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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Marriage and a Wedding
Feb25

Marriage and a Wedding

Marriage is a sacred commitment that should never be entered into lightly or on a whim or, even worse, on a dare. By pledging your love and loyalty to another human being you are assuming the responsibility of that person’s life as they are assuming the responsibility for yours. But that doesn’t mean that a wedding has to be done according to anybody else’s wishes and desires but those of the bride and groom. A wedding day should be...

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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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