A Physically Distanced Thanksgiving

We asked Gersky’s content creator and local Social Media Guru, Jonathan Howard, to share with us how he spent Thanksgiving with his family for their physically distant Thanksgiving celebration.   Although he doubts his family will be celebrating Christmas by the outdoor firepit, he wondered what can be learned and applied to a physically distanced […]

Backyard Barbecue with Friends?  Yes You Can – Sort of…

This whole physical distancing thing has put a big damper on the usual way we get together with family and friends. But May is National Hamburger Month.  And Memorial Day weekend is the official start of Summer.  At least we think so. How can you share burgers and your favorite sides with friends and still […]

Winter Entertaining at Home #2 – Nostalgic Game Day

Who doesn’t love Dominoes, Monopoly, 1980s Trivial Pursuit, or the Game of Life? Nostalgic games are perfect for any group of friends or family including older kids. The beauty of this type of get-together is that everyone already knows each other as well as the rules of the games to be played. A Nostalgic Game […]

Which Festival of Light Is Celebrated the World Over?

It’s New Year’s Eve of course – with 24 hours of celebrations around the globe! Back in the day of the Concorde – a supersonic jet built by Great Britain and France in the 70s, you could celebrate New Year’s Eve in London listening to Big Ben chime, then fly to the Big Apple in […]

Kwanzaa: Celebrating African Heritage in America

The third December Festival of Light is Kwanzaa, a week long holiday, celebrated each year from December 26 to January 1st. Kwanzaa was established in the United States in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Africana studies, as a non-religious, non-political African-American holiday celebrating the family, community and culture in America but has […]

Christmas Traditions: December 24 to January 7 and in Between!

The second Festival of Light this month is Christmas on December 25, however, in Orthodox Christianity it’s celebrated on January 7, observing Christ’s birth according to the Julian calendar. But, did you know that in many cultures, Christmas Eve is a celebratory holiday as well, complete with unique foods and traditions? For Christians around the […]