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How to Celebrate Día de los Muertos - in case you have never done it. I fell in love with this celebration of loved ones who have passed on and now we celebrate it every year. It is not a day to mourn, but rather a day to remember and celebrate loved ones, with their photos, their fave foods etc ... on your offrenda (altar/offering).
Traditions connected to "Dia De Los Muertos" include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds and the favorite foods & beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased.