Confessions of Crafty Witches Since we are going to be Talking about Chocolate the next few Days Let us Thank the Goddess of Chocolate Ixcacao Mayan Goddess of Chocolate Ixcacao is the Mayan Goddess of the Cacao tree and the chocolate that is made from the the fruit of that tree. She had humble, but honorable origins as an ancient fertility goddess. She was an Earth Goddess in a matriarchal society where women gathered the crops and saw to it that everyone was fed.
Frederica Cards - Greetings Cards and wrapping paper with classic British design. The title is "Coffee Cans," but it goes on to talk about these small straight-sided cups. So cans? Cups? Who cares. I just like how it looks.
"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Green Hastens! The earliest pea brought to the London market is distinguished by the name of “Hastens,” it belongs to the dwarf genus and is succeeded by the Hotspur. This early pea, the real Hastens, is raised in hotbeds and sold in the markets at the high price of a guinea per quart."