Easter in the Making

I usually had two Easters growing up (one Orthodox, one Protestant, one Romanian, one Hungarian) and I never really discriminated between the two, since they meant twice the excitement of Easter eggs.  It also took some pressure off Easter- if it wasn’t pitch perfect the first time around, there was always the second try.  …

Little March

 A Mărţişor is a little trinket with a red-and-white ribbon given as a spring greeting gift in the early days of March. Bulgarians have a similar tradition- but they only have the ribbon part, which is missing out on hal f the fun, really. Said objects come in many shapes and sizes, from the classical…