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Day of the Dead alter at Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside

It is said that the spirits of babies and children who have died (called angelitos, "little angels") arrive on November 1st, spend an entire day with their families, and then leave. Adults come the following day. ♥

Your Guide to Mexico's Day of the Dead

go to a dia de los muertos celebration!!! Dia de los Muertos Celebrations From Around the World

Photos: Dia de los Muertos Celebrations From Around the World

Christine Alvarado | Du Buh Du Designs    // Beautiful dolls from this artist. //

~ Dia de Bloglandia ~ In honor of el Dia de los Muertos

beautiful dolls by Du Buh Du celebrating Dias de los Muertos - Day of the Dead.

Pan De Muerto - Bread of the Dead. A traditional dish for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead - celebrating the lives of those who have passed away. Nov. 2) Dough and strips on top represent bones and skull. Made with an orange extract and orange glaze. Eaten or left at gravesite or on altar.

Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead)

"The day of the dead"  Mexico, Italy, Spain celebrates soul day, in America we celebrate "All Saints Day" Nov 1st and 2nd, such a wonderful colorful celebrations♥

"El Dia De Los Muertos Graffiti " CANVAS or PRINT WALL ART

Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.

She is the grand dame of death and takes the spotlight during the Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos that takes place every November and The image of La Calavera Catrina, meaning 'elegant skull', is of a grinning female s.

Samhain, (pronounced sow'-een, or SOW-in), is the one of the major Sabbats, or festivals, celebrated by Wiccans. It is held on October 31st to November 1st of every year. This festival stems from customs long ago of an ancient pre-Christian Celtic festival which honored the dead and is commonly referred to as "Halloween" or "All Hallows Eve". Translated in Gaelic, Samhain means "summers end".

What Do REAL Witches Do at Halloween? Samhain Ritual & Custom

Samhain, (pronounced Sow'-een, or Sow-in), commonly referred to as "Halloween" or "All Hallows Eve". Translated in Gaelic, Samhain means "Summers End".

According to Mexican folklore, the gates of heaven open at midnight on Nov. 1 and the spirits of all deceased children ( angelitos ) are all...

29 Breathtaking Día De Los Muertos Photos

amazing Catrinas for Dia De Los Muertos! So cool how they did the full skeleton instead of just the Sugar Skull makeup. I& trying to find original sources, so if you know it, let me know!

20 Day of the Dead Crafts for Kids

Day of the Dead Crafts/ Dia De Los Muertos

Copley -- the link is broken but I thought of you and you might be able to find the crafts by searching Lots of Day of the Dead Craft Ideas

November 1st and 2nd is Día de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead), a Mexican holiday that is celebrated all over the world, especially where people from Mexico have settled. Here in San Francisco it's a huge celebration, complete with a wild, candle-lit parade through the Mission district ending in an altar exhibit in a nearby park. Since the holiday is primarily about nourishing and celebrating our deceased loved ones, there are a lot of food and food related crafts associated with the…

Creating a Día de los Muertos Altar

History of DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (Day of the Dead) - woman decorating her home ofrenda in patzcuaro mexico

Mother and daughter painted for Day of the Dead celebration.

Mother and daughter painted for Day of the Dead celebration.

The streets of Mexico are draped in rows and rows of colorful papel picado banners every year to celebrate the Day of the Dead on Nov 1st and 2nd. Celebrate everyday at home with an icy cold margarita in a one-of-a kind hand etched Margarita glass!

The streets of Mexico are draped in rows and rows of colorful papel picado banners every year to celebrate the Day of the Dead on Nov 1st and 2nd. Celebrate everyday at home with an icy cold margarita in a one-of-a kind hand etched Margarita glass!