Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

it’s beginning to look a lot like christmas

December 17th, 2016 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
This made me laugh  and so I wanted to share. It has been cold here lately, so it feels more christmas-y even without snow (and it was just snowing in istanbul!) and ...

christmas a la turk

December 8th, 2016 | Posted by b | No Comments
There is definitely a christmas’y feeling here in Turkey, even though the christmas trees are called ‘new year’s trees’ and all the snowmen and santa clause displays at the malls ...

merry christmas to all

December 26th, 2014 | Posted by b | No Comments
Here’s an oldie but a goodie, of two pairs of sisters, at chez murietta during the holidays. I hope you all had a happy and family/friend-filled christmas, and that the ...

yesterday’s christmas fun

December 27th, 2013 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
Thank heavens for skype, bringing the family right into my house on christmas night. We turks had a nice christmas day, sleeping in, having brunch in Bebek, and then getting ...

’twas the night before christmas…

December 25th, 2013 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
…and all through istanbul, only one creature was stirring, and she was named minikins! She must be waiting for Noel Baba (Santa) to come. Isn’t this gorgeous ‘new years tree’ ...

xmas in lalaland

December 30th, 2012 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
I’ve been spending the holidays in los angeles, at chez murietta of course and having a grand time eating and hanging out with the fam. I missed my turk and ...

’twas the night before the night before christmas

December 23rd, 2011 | Posted by b | 3 Comments
…and all through the house only one creature was stirring and it wasn’t a mouse (it was a crazy romping kitten!)   We just watched Bridesmaids and drank some sahlep and now ...

merry christmas

December 25th, 2010 | Posted by b | No Comments
to all my dearest family and friends. I hope you have a wonderful holiday together with loved ones, near and far. i miss you! merry xmas love and mistletoe hugs from t, b ...

ayva / quince

December 23rd, 2010 | Posted by b | No Comments
whew! I had no idea how sweat-inducing grating quince was. seriously whew! well maybe i had a bit of an idea since this is the second time I’ve done this ...

it’s beginning to look a lot like new years

December 21st, 2010 | Posted by b | No Comments
I was hoping for a white christmas this year and a week and a half ago it was freezing cold and there was even a bit of snow but alas, ...
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