Countdown to Christmas – Day 7

We are now 7 days away from Christmas, and today the countdown is featuring Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is an African American holiday celebrating family, community, and culture and is celebrated for seven days, beginning the day after Christmas. There are seven candles of Kwanzaa and three official colors: 3 red, 1 black and 3 green. EachContinue reading “Countdown to Christmas – Day 7”

The Stories Behind the Traditions

Well, tomorrow is Easter and I’m sure most of us know why we celebrate this Day. For Christians, Easter commemorates the resurrections of Christ three days after his death by crucifixion. Easter is also the end of Lent, a time of penitence and fasting. Over the years though, there have been a number of traditionsContinue reading “The Stories Behind the Traditions”