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The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: Resources for Parents and Educators

This April marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide which historians cite as beginning April 24th, 1915. Many people are unaware of this historical event that has, in many ways, been swept under the rug. Over two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire at the time of the event, and afterwards under 400,000 …

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Easter in Guatemala

This post contains affiliate links.  If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission. Easter often brings to mind colored eggs and chocolate bunnies, perhaps Easter bonnets and a parade. In Guatemala they have an even more colorful tradition for Semana Santa (Holy Week).  Semana Santa is a time for solemn …

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Another Look at Easter in Spain: Family, Food, and ¡Fiesta!

¡Hola! My name is Audrey, or as I’m known on my blog and by my Spanish husband, españolita (a term of endearment meaning “little Spanish woman”) for my love of all things Spain (especially their jamón serrano). Wait, why am I telling you this? Isn’t this supposed to be a post about Easter in Spain? Good question, …

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Easter Eggs Around The World

Some of my best childhood Easter memories were annual outings to a Ukrainian Easter bazaar with my mom.  At the bazaar older ladies wearing babushkas made, cooked and sold pierogies out of a hot, steamy church kitchen. Other vendors stood behind tables lined with rosettes, kolaczki, sweet breads, and a myriad of other to-die-for baked …

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