's Day, Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, Black History Month, American Heart Month, Chocolate Lover's Month, National Bird Feeding Month, and National Children's Dental Health Month. Of course, the list goes on and on. You have a lot of celebrating to do.
Enjoy your February!