Category Archives: Occassions

Fool’s Café – A Surprise Dinner

It is April Fool’s Day, but that does not mean it all has to be tricks. It can be a great evening as Kendra&#View full post »

Leap Year

Leap year was created to ensure our traditional calendar and seasons stay aligned. Julius Cesar officially designatedView full post »

Groundhog Day

February 2nd marks the day for groundhogs to predict if there will be an early spring or six more weeks of winter. ItView full post »

National Pie Day

There are dozens upon dozens of varieties and flavors with fillings, toppings and crusts. From nuts, to fruits toView full post »

Oranges & Stockings

A favorite for Christmas morning is finding what is inside of your stocking. It is the giddiness of opening tinyView full post »

St. Nicholas Day

If you wake up the morning of December 6th to find a full bag of candy or presents waiting for you, it’s likely youView full post »

Winter Ice Skating Party : Weekends

With cold comes snow and ice. It provides a new landscape of winter activity, and with that activity comes a favoriteView full post »

First Snow Day

Today was the day. The first snow day of the year for the snow to be high enough to stick around for awhile.  ShovelsView full post »

Candlelight : Friday Night

Candles have been used for light and to illuminate celebrations for more than 5000 years.  Accounts of candle use dateView 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 »

The Tooth Fairy

The magic of the Tooth Fairy remains, with bits of sparkles and fairy dust left on pillows in the morning light with noView full post »

Oktoberfest

Known for beer, pretzels and bratwurst, Oktoberfest is a German celebration that appeals to the masses. From wearingView full post »

Schultute : First Day of School

The tradition of the “Schultüte” leads back to approximately 1810, in Germany. When children in Germany,View full post »

Doughnut Making

Doughnuts that are freshly baked. And homemade. These two are the perfect combination. During a few times a year onView full post »

A Summer Bucket List

It is a balance with our summers. We want to take advantage of the warm weather for activities, as well as have someView full post »

Last Day of School

Remember your last day of school? It was a day of goodbyes, cleaning out desks and… the exciting thoughts ofView full post »

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

“Kid, you’ll move mountains!” This is something we wish for each of our children to do. Every oneView full post »

Midsummers Nights Feast

In Sweden, midsummer is an occasion. It is a time when the sun never sets and everyone escapes from the city to enjoyView 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 »

Nantucket & Cape Cod : Father’s Day

The smell of salty breezes and the feel of warm sand can inspire us to create a nautical themed Father’s Day, View full post »

Soap Box Derby : Father’s Day

An annual event has been growing in popularity in many communities around or on Father’s Day. It is the oldView full post »

National Donut Day

We must love donuts, since there are two National Donut Days in the year. The first Friday in June is National Donut DayView full post »

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The AmericanView full post »

April Fools

All Fool’s Day, also known as April Fool’s Day, is celebrated annually on the first day of April. It is aView full post »

Nowruz : First Day of Spring

For many, when we think of Spring’s arrival… we think… fresh, new, alive. It feels like a big stretchView full post »

Book Baskets

With each season, we look forward to hearing and learning what is happening during those three months within the yearView full post »

Grandma’s Luncheon

Everyone loves Grandma. At least that is what I usually hear from children. Grandmothers are very important and specialView full post »