Some Day My Prince Will
Are you still looking and waiting for
that special someone? Do you think that maybe this or that person may
be the very one, but you're not sure? Well, your ancestors thought
that they had the answer. Try any of the following wives' tales and
see who is in your future.
It was believed that you
would see your lover's face in a dream on Valentine's Eve if you
slept with a sprig of rosemary pinned inside your pillow.
Some girls wrote the names of boys on
slips of paper, wrapped them in clay, and dropped them into water. As
the clay fell apart, the paper rose to the surface. The first name to
reach the surface would be that of her future husband.
Think of five or six names of boys or
girls you might marry, As you twist the stem of an apple, recite the
names until the stem comes off. You will marry the person whose name
you were saying when the stem fell off.
Pick a dandelion that has gone to
seed. Take a deep breath and blow the seeds into the wind. Count the
seeds that remain on the stem. That is the number of children you
If you cut an apple in half and count
how many seeds are inside, you will also know how many children you
. Birds and Love
Europeans also believe that Feb. 14th is the day when birds begin to
choose their mates. Chaucer, Shakespeare, and numerous other poets
mention the tradition in their work. In accordance with the
tradition, it is believed that a young girl will be able to tell what
type of man she will marry based upon the first bird that she sees on
Valentine's Day. The birds,
and their associations,
A Clergyman or
Sailor or Nautical
Goldfinch (or any yellow
A rich man
A farmer or country
A happy man
A good man
Happy Valentine's Day home
A brief history of this
Flowers & Their Meanings
Do you know the language of
flowers? Make sure the flowers you send make just the right
Give Me Your Heart
Hearts and cupids and doves and
lace. How did all of these things get connected with love and this
My Traditional Valentine
Learn about fun valentine
traditions of today and yesteryear.
Sweets for the Sweet
Here are some fun facts about
conversation hearts and CHOCOLATE. .
Valentine's Day Recipes
The way to their hearts is through
Poetry for Those You Love
These poems are not only for
husband and wife, but also for children, parents, and friends. I
can't seem to stop adding poems to this page. Come and see.
My Funny Valentine
Want to know who you may marry?
This page is full of old and new funny little wives tales that will
lead you to your special person. At least that is what we have been
told. Let me know if any of these old tales work for you.
Be My Valentine
Most of us will buy valentines to
send to our loved ones this year. How did that all get started? What
is the hsitory behind that?
Looking for Love?
Take heart! The numbers are in your
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Why wait for marriage? What does
God have to say about this issue? Recommended books for single
Christians and parents of teenagers.
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