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Every holiday tradition has a few myths that get passed down. Who exactly was St. Patrick, anyway? Was he a real guy? Is green really what you’re supposed to wear? Find out what’s real — and what’s not — about St. Patrick’s Day.   St. Patrick was Irish. Well, sort of. Patrick was born in what is now the England, Scotland, and Wales, and was enslaved by Irish raiders when he was a teenager. Then he fled to England where he eventually became a missionary.   Green is St. Patrick’s Day color. Knights in the Order of St. Patrick actually wore a shade of blue. The association between Ireland and green most likely comes from the 18th century, when Irish independence supporters used green as the color of their cause.   St. Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland. When Patrick was..

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It’s all green this St. Patrick’s Day, and everyone is on the search for their clovers and leprechauns in finding their luck (not necessarily like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow). We hope you find something as wonderful as that today, and as we start the week, here we give you a familiar Irish blessing as recounted by many tongues and felt by many hearts: May your pockets be heavy And your heart be light, May good luck pursue you Each morning and night. May your blessings outnumber The shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you Wherever you go. May there always be work For your hands to do May your purse always hold A coin or two May the sun always shine On your windowpane May a rainbow be certain To follow each rain..

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You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the spirit of camaraderie that exemplifies St. Patrick’s Day. Certainly, the joyous occasion is one that provides an excellent opportunity for merriment as the theme of good fortune is embraced. Of course, with any festive occasion, there is the need for the delights that accompany such events. This can range from party favors to items that enhance celebratory enjoyment. Fortunately, Karma Kiss is well positioned to provide exactly what you are looking for (or something wonderful that you weren’t looking for, but is perfect anyway). When it comes to fun, exciting and unique; Karma Kiss is a one stop affair that will not disappoint anyone looking to augment their St. Patrick’s Day commemoration activities. Light Up the Fun Take for example the Pink Lotus Flower Candle. This is an amazingly crafted candle..

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