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The Tartan Kilt blog helps you live your Celtic heritage. In the Lifestyle section, you will find tips on how to incorporate Scottish or Irish heritage into a wedding, home, meal, and vacation. If you are looking for information about how to wear kilts, tartans, and plaids, check out the Kilt and Tartan Informational section. Finally, for information on Scottish celebrations, Irish traditions, or Celtic references in pop culture, read posts in the Celtic Culture section. Click on the blog categories below to read blog posts dealing with specific categories or simply scroll down to the latest posts.


The History Behind the Caber Toss

Anybody who has attended a Scottish Highland Games has likely found what they were expecting: bagpipes, kilts, tartans, and highland dance. However, they might have also stumbled on a uniquely Scottish tradition which is the Caber toss. It looks like the mix between a contest of strength and an attempt to hurriedly construct a home.…

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Buy your Clan’s Historical Home: Scottish Castles for Sale

These last few months of social distancing have meant more time spent at home than ever. For many people, this extra time at home has led to a realization that they would like more space. If you are looking for a bigger home on a large plot of land, maybe buying a Scottish Castle for…

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Face cover or mask? Go tartan, wear your heritage!

Today I walked into a long line at the post office wearing my American-made royal blue (very similar to my clan tartan, McBeth) tartan pleated double-layered washable 100% cotton face cover/mask.

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