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St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts!

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March 17th is the one day where everyone is Irish!  In celebration of being Irish today here are some Irish fun facts:

1. SURPRISE – St. Patrick was NOT Irish!  St. Patrick was born in Great Britain.  He was captured by the Irish at age 16 to be a slave.  St. Patrick eventually escaped and returned to his family.  He returned to Ireland later as a missionary.

2.  It’s Paddy, not Patty.  Patty is short for Patricia.

3.  The 4 leaf clover is not the symbol of Ireland, it’s actually the harp.

4. Your odds of finding a four-leaf clover are:  About 1 in 10,000.

5.  The official colour of St. Patrick is actually blue.  Historical artworks of St. Patrick show him wearing blue liturgical garment.  Blue was also commonly used on flags and coats of arms to represent Ireland.   Green came into the picture much later, most likely as a symbol of the greenness of the “Emerald Isle.”

Find a personalized Irish gift for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Enter to WIN a St. Patrick’s Day charm bracelet on Facebook!

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Movember Giveaway

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Mustaches have been growing in popularity over the past year, and we don’t mean facial hair!  Mustache images have become  popular designs on clothing, home decor and accessories.   Now that it’s Movember, get ready to see mustaches everywhere, as men grow mustaches to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer.

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5 Fun Mustache Facts for Movember.

1. In 1967, The Beatles gave away cardboard mustaches with their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

2.  Albert Einstein had a mustache for over 50 years.

3. In a deck of cards, the King of Hearts is the only king not to have a mustache.

4. A 1 month old mustache is capable of holding approximately 10% of a glass of beer before leaking down the face of the owner.

5. On average a man with a mustache touches it 760 times a day.

mustache flaskMustache Flask Engraving Ideas:

“Staching through the snow”

“Sorry I (mustache)”

“My stache”

“Fan-tache-tic”

“I (mustache) you a question, but I’ll shave it for later”

WIN 1 of 3 Mustache Flasks!  Find 3 “mustached” gifts on our website for your chance to win.  Contest ends Nov 12th.
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Retweet daily for extra contest entries. The 3 winners will be contacted by email. Good luck!

Mystery Monday Contest Answers

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Find the Things Engraved Mystery Monday Facebook contest answers below.

Contest ended September 9th, 2013.

Week #1

Golf prize answer

1. Golf Flask with Tools

2. Golf Divot Repair / Ball Marker Key Chain

3. Golf Ball and Clubs Clock on Wood Base

Week #2

back to school prize answer

1. Stainless Steel Travel Mug 16oz.

2. Cadence Gun Metal RB & BP Pen Set

3. iPad Smart Case Black

Week #3

jewellery prize answer

1. Fluttering Hearts Bracelet

2. Ladies Stainless Steel Bangle Bracelet

3. Guitar Pick Pendant

kids prizes answer

1. Musical Pewter Teddy Photo Frame

2. Turtle Tooth & Curl Set

3. Embroiderable Bear

 

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