Last Minute Local Valentine’s Day Ideas & Experiences

Valentine’s Day, the holiday that launched a thousand rom-com movies and heart-shaped candies, has a much deeper history than the average person knows. What is now a day to celebrate your romantic love was originally a Roman festival called “Lupercalia,” that was dedicated to the coming of spring, including fertility rites and the pairing off

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Where Did the Tradition of the Christmas Tree Come From?

The history goes back a lot farther than you might realize....... 32 GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR PET OWNERS BY MADISON ALCEDO DEC 8, 2017  Each year, when the weather gets colder and December approaches, many Americans who celebrate Christmas will get together to decorate a Christmas tree. But why in the world do we decorate these (often

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St. Nicholas, Santa Claus & Father Christmas

The Man Behind the Story of Father Christmas/Santa Claus St. Nicholas was a Bishop who lived in the fourth century in a place called Myra in Asia Minor (now called Turkey). He was a very rich man because his parents died when he was young and left him a lot of money. He was also

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