Posts in the Holidays Category

The Real Deal on Celebrating a Traditional Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Cinco de Mayo is one of the most recognized Mexican holidays in the United States. Tacos, liquor, streamers, and piñatas fill bars and restaurants for a guaranteed night of celebration and possibly a morning of regret. However, through all the festivities it becomes lost on many that Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated by Mexicans in Mexico. Don’t worry though, we’ve answered all your questions below about celebrating a traditional Cinco de Mayo!...

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16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

Whip out the Hamantash and start shopping for your costumes because Purim is almost here! Each year, Purim begins on the 14th of Adar (for those in Jerusalem and all ancient walled cities, it begins the 15th of Adar). This year, Purim will begin at sunset on March 20 and end at nightfall March 21. There might be some readers out there who have no idea what Purim is and why it's celebrated. To help you out, Purim is a celebration that stemmed from the Book of Esther and was created to commemorate the victory over those who sought out the Jews' destruction. It also symbolizes a victory against those who spread hatred and violence towards other Jews. For a more thorough explanation of the holiday, feel free to check out another article where we take a deeper dive into Purim and why it's celebrated.

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Carnival Costumes Around the World

Carnival Costumes Around the World

When most people hear the word “Carnival”, we tend to think of the Brazil Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The extravagant floats with colorful costumes, the music and dancing. You wouldn’t be wrong either, but many other countries celebrate Carnival as well! (The festival can take on a few variations in different countries and under different names, too.) Carnival is a pre-Lent festival that is largely celebrated by Catholic and Greek Orthodox regions as a last big party before fasting begins. The origin of the name “Carnival” is from the Latin words carne vale, or “goodbye to meat”. If you’re curious about the kinds of Carnival costumes worn around the world, check out all of these fabulous costumes for Carnival!

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DIY Christmas Card Ideas to Accompany Your Holiday Pictures

DIY Christmas Card Ideas to Accompany Your Holiday Pictures

If your family likes to create custom cards every year or if you’re making your own family holiday cards for the first time, you know that one of the most difficult aspects of this endeavor is coming up with Christmas card ideas that are unique and fun. It can be hard to decide what everyone should wear, how and where to pose, and ultimately what your Christmas card messages will say. Fear not! We’re going to give you a couple of holiday card ideas that will help to take away some of that holiday stress. Check out these fun Christmas photo card ideas for couples and families!

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These 75 Christmas Costumes Will Help You Sleigh This Holiday Season

These 75 Christmas Costumes Will Help You Sleigh This Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is one of the most popular holidays to celebrate. You can give and receive presents, share a family meal, make memorable greeting cards and family photos, and celebrate several other traditions too. There are also plenty of ways to include Christmas costumes with the rest of your holiday cheer, whether you're keeping the Santa tradition alive for another year or you're planning to do a live nativity. Check out these 75 Xmas costumes and you just might find something for a new family tradition!

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Bunny Costumes and More Easter Dress Up Ideas

Bunny Costumes and Easter Dress Up

Everyone loves the Easter Bunny. Much like Santa Claus in December, you can find find photo opportunities in malls across America for kids to meet and greet the Easter rabbit himself. If you're a parent who brings your kids for an annual visit with the Easter bunny, wouldn't it be more exciting if you were in that bunny rabbit costume instead of some stranger? If you’re planning on some fun for the family this Easter, nothing adds more fun than dressing up! We’re not talking about putting on your Sunday best as you head out to Easter worship, but putting on an bunny costume and getting your hop on.

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