The Original Easter Egg

The history of Easter eggs go way back. And believe or not, it didn’t have anything to do with Easter. Scholars believe that the ancient cultures of Eastern Europe worshipped the sun god, Dazhboh. They considered Dazhboh a major deities and birds were his favored animals because they could fly and get the closest to…

Lucky Foods for New Year’s Day

New Year’s Eve was one of the holidays I looked forward to when I living in the Philippines. Because fireworks are not illegal there, it was a boisterous affair. It was a feat to light explosive fireworks without blowing your hand off. But the main reason I loved the holiday was because it usually was…

Wassail, Nogs and Toddies

The holidays aren’t over yet so we may still have a lot of toasting to do especially on New Year’s Day. We are all familiar with champagne and other sparkling wines but I’ve rounded up some traditional holiday drinks that you may or may not have sampled during your round of Christmas parties. Wassail –…

National Ice Cream Sundae Day

November 11 is Veterans Day in the USA and I’d like to give a shout out to all living veterans and I hope we remember those veterans who have already passed on. I am a proud spouse of a 20-year veteran of the United States Navy and I will always consider the military as my…