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Pandemic parlance: How COVID-19 changed the way we speak
Much like the First World War brought new words such as 'U-boat', 'home front' and 'rationing', COVID-19 has also broadened the everyday person’s vernacular. “Social change almost always precipitates linguistic ...
Whether it’s goats or gardening, here’s how to reuse your Christmas trees
What do goats, gardens, and birds have in common? Recycled Christmas trees, as it turns out. As the holiday tradition of cutting down or choosing your very own live Christmas tree continues, so does the age-old question that comes at the end of ...
First Christmas in Canada: Filipino family adapts to Nova Scotia's cold and snow, gears up for the holidays
Seven months ago, they packed up their bags and prepared for the unknown: a new life in Nova Scotia amid a global pandemic. They changed outfits between a series of connecting flights, sanitized their hands periodically and drank lots of ...
SANTA READS Dec. 11: Up on the Housetop
Today, Santa reads Up on the Housetop. Up On The Housetop is a classic Christmas song, sung by children's choirs around the world. This book was illustrated by Wendy Edelson and Andrea Gabriel. Santa loves reading it, especially the ...
TUESDAY TUNES: Best present is Kisses for Christmas sings Christina Martin
1. Christina Martin - Kisses for Christmas It started with This Christmas in 2018, continued with Coming Back Home for Christmas in 2019, and is now officially a Christina Martin holiday tradition with Kisses for Christmas this year, as the ...
Tastes of the holidays: Grandmothers from across Atlantic Canada share their best holiday recipes
Nanny, Grammie, Kiju, Mama, Gran, Nana, Aanak - grandmothers throughout the East Coast are lovingly called different names depending on where you are from. And they lovingly make Christmas goodies which bring you back to Christmas morning when you ...
BLOGGERS TO WATCH: How food and drink photographer Jess Emin nails the perfect recipe and shot
This is the sixth part of a series of features on bloggers and chefs from the East Coast. See the entire series at SaltWire.com/holidays. Jess Emin pulls out her digital camera and starts angling around to get the best shot of a freshly baked ...
Holiday how-to: Tips to ring in 2021 while having fun at home
Even in New York City, the annual ball drop in Times Square is going to be a virtual event this year. People around the globe are preparing to spend New Year’s Eve at home with their families or immediate bubbles. Because of COVID-19, ...
Holiday how-to: New ways to wrap your presents
From brown paper packages tied up with string to fancy felt bags with filigree, Christmas wrapping has a broad spectrum. Personally, I love brown craft paper with a few designs on it, going for the less-is-more approach (and recyclable, I should ...
From potatoes to bread: The stuffing versus dressing debate causes East Coast traditions to diverge
When it comes to holiday traditions, like most people, I have some ingrained beliefs of what’s correct and what’s not. So let the stuffing versus dressing debate begin. Admittedly, I grew up in my own personal stuffing bubble. My ...