All posts by Jill Hofer

A Nice World in Morocco

Life goals… Sometimes they catch up to you. Not every young person is lucky enough to have a positive adult influence, someone who shows them a bigger world. I was fortunate to have a few, and Uncle Lloyd Junior was a stand-out. He had a college education and travelled the world as a navigator in the Air Force. Every Christmas Eve we were allowed to open one present and for me, there was no .

Turn to the Light this Winter Solstice

It’s always darkest before the dawn. December 21, 2017. The darkest, shortest day of the year is upon us and a timely Solstice it is considering the news in the US yesterday. Putting politics to the side for this blog… let’s just say that the darkest hour is just before the dawn. Starting tomorrow, the days lengthen, leading up to the Summer Solstice in June. With each day, more sunshine will fill the hours. .

All Holidays Matter

Why not celebrate them all? The hand-drawn depictions of nine winter season holidays send a welcoming, inclusive message.  This pan-holiday greeting makes a nice keepsake, with a brief description of each holiday image for an enlightening twist. Happy Miscellaneous Winter Season Holiday – in short – HaM-WiSH! Ha(ppy) M(iscellaneous) Wi(nter) Season Holiday. I’ve always pronounced it Hahhhm-Wish – sort of a huzzah-ish greeting at a Bavarian festival. Wish your friends and loved ones the best of the holiday season, with a card celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Diwali, Winter Solstice, .

All Souls Procession Fundraiser

The wheel has turned another rotation and it’s time again for The Day of the Dead. Dia de los Muertos. A time to remember, grieve and celebrate. That last one can be a bit of a challenge when we’re in the depths of mourning and wishing we could have one more day, one more conversation, one more look into our loved one’s eyes. In Tucson, we have it a whole lot easier than most, .

YWCA – Our Newest Nice Partner

YWCA – Empowering Women for 100 Years Over the years, A Nice World has partnered with many incredible organizations and this month were thrilled to add a new favorite. We’re proud to introduce the latest custom fundraiser piece, an evocative design inspired by the female form created to celebrate and thank the YWCA. In existence for 100 years, the YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity .