Category: Other Holidays

It’s always the holidays here. See what we have for recipes and DIY for other holidays of the year

Chinese New Year Celebrations and Traditions

Chinese new year traditions

Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the Chinese calendar.  In 2020, the first day of the Chinese New Year falls on January 25 – almost a month later than our normal New Year.  This special day on the Chinese calendar is also celebrated in quite…

No Sew Fortune Cookies for National Fortune Cookie Day

July 20 is National Fortune Cookie Day

July 20 is National Fortune Cookie Day.  This sweet treat with a fortune inside is a popular feature that ends a night out at your favorite Chinese restaurant. It’s not often that we think of fortune cookies in the middle of the year. Other than having them as a treat at Asian restaurants, the little cookies…

Celebrate Oktoberfest – Recipes to Enjoy during Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest recipes

Celebrate Oktoberfest in style with one of these delicious and hearty recipes.  Be sure to add a few pints of beer for good measure!  It’s one of the really fun traditions of fall. International and National Days give us a good reason to celebrate. This European holiday is observed in Germany and many Americans also…

White Chocolate Desserts – Celebrate National White Chocolate Day

White chocolate recipes

Pretty much everything out there has a national day and new things come along each year. September 22 is officially recognized as white chocolate day. And what better way to celebrate this day with one of these White Chocolate Desserts? There are lots of National Days of the year devoted to chocolate. Here are just…

Michelada Cocktail – Perfect for Cinco de Mayo

Michelada cocktail

Are you ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  I have a delicious cocktail recipe that is perfect for this day.  It is called a Michelada cocktail and it’s sort of like a Mexican bloody Mary, but without the vodka.  This drink uses your favorite beer instead. Bloody Mary cocktails are fun to tinker with any…

Christopher Columbus Jello Boats

Christopher Columbus jello ships

These little Christopher Columbus Jello Boats are a cute snack to send to your child’s school to celebrate Columbus day. Columbus Day Snack:  Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships The recipe is simple.  Just use blue jello cups, add a skewer (could even be a pretzel for more fun) and add an orange slice. Top the whole…