Friday, December 28, 2007

First Foot Day

First Foot Day marks the beginning of the New Year and is said to bring luck. Who dares to enter your home first on New Year's Day? Did you know that First Foot Day celebrates a tradition for many families in the US which has to do with who steps first in your house on this day? Yessss in deed! Visit First Foot Day to find out about it's traditions and customs.


Traditional Foods of New Years

Happy New Years everyone! We all have to agree that New Years is one Holiday that is celebrated all over the world .... so for fun we have listed a few foods that are traditional from around the world. Join us, tell us what food is traditional on your table at New Years. traditional_new_years_food Photo: In the South, there is a tradition: "Eat poor on New Year's Day, eat rich the rest of the year." This is the traditional meal - pork (ham in this case), collard greens, and black-eyed peas with cornbread.

Eating noodles at midnight is customary at Buddhist temples in Japan. A German/Pennsylvania Dutch tradition is to eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year's day for good luck. Eating pickled herring as the first bite of the New Year brings good luck to those of Polish descent. In the Philippines, it is important to have food on the table at midnight in order to insure an abundance of food in the upcoming year. Boiled Cod is a New Year's Eve must in Denmark. Olie Bollen is a donut-like fritter that is popular in Holland for New Year.

New Years!

new year fireworks 3 Originally uploaded by prajuvikas
Happy New Years everyone! We all have to agree that New Years is one Holiday that is celebrated all over the world. For some great New Years fun and New Years fun facts make sure you read our New Years pages at http://www.gone-ta-pott.com/new_years.html

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