If you’re a fan of this column, you know there is a holiday for just about everything under the sun! From amazing inventions, American pioneers, four-legged friends, fabulous food and drink and important awareness days, to downright weird and wacky days. July 26 not only celebrates a delish food, it also shines the spotlight on our parents’ siblings. It’s Aunt and Uncles Day.
While the origins of this family-inspired holiday are unknown, today is the perfect day to do something special for your aunt or uncle. Whether you have a one-of-a-kind Aunt Edna or wacky Uncle Buck, it’s all “relative,” right?
Quotes & Sayings About Aunts and Uncles
“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you as you are to them.” ~ Desmond Tutu
“I want to be the coolest aunt in the entire world.” ~ Bailee Madison
“My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?” ~ Margaret Smith
“Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” ~ David Ogden Stiers
“My family is my strength and my weakness.” ~ Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
“They are not royal. They just happen to have me as their aunt.” ! Queen Elizabeth II
“My uncle’s dying wish – he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield
“Family is the most important thing in the world.” ~ Princess Diana
“My uncle was the town drunk. And we lived in Chicago.” ~ George Gobel
“Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” ~ Cary Grant
“I don’t think anyone has a normal family.” ~ Edward Furlong
Uncle Sam Day are all coming up.