The Mexican Day of the Dead is actually several days, during which loved ones who have transitioned are honored with altars, offerings and visits to the cemetery. During these days, the spirits of the dead are invited to come for a visit. The holiday falls within my own biggest season of loss: my . . .
The Day of the Dead is a three-day celebration to honor the dead. I wrote about it --and the sugar skulls we see everywhere this time of year-- in a blog post a couple years ago, right HERE. Just in case you want to know a little bit about it. You do, right? But today, I'm sharing some of the . . .
Have you noticed that sugar skulls are everywhere this season? Calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) are part of the Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead, a three-day celebration.In fact, the entire Catholic world celebrates these holidays, including Italy, although I saw no sign of it when I was . . .