Christy Garrett's Blog Posts Tagged 'tradition' (4)

What is the History Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

March 17, also known as, St. Patrick’s Day.  If you didn’t put on green this morning, don’t be surprised if someone tries to pinch you or teases you that you didn’t wear any green today.  I remember wearing green as a child in order to avoid being teased or pinched at school.  However, there are a few other traditions that are popular on this Irish Holiday.  Some  of these traditions include: parades, leprechauns, clovers (shamrocks), the color green, and anything…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 17, 2013 at 6:22pm — No Comments

How Did Valentine’s Day Become a Popular Tradition?

Valentine’s day was started as a day to show that you care for others by sharing cards, candy, flowers, and gifts.  This tradition is especially popular in the United States and it was originally called St. Valentine’s Day.  The day was after a Christian Saint named Valentinus.  There are several…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 14, 2013 at 3:05pm — No Comments

How Did Valentine’s Day Become a Popular Tradition?

Valentine’s day was started as a day to show that you care for others by sharing cards, candy, flowers, and gifts.  This tradition is especially popular in the United States and it was originally called St. Valentine’s Day.  The day was after a Christian Saint named Valentinus.  There are several…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 14, 2013 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Countdown the Days Until Christmas Day With “Elf on the Shelf”

I was introduced to the "Elf on the Shelf" Christmas tradition last year when one of my friends was posting photos of her elf.  I hadn't ever heard of this tradition and it peaked my curiosity.  The Elf is Santa's helper and has fun while you are counting down the days until Christmas.  Learn more about the full story of the "Elf on the Shelf" Story.…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 14, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments

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