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Last year I told you a little more about the origin of Valentine's Day. This year here are 5 simple and original ideas that will make their effect to make your marriage proposal, your future half will not forget this day! 1-At home Take out your finest feather, write him a poem, create a path of candles, sprinkle your bed of rose petals (store the room before it's better;)) make him sink a bath which you can certainly enjoy 2 later ...

March 17 as every year is Saint Patrick's Day! On this occasion Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro is adorned with green to celebrate this great Irish popular festival and even the White House fountain water in Washington takes on the color of clover, a tradition since 2009. So who is Saint Patrick? Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, yet he does not come from Ireland but from Scotland, where he was born in the 4th century. Kidnapped by pirates he was enslaved in Ireland. Then, to succeed in escaping, he...

As for most festivals, the origins of Valentine's Day remain rather mysterious. St. Valentine himself who was he? Some sources claim that this priest was persecuted in Italy on 14 February 270 AD. He was reportedly sentenced to death by the Emperor Claudius II for having consecrated Christian marriages underground. His supposed ashes were then deposited 1868 in a reliquary in Roquemaure (Gard -30) thus eradicating the Phylloxera which had destroyed almost all the vines. Other sources claim that the legend of Valentine's Day goes back to the Middle Ages, the...