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Among the pitfalls in our way,
The best of us walk blindly;
So, man, be wary, watch and pray,
And judge your brother kindly.
–The 1872 Old Farmer's Almanac
Two-side Sun and Moon Design! Handmade in Vermont. While supplies last.
Just for fun the holes in the shaker lids form an S and a P!
For more than a millennium and across many parts of the globe, crickets have been a symbol of good luck. A cricket found near the hearth is an especially auspicious omen of good fortune.
Doughnuts have long been linked to Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday.” In Louisiana, fried dough pillows called beignets are the favorite.
Great for fleece coats and backpacks! Pewter zipper pulls are fun and convenient! A stylish accessory that is also helpful for arthritic or small hands. Made in Vermont.
Virtually impervious to wear and water, easy to clean, and excellent at removing dirt and snow!
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