Holiday Oddities from Around the World

Since Christmas is just around the corner I thought I’d remind everyone of some of the strange, and sometimes scary, holiday traditions that exist in other parts of the world. Just a side note: None of this is my original work, I’ve tried to give source credit whenever possible. Enjoy Krampus – The Christmas Devil…

A tiny little bit of holiday history

Halloween originated from the Celtic holiday known as Samhain (pronounced sow-en) which marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. It was the time when cattle were brought back down from the summer pastures and when livestock were slaughtered for the winter. This transition between the seasons was also believed to be a…

Farewell Oscar…

I was very saddened to read that Oscar de la Renta has died… As a designer I always hate when one of the greats leaves us… Thank you for your innovation and creativity… you will be missed…