Le Feste – Holidays and Celebrations

The sweet life certainly feels like one big celebration. But there are some days, where you go all out, including birthdays, holidays, and feast days. Here, the Italian Mamma shares party planning tips, crafts, food, and fun to make a celebration extra special and, perhaps even, unforgettable.

Buon Primo Maggio - May 1 - Di Meglio

May 1 Or Primo Maggio Is a Holiday in Italy

Bunny Ears Wreath - Di Meglio

This might be one of the easiest wreaths to make. © Photo by Francesca Di Meglio

How to Make a Bunny Wreath

Easter centerpiece - Di Meglio

A sweet bunny and some sparkly eggs are all you need to have impact. © Photo by Francesca Di Meglio

Easy Easter Centerpieces That Will Wow Guests

Floral Bunny Ears - Di Meglio

Floral garland makes for sophisticated and even romantic bunny ears. © Photo by Francesca Di Meglio


photo bouquet centerpiece - Di Meglio

A photo bouquet centerpiece is a meaningful decoration for any party. © Photo by Francesca Di Meglio

How to Make a Photo Bouquet Centerpiece

St. Joseph's Day zeppoles - Di Meglio

St. Joseph’s Day Is Father’s Day in Italy

Lasagna is the highlight of the Italian Fat Tuesday ritual. © Photo by Francesca Di Meglio


How to Make a Love Sign with Baby’s Hand and Footprints

Christmas Cookie Tree - Di Meglio

Eat your trees, boys and girls. © Photos and Collage by Francesca Di Meglio

How to Make a Christmas Cookie Tree

How to Make an Italian Nativity Scene or Presepio

DIY Halloween Part 2 – Felt Ghost and Skull Garland

DIY Halloween Part 1 – Skeleton Photo Prop


How to Make Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake

How to Make a Paw Patrol Cake Your Kids Will Love

Dinosaur Crafts Your Kids Will Flip For

A DIY Photo Gift a 4 Year Old Could Make

Simple As Pie

My Betty Crocker Firecracker Cake

Patriotic Strawberry Tiramisu

How to Host a Cars Party

How to Make a Growing Old Sucks Bouquet

How to Give an Adult Birthday Party Pizzazz

How to Make a Wedding Towel Cake

3 Simple Ways to Make Easter Extra Special