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Guide to Doljanchi: Korean 1st Birthday

Doljanchi 돌잔치 is the Korean first birthday celebration. Dol 돌 means birthday and janchi 잔치 means banquet or feast, so doljanchi technically means birthday party. Though the term always refers to the first birthday party, this event is also called “cheot” dol, 첫돌, or “first” birthday. For the doljanchi, parents celebrate by having a party with many traditional foods and rituals.…

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16 Great Gifts for Mother’s Day

Your mom could use some extra TLC to arrive at her door during these unprecedented times. Here are some surefire gifts that will make her smile and pat herself on the back for raising such a great kid. 1. Cosori Electric Gooseneck Kettle with 5 Presets, $63 Hot tea all day is just what the…