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September is National Apple Month – 30 Days of Recipes to Celebrate

September is National Apple Month – 30 Days of Recipes to Celebrate

September 1 – Perfect Apple Crisp

September 2 – Old Fashion Apple Pie

September 3 – Caramel Apple Cupcakes

September 4 – Crockpot Apple Sauce

September 5 – Easy Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

September 6 – Apple Basics

September 7 – Apple Truffles

September 8 – Cinnamon Apple Cake

September 9 – Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

September 10 – Mini Caramel Apples

To make mini caramel apples, use a melon baller. Carve out bite-sized apple pieces easily, pop a stick in them and dip into the caramel. Then let them harden in a cupcake holder!

September 11 – Apple Butter

September 12 – Caramel Apple Spice Cider

September 13 – Homemade Sparkling Apple Juice

September 14 – Spiced Apple Cupcakes Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

September 15 – How to Make Gourmet Caramel Apples

September is National Papaya Month – 30 Days of Recipes to Celebrate

September is National Papaya Month – 30 Days of Recipes to Celebrate

September 1 – Papaya Mango Smoothie

September 2 – Green Papaya Salad

September 3 – Papaya Smoothie Sugar Scrub

September 4 – Chile Lime Mango and Papaya

September 5 – Papaya-Habanero Hot Sauce

September 6 – Green Papaya Salad in Lettuce Wraps


September 7 – Tropical Truffles (Papaya & Macadamia Nuts)

September 7 – Papaya Bars

September 8 – Chicken, Mango and Papaya Kebabs

September 9 – Vegan Papaya Salad

September 10 – Papaya Coconut Muffins

September 11 – Papaya Mango Jam

September 12 – Avocado and Papaya Salad

September 13 – Roasted Papaya with Brown Sugar

September 14 – Tropical Dessert Sushi

September 15 – Chicken With Papaya BBQ Sauce Recipe

Celebrate September with these Food and Holidays all Month Long!

Celebrate September with these Food and Holidays all Month Long!

Printable September Calendar



September Birth Flower is Aster


September  Birthstone is Sapphire


Zodiac for September



Virgo – August 23 – September – 22 – Virgo is analysis, refinement, and discrimination seeking perfection and purification of the self. This is the sign of the craftsman.  The house where your Virgo rules is where you will be challenged to analyze your feelings in a practical, unemotional way. Here is where you can serve others in a quiet, unassuming way.


Libra – September 23 – October – 22 – Libra is balance, harmony, and love of beauty seeking self-completion.  The house where your Libra rules is where you will be challenged to find balance. Here your ability to see both sides of any issue can lead to difficulty making choices.

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September  is National Month:

  • Cable TV Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • American Newspaper Month
  • Modern Rock Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Save the Tiger Month
  • Adult Literacy Month
  • Grandparents Month
  • Pink Flamingo Month
  • College Savings Month
  • National Sewing Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Food Allergy Awareness Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Food Education Safety Month
  • Read a new book month
  • National Hispanic Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Coupon Month
  • Emergency Care Month
  • National Chicken Month
  • American Heritage Month
  • Library Card signup month
  • Children’s Good Manner Month
  • National Sight Saving Month
  • Women of Achievement Month
  • National School Success Month
  • National Little League Month
  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • National Campus Safety Month
  • National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Cholesterol Education-Awareness Month
  • Be Kind to Writers & Editors Month
  • International Self-Awareness Month
  • National Beach Cleanup Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Marriage Health Month
  • Fall Hat Month

Celebrate September with these Food Holidays all Month Long!

  • National Chicken Month
  • National Rice Month
  • National Papaya Month
  • California Wine Month
  • Ethnic Foods Month
  • National Cholesterol Awareness Month
  • National Ice Cream Sandwich Month
  • Food Allergy Awareness Month
  • National Organic Harvest Month
  • National Mushroom Month
  • National  Apple Month
  • National Potato Month
  • National Honey Month


It’s National Week of:
  • National School Bus Safety Week
  • American Newspaper Week
  • National Courtesy Week

Week One
  • Child Accident Prevention Week
Week Two
  • 5-A-Day Week
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week
  • International Housekeeper’s Week
  • National Rehabilitation Week

Week Three
  • National Dog Week
  • National Flower Week
  • Deaf Awareness Week
  • National Childcare Week
  • National Farm Safety Week
  • School Internet Safety Week
  • Women in Construction Week
  • Farm Animals Awareness Week
  • Constitution Week (September 17-23)

Week Four
  • Fall Hat Week
  • National Singles Week
  • Hooray for National Imperfection Week


You can find all my awareness ribbon graphics here:

9/11 – Red and White Ribbon
ADHD – Purple Ribbon
Adhesions – Burgundy Ribbon
Alopecia –  Dark Blue Ribbon
Brain Aneurysm – Burgundy Ribbon
Childhood Cancer – Gold Ribbon
Chronic Illness – Light Blue Ribbon
Dystonia – Dark Blue Ribbon
Endometrial Cancer – Peach Ribbon
Gynecological Cancer – Lavender Ribbon
Hystiocytosis –  Dark Blue Ribbon
Leukemia – Orange Ribbon
Leukodystrophies –  Dark Blue Ribbon
Liver Cancer – Yellow Ribbon
Liver Disease – Yellow Ribbon
Lymphoma – Lime Green Ribbon
Mitochondrial Disease – Green Ribbon
Myositis –  Dark Blue Ribbon
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Lime Green Ribbon
Ovarian Cancer – Teal Ribbon
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Teal Ribbon
Prostate Cancer – Light Blue Ribbon
Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness – Red & Blue Ribbon
Reye’s Syndrome –  Dark Blue Ribbon
Sickle Cell Anemia – Burgundy Ribbon
Thyroid Cancer – Purple Ribbon
Uterine Cancer – Peach Ribbon
Victims of 9/11 – WTC – Purple Ribbon
WTC Hero’s – Red and White Ribbon
WTC Victims – Red and White Ribbon


Coloring Page

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Celebrate September 17


September 17 is the 260th day of the year, there are 105 days remaining until the end of the year.


National Apple Dumpling Day


Apple Dumplings with Sauce

Apple Dumplings

Coloring Page

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