Monthly Archives: August 2010

Of spoons, melonious and runcible

Sharing goodies from your travels with children: what makes a spoon “runcible,” like the one in “The Owl and the Pussycat” poem? Continue reading

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Pits are some of my favorite things…

Do you shy away from watermelon because of the pits? Take a look at how travel to Japan got rid of this tiny annoyance in my life. Continue reading

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Having your best cuppa

How to have a great cup of tea here in the States (or anywhere in the world, for that matter) by brewing British tea. Continue reading

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Entertaining with the small French press

Whether you like regular or decaf, strong or weak, American or espresso, you can have a little bit of Europe in your home whenever you serve coffee. And you don’t have to get on a plane to do so. Read further to find out how. Continue reading

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