Archive for October, 2007

The greeting, “Happy New Year!” is always heard during the first couple of weeks of a New Year. But, you might be surprised to know that the day celebrated as New Year’s Day in the U.S. was not always January 1st. It is said that the celebration of the New Year is the oldest of […]

Mardi Gras celebrations existed before Europeans came to the New World. Ancient Romans observed what they called the Lupercalia, a circus-type festival that was, in many respects, quite similar to the present day Mardi Gras celebration during mid February. There festival honored the Roman deity. Although Lupercus is derived from the Latin Lupus, the original […]

There are varying opinions as to how the Halloween custom originated and specifically what Halloween is celebrated for. Some claim Halloween is a kind of demon worship, while others believe it is just a harmless vestige of some ancient pagan ritual. Who knows? The word, “Halloween”, believe it or not, has origins in the Catholic […]

Sending business holiday greeting cards, business Christmas greeting cards or business holiday thank you cards are a must for businesses. Business Christmas greeting cards or business holiday greeting cards are an excellent means of staying in close touch with your customers or potential customers. You can always count on your personalized business holiday cards to […]

Holiday-Invitations announced it has released this year’s collection of exclusive holiday invitations, announcements and greeting cards for this year’s Oktoberfest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Mardi Gras party invitations. Sharon M. Shelton, president, stated, “this year’s collection includes the most unique greeting cards for all holiday occasions. All our Oktoberfest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New […]