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Ten Celtic Wedding Traditions

Few things in our modern world are as much about tradition as the marriage ceremony. If you want to throw it all the way back to Celtic times, consider these ten Celtic wedding traditions. Some are still familiar today, while others seem from another time entirely. Isn’t it romantic? 1. Tying the knot. Celtic couples literally tied the knot
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The Magical Fairy Wish Door Locket

The Story of the Magical Fairy Door Locket Once upon a time, a young maid was walking in the woods. She came upon a clearing, and in the clearing there were all sorts of beautiful flowers. There were violets, primroses, lavender, roses, daffodils, iris, tulips, and even some flowers she had never seen before. The
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Party Like a Celt

You don’t need to look far for a reason to party like a Celt. With eight sacred days in addition to the typical Church holidays like Christmas and Easter, Celts are always either planning a party or recovering from one. Here’s the yearly run-down for special occasions to celebrate: February 1 – St. Brigid’s Day,
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Red-headed Beauty

While only one in 200 people is a natural red-headed beauty, research by Clairol shows that 30 percent of women aged 18 to 34 who color their hair are choosing to go red. In comparison, only 27 percent choose brown and 26 percent choose blonde. So who’s having more fun now? Bruce Springsteen and Dolly
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Bring out the Celtic Warrior Side of Dad

Celebrate the patriarch of the family this year with gifts that will bring out his Celtic warrior side. 1. A Celtic warrior was the man. He was fierce and competitive and downright scary on the battlefield. Alexander the Great himself must have been a wee bit intimidated by the Celts he met. Two thousand years ago, the
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow…is Ireland

The May 22 referendum legalizing same-sex marriage in Ireland might have your Irish Catholic grandpa rolling over in his grave. Or maybe not. Turns out the majority of Catholic voters were actually in favor of the law. “But for all this talk of a vanishing Catholic Church, Ireland remains a deeply Catholic nation: although more
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The Fighting Irish

While the American Civil War was raging, a small Catholic college in Indiana cheered on their team known as the Catholics. It was not until 1927 that the University of Notre Dame became the Fighting Irish, and it had a lot to do with the Irishmen (some of whom left Notre Dame to enlist) who
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Eat, Drink and Be an Outlander Fan

Oh, Outlander, how we love thee. The drama, the scenery, the lush costumes, the delicious details…whether reading the novels or watching the program, as an Outlander fan we eat it all up as a feast for our senses. We simply cannot get enough. If you count yourself as one of those with an insatiable appetite for
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A Celtic Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all those women who balance the world on their shoulders each and every day. Who says you can’t have it all? The ancient Celts certainly believed that motherhood was in no way inconsistent with power and ability and fearsomeness. Author Marc Globe relates, “It is rumored that Caesar warned his soldiers
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Create a Fairy Garden Sure to Invite

Would you like to find a dainty fairy and her friends in your own backyard garden? It’s not easy to spot them but if they feel specially invited to their very own fairy garden then they may just settle in for a visit. Fairy gardens first debuted in the United States in 1893 as a
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