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How Birthday Traditions were started

celebrations2Have you ever wondered where all our birthday traditions were started, and why we do what we do on birthdays? Well, we’re going to give you the lowdown where all these traditions came from and what flowers to buy for that special birthday gift.

 Where did Cakes come from?

 Why do we bring out those special birthday cakes on the day?

  • Greeks used to present cakes at the temple of the goddess of the moon, Artemis. Those round cakes we love and know represented the full moon.
  • But it wasn’t just the Greeks that introduced cakes for birthdays, Germans made a cake called Geburtstagorten, which was used for birthdays.

So now you know why cakes are part of our birthday celebrations! Continue reading