The anniversary of the ill-fated voyage of Titanic is celebrated each April 14th. At 2:20 am. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner sank about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and crew, had struck an iceberg two and a … [Read more...] about April 14 Marks the Anniversary of the Sinking of Titanic
Hot cross buns have come a long way since its humble beginning. Many cultures such as the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used to make sweet and spiced breads during the onset of spring to celebrate the end of winter and the start of a new season. However, it is said that the … [Read more...] about Why Do we Eat Hot Cross Buns at Easter?
This will be the second year that social distancing due to COVID-19 will prevent many from gathering in large groups to celebrate. You can still celebrate at home with family, so that means you don't have to pass on the traditions of the day.March 17th is Saint … [Read more...] about Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home (Again) This Year
Mothering Sunday In North America Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Currently, there are close to 70 countries that officially celebrate Mother’s Day, but at different times of the year. In the UK, it is called "Mothering Day" and falls on the fourth … [Read more...] about Adjusting Mothering Sunday Traditions Amid Social Distancing (Again)
Christians celebrate Shrove Tuesday just before Lent which takes place on a different day each year leading up to Easter. This year Shrove Tuesday falls on February 16.Shrove is the past tense of shrive, which means to confess. In the Middle Ages, this day … [Read more...] about Why do we have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?