The Peppermint Pig

Smashing a Peppermint Pig is an American Christmas tradition that goes back to the early 1880s. At that time the pig was a symbol of prosperity.  Sharing the pieces of the pig was supposed to bring good luck and health. Saratoga Sweets, based in Clifton Park, NY, makes the Peppermint Pig using molds from the […]

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The Outlet on PaperBistro.com – Holiday Bargains Galore

Holiday shopping time? Head over to the Outlet on PaperBistro.com to find great bargains for stationery, crafts and gifts. The Outlet features a large assortment of notebooks and journals, including the leather-cover, thin-line notebooks, white paper Habanas and Clairefontaine collections. Holiday cards. Leather gifts and more. Any “hard-to-find” products by Quo Vadis, Clairefontaine, G. Lalo, […]

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