Sometimes the holidays can be tough. So today’s calendar reveals something different – a challenge.
Years ago, while attending Thanksgiving at Zack’s aunt and uncle’s house, we enjoyed some of the best macaroni and cheese I’ve ever tasted.
Sometimes holidays traditions are tied to the meaning of the holiday itself. And sometimes they’re just something fun and silly you’ve always done with either family or friends. (more…)
Today’s Christmas Calendar gift is a recipe from my friend Cortina. She’s an American, but she’s lived between Norway and America for a number of years now.
Behind door #17 is one of the more traditional Norwegian Christmas cookies/baked items.
This one comes from yet another college friend. I met Cara just after beginning school my freshmen year. We met in Comp I (freshmen English). (more…)
Marianne and I met in college. (more…)
Behind the door for Day 14 is a gift from England.
Open the door to today’s Christmas calendar, and you will find… (more…)
One of my favorite things about living cross-culturally is that I’ve gotten to know so many people from different countries.
Part of that comes from our time in language school. And I think part of it is simply the natural attraction of people with something in common. In this case, that something was that we are all the non-locals!