Tag archives for Holidays

  1. Fun Fact Friday: Origin of Pumpkin Carving

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    Did you know that the Halloween tradition of pumpkin carving originated with completely a different vegetable? It’s true? The tradition reportedly began in Ireland, where they would actually carve faces into turnips, to represent spirits or goblins. According to Wikipedia, folklorist Jabez Allies described his recollection of the tradition as follows: “In my juvenile days […]

  2. Mousey Monday – White Elephant

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                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Our Discovery Education team has an upcoming White Elephant Holiday Party this Friday, December 14. The White Elephant Holiday Party is primarily known in North America. The purpose of the party is to entertain rather than to […]