Hello Pretty Providence readers! I’m Bethany, and I blog at Whistle and Ivy. Thanks for reading today!
When the leaves start to change and the cool breeze comes in from the west, I look forward to the upcoming fall season, and especially Halloween. I am one of “those” who gets out Halloween decor a month in advance. I love the costumes, candy apples, and the macabre decorations. However, in the last several years, my interest has grown in the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. It captured my interest because it’s quite different than the Halloween I grew up with. Day of the Dead is a holiday for remembering family and friends who have died. It’s a celebration of those who have gone, instead of a holiday about spookiness and fear. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the spookiness that comes with Halloween, but I love the traditions of the Mexican holiday as well. This week I have been pondering on some dear loved ones who have passed on, and I wanted to share my simple Day of the Dead Flower Wreath.
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