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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How to Pick Perfect Flowers According to Occasions
Feb28

How to Pick Perfect Flowers According to Occasions

Life is beautiful. There are so much in life to cherish and celebrate – the birth of a baby, graduation, wedding, anniversary, Valentine’s day, Mother’s day and Christmas. Flowers are loved by both men and women for their beauty, purity, and freshness. Valentine’s flowers are about love and passion if you pick roses. Consider a sunflower for the person in your life. The meaning of this Valentine’s Day flower is admiration. Your...

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Pagan Weddings
Feb24

Pagan Weddings

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ‘pagan’ as: “a follower of a polytheistic religion (as in ancient Rome). Or as: one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and material goods: an irreligious or hedonistic person” It is thought by pagans that a ceremony performed by a pagan priest or priestess at the moment of a total eclipse of the sun is the best and most fortuitous time for a pagan wedding...

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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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Weddings in Strange Places
Feb13

Weddings in Strange Places

Modern day couples are opting for their weddings to be held in places other than the traditional church, synagogue or even city hall more and more frequently. These couples want the place that their wedding ceremony is performed, whether it is a very traditional ceremony or not, to be a place that is meaningful to them as a couple in some way. Brides-to-be (and grooms as well) sometimes deliver a real shock to their family and friends...

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