‘You almost need a bib’: Paczki stuffed full of tradition

Beatrice Fox’s eyes widened as she got her first glimpse of the plump pastry on her plate. “Look at that Nutella oozing out,” said Fox, 8, marvelling at her paczki, a traditional filled Polish doughnut dusted with powdered sugar. A few large bites later came the verdict. “Delicious,” Fox sighed happily. Sounds of delight filled … Read more

This Happy Valley-Goose Bay couple is keeping a holiday tradition alive with partridge throats

You’ve heard of a partridge in a pear tree — but what about partridge throats in a pine tree? One couple in Happy Valley-Goose Bay choose to keep their decorations a little more natural than the store-bought ornaments most hang from their Christmas trees this time of year. “I always put the partridge crops on the … Read more

A tradition is born: Maryland’s Mike Locksley gets mayo bath after Mayo Bowl win over NC State

Maryland coach Mike Locksley became the latest recipient of a mayo bath after the Terrapins beat NC State 16-12 in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. The mayonnaise brand took over as the title sponsor of the former Belk Bowl after the 2019 season and made the threat of a mayo bath real after last year’s game … Read more

As I grieve my grandparents with my family, this special holiday food tradition has helped us heal

Advent calendars are a huge part of my family’s Christmas traditions. When I was a kid, my parents would buy me cute chocolate-filled calendars filled with low-quality chocolate, but I didn’t care. As I’ve gotten older, the tradition is still alive, but now my parents and I buy a few more deluxe advent calendars — … Read more

Is Elf on the Shelf too stressful for kids? Why experts caution against using the holiday tradition to ‘focus on punishm

This article was originally published on Nov. 22, 2021. When the COVID-19 pandemic eliminated the possibility of spending Christmas 2020 with her son Grayson’s beloved grandparents, Lauren Eggert embraced the to make her child’s holiday season as magical as possible. A graphic designer and creative marketing director, Eggert put her skills to work and painstakingly … Read more

Seeing these holiday ice sculptures can run a family more than $1,000. Here’s why some make it an annual tradition.

During the holiday season, many families dream of going somewhere a bit warmer to celebrate. But for some, the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit is to visit an ice-filled place where the temperature drops to nine degrees Fahrenheit and bundling up in parkas is a requirement for entry. Samantha Sidoriak, a Pasadena, Md. … Read more

Could Caleb Williams’ vulgar fingernail tradition hurt his Heisman chances? | College Football Enquirer

Iheart Sports’ Dan Wetzel, and Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde and Ross Dellenger discuss the announcement of the Heisman Trophy finalists, and debate if any of the finalists have a real shot to upset Caleb Williams for the honor. Video Transcript – Are we going to have a Heisman Trophy winner who paints vulgar things on … Read more

How getting sober helped this mom keep a holiday baking tradition alive

Minty, creamy and easy-to-make, Grasshopper Pie is a holiday tradition that’s been handed down from generation to generation in my family. As child, before was a thing I worried about, my mother and I would make it every year at Thanksgiving. I vividly remember her handing me a fork and a plastic bag full of … Read more

Meet the Black Friday shoppers who see ‘chaotic’ shopping day as ‘a tradition that brings people together’

When you may have visions of people lining up outside of stores for hours, parked in camper chairs and nestled under blankets in hopes of snagging the latest flat screen or must-have kids toy at record markdown prices. Now, with so much of our shopping done online, and internet-specific shopping holidays like Cyber Monday and … Read more

‘Vogue’ Unveils Blank Cover for New Issue to Honor Queen Elizabeth’s Death in Longstanding Tradition

The November issue of British Vogue is available via digital download and on newsstands Tuesday 18th October is honoring the death of with a blank royal purple cover. The fashion magazine’s November issue cover has no photos and the words “Her Majesty the Queen,” along with “1926-2022.” Releasing blank covers is a tradition for the … Read more