Decoding The Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead, is not about death… it’s about celebrating life and welcoming back the spirits of the dearly departed.That’s the best way to explain this event that originated in Mexico and Central America with the Aztecs more than 3000 years ago and is now celebrated November 1 and 2.If you’re dying (had to say it) to learn how you can commemorate the life of someone you love in this Latino tradition, read on…...more

Dia de los Muertos Week!

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The Day of the Dead - a time for celebrations, home altars, sugar skulls

The Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos ) is a celebration of the deceased which occurs on November 1 and November 2, mostly in Mexico and among Mexican Americans, coinciding with the Roman Catholic celebrations of All Hallows Eve, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. The origins of this celebration can be traced back to the Aztecs and Mayans as long as 3,000 years ago. Then along came the colonizers. ...more