Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos Altar Inspiration

The Day of the Dead celebration for the Meso-American indigenous people was a kind of thanksgiving for the harvest, the children, and their life, which was the result of the actions taken by their ancestors....

“Cempasuchitl” – Ghenda

“Cempasuchitl” in Nahuatl, and Marigolds in English, despite its being often called African marigold. It is native to Mexico; which means it has been growing wild there for thousands of years, and every year, the...

The Month of November

All Soul’s Day,  Nov. 1st – We will explore the roots, the rituals, the traditions, Cempasuchitl, Pan de Muerto, Copal, and more. Divali, Nov. 4th through 8th – We will look at the story behind...

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...

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...