About the Spontaneous Four-Leaf Clover

The four-leaf clover is an uncommon sight, because there’s more three-leaved clovers in the world. The four-leaf clover brings good luck to their finders, especially if found accidentally. According to legends, each leaf represents something. First is for faith. Second is for hope. Third is for love. Fourth is for luck. Clovers can have more […]

A New Way to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day at our house is something my children look forward to almost as much as Christmas, okay not that much but the excitement level does run high. On the eve of St. Patrick’s day, I share with my children a little about leprechauns and their shenanigans. I tell them a story about how […]

St. Patrick’s Day Meal Planning

Good Irish cooks always prepare special food for St. Patrick’s Day.  This is the day on which your grandmother’s recipes will be taken out, dusted off and recreated.  Even if you are not Irish, there are still plenty of web sites online that will help you to prepare some traditional Irish food to enjoy on […]

Canada is Irish Too

The United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland are not the only countries to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Canada also gets into the act every March 17. Each year hundreds of thousands of Canadians descend to their local bar and partake in the festivities of green beer and wild times. Evan Canadians are Irish on […]

Why Green is the Color of St. Patrick’s Day

In traditional times, St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated with the color blue. This color had long been associated with the Saint and his work. However, in modern times, green has replaced blue in cultural prominence. This occurred from the Irish people themselves wearing a shamrock on one’s clothing during the holiday. Many people throughout the […]