Day of the Dead- Aguascalientes, Mexico

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I’ve always loved the vibrant colors and intricate designs of sugar skulls. With the Day of the Dead coming up on November 1, I wanted to share some fun sugar skull craft ideas that would also be wonderful art projects for kids while teaching them about the history of Día de los Muertos.

Día de los Muertos - Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Craft Ideas

I’ve always loved the vibrant colors and intricate designs of sugar skulls. With the Day of the Dead coming up on November I wanted to share some fun sugar skull craft ideas that would also be wonderful art projects for kids while teaching them about t

Festival of the Dead  Salem, Massachusetts Always the last week in October!!!!

Salem, Massachusetts Festival of the Dead celebrates Halloween and memorializes the witch trials with gothic balls and other events

In Aztec mythology, Mictecacihuatl is Queen of Mictlan, the underworld. Her role is to keep watch over the bones of the dead. She presided over the ancient festivals of the dead, which evolved from Aztec traditions into the modern Day of the Dead after synthesis with Spanish cultural traditions. She is said now to preside over the contemporary festival as well. Mictecacihuatl was represented with a defleshed body and with jaw agape to swallow the stars during the day.

In Aztec mythology, Mictecacihuatl is Queen of Mictlan, the underworld. Her role is to keep watch over the bones of the dead.

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Day of the Dead: A Mexican-American Celebration

Day of the Dead: Nov. 1 Altar: Altars are used to welcome the ancestors' spirits into the home. It is also practice to visit the ancestral burial ground to celebrate with picnics and music. Interesting article on the subject from NPR

Day of the Dead, Patzcuaro region, Michoacan, Mexico/ Día de muertos linda celebración en México

Day of the Dead, Patzcuaro region, Michoacan, Mexico~Image © Anna Fishkin.

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Everyone’s favorite body art Instagram is raising the stakes once again. You may remember The Gypsy Shrine for their “glitter butts” trend, well they’ve perked up for another amazing trend. What do you get when you take something I already can’t stop staring at and add glitter to it? Yeah, you st

Glitter Boobs Are Here To Outshine Your Puny Glitter Buns

Everyone’s favorite body art Instagram is raising the stakes once again. You may remember The Gypsy Shrine for their “glitter butts” trend, well they’ve perked up for another amazing trend. What do you get when you take something I already can’t stop staring at and add glitter to it? Yeah, you st

Dia de los Muertos Celebrations From Around the World

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