Tag Archives: Altars

Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Southern and Central Mexicans honor their ancestors

The Mexican Day of the Dead is actually celebrated over two days, Nov.1 and Nov. 2, in Central and Southern Mexico. Legend holds that at midnight on Oct. 31, the gates of heaven fly open and release the souls of those … Continue reading

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Creating a Home Altar

Pete KL's "Memoro" pieces offer a unique way to celebrate one's memories

Commemorating the the memory of someone with a home altar is healing, whether it’s reflecting on the places and moments we’ve been with them in our lives or the gifts they have given us. New York-based designer Pete KL recognizes … Continue reading

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