In Ireland, the Irish have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. This holiday falls during the Lenten period. Most families would attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon by taking a break from Lenten prohibitions – eat meat, dance and drink. The first parade did […]
“This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday,” said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983. But in the complicated history of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time. […]
Yes you read the title correct. October brings Thanksgiving & Hispanic Heritage. Well it brings Thanksgiving to our Canadian friends. Did you know they celebrate Thanksgiving in October? Did you know October is Hispanic Heritage Month? Do you know who Juliette Gordon Low is? The last day of the month is Halloween! It is still […]
Color can be very important not just for a wedding but also home furnishings, events, advertising, etc. Color can bring out emotion, set a mood, create excitement or tone down excitement.
Dia de los Muertos Even though I love the happy colors associated with this holiday it is in contrast to the skull imagery. I was always conflicted on this holiday. I decided to learn the history of the holiday AND I love this holiday. Read on to learn more about Dia de Los Muertos […]
In Ireland, the Irish have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. The man known as St. Patrick heard voices in the wind calling him to come to Ireland. He had been captured and enslaved in Ireland. He was forced to herd sheep on Mount Slemish in County Antrim. […]
Up, Up and Away … Styled Shoot
The history of St. Patrick’s Day and some decor/wedding ideas.
Two kinds of promptings – Inner (who you are) and Outer (what you do with who you are).