Events And Holiday's Category

In this section we provide articles on how to make events more fun and interesting. You can learn about the history or various holidays, how to select gifts, event planning tips, commentary on special events and things to make all your holidays more pleasurable. Enjoy.

Christian Symbolism Behind Why Easter is Celebrated in the Spring

Have you ever wondered why the Church holds important holidays on the specific days that they do? Take Easter for example. Is it just an arbitrary day that a council agreed upon, or is there a deeper, more important meaning hidden behind a date? Many of the reasons Easter is celebrated in the spring are symbolic, but history also plays a part. Historical Significance behind Easter The day Easter falls on is based on the lunar calendar. It's on the first Sunday … [Read more...]

Five Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is synonymous with romance. Both men and women are looking for ways to make this romantic day special. However, it can be tempting to go down the well beaten path and do something everyone is doing. Maybe that’s okay. Maybe she’s okay with going to a nice restaurant for Valentine’s Day. Maybe you want to be different. You don’t have to go down the beaten path. All you have to do is to get creative. Make this year’s Valentine’s Day different and special … [Read more...]

A Psychic Reading for New Years

The tradition of 'new years resolutions' (the listing of the all things you'll change and do in the new year ahead) is as old as New Year's parties. Everyone likes to look forward with hope and to think about what they will do better. All of us want to create experiences that will be better in the year ahead. Other people feel the whole 'new years resolution' thing is dumb. However, it is hard to ignore that according to research, those who at least set up a plan and … [Read more...]

Christmas Folklore: Holly, Ivy, and Mistletoe

Did you know the traditional date for putting up Christmas decorations is 24 December? Presumably our ancestors would be bemused to see decorations going up earlier and earlier each year. However, the truth is that in Victorian times many householders couldn't wait until Christmas Eve to decorate, but even so the first of December was the earliest acceptable date. So amidst the hustle of this year's preparations let's pause to recall the traditional folklore associated … [Read more...]

Start Some New Thanksgiving Traditions with Your Family

Most of us inherit our Thanksgiving traditions from our family. For the most part, Thanksgiving involves getting together with family and sharing a turkey (and/or other Thanksgiving dishes we learned from our parents or other family members). This Thanksgiving why not establish some Thanksgiving traditions that are uniquely yours? Something your kids or friends can pass down from Thanksgiving to Thanksgiving for ... who knows? ... may a generation or two. Here are a few … [Read more...]