Celebrate the revered Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos with this beautiful little book. Packed with activities, recipes, spells, and rituals, this pocket-sized guide is a must-have tool for honoring the sacred dead. Author Jaime Girones shares authentic ways to respectfully enjoy this holiday, from creating an altar to baking pan de muerto (bread of the dead). Sharing his personal experiences and recommendations, Jaime guides you through the Day of the Dead's origins, history, and modern celebrations. Discover how to build an altar, set out your ancestors' favorite foods, and invite the spirits to a feast. Explore the significance of marigolds, sugar skulls, and monarch butterflies. You'll also learn how to say goodbye when celebrations are over. This book provides everything needed to honor the dead and share your love and abundance with them.
The captivating image of Santa Muerte has been skillfully carved onto the lid of this wooden box. Smooth polished sides complete the design. This box is great for storing precious stones, crystals, jewelry, tarot cards or small keepsakes. SYMBOL: Santa Muerte is a personification of death, she is associated with healing, protection, and safe delivery to the afterlife by her devotees.