Deyim Deyim And Traditions of Epiphany in Lebanon

Many Christians around the world celebrate Epiphany on January 6th, also known as Three Kings' Day, in reference to the three wise men/kings who visited baby Jesus. Epiphany is a public holiday in many countries including Lebanon and marks the day Saint John baptized Jesus in Jordan's river along with the three kings' visit. Every religious holiday has its special traditions and there are three that I know of during Epiphany: - Galette des Rois…

Bar Tartine’s Christmassy #Stollen Bread is a Must-Try!

It's no hidden secret that I love Bar Tartine. Everything tastes great there and the #stollen bread they've introduced this year is one of my favorite Christmas treats. Stollen is a traditional German bread prepared during the Christmas season and is a fruit bread made with yeast, water and flour and topped with a sugar icing. The dried fruits are usually soaked in rum or brandy and some people add marzipan to it. Bar Tartine's…
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Nougatini, Fine Chocolate Since 1968

7 months ago
I received a box last week from Nougatini with a variety of their products as well as their brand new Nougatella jar. It took me a second to recognize the brand but as soon as ...
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#FitB4Christmas: Week 2 Recap

8 months ago
I was less active during Week 2 and only averaged 10,077 steps on a daily basis but I’ve been skipping dinners when I wasn’t able to exercise and I found a small mini cycle that ...
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Four Reasons To Attend Christmas In Action Next Week [December 14-18]

8 months ago
I was introduced to Christmas in Action last year by a friend and had the honor to meet Cynthia Bou Khater few weeks back, the woman behind this year’s biggest Christmas event and IN Action, ...
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Trying Zaatar W Zeit’s New Online Delivery App

8 months ago
I’m really glad ZWZ has finally released a new mobile app for delivery. I order frequently from Zaatar W Zeit and I find it way more convenient to place an order online rather than call, ...
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#FitB4Christmas: Week 1 Recap

8 months ago
It’s been 1 week since I kicked off the #BbaladivsTechiedad challenge. Jimmy from Techie Dad and myself were supposed to do the following: 1– Walk/Jog on average 8000 steps a day. 2– Complete four weeks ...
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Attaché: A 17 Minutes #Beirut Travel Guide

8 months ago
“You’ve seen the news, you’ve read the foreign office state department advisories, the warnings are stark, the language is unambiguous, come to Beirut at your own risk”. It took the people behind Attaché months to ...
Food

Would You Order a Starbucks Delivery?

8 months ago
I just noticed today that Wizmates is now offering delivery from Starbucks. There’s no minimum order amount but the delivery charge is 4,500 LBP. I love the idea that Wizmates is delivering for Starbucks now ...
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I’m Challenging Techie Dad To Get #FitB4Christmas

8 months ago
I was supposed to do the #FitB4Christmas with a sports drink before Christmas but it didn’t work out, so I thought of challenging my friend and fellow blogger Jimmy to get fit before Christmas. We ...
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