The Hexagon — Holidays

Lesli Sagan
Hanukkah Starts Tonight

Hanukkah Starts Tonight

Happy Hanukkah!  Avital's and other small, handmade businesses are a lot like that small group fighting back. If we went along with the flow, we would be outsourcing our production to a co-packer, maybe even offshore. We would look for the cheapest packaging, not the most Earth-friendly. We would be cutting corners on ingredients and hoping no one noticed or cared. But we do care, a lot!

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Lesli Sagan
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Avital's is closed the day before the holiday to give everyone a chance to cook and prepare for the holiday.

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Lesli Sagan
Every Day Is A Good Day to Give

Every Day Is A Good Day to Give

Getting fresh air and exercise is great during any winter, but this one really requires it: outside is the one (mostly) safe way to socialize in person. Another way to let people know you care? Send them a gift now. Why wait for a particular day on the calendar? We'll ship it right to them: use SHOPSMALL for free shipping on orders over $25 through the holidays.

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Lesli Sagan
Happy Thanksgiving! We're closed. ;)

Happy Thanksgiving! We're closed. ;)

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. This is one of my favorite holidays: in our family, it's about gratitude, food, and socializing. We keep it casual and low-key, with lots of people and food. Our tradition is that my husband cooks the turkey and dressing, and I take care of everything else (plus help from any volunteer guests). Like most businesses, Avital's relies heavily on holiday sales for our bottom line. And yet...if I had a brick-and-mortar store, it would not be open on Thanksgiving. And I'd be tempted to close it either the Wednesday before or the Friday after, or both.  My...

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