This post is a look at the various ingredients in Jewish cuisines that were first domesticated in Southeast Asia.
Finding minimalism in a world of consumerism. Some will be celebrating the holidays for the first time without a loved one. Feelings of isolation, loneliness, or betrayal will be multiplied over the coming weeks.
Often times unmet expectations of the holiday season mix with the grey and gloom of winter to bring deep levels of depression. And for most people, the hustle and bustle of extra shopping, extra parties, crowded parking lots and check-out lines lead to greater stress than other times of the year.
Yes, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year is too often felt as the most difficult. But we can change that. But we can intentionally spread some holiday cheer this week and make it a little more wonderful for somebody. Plus, given the fact the quickest way to find happiness is to help someone else find theirs, intentionally spreading holiday cheer is the best way to find it ourselves.
Consider this list of simple ideas you could complete this week. The handwritten letter has become a lost art in our world. During the holiday season, the handwritten letter has been replaced by the mass produced-family-photo-card-purchased-on-Shutterfly. And in a world where handwritten letters have been forgotten, their uniqueness and value increases dramatically.
So find yourself 10 minutes, a stamp, and an envelope. Choose an old friend with a current street address and put some of your thoughts of appreciation on paper. And it will be the best piece of mail your friend receives this holiday season. Technology has entirely changed our lives.
In my lifetime alone, the idea of video conferencing with a friend has gone from far-fetched science fiction to cultural norm. Use it to your advantage by connecting face-to-face with an old friend or a friend halfway around the world. Buy coffee for a stranger.
Next time you roll through the drive-thru of your local coffee shop, offer to pay for yourself and the person behind you if they have already ordered, the cashier should have their bill handy.
Smile and joke with your next cashier. The hustle and bustle and stress-filled shopping days leading up to Christmas results in plenty of customer-frustration.
Parking lots are crowded, shelves are empty, aisles are full, and check-out lines are long. During these days in retail, even the simplest of smiles from a customer is too rare and fleeting.
Next time you reach the front of the check-out line, make the most of your interaction by smiling, engaging, and flashing a little humor. Leave a nice tip. Rare is the waiter or waitress getting wealthy at their job serving food to patrons.Each and every week, there are countless new records hitting the airwaves -- and that's just too much for your two ears to handle.
That's why we scour the internet to find the freshest new sounds. lemon Recipes Lemons are my secret weapon cooking ingredient, and there are countless ways to use them. This collection of lemon recipes ranges from a beautiful Meyer Lemon Focaccia to Lemony Olive Oil Banana Bread, from Roasted Lemon Chutney to Limoncello Macaroons.
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I will dedicate most of my time to the sport so that the sport can have a great reputation and so I can have a great reputation, and if I can not strive to my desired goals then I will dedicate myself to get threefourths of my way there because I am dedicated. The latest Tweets from Diane Holiday (@ddiholiday).
Author ( LOVE IN HIDING, City Owl Press) Golden Heart® Finalist, #17Scribes member. Traveling the country! Our girls spent countless hours dressing up and playing pretend.
Sorry – I thought my post didn’t post so redid now there are 2 posts. 🙂 A few of my favorite items from your Holiday Gift Guide For KIDS are the Peaceful Puppy, the Dork Diaries and the Mega Fossil Mine.