Archive for the ‘Year-Round Holidays’ Category

Thanksgiving 2011

International GiftA few weeks prior to Christmas, Thanksgiving is another big event celebrated in the United States and Canada. Read more »

Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights

Hanukkah is a yearly commemoration for the Jews. The “Festival of Lights” remembers the day the Jews won back their temple from the Greeks more than 2000 years ago. Read more »

Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Family and Blessings

Thanksgiving is the time of the year for families to come and gather around the table and express how thankful they are for another year.
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Halloween - From Ancient Rituals to Scary Fun

Halloween has always been related to scary things such as vampires, spirits and monsters. In tracing Halloween’s origins the surprising discovery is that, even from its origins, this holiday has always been about the dead and the scary. Read more »

New Year Champagne

Champagne is a favored drink at New Year’s Eve parties around the world. Do you know where it came from or how to choose the right one for your holiday fete? Read more »


Kwanzaa is a festival based on the principles of African culture that is celebrated by some African Americans between Christmas and New Year.

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New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day is the first day of the year and according to the Gregorian calendar, falls on January 1st of each year.

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Chrismukkah Gift Baskets

Chrismukkah is a newly minted word which best describes a holiday celebration that combines elements of both Christmas and Hanukkah.

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Christmas Wreaths

One of the most common Christmas decors are Christmas wreaths. Wreaths are very popular not just because of their beauty but because they are also so easy to install. Read more »

New Year’s Eve

Happy New YearThe passing away of the old year and welcoming of the New Year is celebrated, every year, on New Year’s Eve on the night of December 31st. At the stroke of midnight on this last day of the year, the old year paves the way for the New Year, new hopes and new expectations. Read more »