St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking
Mar02

St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking

There is something about St. Patrick’s Day that brings out the Iris cook in all of us. At least it seems to have this effect on the women in my family. If you are not of Irish decent it may not have quite this profound effect upon you. If you are, then I’m quite certain you will understand what I mean by this. There’s something about revisiting traditions that may have been lost in the fog of coming to a new world...

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Wedding Superstitions
Feb17

Wedding Superstitions

Wedding Superstitions Like many important life occasions the wedding day is steeped in superstitions and old-wives tales. We are rational human beings and therefore do not hold with superstition and old-wives tales…..except that when we spill salt we still throw some over out left shoulder, avoid walking under ladders and take a sharp right or left turn when a black cat walks across out path…..but we don’t really BELIEVE...

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Wedding Receptions with a Twist
Feb15

Wedding Receptions with a Twist

When we envision a ‘wedding reception’ what comes to mind are men in suits or tuxedos and women dressed to the nines standing about talking in subdued tones and holding little punch cups or wine glasses. What we picture is a very staid affair and it is an accurate picture (maybe memory) of what the usual wedding reception looked like in years gone by. A few such affairs still exist today but they are quickly becoming extinct. The old...

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Fun Activities For Your Childs Party
Feb10

Fun Activities For Your Childs Party

It’s your child’s birthday party and, naturally, you want his or her first to be a huge success. It’s every parent’s dream to be able to give his or her child the best first birthday party ever, because birthdays set a milestone in a person’s life. This is why most people do not hesitate to go all out with child party activities. No children’s birthday party would be complete without the...

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Children’s Birthday Party Ideas
Feb08

Children’s Birthday Party Ideas

  Perhaps one of the best ways to show your child how much you care is through a fun birthday party. Now, don’t let this statement throw you off just yet, thinking that you need to buy your child’s affection. That’s not what is meant here. It’s just that for many years birthday parties have been marked as important events in children’s lives, that it seems odd if you, as a parent, do not throw one...

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