The next holiday up on the Holiday Corner is Canada Day, and it's a big one! In 2017 Canada will be celebrating it's 150th year since Confederation, the birth of our nation.
What could be more classic or cliché than reading William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the summer solstice? Nothing! I’m inspired, as I woke up this morning, to grab a copy of The Bard’s hilarious play and indulge myself with some reading time today to celebrate the solstice. You can find it cheaply or … Continue reading Midsummer with the Bard
Dress up this Midsummer with a flower crown!
The Summer Solstice, or Midsummer, is a magical time of year. From our ancient ancestors we have an appreciation for the longest day, promising sun and a long growing season. Midsummer is celebrated by eating fresh, seasonal foods, such as delicious strawberries Making beautiful flower rings Wearing lovely adornment like these gorgeous coronets Walking … Continue reading Celebrating the Summer Solstice
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year, when the earth's tilt on its axis is positioned most inclines towards the sun. Because of this attribute, the summer solstice has been celebrated throughout history as a day of power and beauty. It especially represents the sunny summer months, the growing season and the … Continue reading Summer Solstice
Waffles are easier than you may think, and if you’re just not up for it the recipe works just as well as pancakes which are quicker and easier. But for me, I love the crispy, syrup catching ridges of waffles. Here's a great idea and a super simple recipe to help you make your Dad … Continue reading Father’s Day Brunch Waffles
Bad Dad Jokes - What does a vegetarian zombie eat? “GRRRAAAAAIIIINNNNS!”
Sometimes Father's Day means a game of golf, a tasty brunch or cake and cards. Other times, Father's Day is more laid back and includes taking in a movie with your Daddio. If you find yourself hanging out with Dear Ol' Dad and have nothing to do this Father's Day, here are some movie ideas … Continue reading 6 Movies to Watch for Father’s Day!
There are various ways to approach gift giving, the Holiday Corner recommends three main approaches if you’re struggling for inspiration on what to get for Dad this Father’s Day. First, buy what your Father is interested in. Photography? Get him some new editing software or camera bag or lens. Wine connoisseur? Buy a nice … Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Guide
To all you Dads out there, this one's for you! Happy Father's Day to the Fathers, Step-Fathers, God-Fathers, Grampas, Uncles and wonderful men who set an example and are there for us providing paternal guidance and love. Celebrated this year on 18 June in Canada, Father's Day is an annual holiday occurring on the third Sunday … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day