Posts tagged ‘celebration’

Are you looking for a fun craft to create with your children this festive season? All you need is some felt, card, ribbon and glue to make these simple decorations in the shape of a bird, dreidel, star and tree.

It’s no secret that being a mother is hard work, no matter whether you work outside the home or as a full-time caregiver. This upcoming Sunday is Mother’s Day in the US, but we believe that you shouldn’t need a special occasion to celebrate everything mothers do for their children and their families — so here’s a list of sweet, inexpensive gifts to show your love for those special mothers in your life!

Today is the first day of the Year of the Dragon, and we are very excited to share with you a Q & A with Dawn Casey, author of The Great Race. Read on to learn about the legend behind the Chinese zodiac, which animals Dawn would pick if she had been the one to create the calendar and more!

Winter is finally here and the beginning of a whole new year is just around the corner! While the Oxford team has already enjoyed the first snow flurry of the season, the Cambridge office is still awaiting this tell-tale sign of winter. Please read on to enjoy a sampling of our illustrations that capture the magic of the season—our way of wishing you and your family a wonderful New Year full of warmth and happiness!

What do kings, martyrs, miracles and merriment have anything to do with tonight? Tonight at sundown is the start of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah, the Festival of Lights. Chanukah, which lasts for eight consecutive nights, is a festive celebration that commemorates the rebuilding of the Jewish temple in Jerusalem in the second century BCE. It is a holiday filled with kings, martyrs, miracles, merriment and more (potatoes, oil, and gifts too!).  Read on to discover some fun facts about the holiday, along with some delicious recipes and a fun dreidle game.

Come along and join us for our grand opening weekend! After many months of hard work and crises of different shapes and sizes, we are open at last at 294 Banbury Road, Oxford.