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In My Mail…

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In My Mail…

I am writing this all in one post…I probably should write two but I’m trying really hard to catch up again.  So grab a pop, fill your coffee cup, or whatever you need to do as this is going to be a long post. My first box came anonymously.  It had goodies and some postage money… The next package came from Carla.  She is a long time blog reader.  She sent postage money and goodies… A letter came from Josephine in NY.  She sent postage money.  YAHOO!!  Thanks so much.  Your generosity is so appreciated.  There is so picture with...


Icelandic Gifts & Souvenirs to Bring the Land of Fire and Ice Home

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Icelandic Gifts & Souvenirs to Bring the Land of Fire and Ice Home

Walking around my house, I can’t help but notice some of the many Icelandic souvenirs that I have brought back from previous trips. The Icelandic horse pillow cover on my couch, the tasty volcanic salt in my kitchen, the gorgeous wool sweater hanging in my closet, and the cozy hat and gloves keeping me warm in the winter. If you know someone that is as obsessed with Iceland as much as I am, order one of these Icelandic gifts to bring home a little piece of the land of fire and ice for the holidays. This holiday season, why not...


Deep Fried: Bhetki Paturi And The Prodigal Son

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Deep Fried: Bhetki Paturi And The Prodigal Son

The queen of Bengali festive menus, the Bhetki Paturi is a simple dish that celebrates the true flavours of produce, glorifies mustard, and revels in the Instagrammable visual drama of unwrapping a banana leaf pocket to reveal a golden delicacy within. It might come as a surprise, but I didn’t eat fish for the first 24 years of my life. I hated the smell and the flavours, would cause major screaming matches at home, and just refused to give in. My parents tried everything — from whooping my ass to introducing me as many varieties as possible — but failed...


JSS Serves Up Community Focused, Sustainable Delivery

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JSS Serves Up Community Focused, Sustainable Delivery

Since 2011, JSS has been committed to using delivery services to make life easier for the foreign community in China, delivering both international restaurant meals and groceries to a wide range of addresses across Beijing. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has only underscored how lucky we are to be able to have food delivered to our doors, especially when that delivery comes courtesy of a company dedicated to engaging with and supporting its local community. Throughout the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing, when uncertainty was rife and we were all stuck at home, JSS’s scooters stayed on the...


Top 20 for Best Steamer Insert

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Top 20 for Best Steamer Insert

  Circulon 84608 5-Qt. Covered Stockpot Insert Hard Anodized Aluminum Steamer Set, 5 Quart, Graphite Circulon 84608 5-Qt. Covered Stockpot Insert Hard Anodized Aluminum Steamer Set, 5 Quart, Graphite - Constructed from super-tough, hard-anodized aluminum for even-heating with maximum durability includes versatile, dishwasher-safe stainless steel steamer insert. Totally) nonstick system of raised circles and triple layer, pfoa-free, metal utensil safe nonstick for natural food release and easy cleanup that lasts ten times longer than normal non sticks. Premium-quality nonstick exterior in elegant oyster gray color provides effortless cleanup. Dual riveted stainless steel handles with silicone grips for comfortable, confident maneuvering of...