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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...