Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Day is a Memorial Day observed every year since the end of the First World War to remember those who died serving our country. The tradition was inaugurated by King George V in 1919 and at the 11th hour we observe a minute’s silence. The tradition of Remembrance Day evolved out of Armistice Day.Continue reading “Remembrance Sunday”

Bonfire Night

Remember, remember, the 5th of November, The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason, Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, ‘Twas his intent. To blow up the King and the Parliament. Three score barrels of powder below. Poor old England to overthrow. By God’s providence he was catch’d,Continue reading “Bonfire Night”

Halloween Drinks

So, it seems this year we will be celebrating Halloween from our homes, but that doesn’t mean we have to change what we do much. There are loads of ways to get spooky at home and making themed drinks is one of them. The Jack-O-Lantern (Recipe by Colleen Graham) Ingredients – 1 1/2 ounces cognac,Continue reading “Halloween Drinks”

Halloween Movies

It’s October, so that means its time to get spooky. Every year I spend the month watching movies that get me in the Halloween mood. I love watching movies and TV shows to help me get excited about different holidays and Halloween is one of the best, curling up with a hot drink and watchingContinue reading “Halloween Movies”

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

The 21st of June is Father’s Day and trying to find gifts is a nightmare. What do you get a man who has everything and responds to ‘what do you want for Father’s Day?’ with ‘I don’t know’. As I’ve gotten older, I like to buy gifts that people will remember but sometimes budget andContinue reading “Father’s Day Gift Ideas”