Green Tint Paper

Exacompta planners are sought after for their smooth paper and extra monthly planning pages. Exacompta — a play on the words “Exact Accounting” — was started in 1928 in Paris. At a time when accounting was done by hand, Exacompta manufactured ledgers of exceptional quality. Each ledger was finely bound, with thick mint or ivory […]

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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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