Saturday, November 1, 2008

Dia de Los Muertos

Decorated some sugar skulls, create an elaborate altar with flowers, bake some sweet bread inthe same of body parts, and honor your loved ones. Dia de los Muertos is a A holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada. Some of the beautiful crafts associated with the holiday are catrinas and the tiny dioramas featuring scenes of the dead. Oaxaca, Mexico is home to one of the biggest celebrations, you can learn more here.
Bakeries and restaurants around North American may host some special menus and baked goods tonight in honor of the day. Several children's museums are hosting activities this weekend to educate about the meaningof the holiday as well. Check your local listings.

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