8 Holidays Every Happy Woman Celebrates
Observe each one—even the silly and tricky-to-schedule—and see what happens....
Sweetest Day (October 18)
was started in 1922 by Ohio philanthropist (okay, and member of the candy industry) Herbert Birch Kingston as a way to do "something sweet" for Cleveland's orphans by enlisting movie stars to deliver the kids candy. Nowadays, you just give treats to people you like. Consider it a laid-back alternative to Valentine's Day: all of the chocolate, none of the not-so-romantic stress.