Happy National Doughnut Day!

06 Jun

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –



What a wonderful day.  Not only is it Friday but it’s also National Donut Day!  Who could ask for anything more?  It doesn’t matter what kind you like – partake in a doughnut today.  There’s many places even offering a free doughnut just for this one day – National Donut Day.  In our area, Krispy Kreme is offering a free one.  So for today, splurge and eat one to celebrate.  But the main question is – can you just eat one?

History of National Donut Day – did you know that this day was created by the Salvation Army in 1938?  It was created as a fundraiser to help the needy during the Great Depression and to honor the women who served doughnuts to military members during World War I.  About 250 Salvation Army volunteers provided assistance to America troops in France during the war.  And the kicker – Salvation Army
s’ Ensign Margaret Sheldon and Adjutant Helen Purviance cleverly thought of frying the doughnuts in the troops’ helmets.  How creative!

Whatever flavor you decide to pick – enjoy this holiday.  I’m sure that little chompers we call Bacon will enjoy a couple.  Heck, I might even too if the Hotel Thompson throws me out a couple – hint hint.

Happy National Doughnut Day!



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29 responses to “Happy National Doughnut Day!

  1. easyweimaraner

    06/06/2014 at 2:24 am

    Happy Donut Day! I want one with chocolate…or no I want two, it’s weird to eat only one :o)

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:39 am

      That is true. I want a half of a dozen with white cream on the inside… what does mommy call that – Boston Creme? YUMMY. XOXO – Bacon

  2. Molly The Wally

    06/06/2014 at 4:43 am

    Happy donut day to you. Sadly I doubt I will get one. Drats and big sigh. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:40 am

      aaww – I’m sorry sweet Molly. I would share one with you. 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  3. onespoiledcat

    06/06/2014 at 5:45 am

    When I told Mom about this she said “HELLO KRISPY KREME HERE I COME”……I think that means she’ll be deserting me at home yet again.

    Happy doughnut day!
    Hugs, Sammy

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:42 am

      mmmm cousin. I’m hoping that “HOT DONUTS” sign is on when mom passes our Krispy Kreme on the way home. Licks piggy lips. That sounds so delicious right now! XOXO – Bacon

  4. Lori Fontanes

    06/06/2014 at 5:53 am

    It seems like we just *had* doughnut day…oh, what the ducks!, let’s have another!!! 🙂

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:43 am

      Yes please. There can *never* be too many doughnut days. XOXO – Bacon

  5. fozziemum

    06/06/2014 at 7:34 am

    Ahhhh Krispy Kreme…mmmmmm I love pineapple..and hot cinnamon and hot jam and …..well what can is say..yummo 🙂 hugs Fozziemum xx

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:45 am

      AMEN! Enough said. XOXO – Bacon

      • fozziemum

        06/06/2014 at 8:50 am

        Hahhhhhhh 🙂 drool……..Fozziemum xxxx

  6. sheilaenglehart

    06/06/2014 at 8:18 am

    I’ve heard of a bakery in Portland that does a maple donut with…grab onto something…bacon! Avoid Portland!

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:45 am

      Squeals and swings head up – what?? Don’t tell daddy this or you will never see me again – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

  7. meretn

    06/06/2014 at 8:25 am

    What a happy day! Am I right? In honor of you, I will opt not to have the maple bacon doughnut! 😉 xx

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 8:46 am

      Amen for that! Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

  8. Frankie and Ernie

    06/06/2014 at 8:58 am

    Our Mom had a Doughnut (Donut) fur breakfast… and she did NOT share with us. So we are not very Happy about Doughnut day. Maybe you should have a talk with HER.

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 9:18 am

      What was she thinking?? She didn’t even give ya’ll a little nibble?? I hope this helps:
      Dear Frankie and Ernie’s mom,
      Today is a national holiday celebrated by everyone all over the world. By everyone, I mean humans and anipals. One little teeny weeny bite morsel to the anipals would be greatly appreciated. I mean, my mom is going to give me a nibble later. It really wouldn’t be fair if my pals missed out on this important day too. Right? Thank you for your careful consideration into this important matter.
      XOXO Bacon – Ambassador to the anipal community.

  9. guineapigsqueak

    06/06/2014 at 10:37 am

    Donuts! Oooooh, nommy nommy nommy nom!
    Mop, Dusty, Billy, Pip, Cupcake and Cocoa xx

  10. winterblueangel

    06/06/2014 at 11:10 am

    That was cool info. Mom loves doughnuts but only the fresh kind. In a pinch if you pop them in the microwave.

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 12:47 pm

      licks piggy lips. I do hope mom remembers me tonight. I want some nommy doughnuts. YUMMY XOXO – Bacon

  11. Reilly & Denny

    06/06/2014 at 12:18 pm

    Well darn – I almost called in the donut shop today and resisted the temptation…..and I didn’t have too !!!!!!!!!!

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 12:48 pm

      No you don’t. Go get them now. Yummy. Licks piggy lips. If I was closer, I’d help you eat them! 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  12. katsrus

    06/06/2014 at 1:01 pm

    Happy Donut Day Bacon.
    Sue B

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 3:20 pm

      Thank you kind friend. Hope you had a great one as well 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  13. purrfectkitties

    06/06/2014 at 1:16 pm

    Happy Donut Day, sweetie! Our humans love donuts too! 🙂 xoxo Roxy & Tigerlino ❤

    • PigLove

      06/06/2014 at 3:21 pm

      Licks piggy lips. I can’t wait to get one tonight. Mom piggy promised me one. 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  14. Nylabluesmum

    06/08/2014 at 1:45 pm

    We did NOTT nose diz ’bout Nashunall Donut Day!
    Mum’z fave donut iz called Orange Twsit butt iz nott made here anymore!
    It iz shaped like a twistey 8 n it iz a cakey donut….
    Oh nose bacon…she iz droolin now….me haz to go getz her a facecloth….
    Nylablue out!!! ❤ ❤

    • PigLove

      06/08/2014 at 3:36 pm

      Snorticles. That is too funny. My mom brought me home a blueberry donut. It was so yummy!! XOXO – Bacon

  15. Nylabluesmum

    06/08/2014 at 3:58 pm

    MMMM blueberry soundz yummy too…n here comes more drool frum da Mum!!! Get a Bib Mum!!!
    Lub ya sweetpiggieboy ❤
    Yer ❤ Nylablue ❤


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