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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Black Eyed Peas (Southern USA)

| December 21, 2012 | 3 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Black Eyed Peas (Southern USA)

Today, I have another lovely guest poster sharing their New Year’s Eve Traditions (well a New Year’s DAY tradition..) with us: Ruth Dawkins is a Scottish mum of one living in Hertfordshire, and she blogs about parenting, photography and politics over at DorkyMum.  When I married an American five years ago, I was introduced to […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Red Knickers (Italy)

| December 20, 2012 | 9 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Red Knickers (Italy)

Here is a cheeky New Year’s Eve Tradition.. that will make you smile from the lovely Marianne – can you believe it? I asked a couple of other Italian friends and they confirmed it with vigorous head nodding, as well as telling me, that the Italians also like to through their old kitchen ware out […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

| December 19, 2012 | 13 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

Finally we come to one of the New Year’s Eve Traditions that I can combine with a simple how to! In Germany pigs, four leaved clovers, horse shoes, toadstool and a chimney sweep are all signs of good luck. There are lots of theories about why pigs are a symbol of good luck, ranging from pigs […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Sparklers & Frankfurters (Hungary)

| December 18, 2012 | 3 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Sparklers & Frankfurters (Hungary)

 Our New Year’s Eve Tradtions from around the world series, takes us now to Mama Pea Pod and Hungary.                                                                          […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Wave Jumping in Brazil

| December 17, 2012 | 3 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Wave Jumping in Brazil

 Welcome to today’s featured New Year’s Eve Tradition: Wave Jumping in Brazil. A good friend (and reader of Red Ted Art!) told me about this fun tradition. The Brazilians do love to party and as New Year’s Eve falls in their summer, outdoor parties and a dip in the sea provide for a pleasant activity. […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

| December 16, 2012 | 2 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

I hope you don’t mind me going slightly off topic for a few days, as I share with you some New Year’s Eve Traditions from around the world. **Remember, today is the first of a series of New Year’s Eve Traditions, come back daily for more, or subscribe to the site so you don’t miss […]

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30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

| November 1, 2012 | 14 Comments
30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

Hooray, ’tis the season to be Jolly.. so many wonderful celebrations in Autumn/ Winter from Thanks Giving, to Halloween, to Christmas and the ending in News Year Eve! These are all occasions that are wonderful for establishing family traditions and getting crafty with and for family or kids – find ideas for Halloween, Pumpkin Decorating and Christmas […]

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Happy New Year!!! (And a Cheeky Activity)

| December 31, 2011 | 21 Comments
Happy New Year!!! (And a Cheeky Activity)

Last year I saw wonderful Time Capsule over at Kelli Crowe and her wonderful photos of her time capsule (and family) have since being doing the internet rounds. This year I wanted to have a go with my family too. Today, on New Year’s Eve, we had a busy afternoon out in the park with […]

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