Liebster Award Nomination

Liebster Award Nomination

Thank you so much to Sadje @ Keep It Alive for the nomination to the Liebster Award! … Click on image for more

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Pan de Muerto – Day of the Dead Bread

Pan de Muerto – Day of the Dead Bread

Pan de muerto (literally, bread of the dead) is a sweet bread that is almost always included in Day of the Dead offerings, and traditionally eaten on November 2nd. It is fashioned in a round shape which may represent the natural and endless cycle of life and death, and decorated with small pieces of the same dough to symbolize bones and tears … Click on image for more

From Halloween to Day of the Dead – A Three Day Journey for the Souls

From Halloween to Day of the Dead – A Three Day Journey for the Souls

Reverence for the dead is widely recognized as an unmistaken marker of the human condition. From the Egyptians and Romans to the Mayan and Mexicas, offerings and elaborate funeral rituals were prepared to ease the transition of the souls of the deceased into the world of the ethereal, and a trip to the underworld was [...]