It is a tradition in the Greek community to decorate a paddle for your big brother or sister. Most little bothers or sisters make a standard size paddle that is 3o inches long. Greek stores and websites carry these paddles with traditional handles and handles in the shape of an organization’s letters, symbol or mascot.

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Crafting with Crosses

I’m in college (rocking that #poorcollegekid swag) and I always struggle with what to get my mom for her birthday, Christmas and Mother’s Day. Last spring I was walking around Michaels, looking for inspiration (and okay, fine, I was probably avoiding studying, as well) when I stumbled upon this nifty little wooden tray shaped like a cross and partitioned off into five sections.

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