What Secrets Does Your Birth Month Reveal About You?

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OK, you know your horoscope sign and what makes you such a pleasant and wonderful person – on paper. But did you know that your birthday month is also represented by different foods, flowers and gems? Each has a significant meaning and reveals your special qualities. Find out what your birth month really says, right here.

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January

January’s flower is the carnation, taken from a Greek word meaning “my heart aches for you.” Your gem for January is the red garnet that symbolizes trust and friendship. Who knew that January is the bread machine baking month and also represented by eggs, meat, soup, oatmeal, tea, candy and of course, wheat bread.
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February

February is symbolized by the rich purple gemstone amethyst, which ancient Greeks thought nurtured a balanced mind. The Flower for this month is the violet which symbolizes fidelity and trust. February is national “berry fresh” month and also recognized for american pie, snack food, sweet potatoes, grapefruit, hot breakfasts, fondue and chocolate!
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March

March is represented by the daffodil flower and it’s meaning is “you are an angel.” Pale blue and beautiful, aquamarine is March’s birthstone and symbolizes health, hope and youth. Not only can your microwave claim special status during the “national frozen food” month, it is also the national month for noodles, peanuts, sauces, celery, nutrition and here’s an eye-opener – caffeine awareness.
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April

April’s flower is the daisy which represents cheerfulness and innocence. Your gemstone for April is the diamond, which will set you back tons of coal to proclaim its meaning of eternal love. Foods that are celebrated this month include grilled cheese sandwiches, soy, soft pretzels, tomatoes, BLT sandwiches and garlic.
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May

May’s flower, the lily means “you’ve made my life complete”. The gemstone for May is the deep green emerald symbolizing love and rebirth. May’s food for the month is salsa, strawberries, salad, barbecue, asparagus, eggs, the Mediterranean diet, gazpacho and hamburger.
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June

A rose is a rose is a rose: not so with the official flower of June that carries different meanings depending on the color, but mostly intimates sentiments of love and romance. June is blessed with two gemstones – Alexandrite and Pearl – both symbolic of inspiring creativity and free thought. The national food for this month is so November – turkey, with a side order of fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy, iced tea, seafood, candy, papaya and steakhouses.
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July

July’s flower is the Delphinium, AKA Larkspur, symbolizing an open heart that says “you have a sweet disposition.” July’s gemstone is the magnificent ruby suggesting contentment. July is your month for grilling, ice cream, hot dogs, bison, blueberries and the culinary arts.
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August

If you’re hit with feelings of love in August, it could be because the Gladiolus are in full bloom in celebration of their meaning: love at first sight. The gemstone for this month is Peridot rumored to guard against nightmares and bring the wearer power and influence. The foods declared as the national foods for August are peaches, catfish, sandwiches, brownies and paninis.
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September

September’s flower is the Aster which means “take care of yourself for me.” Sapphire is the birthstone for September and symbolizes loyalty and trust. This is the national month for these foods: bourbon, whole grains, mushrooms, potatoes, honey, rice, biscuits, wine and chicken.
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October

Marigolds are this month’s flower and mean “my thoughts are with you.” October gets two birthstones – Opal and tourmaline, with opals being symbolic of inspiration, creativity and imagination.
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November

Conveying the message “you’re a wonderful friend” is November’s flower, the Chrysanthemum. Topaz and Citrine are two birthstones for this month with topaz rumored to remove stagnant energy when worn. November is the month for pecans, pomegranates, raisin bread and peanuts.
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December

Conveying the message of “you’re the only one” is December’s flower of the month, the Poinsettia. And, holy gemstones, December gets three birthstones! Tanzanite, turquoise and zircon, with turquoise symbolizing strength and protecting the wearer from harm. This is the national month for eggnog, lager beer, fruit cake and cookie cutters.
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