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Every culture has its unique superstitions when it comes to finding marriage. When it comes to the Irish, they have a special dish called colcannon. Although this cabbage and potato dish is now considered a traditional St. Patrick’s Day food, the truth is, it was originally used for the foretelling of marriages!

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Abraham Lincoln is by far one of America’s most well-known presidents – and for good reason, since he managed to accomplish a great deal during his relatively short life! From being the 16th president of the United States to saving the Union during the Civil War, Abe Lincoln’s legacy continues to spark interest.

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If there’s anything living in a pandemic has taught us, it’s that we NEED God! One way parents can bring more of God into the classroom is by including some faith-based activities. We’re going to share with you some ideas you can try out with your kids.

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We teach our kids about historical people, places, and events. We even teach them about historical food recipes. But what about beverages? Are these important to include in our children’s history curriculum too? We say, yes! After all, beverages have a story to tell. One we want to talk about today is mead.

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Rich in taste and history, marzipan continues to be the sweet almond treat that makes Christmas complete! This shapeable putty made of almonds and confectioners’ sugar is the perfect recipe to add to your history studies this holiday season. Learn more about this delicious almond-flavored dough below!

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