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The twelve days of Christmas

Have a Merry Christmas! I got this great greeting and explanation via email about the meaning of the12 days of Christmas: Here is the text of the email received sharing with you: There is one Christmas Carol that has always baffled me. What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won't come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? This week, I found out. From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this carol as a catechism song for young Catholics. It has two levels of meaning: the surface meaning plus a hidden meaning known only to members of their church. Each element in the carol has a code word for a religious reality which the children could remember. -The partridge in a pear tree was Jesus Christ. -Two turtle doves were the Old and New Testaments. -Three French hens stood for faith, hope and love. -The four calling bi

Gifts and Treats collection at kaboodle

Sharing with you Gifts and Treats collection on Kaboodle:                       Gifts and Treats Colledtion        by             divadivo                     Gifts and Treats...

Shopping in NYC made easy!!

Here is great news for everyone shopping in NYC!  This new site CityMaps is great tool. You've got to bookmark it. Add to your ipad, Blackberry, Tablet PC and so on. Just make sure you have it. It's the new way to explore the city. Right now you could check out all neighbourhoods in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Queens to follow next. I cannot wait for that!  Here is the link of citymaps: Would love to hear your comments!

Featured in Etsy treasury

So glad to see this necklace featured in new Etsy treasury by Nancy & Mike and here is the link to the treasury: Twisted

Etsy treasuries - helping you do your Holiday shopping!

Etsy is well known for it's indie designers. Members create treasuries from stores featuring handpicked items. Check out these treasuries - it's one of the best ways to help you find with ease the best handmade gifts to buy directly from indie designers. Save time trying to figure out what to buy. The work is done for you. I'll list various treasuries here - with link below each photo. Would love to hear your comments, specially if these lists helped you buy:  Treasury title: "These are few of my favorite things"   Treasury title:  Holiday shopping top picks - group 1 Treasury title:  Shopping list 01     These three items are featured in the above treasuries: the black necklace       Grey pearl necklace with upcycled handmade flowers: