Mardi Gras Madness

Costumes on Parade   There is a party going on right now in the state of Louisiana, known as Carnival. Staring on Epiphany, January 6th, and running through Ash Wednesday, it is a celebration of winter, sandwiched between the two most austere times of the Catholic calendar, Advent and Lent. This time has been set [...]

Mardi Gras Madness2014-02-17T12:03:42-05:00

The Christmas Stocking

The Mystery of the Socks on the Mantel Every year, we pin our stockings to the mantle, in hopes of getting Santa to give us a few more little trinkets. But, have you ever thought of where this tradition comes from? The most iconic use of textiles, during the holidays, consists of having a jolly [...]

The Christmas Stocking2013-12-20T09:21:01-05:00
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