January is the start of a new year, so it’s a perfect time to make goals for your blog. If one of your goals is to post more frequently in the new year, you might be worried about finding a topic for your blog posts. Don’t stress! House of Ideas has a number of keyword calendars, but we also have a list of topics for every day of the year. Feel free to pick and choose which ones work best for your audience.
Blog Post Topics: January 1-7
National Hangover Day (January 1)
Obviously, January 1 is New Year’s Day, but if you partied a little too hardy on New Year’s Eve, you may be feeling it today. Post your favorite rehydration recipes and the best hangover food today.
Science Fiction Day (January 2)
Science fiction is having a resurgence lately, with books, television shows and movies. If you have a favorite series or movie, today’s the day to introduce it to your audience.
Fruitcake Toss Day (January 3)
Fruitcake has a bad reputation so if you have one sticking around after the holidays, today’s the day to give it up. You can toss it in the trash, but if you’re really feeling like having a good time, set up a fruitcake throwing competition for your kids. Whoever tosses a slice the furthest wins!
National Spaghetti Day (January 4)
Spaghetti is one of the best week night dinners. It’s fast, incredibly cheap and nearly everyone likes it. Pair your spaghetti with your favorite meatball recipe and encourage your readers to do the same today.
National Bird Day (January 5)
The U.S. national bird is the Bald Eagle, so today’s the day to celebrate it! Do bald eagle crafts, teach your kids and readers about bald eagle crafts and have fun!
Cuddle Up Day (January 6)
If the weather is cold outside, today’s the perfect day to cuddle up on the couch with a good movie, some hot chocolate and some snacks.
Old Rock Day (January 7)
Old Rock Day is a day to teach others about the importance of old rocks and fossils! If you have a local place that’s known for fossils, today’s a great today to take your children and have them go on a fossil hunt.
Blog Post Topics: January 8-14
Bubble Bath Day (January 8)
Bubble baths can be incredibly relaxing! If your readers are busy moms, encourage them to relax today with a bubble bath after the kids go to bed. If you have a bath bomb recipe, today’s also a great day to share it.
National Take the Stairs Day (January 9)
Taking the stairs is a small thing you can do to improve your health. Did you know climbing the stairs burns more calories than jogging, per minute? Encourage your readers to make this small change in their lives to improve their health.
Bittersweet Chocolate Day (January 10)
Bittersweet chocolate is also known as semi-sweet and it’s perfect for baking! If you have a favorite recipe with bittersweet chocolate, today’s the day to share it.
Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day (January 11)
Splish splash! Today’s the day to splash around in a puddle. Put some rainboots on your kids and let them go crazy playing in puddles!
National Pharmacist Day (January 12)
Show some appreciation for your favorite pharmacist today! Make a special printable card that your readers can print and drop off to their local pharmacy just to say thanks.
National Rubber Duckie Day (January 13)
Rubber duckies are such a fun part of childhood and bathtime! Find your favorite themed rubber ducks and let your kids play with them in the bath.
Dress Up Your Pet Day (January 14)
Pets may not love costumes, but their owners sure do! If your pet will tolerate being dressed up, today’s the day to take some adorable pictures of your pet in a costume.
Blog Post Topics: January 15-21
National Bagel Day (January 15)
Bagels are a great breakfast treat and today is National Bagel Day. If you’ve never tried to make bagels, give it a try today.
National Nothing Day (January 16)
Today is a day designed for nothing! Take the day to sit and veg on the couch and binge watch some Netflix. Treat yourself to a day of pure relaxation.
Ditch the New Year’s Resolution Day (January 17)
If you’re sticking to your New Year’s resolution, today’s the day to give yourself a break. Plan to take it easy today, but don’t forget to get back to it on the 18th!
Winnie the Pooh Day (January 18)
Winnie the Pooh is a classic children’s character and today is the birthday of his author A.A. Milne. Celebrate with a Winnie the Pooh party, including Pooh’s favorite snack “hunny.”
Popcorn Day (January 19)
Popcorn is a great snack! It’s easy to make and if you air pop it, it’s incredibly healthy. Enjoy Popcorn Day with your favorite popcorn recipes.
National Cheese Lover Day (January 20)
Nearly everyone loves cheese. It’s ooey and gooey when melted and adds a great creaminess to many recipes. Share your favorite macaroni and cheese or grilled cheese recipe today.
National Hugging Day (January 21)
Give hugs today! Hugging is a great way to show your affection for your kids and loved ones – encourage your readers to give hugs.
Blog Post Topics: January 22-28
National Blonde Brownie Day (January 22)
Blonde brownies are like regular brownies without the chocolate. They’re kind of part cookie, part brownie and 100% delicious. If you have a favorite blondie recipe, today’s the day to share it with your readers.
National Pie Day (January 23)
Yum! Whether fruit or cream, pies are the star of the day on National Pie Day. If you make your own, or buy from your favorite bakery, enjoy a slice of pie today!
Compliment Day (January 24)
Pay a great compliment today to everyone you see. From small things like complimenting their shirt or larger compliments like telling a friend just what they mean to you, compliments brighten everyone’s day.
Opposite Day (January 25)
Often a favorite of kids everywhere, did you know there’s actually an official Opposite Day. Today, up is down, left is right and your kids will love it!
Spouse’s Day (January 26)
Celebrate your spouse today! Show your spouse some special appreciation on Spouse’s Day.
Chocolate Cake Day (January 27)
There’s nothing like delicious chocolate cake. If you have a killer chocolate cake recipe, today’s the perfect day to share it with your readers.
Fun at Work Day (January 28)
If you’re a blogger, you probably work strictly from home. If your workplace is your own home, plan some fun activities for Fun at Work Day!
Blog Post Topics: January 29-31
National Puzzle Day (January 29)
Puzzles are a fun way to spend a great afternoon. Today is National Puzzle Day so pull out a fun puzzle and get ready to put it together with your loved ones.
Croissant Day (January 30)
Croissants are definitely time consuming to make, but a homemade croissant are worth the effort. If you’re not up to the task, consider popping into your favorite bakery to pick up some croissants to celebrate Croissant Day.
Backwards Day (January 31)
Backwards Day is a fun day to celebrate with your kids! Start the day with dinner and end with breakfast. Your kids will love it!
These fun days to celebrate in January will make blog content easy for your blog! Choose one a week or consider celebrating something every day to make content creating fun and simple.