The first differences are the decorations. Thanksgiving is more of a fall color scheme. Decorations include: yellow and orange colors, pilgrims, squash, shucked corn, and other fall related items. On the other hand Christmas decorations include: red and green colors, evergreen trees, ornaments, lights, tinsel, stockings, Santa and many others, The second difference is why each holiday is celebrated. “The first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, to commemorate the harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony after a harsh winter.
Attention Getter: I’m sure you have all heard the children’s rhyme that goes trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat. Thesis: Today I will be telling you about the holiday that is just around the corner, Halloween! I will be sharing with you some facts that will help you understand the origins of this holiday. WIIFM Statement: Most people today celebrate this holiday. If you chose to dress up, or hand out candy, or even just use it as an excuse to have a big party.
In the US, we decorate trees, put up christmas lights in and outside our homes, gather together as a family, and possibly set our cookies and milk for Santa. In England, everyone helps put Christmas decorations up, and famous people turn on light switches that light up the streets. Kids will put up their stockings by the fire or in their room, and leave out some mince pie and brandy for “Father Christmas”. Children even write letters to him, telling him what they want, some would leave them out by the fire, but most tossed the letters in the fire and “Father Christmas” would read the letter through the smoke. In Germany, it wasn’t until the 4th century that they actually celebrated Christmas on December 25, instead they celebrated it on January 6th.
El dia de los Reyes Magos is on January 6. It celebrates Christmas in the latin american cultures. This day marks the culmination of the twelve days of Christmas and commemorates the three wise men who traveled from far away to see baby Jesus, carrying gifts for baby Jesus. El dia de los Reyes Magos still is an important day for people of Mexico. In addition to the gift-giving aspect of the day there is also a bread that is specific to the holiday.
Today I will be talking about an amazing country named jamaica it is a talented country and we will be talking about how they say stuff and how they do stuff for the holidays. Speaking of holidays that is the word we are going to learn how to say in jamaica but other than that I will now tell you stuff about jamaica and this is interesting too. I will now tell you how my country celebrates the holidays instead of the holidays lasting one day they last two days in jamaica because they like their holidays long. Did you know that Christmas may start at 6 a.m and you go to church and then they hold a street fair to celebrate Christmas and they get toys why the kids lie in bed waiting for Santa Claus? It is a custom to visit their family members and they will play games and have lot’s of and eat food and some of the food is roast chicken, rice, and gungo peas.
Dia de los Muertos can be associated with Christianity, because it was introduced by the Roman Catholic Church. Dia de los Muertos and Halloween can both be represented with images of skeletons or pumpkins, they are both a way to unite people together, they both involve festive food and decorations, and they are both a legitimate excuse to dress up for either a parade, a party, or trick or treating. One fascinating thing that is believed to happen on Dia de los Muertos is the portal opening from earth to the afterlife in order for family members to be reconciled with late relatives. Most people don’t know that turnips were carved into faces, but the jack o’ lanterns have evolved over hundreds of years and are now carved in pumpkins. Overall, while Dia de los Muertos and Halloween have many similarities they are both very different ways to celebrate the
Soul food is a strong and powerful staple in the African American families. It is the basis of black culture, it’s what has brought so many families together through the good and the bad. When I consider soul food I think of macaroni and cheese, fried chicken and catfish, collard greens, cornbread, and sweet potato pie. But there are some foods I think shouldn’t be considered soul food such as chitterlings “chitterlingss”. As a kid my family use to cook chitterlings on major holidays such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, or New Years.
There are 2 main types of clam chowder, the New England clam chowder and Manhattan clam chowder. New England clam chowder tends to have a thicker consistency and uses milk or cream as a base for the soup. Also, the New England chowder does not include any vegetables except for potatoes. It is also usually topped off with oyster crackers to help thicken the soup. This version of clam chowder is the most popular of all the different variations of clam chowder, it can be found all over the country, but especially in the North East where the soup was first
A similarity between To Kill a Mockingbird and the novel A Christmas memory. Both of these stories take place In the midst of winter. Quoting from the story A Christmas Memory. It's fruitcake weather Simply showing that it's the time of the year we share fruitcake with friends and family. These stories are also different in many ways like how a Christmas memory is showing how a young boy growing up with his cousin.
Although certain practices or traditions vary between families, they both play a big role in the two holidays. For Halloween, there really isn´t a lot of preparation that comes along with it. You mostly just purchase a costume, set out your carved pumpkin, and buy your candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters. However, for Day of the Dead, there is a whole process that comes before celebrating. Families participating in the holiday set up an altar with many flores, velas, and calacas.
The day usually starts with el desayuno which is a light breakfast before 9 in the morning which includes coffee, hot chocolate and etc. 2. The next meal is el almuerzo it is like brunch and it usually takes place at 9 in the morning until 11 in the morning and it includes eggs, meat, and tortillas. 3. La comida is their lunch which usually takes place between 2 in the afternoon until 4 in th the afternoon which includes soups, salads, a main dish, and sometimes desert.
Froats,1 How does Salvation Army offer help during Christmas? The salvation army supports the community many different ways during the christmas holidays. They have a annual “Fill the Kettle for Christmas” there is also a “Santa Shuffle” to raise money, and there is also a Christmas hamper program. The Christmas kettle campaign is salvation army 's most famous campaign to raise money during the christmas holidays! Donating to the Christmas kettle campaign gives money to people who cannot afford food, clothing or shelter.
There is nothing different about “Christmas” tamales, other than they are made for Christmas. However, because the preparation is so time and labor intensive, tamales have become associated more with the Christmas holidays and special occasions. Perhaps because these are times that family and friends come together and thus can work together to prepare the masa and to make the sauces and meats. The kitchen is converted into an assembly line to wrap the tamales before steaming them in large pots on the stove. The tamale making process takes all day and preparations often start one or two days prior.
Enjoy deliciously cooked sizzling hot king prawns, slow cooked lamb drenched in honey or other regulars like chorizo, ceviche and quesadillas. The menu is quite extensive for such a small restaurant. Some of the ingredients are sourced from Mexico while others are bought from local suppliers on
Nowadays tend to only know good food that’s cramped in a bag; but there are some great places to eat amongst different varieties. There are Thai and Hibachi style buffets; such as Thai Pepper and Hibachi Buffet on Ramsey Street. There’s even a popular sandwich restaurants for locals to enjoy. For an example, Schlotzsky is known for its delicious oven-baked sandwiches and gourmet pizzas. Along with enjoying flat breads, soups and salads.