People buy a lot of flowers on Mother’s Day. (Jewelry and spa services get boosts, too.)
There is a lot more to Cinco de Mayo, the annual springtime celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture in the United States, than the many margarita-soaked festivities that ensue all over the nation.
About a century after Americans started celebrating Memorial Day, Congress shifted the holiday to a Monday—here’s why.
Every year on April 22, trees are planted, litter is cleaned up, and awareness for the issues plaguing the planet are raised.
Arab American Heritage Month, occurring each April, is a relatively new event on the yearly calendar—but the history of Arab immigrants in the U.S. goes way back.
The annual celebration raises awareness of environmental issues. But who decided we should mobilize on April 22?
Thanks to sky-high egg prices, what began as a meme has been willed into reality.
Usually you’re hunting for the eggs themselves—but these Easter-y hidden object games are a little different.
You may hear an "Erin go bragh" or two, but even on the most Irish of holidays, we don't hear much of the Irish language—which is a shame.
You can always avoid the issue by spelling out “St. Patrick’s Day,” but here’s how to properly abbreviate it.
Wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day is a tradition that has been around for a few centuries, but it didn’t start with St. Patrick.
For practicing Catholics, meat is off limits on Fridays during Lent. But they might be able to make an exception this March 17.
Why do people wear green on St. Patrick's Day? And why do they dye rivers green? Let’s dive into the history of some popular St. Patrick’s Day traditions.
St. Patrick's Day used to be a dry holiday in Ireland—and its signature color used to be blue. Read on for more surprising St. Patrick's facts.
Corned beef and cabbage has beef, cabbage, and not a speck of corn. What gives?
From tea subscription boxes to date night experiences, these last-minute Valentine's Day gifts will still seem thoughtful—and they'll never know you got them right before the holiday.
Cupid’s connection to love and romance dates back centuries.
’Tis the season to celebrate love—and also see your ex symbolically become hawk food.
The history of Groundhog Day stretches back hundreds of years. But, as it turns out, the furry animal isn’t the best at getting the forecast right.
From Richard Wagner’s symphony for his wife to the Taj Mahal, these are the most impressive demonstrations of love from history.
February 14 is often celebrates as a day of love—but it has also been marked as a day of tragedy.
Calling all anti-heroes, heartbreak princes, and new romantics: This bar is for you (and every other Swiftie).