Today's Reason to Celebrate

February 11, 2015 is
Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

Today is Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day! This day serves as a reminder that we don’t need to stress over all the little mistakes in our past. Leave your worries behind, and greet the new day with optimism and a positive outlook!

The saying “don’t cry over spilled milk” is an age-old proverb that has been around for hundreds of years. The first historical reference to the phrase appears in a document written by British historian James Howell in 1659. The saying most likely comes from European folklore. According to the old tales, fairies were particularly fond of milk and would drink up any spills left behind.

To celebrate Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day, let bygones be bygones. Don’t worry about the little things that are in the past, and instead focus on the wonderful things that are headed your way!

  • February 11, 2015 is also Peppermint Patty Day | Make a Friend Day
  • February is National Weddings Month | Potato Lover's Month | Black History Month
  • This week is International Flirting Week