Fun facts about the month of March

March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, it was the first month in the early Roman calendar with March 1 designated as the new year.

It is was named Martius after Mars, the Roman god of war.   

In the USA March is National Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Women's History Month and American Red Cross Month. March starts on the same day of the week as November every year.     

When the Anglo-Saxons converted to Christianity, they held their chief season of fasting at this time the month 'fast of lenet monet' which in time became 'Lent'.  

The Anglo-Saxons called the month Hlyd monath which means Stormy month, or Hraed monath which means Rugged month.  

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# In honor of the month of March - Order 100 sticks of incense ( bundle or five scent sampler) and receive 20 sticks free of a "surprise" weather related scent. ex. Storm watch , Thunderstorm, or Sea breeze. #

 


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