Fun Facts about St. Patrick's Day

Fun Facts about St. Patrick’s Day

Fun Facts about St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17 because that is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died on March 17 in the year 461 AD. It is also a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history. St. Patrick’s Day is a national holiday in Ireland, and a provincial holiday in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The actual color of St. Patrick is blue. Green became associated with St. Patrick’s Day during the 19th century. Green, in Irish legends, was worn by fairies and immortals, and also by people to encourage their crops to grow. Read more

8 Things Women Will Never Get Tired Of

8 Things Women Will Never Get Tired Of

This year for Valentine’s Day, I bought myself a bouquet of flowers.

As I sat admiring the fresh petals on our counter, my husband waltzed in, his whistle dying on his lips. “What the heck?” he said, his face registering confusion. “I thought you said you hated flowers? That they were a waste of money?” Read more