Monday, December 29, 2008
Oh, and PS..
Since my nephew didn't know (he had a shocked and horrified "but I have believed Santa was real all my life" look on his face when I told him) I thought maybe some of you might not either. He is 21 and has escaped this knowledge for more than two decades.
The 12 days of Christmas is not the 12 days BEFORE Christmas, but in fact the days between Christmas and Epiphany - January 6th is Epiphany. White is the liturgical color for Epiphany.
I bought an extra stamping magazine (again!!) and will give it to the first person who knows when the vestments are typically changed to BLUE.
So there you go.
You also may not know that craft people do better in a recession, so fear not. I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! demonstrator in May of 2001. The economic downturn after 9/11 followed closely, and my first two years still stand as my most successful years in my business.
Here's a little article that backs me up.