Showing posts from January 31, 2021

Mardi Gras 2021 -

  When it became obvious to everyone that going forth with Mardi Gras parades in 2021 wasn’t going to be good idea, city leaders reached out to the public for ideas on ways to celebrate Carnival time safely. One of the best ideas came from Megan Joy Boudreaux who suggested in a Tweet that people decorate their homes like floats. has fabulously festive images to help celebrate and decorate your space for Mardi Gras.   Mardi Gras, like Christmas, is a whole season, not just one day. That being said, Fat Tuesday is the biggest day of the celebration, and the date it falls on moves around. To help you figure out when to know it will be: Easter can fall on any Sunday from March 23 to April 25, with the exact date to coincide with the first Sunday, after the full moon, following a spring equinox. Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter, and Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday. The origins of Mard

Valentine's Day 2021 -

  Planning a romantic Valentine's Day, during a pandemic, doesn't sound like it could be much fun, but it is possible to celebrate with your significant other and stay safe. Here are few ideas to get you started: 1. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, plan a romantic meal for two. In bed or decorate a special table for two in part of the house. 2. A cozy popcorn and movie night 3. Plan an outdoor activity, like a hike or weather permitting an outdoor picnic. 4. Plan a DIY craft night for just the two of you or the whole family 5. Take an online class together 6. Write a love letter to each other or make your own greeting cards   Visit for inspiration and to help with your projects and decorating ideas for  Valentine's Day If your partner would benefit from a gift subscription, please contact us to help you get started:     Valentine's Day i

Chinese New Year 2021 - Year of the Ox -

  Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.    The year of the (Metal) Ox will run from February 12, 2021 to January 31, 2022     Our most recent clipart images to help celebrate the year of the ox:   As the second animal in the Chinese Zodiac, the ox is known for their strength, determination, diligence and dependability. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey,  Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Check out all of our images at for Chinese New Year: