Celebrations: A Joyous Guide to Holidays from Past to Present

Celebrations: A Joyous Guide to Holidays from Past to Present


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Celebrations: A Joyous Guide to Holidays from Past to Present by Jim McCann, Jeanne Benedict, Jeanne Benedict

With festivities fashioned according to time-honored traditions, Celebrations brings families and friends together for a year of happy occasions with unique historical, traditional, and modern touches, including

* A Victorian Valentine's Day

* A Magical Saint Patrick's Day

* Passover 5761

* A 1960s Easter Egg Hunt

* Mother's Day 1914

* Father's Day 1936

* A Fourth of July Bicentennial Party

* Halloween 1950

* Thanksgiving 1944

* A 1927 White Christmas

* New Year's Eve 1999

Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, Celebrations features the professional advice of celebration stylists Jim McCann and Jeanne Benedict, and includes:

* THEMES-innovative party ideas from the past to the present

* HOLIDAY FOLKLORE-featuring each day's auspicious origins

* MENUS-to whet your guests' appetites

* RECIPES-feasts worthy of special occasions

* D�COR TIPS-with detailed crafting instructions

* BASICS-from floral elements to table settings

Author Biography: Jim McCann is the CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, one of the world's leading floral and gift retailers. An award-winning entrepreneur and speaker, he is the author of Stop and Sell the Roses: Lessons from Business and Life.

Jeanne Benedict, a caterer and entrepreneur, is the author of Sophisticated Entertaining and The Sophisticated Cookie, and creator of the video, Gingerbread House Party. She has appeared on many television and radio shows including "CBS Sunday Morning", HGTV's "Smart Solutions," and the DYI Network. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, among other newspapers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557883735
Publisher: HP Trade
Publication date: 11/01/1901
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 75.00(d)

About the Author

Jim McCann is writer of comic books, television, and theatre. Currently he is the writer for the ongoing Marvel series HAWKEYE & MOCKINGBIRD as well as the writer & co-creator of RETURN OF THE DAPPER MEN from Archaia.

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