Anna M. Jarvis is the founder of Mother's Day, who successfully campaigned to have the first official Mother's Day celebration held. It was a tribute to her mother Julia Ward Howe who conceived the Mother’s Day Proclamation back in 1870. It is a tradition that is observed on … [Read more...] about The History of Mother’s Day and What to Serve Mom
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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?
Covid restrictions around the world are starting to relax so this year you may actually be able to raise a pint in the pub with friends again, masks optional. March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day (aka St. Patrick’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day, St. Patty’s Day), a cultural and religious … [Read more...] about Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Like it’s 2019
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 March 1st. Shrove is the past tense of shrive, which means to confess. In the Middle Ages, this day was a time for people … [Read more...] about Why do we have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?
Today is National Fettucine Alfredo Day, dedicated to one of the best and most simple Italian dishes. But don't be fooled by most recipes you find online. Fettuccine Alfredo consists of ONLY four ingredients: Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, butter, fettuccine, and a pinch of salt. … [Read more...] about February 7th is National Fettucine Alfredo Day