May Holidays

Most of us want our children to be well-rounded and aware of other people’s traditions throughout the world. What better way to introduce your children to the variety of cultures than through Holidays and the food associated with them? Every culture in the world has their holidays and customs and food is almost always a part of them. A Holiday or Celebration occurs in almost every month of the year and May is no exception. Let’s start with the First of May which happens to be May Day. May Day stems back to Pagan and then Roman Times. May Day was a big holiday in England at certain times and depending on who was in power. Traditionally a Maypole was erected with streamers hanging from it and children dancing around it. The Romans introduced the idea of flowers to May Day as their observance was in relation to the worship of Flora, the Goddess of Flowers.

A Quick History of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is one of the most celebrated events of the year. What’s astonishing is that it is being celebrated worldwide. Mothers, raise your flags and be proud as you have a special day. And to the expectant mothers, you’re next in line – congratulations in advance! We have been passing this tradition generation to generation, but do you know how this special day came to existence?

Great European Destinations For Family Holidays

It’s not easy to find a holiday destination to suit all age groups. But in Europe there are options you may not even have considered. Look no further.

Top Ten Gift Ideas for Mom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, May 13th). This year’s top ten Mother’s Day gift ideas guide is the tool you need to show Mom that you’ve been thinking about her. Here are 10 great gift ideas that will provide the thoughtfulness and the appreciation Mom loves and deserves. – Plus you’ll save yourself from the hassle shopping. Have a Happy Mother’s Day!

The ‘Unofficial Holiday’ Holiday

Many have an annual holiday…their big getaway with family or friends, but what about all those little unofficial holidays pleasantly dotted throughout the year? Here’s a celebration of some of the most interesting unofficial holidays, and where to find them.

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