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Russians tend to have a lot of superstitions and are terrified of bad luck, and some of them are quite silly from an outsider’s perspective. My family is Russian, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the superstitions I grew up with. Spit 3 ...

Russians tend to have a lot of superstitions and are terrified of bad luck, and some of them are quite silly from an outsider’s perspective. My family is Russian, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the superstitions I grew up with. Spit 3 ...

Cross your fingers to make wish. Bad luck is trapped at the point where the two fingers meet so when we cross our fingers, we stop the bad luck from escaping and allow our wishes to come true.

"I Must Not Tell Lies"

Cross your fingers to make wish. Bad luck is trapped at the point where the two fingers meet so when we cross our fingers, we stop the bad luck from escaping and allow our wishes to come true.

New Year's Tradition  -  Red Underwear // Every country has it's own traditions, here in Turkey, but I believe also in Italy and Spain, they wear new red underwear on New Year's eve for good luck!

New Year's Tradition - Red Underwear

New Year's Tradition - Red Underwear // Every country has it's own traditions, here in Turkey, but I believe also in Italy and Spain, they wear new red underwear on New Year's eve for good luck!

There is a superstition that the first being to enter a house for the very first time will certainly meet death. Cats have nine lives, so naturally Russians send a cat in first. If the cat refuses to enter, it is a bad omen and Russians will build their house somewhere else.

The Many Superstitions of Russia

There is a superstition that the first being to enter a house for the very first time will certainly meet death. Cats have nine lives, so naturally Russians send a cat in first. If the cat refuses to enter, it is a bad omen and Russians will build their house somewhere else.

My Mom's grandmother often told her such superstitions. Mom always repeated them to me--not because they were true, but because it reminded her of her grandmother. Bad luck comes in threes. Deaths also happen in 3's.

My Mom's grandmother often told her such superstitions. Mom always repeated them to me--not because they were true, but because it reminded her of her grandmother. Bad luck comes in threes. Deaths also happen in 3's.

Old Wives Tales for Homemakers, I love this one: A clean pot should be kept in an empty oven, this will ensure there will always be at least a little food to cook in it.

Old Wives Tales for Homemakers, I love this one: A clean pot should be kept in an empty oven, this will ensure there will always be at least a little food to cook in it.

-*+Have you ever wanted to be able to look at the sky and predict the weather? Here are some great tips on how to do just that!

-*+Have you ever wanted to be able to look at the sky and predict the weather? Here are some great tips on how to do just that!

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