Posts with Label: Gifts

Turkish Towels

Turkish Towels

When Matt and I went to Turkey a few years ago for our friends’ wedding (the one with the best wedding reception story EVER), the one thing I really wanted to bring home as a souvenir was Turkish towels.  I bought some at the Grand Bazaar, gave a few as gifts, and then kept just […]

The Best Family Board Game EVER

The Best Family Board Game EVER

We almost always get a board game for the kids each Christmas; we’re a big game-playing family. This year’s game is my favorite one ever — since Christmas Day we have probably played it 30+ times, no exaggeration.  My parents were here for 10 days and they played it too, and the four of us […]

Traditions

Traditions

When you’re far away from home and celebrating Christmas in a new country, traditions become more important than ever.  Our tree here is trimmed (somewhat more safely than the above picture would suggest!).  We’ve decorated and purchased gifts and baked cookies.  We’re thick in the swing of Christmas, although it’s a different feeling than ever […]

Gift Guide Round-up

Gift Guide Round-up

If you’re looking for all my best gift ideas in one place, here they are: For the Little Ones For the Bigger Kids For the Ladies For the Men  

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