What Is the History of Lazy Day?


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AboutTravelingTheWorld.com states that there is no found origin of National Lazy Day, and no other known websites list history of the day either. However, it is known to be celebrated most years on August 10.

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The purpose of National Lazy Day is to relax. People take the day off of work, order takeout instead of making dinner and ignore overwhelming activities. This gives the mind and body ways to relax during what is one of the warmest months of the year in most areas of the United States.

TimeAndDate.com suggests procrastinating, going to the spa or watching the 1929 comedy aptly called "Lazy Day." Other suggestions include staying in bed all day and refusing to do any chores.

Runner's World offers several recipes for Lazy Day that mostly include protein and require little effort. One of these is the banana-chocolate granola bowls. To make these, combine 1 cup of lowfat Greek yogurt, 2 frozen bananas, 2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter and 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder with 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon in a blender until smooth. Pour this into a bowl, and top with low-fat boxed or bagged granola. This recipes yields two servings.

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