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Happy Purim!

Tonight is Purim, the Jewish festival that celebrates the story of Queen Esther. I decided to make hamentashens, which are a traditional food for Purim. 230 more words


Salt flats, salt marshes and salt soaps

Aveiro is built on a lagoon also known as the ria.  In the 1900s the town’s economy grew, partly as a result of the yields of salt drawn from the canals and salt flats which can still bevisited today.  370 more words


Travelling with teens can be fun!

We are still stuck in the dreary dark winter months – so it’s often the time when thoughts turn to booking the family summer holiday. As a mother of teenagers I listen enviously to the newer parents in the office discussing their plans with babies and younger children. 470 more words



The tradition of predicting how long Old Man Winter keeps us in his grip based upon whether the groundhog sees its shadow has ancient roots. 374 more words


Spring starts here in Nepal - Best trekking Season

We are almost good bye to winter and now all set to welcome the spring season. Spring season is the best time for tourists to visit Nepal. 71 more words


St. Patrick's Day for Little People

Pre-baby, I use to enjoy decorating the house for pretty much any holiday. Over the years,  I found myself doing less and less of this for  one reason or another. 284 more words


Choco Nut Treats

Just in time for Purim, here is another treat you can put into your “Mishloach Manot” baskets. This is probably the easiest candy you can make and I guarantee you will not have any left in your house if your family discovers it! 196 more words

With The Speed Of Lightening