Share Your World – 2016 Week 51 – Favorite Holiday Edition


For Cee’s Share Your World

What is your favorite holiday? Samhain

What types of food is associated with your holiday? Candy, apples, bread, cakes, Black Spider Stew (my recipe, a take on Irish Stew – no, there are no spiders in it)

Do you travel for your holiday? just around the neighborhood, dropping apples around trees for the dead

Is it a religious or spiritual holiday? spiritual for the most part

Is there a gift exchange? not really, at least not now since I am not around others who celebrate Samhain

How long does the celebration last? Two days and two nights, Oct 31-Nov 1

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week? My great-niece’s leg had only a minor break, she has a lovely neon pink cast and is in great spirits.

and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? Prepping for Christmas dinner with my brother. 

6 thoughts on “Share Your World – 2016 Week 51 – Favorite Holiday Edition

  1. I have never heard of Samhain. Sounds like our Halloween. Thanks for sharing.
    From wikipedia:
    Samhain (pronounced /ˈsɑːwɪn/ SAH-win or /ˈsaʊ.ɪn/ SOW-in, Irish pronunciation: [sˠaunʲ]) is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the “darker half” of the year.

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