Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tasty Tuesday: NYE Food for Luck & Fortune!

Happy New Year’s Eve! We hope that this last day of 2013 is a happy one filled with joyous memories! And I’d also like to reflect on one of my favorite food related traditions, the New Year’s meals of luck and fortune. On New Year’s Day my family traditionally ate pork sausages with sauerkraut.  The […]

‘Twas the The Week After Christmas

‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the house, the natives were sleepy, down to the last little mouse. The stockings and boxes were packed away with care, empty and folded, no more presents filling the air. The children lay nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of New Year’s cheer danced in their heads. And I in my flannel, […]

How Tuesday: Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are a great time and a stressful time too! Today, I would like to share with you some ways I get past the stress of the season. Laughter! Laughter can lighten the tensest of times.  And the mustaches on these Recycled Cork Coasters can make an adorable accessory in a funny family photo! […]

Last-Minute Fair Trade Gifts!

It’s December 20! (5 days till Christmas, if you’re math-challenged :)). Are your fair trade gifts merrily wrapped under the tree? Or are they, ahem, still sitting in your online shopping cart or on the store shelves just waiting for you? If that’s the case with your Seven Hopes gifts, you can still order TODAY […]