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Musings, ramblings and thought provoking articles from our team of talented writers - all views expressed are their own!

An Irish Christmas for the Littlest

Who relies on this holiday most? For Christmas, make it best for the youngest. For Christmas, the most impressionable minds are the youngest ones. Realize that when you shop for Christmas, it usually means that many people will be on that Christmas, gift list. We shop for our husbands and wives, our moms and dads, […]

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Knots for Christmas. How to Bring them to Your Holiday

Celtic knots are ancient symbols. When they are worn, they literally embody great messages from the past. It is interesting since today, such old emblems can still fit in well with fashion and what we wear. However, I think it is easy for people to misunderstand just how deep their meaning is unless they grasp […]

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Irish-Inspired Stocking Stuffers & Charms!

There are two types of Christmas presents out there. There are the classic, old-fashioned ones that we place under the tree and that we spend much of our time wrapping into pretty, little or big packages. Then, there are the stocking stutffers. Now, what are those exactly?   Stockings have been a part of Christmas […]

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Give the Gift of Gold and Everlasting Friendship

Want to give a gift of gold for the holidays?  Make it even more special with a claddagh ring. Holidays give us the chance to think about those we love and are closest to. Many times upon deep reflection, we realize that no ordinary gift will do what we want. Sometimes what we need is something extra […]

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Celtic Rings Fit Perfectly on Christmas

Looking for an ideal and very meaningful gift that is Irish? A Celtic ring will deliver! Searching for the right Christmas gift can be a hassle. There are so many things to choose from and it can be difficult to know that a gift is the right one before purchasing. Celtic rings offer many different […]

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A Christmas Show For Everyone

What could be better than a show with the best toys for Christmas? Even though the show is Irish-based, it can be enjoyed from anywhere around the world. Every year in Ireland around this time, RTE One showcases a one of a kind toy show that gains the attention of many. “The Late Late Show” has […]

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Create A Christmas Covered in Crystal

What are the advantages of using crystals this Christmas? Read on to find out more! This Christmas season, you will get to choose your decorations. The great fun in this is that everyone has different likes and tastes. Sometimes people cover their homes in bright lights and tinsel. While other times, we see an abudnance of […]

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Live Your Life Like A Queen

Life could imitate that of royalty. But how? It has been a very long time since Ireland has had royalty, so to speak. Today when we think of “the royals,” we are often directed to Great Britain or other European countries. However, Ireland has had a long history of royal leadership. So much so, that it […]

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Make Yourself a Merry Little Necklace

Christmas decorating does not stop with decking the halls and lighting up the tree.  Tis the season to make yourself or someone on your gift list a merry little necklace or bracelet with festive Christmas and winter theme beads from Tara’s Diary. Dreary winter days are the perfect time to get creative and crafty, and […]

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Gifting a Tree for “Under the Tree”

Interested in an original idea for the holidays that requires the help of a tree? Check this out! Creativity is abound during the holidays that even the most unspirited seeming individuals will go to town by decorating their homes, trees and businesses. I think it is fair to say that there is something about the holidays […]

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