I believe in celebrating.
When the girls were young, we celebrated all sorts of holidays and special occasions. We made an effort to have at least one fun celebration a month. Some were easy like Christmas and Thanksgiving. Others we had to dig a little deeper for like Guy Fawkes day. We would invent food or activities to support the event.
One of our regular celebrations was Epiphany, one of the Christian feast days. It is sometimes called Twelfth Night or Kings Day. It falls on the 6th of January or on a Sunday close to that date. It commemorates the three Wise Men finding the baby Jesus. It took them the 12 days of Christmas to follow the star to make their way from far away to the stable in
When the girls moved to
King Cake parties are held throughout the Mardi Gras season. In offices, classrooms, and homes throughout
I have adopted the celebration and bring a cake to work every year. Our cakes are watered down somewhat from the
If you missed the opportunity to celebrate Kings Day, it's not too late. The cakes are good throughout the season until Mardi Gras in February.
A good listing of holidays and events can be found here from the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Whatever you're celebrating. Have fun! That’s Renaissance Living!