Dec. 5th Bathtub Party Day

December 5th Bathtub Party Day

So this holiday could go one way or the other. You can make it very innocent by putting every bath time toy in your tub with you. Or you can make it a little more adult by adding real friends to your tub. Now I have to admit, taking a bath does have some health benefits to it, it is relaxing and can melt away a day filled with stress. I just sort of look at a bath as swimming in a lake. You take all the dirt with you that you are trying to get rid of, sit in it, and then call yourself clean. Maybe take a shower first. The day was created by Wellcat.com.

How to celebrate – Throw a party in your bathtub! Gather up all your bath time toys and don’t forget your rubber ducky! By some bubble bath.

December 5th Bathtub Party Day

Today is a day to clean up your act. It’s bathtub party day. Sort of reminds me of that old joke, “Shower together and say water”. Well, I guess you can have a party by yourself. It is a little hard to decorate the tub if it has water in it. There’s always the rubber ducky but banners and party favors normally do not fair well.

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Now I looked up pictures for today and nearly everyone was dressed, in the tub, without water. So, how often do you climb into the tub with your clothes on, use no water and fill it with balloons and streamers? I can only remember a half dozen times this year that I did that.

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Of course, party hats are pretty much mandatory. And again, you must be aware this day has been created, and copyrighted, by the good people at Wellcat.com.  So you will need to remember to pay them a fee if you do decide to have a bathtub party.

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And frankly, I don’t understand the point of baths anyway. Unless you are having a party it is not the ideal way to get clean. You are dirty getting into the water, hence the point of taking a bath, and to get yourself clean… you sit in that water that you made dirty.

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Elegant bathtub party day 81 best Happy Bathtub Party Day images on Pinterest

Now some bathtubs are larger than others. They sort of look like pools and there, I can understand having a party. The rubber ducky is optional at that point and the more, the merrier!

How to celebrate – Throw a bathtub party. Invite your best friends. Put some bubble bath in your pool. (No! Don’t do that!)

January 8th National Bubble Bath Day

If you like to get into a steamy hot tub of water and soap well today is your day! We celebrate Bubble Bath Day for all those who like to soak in the tub for hours. Now we all know kids love Bubble Baths, women tend to enjoy the Bubble Bath, and occasionally men even enjoy a soap delight.

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In the old days, baths were the accepted way to get clean. Not so much anymore as the shower has replaced it. Personally I am not a bath person. I do not understand being dirty, making up a bath of hot water and then sitting in it. Yes, it does relax you, but does it get you clean? After all, you are sitting in all that water that you just made dirty.

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Now I suppose you could take a shower first, then get in the tub, or get in the tub and then take a shower afterwards. Seems a little redundant. But if you consider that the bubble bath is not actually about getting clean, it’s about having fun and letting your muscles relax.

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It can be about other things too but we won’t go there. It’s bubble bath day, something we all have little time for but maybe should make time for! Remember how happy you were when you were a kid and it was bubble bath time? You forgot you were even taking a bath, it was all about the bubbles.

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How to celebrate – Take a Bubble Bath! Share your bubble bath! Don’t forget to include your very best friend… your rubber ducky.