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Bring These Christmas Carolers Home

Christmas Carolers have arrived! This season, we invite you to bring a charming quartet of Victorian-era into your home. They will make a command performance on a Dickensian...


Thanksgiving: Talking Turkey About An American Holiday

When and where was the first Thanksgiving? In the U.S. we are all familiar with the traditional story of Pilgrims and the Wampanoag sitting down together in 1621...


Ask Gourdy: How can I combine food and decorations?

Dear Gourdy, I love Halloween and miss it already. What are some ways I can bring a little Halloween into my Thanksgiving? -Jason V.


Two Terrific Props Using Old Monitors

We understand that many of you may be suffering from Halloween withdrawal. We’ve been able to avoid that, largely because we’re still wading through the glorious Halloween YouTube submissions that...


Halloween on Thanksgiving? In the 19th Century, It was!

Panhandling, dressing up, and creepy masks: until the 1940s, this was Thanksgiving in America. On most urban streets, children would dress up in shabby clothes and go "masking," a practice...


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