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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 [...]
Going door-to-door for treats between Halloween and Christmas-time has been common throughout the West for the past few centuries. These traditions have their roots in Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival that was celebrated from October 31st to November 1st, the halfway point between the autumnal [...]