Category Archives: Countries

Little Leprechauns

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in our home each year with trying to trap a leprechaun. A leprechaun is a type ofView full post »

The Bath : Friday Night

Bathing is an unhurried affair, and the bath is customarily taken in the evening. It is a time for yourself to findView full post »

Wedding Dress Up : Friday Night

The wedding dress. It is an icon for the big day, but the day goes by so fast and in the end, this brilliant gown is View full post »

Hygge

It may seem we are a small fish in a small pond at times, but there is a whole ocean out there. We value how other View full post »

Soap Making

The first evidence we have of a soap-like substance is dated around 2800 BC., the first soap makers wereView full post »

The Christmas Tree : Rockefeller Center, NY

You know that Christmas Tree. The one in Christmas movies with New York as a location. We have seen this icon and manyView full post »

Advent Calendars

Whether in boxes, pouches, envelopes, windows or doors… or hanging from trees, walls, mobiles or branches…View full post »

Black Friday

As early as the 19th century, shoppers have viewed Thanksgiving as the traditional start to the holiday shopping seasonView full post »

Happy Thanksgiving

Our American friends are having Thanksgiving. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims afterView full post »

Guy Fawkes Night

The air outside is filled with the smell of bonfires and the sound of fireworks. Guy Fawkes Night, also known as BonfireView full post »

Thanksgiving Traditions

In Canada, we celebrate this food-filled holiday in October. Back in 1578, an English explorer named Martin FrobisherView full post »

Dirty Dancing : Summer Series

The memories of childhood and teenage summers spent in the 1920’s – 1960’s are fading with eachView full post »

Outdoor Cinemas : Friday Night

A summertime tradition with many is an outdoor cinema experience. This can range from movie drive-ins to gatherings at aView full post »

Canada Day Parades

Canada Day occurs on July 1st, the anniversary of Canada’s confederation. Canadians commemorate the day with parades,View full post »

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, feasting and defined as the longest day of the year. It has been celebratedView full post »

Rituals of Tidying

The art of tidying and organization is an everyday occurrence – and with this, it becomes a ritual. TheseView full post »

Bingo : Friday Night

B-I-N-G-O! With children and adults alike, many love playing the game bingo. It is a traditional game that stood theView full post »

Trick or Treat Farmstyle

The mood of a Halloween evening is mysterious, exciting and cautious… especially in an open area – like aView full post »