Halfway to Spring

I started doing a little bit of prep work this week for Candlemas, or as it is affectionately known in my house, Half Winter. 

February 2 marks the halfway point between winter and spring. It is celebrated as Candlemas or St. Brigit’s Day by Catholics, Imbolc by many pagans, and Groundhog’s Day by many Americans. We celebrate with a bit from each, making candles and eating cream heavy foods while talking about what the groundhog has predicted for the weather. 

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