Merry Christmas Eve, Italians! For many Italian-Americans, this is the best day of the year. Some may argue that it's better than Christmas day itself. Whether you spend the day with five family members or 50 you are guaranteed to eat well today.
You know you're Italian when the hosting a holiday turns into 3 day long production. There are many other ways that we get the house ready for the influx of family members that come from near and far. And no matter how much we think we prepare we always feel like we could've done more.
Having a theme for a party can make it all the more exciting and there is a wide variety different themes you could choose. This may depend on factors such as the event, your personal tastes, the people you have invited and the budget. One option is to create an Italian theme for your party … Continue reading How to Create an Amazing Italian Party Theme
Many people think of Italy as the country of love and romance. While not every Italian is romantic, there are some fantastic romantic traditions for Valentine’s Day that are derived from the Italian culture. If you are looking for inspiration for how to make your Valentine’s Day romantic this year, then here are some of the romantic Italian Valentine’s Day traditions.
Each part of the world has its own traditions for New Year’s Eve. A popular tradition is to set off celebratory fireworks and this is something people do no matter where you are in the world. In Italy, this is no different as right across the country, there have had many excellent fireworks displays to bring in the New Year. However, this may now be a tradition of the past in this country as the government is trying to put an end to people setting off fireworks.
Many can agree that Italians are known to be quite superstitious, whether it be believing in the unlucky number 17 or wearing a cornicello around their neck to protect against the evil eye! The majority of the New Year's Eve traditions in Italy are great examples of superstitions! Every country has different New Year's … Continue reading Broken Glasses, Bingo, and Red Underwear: New Year’s Eve Italian Style