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Alcohol and the Holidays

When it comes to celebrations, particularly during the holidays, perceptions of hospitality and alcohol usually go hand in hand. Alcohol is so frequently associated with social events that people are surprised when alcohol is not present at a gathering. But what if you choose not to drink? Either due to health reasons, volunteering to be a designated driver, just don’t feel like it, or because of … Read More Alcohol and the Holidays


Exploring Traditions: The History of Halloween

Costumes, jack o’lanterns, candy, haunted houses, and trick-or-treating are all words that invite us to think about Halloween. In America this annual holiday is celebrated on October 31st of each year. But where did this widely practiced tradition originate, and how has it changed over the years? History The origin of Halloween dates back thousands of years to the geographic area presently known as Ireland, the … Read More Exploring Traditions: The History of Halloween