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Joyeuse Saint Honoré!

In French tradition (and in many other European countries) there is a day for each Saint. This began as a tradition in Catholic and Orthodox countries since the middle ages, each day is celebrated in commemoration of saints and martyrs of the church. 214 more words

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About thoughtfulness

I have never been superstitious, but I truly believe in the awesome power of thoughtfulness. And therefore, this one tradition I love!

On the French labor day (May 1st every year), you will see many people with little flower stands on the side of the roads, selling lilies of the valley… It is said to be a good luck charm and must be offered to all the ladies among your family and friends. 363 more words

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Poisson d'Avril

I don't like April Fools' Day. Since I'm not a huge fan of practical jokes, it's not really a holiday I have ever gotten into. I've played a prank or two, but I never felt good afterward. 386 more words

Parenting

Recipe For Next Week!

I always anticipate the 2nd of February. It’s crêpe day!

This wonderful day is called La Chandeleur and it was on this day that Baby Jesus was presented in the temple, 40 days after his birth. 362 more words

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French tradition: Epiphany 

Celebrated on 6 January, Epiphany corresponds to the presentation of the baby Jesus to the Three Wise Men. This day is also that of the first miracle of the Wedding at Cana, but above all it is the date of the baptism of Christ. 179 more words

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First Night | SAVEUR

Here’s an interesting article about a French tradition. Enjoy, sisters! Happy new year!

First Night | SAVEUR.

Happy Galette des Rois Day!

The galette des rois is a cake traditionally shared at Epiphany, on or around the 6th of January (normally the first Sunday of January). It celebrates the arrival of the Three Wise Men in Bethlehem. 248 more words

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