5 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Cherries Jubilee Day

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Do you like celebrating year round? If you don’t like to wait for major national holidays to roll around, then start celebrating the lesser known holidays. Did you know that just about every day of the year has been designated as a “holiday”? Celebrating the wacky and fun day can bring tons of enjoyment. That’s why we are planning on making every day a holiday. Here are 5 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Cherries Jubilee Day!

What is National Cherries Jubilee Day? Well, National Cherries Jubilee Day is a day set aside for lovers of the decadent dessert called cherries jubilee. Cherries jubilee is a sauce made up of cherries and a warmed liquor like kirsch or fruit brandy that is flambed and then served over vanilla ice cream. Thanks to thechef named Auguste Escoffie, we have this delicious dessert that was super popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s and has made a come back in recent years. Here’s a fun fact! Cherries Jubilee was created for the 1897 Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria. The holiday pays homage to the dessert that many cherry lovers just can’t resist. National Cherries Jubilee Day falls on September 24th of every year. It’s one of our new favorite September Holidays!

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How are you going to celebrate National Cherries Jubilee Day? The obvious way is to make a delicious Cherries Jubilee Recipe, but we’ve found some other fun ideas as well!

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National Cherries Jubilee Day

1. For you foodies out there, celebrate the day by trying out a new recipe like this Cherries Jubilee Recipe! This dessert recipe is quick and easy and makes a statement, especially if you flambee it in front of your guests! Serve over vanilla ice cream for a dessert you won’t forget!

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2. Painting your nails with cherries is a great way to get into the spirit of the holiday! {wink} These Cherry Nails really pop and the cherries look so realistic. We can’t wait to get started painting ours!

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3. If you like crafting with your kiddos, then this Wine Cork Cherries craft is the perfect way to talk about the day and work up your appetite for dessert! {wink} If you don’t drink wine, don’t worry. Borrow a cork from someone that does! We love how the red sequins really set off the cherries! So fun!

Fun Ways to Celebrate

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4. Give your friends a cherry inspired gift!  This idea for embellishing a box with a cherry lollipop is genius! It’s perfect for National Cherries Jubilee Day! The bakers twine makes a nice finishing touch, too.

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5. If you are a gal who loves homemade beauty remedies, try out a scrub in new flavor like cherry! This Cherry Sugar Scrub is one of our favorites. You’ll adore how it exfoliates your body and smells great. This tutorial will show you how to make an easy-peasy sugar scrub that smells like cherries! It even comes with a free printable in case you want to give it as a gift.

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5 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Cherries Jubilee Day!

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