Martha Hall Foose's Copper Pennies

The rhyme that goes "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe" has sent many a bride down the aisle. A sixpence is hard to come by these days, so many brides in these parts use a copper penny from the year they were born to help ensure a prosperous marriage, good luck, and protection against want. A few have a trinket for their charm bracelet made after the honeymoon. Cutting carrots into rounds and marinating them in the dressing...Full Story
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