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New Year’s Eve Traditions from Around the World

| November 28, 2013 | 4 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions from Around the World

New Year’s Eve Traditions – be inspired to create your OWN Family Traditions for New Year’s Eve! Nothing quite like a good celebration to see in the New Year! What we love even more, is creating our OWN family traditions.. taking an inspiration here and and inspiration there. Above all making New Year’s Eve fun. […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Red Envelopes (China)

| December 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Red Envelopes (China)

 A big welcome to the lovely Rachel from Sun Scholars! A lovely blog that I have been following for quite some time! As Rachel is currently living in China, I thought it would be lovely to have a wonderful guest post about Chinese New Year as part of the “New Year’s Eve” Tradition series. Great […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Make Your Own (Super Amazing Mum Style)

| December 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Make Your Own (Super Amazing Mum Style)

And as our New Year’s Eve Traditions from around the world draw to a close.. about making your very own and very special Family Traditions? Today, Super Amazing Mum shares her family’s very own tradition and I reckon there are a thing or three we might  start doing ourselves!!! I’ve always loved New Year’s Eve […]

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New Year’s Eve – Bleigießen (Germany & Austria)

| December 24, 2012 | 5 Comments
New Year’s Eve – Bleigießen (Germany & Austria)

Today I have the wonderful Alissa from Creative With Kids guest posting and sharing her Bleigießen tradition. It is something that I remember well from my childhood and I think I will get hold of some “blei” for next year and my kids! (Photo: from Wikipedia) An Austrian New Years Tradition “Get the best!” she would […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Burning Wishes & Grandpa Frost (Russia)

| December 23, 2012 | 1 Comment
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Burning Wishes & Grandpa Frost (Russia)

Today we have Varya telling us all about New Year’s Eve in Russia! Whenever I smell tangerines, the sensation instantly brings back warm memories of New Year season. I’m Varya, mom of 2 girls, an early education expert blogging at Creative World of Varya  about encouraging creativity in children, parenting, cooking and more! I am […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Coal & Gold (Scotland)

| December 22, 2012 | 1 Comment
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Coal & Gold (Scotland)

Today’s New Year’s Eve Tradition is again more of a “New Year’s Day Tradition”. But I am sure you will forgive me the “New Year’s Eve” title! I welcome Hannah to share her family’s traditions all the way from Scotland with us! Hannah a mummy of 2 boys and writer of beauty, fashion, lifestyle and […]

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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 | 8 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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Kids Craft: Easy Mini Gingerbread Houses

| December 5, 2012 | 36 Comments
Kids Craft: Easy Mini Gingerbread Houses

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Craft. How I love the Chirstmas Crafts season. There are so many wonderful and delightful Christmas Crafts to do with the kids. Each one lovelier than the other and a great way to build those wonderful childhood memories! I particularly LOVE LOVE LOVE these mini Gingerbread houses (Mini Knusperhauschen), […]

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How to make a Schultüte (Bastelanleitung)

| September 4, 2012 | 25 Comments
How to make a Schultüte (Bastelanleitung)

Today, I will be a little “daring” and write this post in German AND English.. mainly because “Schultüten” are essentially a Germanic thing – but they are increasinly becoming popular or known as “Kinder Cones” or Kindercones in other parts of the world. Just in case you are, I will write in both languages. Firstly.. […]

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