It's National Bacon Day!!

(CNN) - Not that they really need one.....but bacon lovers have an extra reason to indulge today.

December 30th has been celebrated as bacon day since 1997.

The people who came up with the idea encourage you to celebrate by eating a variety of bacon.

They also recommend binging on Kevin Bacon movies.....or any movie with the word "Bacon" in its' title.

Another recommendation is giving and receiving gifts of bacon.

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