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When did the tradition of giving a greeting card begin?

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September 10, 2017

I have been giving out cards for as long as I can remember but where did this tradition start. After some Googling, it turns out this has been going on far longer than I expected.     It began with the ancient Chinese who were exchanging messages of goodwill to celebrate New Year’s, and the […]

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Mother’s Traditional Flaming Holiday Persimmon Pudding or Plum Pudding

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October 8, 2013

Bring back an old time holiday delight with this flaming dessert to warm the hearts of your friends and loved ones and make this holiday season one they won’t forget. You may use plums or persimmons in the classic recipe.   Mother’s Flaming Holiday Persimmon Pudding or Plum Pudding Sift together THREE times! 1 ½ […]

Mother's Flaming Holiday Persimmon Pudding

Ellen Clapsaddle

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October 7, 2013

We have all seen the works of the famous American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell, but we have seen the works of Ellen Clapsaddle as well and may not have heard of her. Born during the Civil War, she went on to be one of the premier illustrators of her time. During the “golden age” […]

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