Happy Nollaig na mBan! - ExpatJoy

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Happy Nollaig na mBan!

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Today, many Brazilians celebrate the Three Kings Day.  For many people who decorated their homes in December, it is also the day that we dismantle the Christmas tree, and put away the year-end decorations. 

Interestingly, it’s Little Christmas, or Women’s Christmas, in Ireland, the date that ends the Christmas celebrations. 

On this day, women get together, and rest. I heard that traditionally, men do housework and look after the children, while their wives meet to have a cup of tea or even a glass of wine. 

What a lovely celebration! 

ps. I posted this on ExpatJoy FB group yesterday, and forgot to add to the blog.

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My name is Sandra Bissell.
I have been blessed with the opportunity to live as an expatriate for more than 2 decades.

Some of my passions are people, my family, good conversations, traveling, ethnic food, dancing and Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian-Martial-Art-Dance.

Originally from the countryside of São Paulo state, in Brazil, I have enjoyed life in Kanagawa and Aichi prefectures, in Japan, Boston and San Diego cities, in the United States, São Paulo, Brazil, as an expatriate in my own country, Zurich – Switzerland and most recently Stamford, Connecticut, back to the United States.

As you may guess, I feel the most comfortable within the international community.
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