Holiday Connections. World A Fiesta in the Making

Diwali Festival of Lights -Food

The Festival last for five days, and each day has a special task or blessing , this year it begins 06:03 on Nov 04, 2021, and ends at 02:44 on Nov 05, 2021. First day. It is consider good luck...

Why Sugar Skulls?

Before Christianity, every culture in the world had some kind of celebration to remember their ancestors, usually combined with harvest and the change of seasons. The Celts and the Aztecs included. By the way neither the Celts nor the Aztecs...

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Halloween and Day of the Dead Food

Day of the Dead Food – Mexico Thank God we still have the opportunity to enjoy thousand year old cuisine today! Specifically the Zapotec food that Abigail Mendoza has taken to the world. Abigail has become the best traditional chef...

Halloween and Day of the Dead Activities

Day of the Dead Activities I have a confession to make, I never celebrated Halloween as a scary holiday, instead I tried to make it a time for honoring our ancestors, by talking about them, their stories, and how they...

All Hallow’s Eve – Day of the Dead

They are both pagan festivals to honor the ancestors, give thanks for the harvest, involve children, and bring the community together. All Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween, has its roots in an older, pagan tradition, called Nos Calan Gaeaf , Welsh for...