We are currently snuggled into our flat with our cat Smudge, a holiday playlist that lasts 12 hours with no repeats, cozy flannel pajamas, and more cookies than two people can possibly eat. We are officially ready for Christmas.
In this mini-episode of our show, we talk about holiday traditions from around the world that we’ve added to our own celebrations… Our favorite Christmas cookies! The world’s friendliest nutcracker collection! The Icelandic book party called Jólabókaflóðið! Lasagna!
Then we share one of our favorite poems, a celebration of the winter solstice by British poet Sarah Cooper.
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