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Tag: Gifting Traditions

Legacies of gift giving - practices passed from generation to generation.


Where Did Halloween Come From? How Did It Originate?

By A Little Birdie

Haunted houses, caramel apples, jack-o'-lanterns and, of course, dressing up in costume help make Halloween what it is today. Here's a bit about how it all came about!

We don’t usually think of Halloween as a gift giving holiday but, in a way, it is. Neighbors, friends and family give sweets and candies t... Read more


What Is Furoshiki?

By A Little Birdie

Furoshiki is the Japanese art of wrapping gifts (among other items) with cloth.

There are many gift wrapping traditions out there but, we must confess, one of our favorites has to be furoshiki, the Japanese practice of w... Read more


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