Happy January and welcome to 2015! I love the month of January because it’s a time of renewal and personal growth. Here are 10 fun facts about the month of January.
10 Fun Facts About January
1. January is named after the god of the doorway, Janus
2. January is International Coffee Gourmet Month
3. The flower of January is snowdrop
4. The Czech word for January means ‘Ice Month’
5. The Anglo-Saxons called it Wolfmonth because that was when the wolves came to their villages looking for food.
6. January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
7. Benjamin Franklin was born in January
8. January is National Staying Healthy Month
9. January is also National Oatmeal and Soup Month
10. January is the coldest month North of the Equator and the hottest month South of the Equator
Enjoy this month filled with transformation and rebirth. Happy 2015!
Elizabeth Adan is a Freelance Writer, Publicist and Brand Ambassador. Her blog Aquaberry Bliss is a unique food and travel blog dedicated to expanding your world and inspiring your creativity. When Elizabeth isn’t traveling, you’ll find her writing, hiking or gardening. Find Elizabeth on Twitter @stillaporcupine and on LinkedIn.