Lorene Patterson

MAY DAY ! MAY DAY!

May Day goes back to Roman Times as a festival of flowers in honor of the Goddess Flora with offerings of flowers, dancing, ringing bells etc. The May Pole was erected the night before when the men would strip down a birch tree and plant it on the ground. Long ribbons were tied to the…

VALENTINE’S COOKIES!!

First a little history about Valentine’s Day…. Did you know that Valentine’s Day has been around since the year 496! Well it has.  One  saying goes that Emperor Claudius II banned marriage because he thought married men were bad soldiers.  Priest Valentine felt this was unfair, so he broke the rules and arranged marriages in…