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New Year’s traditions! Do they work or are they a myth! Either way people enjoy keeping traditions from year to year.

Some of the traditions are listed below.

Eat 12 grapes at midnight -the grapes of good luck. Gobbling twelve green grapes—each standing for a different month—wards off bad luck in the coming year. But that’s only if you can finish all twelve during the clock’s strokes at midnight.

New Year’s Kiss – “On New Year’s Eve, kiss the person you hope to keep kissing” all year.

Choose the color of your under ware to wear  – Red for romance, yellow for luck, and white for peace.

Open the door at midnight – Open the door at midnight to let the old year out and new one in.

Eat black eyed peas, cabbage (Greens), and hogs jowl.  – Eating black eyed peas and hogs jowl will bring good luck and health, cabbage and greens will bring money.

Make New Year’s Resolutions – Goals set to accomplish through the year.

Fill your cabinets – For abundance in the new year, fill your pockets and cabinets today.

Do not wash clothes -if you wash clothes on New Year’s Day, you’ll be “washing for the dead” or washing a loved one away

True, myth, or not just some traditions to ponder! is an online news website covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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