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why this year thanksgiving is all about the people

happy thanksgiving, all you americans out there! turkey day is here, and i would give any, any, anything to be in the states with my family watching the mace’s thanksgiving day parade, helping my mom in the kitchen, stuffing my face with delicious food, spending the rest of the day laid out on the sofa..

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a classic american thanksgiving for expats: complete with easy recipes

for americans, thanksgiving is in just a few days. in the states, people are shopping for their dinner ingredients right about now. stores are full of deals and recipes and suggestions of what to make for your table. do you want classic? southern? modern? elegant? buffet? the morning talk shows have tips and tricks on..

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week forty four // two ways to celebrate life + death

it’s no secret that i love holidays. and one of the perks of being in an bi-national marriage is that you have the opportunity to celebrate double the holidays. of course, many holidays overlap. even if they overlap, though, there are unique traditions to each culture. and, there are plenty of holidays that are celebrated..

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the zen of drinking tea. and a recipe for a cup of peace.

“Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?” ― D.T. Suzuki, Zen and Japanese Culture hello friends! it’s dark and gray here in..

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