Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

By FloraQueen For some reason, Christmas isn’t always imagined as a time for flowers. Due to the December cold, many flowers don’t bloom outside and we tend to put more focus on winter foliage like pine, mistletoe and holly. However, there’s one big exception when it comes to Christmas flowers in the shape of the … Continue reading Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

9 Winter Solstice Superstitions & What They Mean That Will Prepare You For Dec. 21 By ALLI HOFF KOSIK

  Hugh Pinney/Getty Images News/Getty Images I'm sure your top concern as we approach the upcoming winter solstice may be just how many more minutes of sun you're going to get during your commute each day, but the truth is that the event is steeped in history and tradition that goes far beyond our modern taste for … Continue reading 9 Winter Solstice Superstitions & What They Mean That Will Prepare You For Dec. 21 By ALLI HOFF KOSIK

How to Make Dried Apple and Orange Slices | How to Make and Do

Here’s how to dry apple slices and orange slices for use in swags, wreaths and fragrant potpourri. Dried fruit slices and peels are a great way to give your home a country prim look. They are fragrant and can be added to potpourri blends, fixings blends, wreaths or swags. They also make pretty and fragrant … Continue reading How to Make Dried Apple and Orange Slices | How to Make and Do