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Shrike blogger: "On December 25 - not" Catholic "Christmas is a Christmas!"

Christmas - one of the most important holidays, when Christians throughout the world joyfully celebrate the Savior's birth in Bethlehem. Christmas is celebrated all over the world, differ only in date. I've always wondered, why Orthodox Christmas behind the Catholic by as much as 13 days: Catholi...
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Christmas is coming! Prepare generous kutyu according to an old recipe Mount Athos!

According to ancient tradition, on the eve of Nativity (And Baptism) made to cook and take food kutyu (kolivo, sochivo) - boiled wheat, sweetened with honey or sugar. The roots of the tradition stretching from the Byzantine Empire, and to the Holy Mount Athos and today they honor her especially.C...
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How to cook a Christmas kutyu

Kutya or sochivo - an essential attribute of the Nativity and a central dish on the holiday table. With kuti start to the Christmas meal, going to the table on Christmas Eve with the first star, and end up with a spoon of this delicacy, exchanging wishes and remembering the departed ancestors. An...
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Puansetiya lights a Christmas star! This holiday symbol on your windowsill.

Puansetiya or poinsettia- one of the most amazing plants, which makes us happy blooms in the winter season. Puansetiya can be of different colors, from deep red to pale cream. Many people prefer to buy festive flower as a gift for Christmas. After the period of its bloom falls exactly in December...
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Cake with walnuts

December is already knocking at the door of the efforts of wind and frost. Shop shelves lined with Christmas decorations, ornaments and gift baskets and fruit shops, you can finally find more than 2 kinds of tangerine. But despite all this, the Christmas mood overtook still not all.And that means...
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Traditions and ceremonies on Christmas Eve

Christmas - the lightest family holiday, which gives a feeling of real magic. And if anyone has not managed to find a festive mood in the New Year, the Christmas weekend he has every chance to improve. The main thing to observe traditions that are centuries honored our ancestors.To get ready for ...
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Decor Ideas for the New Year

New Year holidays - this is the only time when life can be turned into a fairy tale, in a literal sense. And best of all to create her own hands. If you draw near and dear ones, you get a very exciting and the closing session.edition "So simple!" produced an inspiring selection for you ideas for ...
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Christmas cake with dried fruits

Italian cakes They are famous all over the world, nowhere else cook so soft, lush, fragrant pastries. Bread is baked and luxury at Christmas and Easter, and to any festive meal. I set about trying to create at home this delightful sample of bakery art, I had to try more than one recipe ...Christm...
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Pork, baked in the sleeve

After celebrating the New Year comes the time to responsible for housewives, namely: preparation for the main Christian holiday - Christmas. Many are concerned with the question: what is so prepared for the festive table, to a hearty and tasty to feed the family without breaking the tradition, on...
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Christmas movies for family viewing

Well, who does not love the Christmas holidays and the atmosphere of magic, which they give? Admit it, you just one of those waiting for winter celebrations stronger than the other! Tree dressed up, cocoa cooked and blanket waiting for his moment of glory - to wrap you and plunge into the atmosph...
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