You’ve probably seen the flashy Mardi Gras parades on television or, perhaps you have enjoyed feasts of your favorite foods in celebration of “Fat Tuesday.” In some way, everyone is familiar with the colorful and wild holiday that is Mardi Gras.
This February has been filled with plenty of snow storms and cold fronts. However, Friday the 14th will provide some extra warmth in the form of Valentine’s Day and its celebrations. While it is a controversial holiday – loved by some and hated by others – it offers something for everyone whether it be a romantic evening or an excuse to indulge in sweets.
With these last few months of cold ahead of us, it seems only fitting that January is National Soup Month. While you may already know that there are many kinds of delicious soup, you may not have realized that this culinary staple is as rich in history as it is flavor.
December is full of festive holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, just to name a few. But did you know that December 28th is National Chocolate Day! How sweet is that? To help you get in the mood to celebrate (and eat) chocolate, enjoy the following fun facts and chocolate trivia.
It’s that time of year again – Wawa is serving the Gobbler sandwich, football is in full swing, and the leaves are changing colors. There is truly something about autumn for everyone to enjoy. Of course, most would agree that Thanksgiving ranks high among autumn favorites.
As Michael Scott once said, pizza is "the great equalizer;" everyone loves it! This delicious food has a way of bringing people together, whether it’s at a party or at the dinner table. It’s scrumptious, fun, and an easy Friday night dinner. But did you know that it is so important that October was designated National Pizza Month? Or that pizza is also really interesting? For instance, who would have thought that basic pizza most likely began in prehistoric times with bread cooked on flat, hot stones? While pizza has certainly advanced nowadays to pies with toppings from tortellini to buffalo chicken, some things never change: everyone loves pizza.
September has many holidays, is often filled with cool, crisp weather, and also marks the start of the Fall season. Yet what may be celebrated (or dreaded) most is the good old Back to School season. Indeed, Back to School time means something different to everyone – it is a treasured time for parents, a nightmare for kids, and a lucrative occasion for school supply retailers.