Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread is a baked treat that dates back to the Middle Ages. It is thought to have first appeared in the U.S. in the nineteenth century, when the Swiss monks of St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana baked gingerbread on holidays …[Continue]

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday (alternatively spelled Chanukah or Chanuka) that means “dedication” in Hebrew. It is an eight-day celebration commemorating the Jewish victory over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and dedication of the …[Continue]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a time to show our gratitude for everything Moms do. And for those Moms who are lucky enough to still have their own Moms to celebrate with, it’s a double holiday. Happy Mother’s Day to all!…[Continue]

Earth Day

Earth Day

Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated annually on April 22. Although ideally everyday should be Earth Day, the annual holiday presents the perfect opportunity to learn more about ecology and the environment….[Continue]

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day folklore says if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when he comes out of his burrow on February 2, there will be six more weeks of winter. If it is overcast, and the groundhog does not see his shadow, …[Continue]

Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

“‘Tis the season to be jolly.” And Christmas crafts certainly add to the season’s jolliness, don’t you think? This week’s website picks showcase Christmas craft projects for kids of all ages….[Continue]

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Fun Halloween food is just one of many ways to enjoy the spooky holiday with friends and family. Whether you are looking for ideas for a healthy family dinner before trick-or-treating, or an entire buffet to entertain costumed friends, the …[Continue]