Handfasting {More Thoughts}

We came across this dialogue that intrigued us immensely. We did not correct the spelling so it is in its original form. More thoughts about handfasting: These articles were posted on the Celtic Christian Mailing List From: Father Sean, written in March 1988 and re-posted May 1999: Hand-fasting is a symbol used in Celtic and other cultures to … Continue reading Handfasting {More Thoughts}

Celtic Wedding Ceremony

The wedding ceremony in modern western traditions tends to have more in common from one nation to another than there are differences. Even most of the prevalent customs such as the bride’s white dress, rings, wedding cake, flowers, and attendants as well as the feast and pranks played on the couple as they make their final … Continue reading Celtic Wedding Ceremony

How To Make A Wedding Broom

The wedding broom is popular amongst both the Celtic and the African ceremonies. Brooms are often stored by the front or back door of the home, and thus a broom can symbolize a threshold, leaping from your old single life into your new married life. This is similar to the tradition of carrying the bride across the … Continue reading How To Make A Wedding Broom

Fall Foods & Spices ~ Spices

Our autumn foods and seasonal spices are delicious, time - honored traditions. Full of nourishing vitamins and minerals, they also contain some savory and surprising returns on health. Cinnamon {Cinnamomum spp.} As autumn nears, it's hard not to get excited about cinnamon. One of the most beloved spices, its sweet, warm aroma and a fiery … Continue reading Fall Foods & Spices ~ Spices