National Random Acts of Kindness Day
pushed de Jong to create the holiday, along with Rueben Gwyn, Marshall Gray, and Megan Singleton.
Many people know February for Valentine’s Day, but there are other holidays taking place this month as well. Feb. 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, which is a day dedicated to
There are many ways to celebrate and participate in this holiday. One of the most significant aspects of the holiday is that kind gestures don’t have to be grandiose. You could hold the door open for someone behind you, help someone carry their heavy bags, or say good morning to the people around you. Individuals who want to do more may donate to charities, pay for someone’s groceries, or volunteer to help those in need. The joy of National Random Acts of Kindness Day is that it doesn’t have to be limited to just one day. Doing something nice for people can be something we do throughout the year, every year. Feb. 17 can be the day that leads to a year of good deeds and good feelings. If you’re looking for ideas, posters, or even calendars for this event, you can visit the following website: RandomActsOfKindness.org.
treating people kindly that has increased in popularity with every passing year. Many groups, organizations, and individuals across the country commit themselves to encouraging and raising awareness for acts of kindness.
The holiday was first founded in New Zealand. Josh de Jong, a co-founder, was sitting in traffic, watching the increasingly irritated drivers around him. The negativity he saw led him to wonder what life would be like in his country if everyone were kind to one another. It was that thought that
Ingredients LEGALESE Tiramisu
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• 2 teaspoons dark rum • 24 packaged ladyfingers • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate shavings, for garnish
• 6 egg yolks • 3 tablespoons sugar • 1 pound mascarpone cheese • 1 1/2 cups strong espresso, cooled
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soaked ladyfingers at the bottom of a walled baking dish.
1. In a large mixing bowl, use a whisk to beat together egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale, about 5 minutes. 2. Add mascarpone cheese and beat until smooth. 3. Fold in 1 tablespoon of espresso. 4. In a small, shallow dish, combine remaining espresso with rum. Dip each ladyfinger into mixture for 5 seconds. Place
5. Spread half of the mascarpone mixture on top of the first layer of ladyfingers. Top with another layer of ladyfingers and another layer of mascarpone.
6. Cover and refrigerate 2–8 hours. 7. Remove from fridge, sprinkle with chocolate shavings, and serve.
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