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Hurray for National Pizza Day 2017! Besides eating a tasty pizza,  you can play with them and sleep in a slice if you wish.

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Cook up a pretend pizza with the toppings of your choice. There is even a pizza cutter to divide (velcro) into pieces after your pizza is out of the oven and ready to serve.

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After you have eaten all of your pizza, grab another slice, turn off your phone, put away your laptop, dim the lights and snuggle in. Sweet dreams of pepperoni and mushrooms (skip the anchovies) to you on this National Pizza Day 2017.

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Didja know?

Today is  National Sandwich Day and if you are like many other folks you eat sandwiches while completely oblivious to their origin.

John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich is credited with inventing the concept of sandwich; two pieces of sliced bread with meat fillings.

Today is Montagu’s 293rd birthday  so let’s celebrate with a BP&J or whatever you may.

Legend has it, the 18th century English nobleman, Earl John Montagu, a prolific gambler, was involved in a  24-hour gambling tournament and requested that his servants bring him two slices of bread with meat between them so that he could hold his lunch in one hand without getting his cards greasy.

Since Montagu was known as the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, his friends began to order “the same as Sandwich,” giving this lunchtime staple its name.

The good old peanut butter and jelly sandwich is the most commonly eaten in the United States today. The PB&J gained popularity during the Great Depression because this American classic is highly nutritious while also extremely inexpensive to make.

Satisfy your little chef’s appetite for food play with this sandwich set, complete with all the fixin’s.

Stack your sandwich the way you like it, with these 16 wooden sandwich fixin’s that make a satisfying “crunch” sound when the included wooden knife slices the pieces apart! Wooden storage tray included helps keep it all organized.