"Since the day I was born I have loved you so much..." were the opening words I penned on a handmade Mother's Day card back in the 3rd grade. Those were the only words I remember as our teacher was a merciless editor and I think those were the only original words I was allowed … [Read more...] about The History of Mothers Day and a Memorable 2020
Fun Food History
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?
Everybody loves a good coffee cake, but did you know that it evolved over time through the centuries, and it was the Danes who came up with the earliest types of coffee cake. The custom of enjoying cake with coffee began in Europe in the 17th century when coffee gained … [Read more...] about Keto Pumpkin Coffee Cake
March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day (aka St. Patrick’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day, St. Patty’s Day), a cultural and religious holiday that celebrates the life of Saint Patrick, who died on that date way back in the fifth century. Patrick has endured as the most commonly recognized … [Read more...] about Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home this Year
While I could eat pancakes every day of the year, they hold a special place on the calendar. Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday is a Christian celebration just before Lent which takes place on a different day each year leading up to Easter. Shrove is the past tense of shrive, … [Read more...] about Why do we have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?