November 25th World Safari Day

November 25th World Safari Day

The jungles are diminishing all over the world as we build new homes, shopping malls and use the products found there quicker than they can be reproduced. The African Bush Camps company has decided to do something about that by creating today for people to become aware of the preservation and rejuvenation required to keep nature from being destroyed. How about going on a safari using a camera to shoot animals instead of a rifle or bow!?! It is more daring and takes an equal amount of skill or perhaps, even more.

How to celebrate – Go on a camera safari. Give to organizations trying to save the wilderness. Tell me one good reason you need to kill an elephant.

November 30th National Mason Jar Day

November 30th National Mason Jar Day


Today the world of food preservation changed forever when John Landis Mason patented #22186 with a screw-neck bottle. It was not really the bottle that changed, though it did by adding threads to the top, it is the lid that revolutionized the industry.

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Adding the rubber seal keep germs and bacteria from getting inside the preserved food keeping it safe for consumption. Today was created by Michelle Campbell-Olbert for Unboxing the Bizarre.


How to celebrate – Buy some Mason Jars. Make some preserves. Visit Unboxing the Bizarre.

November 30th National Mason Jar Day

Thanks to the great people at NATIONAL DAY CALENDAR we now have our very own day “NATIONAL MASON JAR DAY” !!! We at Unboxing the Bizarre are thrilled to be recognized by this very fine organization.


Of course we couldn’t have done it without John Landis Mason who invented the metal ring lid that seals the Mason Jar in 1858. Prior to his invention glass jars had be used for perserving food but had been sealed with a wax that often allowed the contents to spoil. The metal ring creates an internal vacume that can perserve practically anything for as long as you need it.

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It’s an American tradition! (Also available in Canada and around the world). Mason’s patent is #22186. Mason was a Philadelphia tinsmith. His legacy lives on with companies Ball, Kerr and Golden Harvest.


We are so proud to have been allowed to set this National Day Calendar Day in honor of a product that has served people so well. It is due this award as a part of our past, present and future.


How to celebrate – Fill the jar with your favorite recipes, make a minature Fairy Garden inside the jar or hang them from a chandelier!