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The first Thanksgiving in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1621 was a harvest festival. It was different from the holiday we celebrate today. For one thing, it lasted three days – imagine that! Their menu was quite different from ours too. The one thing we’re sure was on the menu [...]
There are many proverbs around the world about eating well. There are other proverbs about making sure you eat when you have the chance. For example, I grew up with the saying, "Eat your food! People are starving in China." Monique sent some French and Spanish proverbs [...]
There’s an interesting book that features food wisdom and proverbs from around the world called "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan. The book is about learning to think about eating in a more healthy way. The sayings are interesting. I’ve tried to find some of the [...]
Photos of Peking from the 1870’s – 1880’s are now on exhibition in London. You can see some of them online on the BBC’s site. [...]
Mama Lisa’s World has a new feature to allow you to search for songs based on song type! Some of our favorites include Jump Rope Songs, Hand Clapping Rhymes, Camp Songs, Finger Plays, Singing Games, Circle Dances… To tell the truth, there are so many great song categories that [...]