On March 15, New West families celebrated Nowruz, or Persian New Year. Parents came together to share traditional dishes and Persian culture with the staff members. Between March 20 and March 21, Iranians all over the world will be celebrating Nowruz. During this time, Iranian families reunite to eat food, share gifts, and have fun. … Continue reading New West Celebrates Persian New Year
Halloween is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate one of the most popular holidays in the country by carving your own pumpkin? Although most people stick with the basic jack-o-lantern, you can try a fun new idea to add something original to your halloween decorations this year. Here are some of the … Continue reading Best Pumpkin Carving Ideas
It's October again and you know what that means! Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to prepare for it then to find a costume. Whether you buy you're costume or you make it there is such a variety of ideas you can choose from. Anything from Waldo from Where is Waldo … Continue reading 2015 Halloween Costume Ideas
Many people celebrate Halloween by dressing up in spooky, gory, cute, or funny costumes, going door to door collecting candy, or even attending a costume party. Since this is one of my favorite holidays, I think it's never too early to start getting in the Halloween spirit. Go and check out some of these events! … Continue reading Let the Halloween Festivities Begin!
It’s October and everyone is eagerly awaiting the end of the month--Halloween. But in the meantime, if you are looking for a little pre-Halloween scare, Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights is the perfect place. This event runs from the beginning to end of October, attracting hordes of people looking to be terrorized. The theme park hosts … Continue reading 25 Years of Horror at Halloween Horror Nights
We all know of leprechauns and luck, but do we know the true history of Saint Patrick's Day? Every year, on March 17th, people from all around the globe celebrate Saint Patrick's Day, also known as "St. Patty's Day"or the "Feast of Saint Patrick". Many associate the 17th as a day filled with delicious corn beef and … Continue reading “Kiss me, I’m Irish”
It’s that time again! December is upon us, and everyone’s ready to celebrate the holidays. Garland decorates the streets. Lights twinkle in the windows. And Christmas songs fill the air with messages of joy and love… or so we thought. If one were to take a closer look at some of America’s most treasured holiday … Continue reading Creepy Christmas Songs