family traditions

Beauty, Community and Sweetness: Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr

Like Muslims throughout time and the world over, my young family and I look forward to the month of Ramadan ...

What is Imbolc?

Early February is known by many names, Saint Brigid’s Day, Groundhog Day, Setsubun in Japan, and Imbolc in Ireland. In ...
pumpkin

Honoring Samhain

Samhain is an ancient Seasonal Celebration that marks the end of the growing season. It is a time to welcome ...
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A Window into Our World: Adding Elements of Ramadan to Your Seasonal Nature Table

The Season of Ramadan Muslims across the globe observe the blessed month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic ...
Nowruz

Simple Preparations For Nowruz

I am passionate about renewing the festivals that are important to us so that we celebrate them in a way ...

Simple Preparations for Hanukkah

I am passionate about renewing the festivals that are important to us so that we celebrate them in a way ...

Simple Preparations for Meaningful Gift Giving

In our home we try to keep gifts simple, small, meaningful, purposeful, and quite often handmade, as well as balancing ...

Simple Preparations for a Lantern Walk

On November 11, children around the world gathering together with homemade lanterns of all colours, shapes, sizes, and materials in ...