Category Archives: HOLIDAYS

The Origins of Halloween

October 31, 1300

Illustrated by Jennifer Boatner Evolving from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain, modern Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and candy. The Celts used the day to mark the end of the harvest … Continue reading

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St Patricks Day

Illustration by Sarah Pippins This image represents the originsĀ of Saint Patrick’s stories and ideas which are incorporated into the famous holiday celebrating Irish descent. Saint Patrick is actually a Roman Catholic from Britain who was kidnapped by the Irish at … Continue reading

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