Happy New Year: Good Luck Traditions From My Family to Yours

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TO GRAMMY’S HOUSE WE GO… BUT FIRST WE TAKE A SELFIE!

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BLUEBERRY GOAT CHEESE

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GRILLED BLACK GROUPER served with GRILLED ORANGE SLICES AND OLIVES

The serving of fish on New Years originated in many European cultures

as an alternative to eating crab or lobster (which swim backwards) or chicken

(which scratch backwards and are thought to have you “living in the past”  and moving backward instead of forward and prosperous in the New Year.)

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OPLATKI  Christmas wafers being exchanged with loved ones, along with blessings and well wishes,

originated in Poland during early Christian times.  It symbolizes the breaking of bread at the last supper.

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WEARING GREEN– Green is the feng shui color of renewal, fresh energy and new beginnings.

The color green is very nourishing to your health, as it calms your nerves and balances your whole body

by bringing healing feng shui vibrations from mother Nature.

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BRUSSEL SPROUTS (CABBAGE) FOR PROSPERITY AND WEALTH

FUN FACT:  Santacon is a global gathering of people dressed as Father Christmas in cities around the world

and traditionally, part of the fun is pelting other Santas (and anyone who turns up as an Elf) with Brussels sprouts.

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striped blouse ~ Ann Taylor (sold out) similar here, and here

floral scarf ~ old favorite… gorgeous hand-painted options here

 Northern Lights Drop earrings ~ Chloe+Isabel

high-waisted dark denim skinnies (not seen) ~ Loft

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