When February rolls around each year, one is always reminded of a certain romantic holiday in the middle of the month: Valentine’s Day. Each person has a different notion regarding Valentine’s Day. Maybe they feel their heart go fuzzy upon hearing the holiday’s name, or maybe they are filled with a sense of dread and … Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day
Are you in need of gift ideas for this holiday season? Look no further! Books are excellent gifts. They’re entertaining, educational, and easy to wrap. Here are some sensational books that are fit for every reader--from mystery lovers to fans of fantasy. Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji (for: romance lovers, people with a passion for … Continue reading Holiday Book Recommendations
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