Hey, everyone! Spring is on its way, and if you are interested in Persian culture or Iranian arts and crafts (which you probably are, because well, look what blog you’re readin’), then you’re surely aware that Nowruz –the celebration of Iranian New Year– is getting closer every day. It’s that time of the year when every Iranian starts designing their Haft Seen table in their mind and growing their lentil sprouts in their house. If you are a foreigner to Iran yet all that talk of Haft-Seen among your Iranian friends has made you curious about New Year celebration in Iran, then rest assured; because you are in a good place. I am gonna tell you all there is to know about the Persian new year, the Haft-Seen table, and also every meaning and symbol behind each element of Haft-Seen!
Hey there! It’s Valentine’s Day again, and most of us have got our presents ready and wrapped! But if you’ve end up here one day before Valentine’s Day, then you probably couldn’t find the time to go get something, or maybe you still have no idea what to get, and now you’re just looking hopelessly for an easy last minute gift with the last-minute characteristic not being that obvious. Well, I am here to rescue you from the deep dungeons of despair!
Relax now. Who says gifts have to be so pricey every single year!? In fact, nothing beats a gift uniquely built in your own hands, with your own time, effort, and love. And in this DIY’s case, you’ll be recycling too! You will give a useless jar a new life! So, remind yourself of these wise words from Eminem, and create something of your own this time!
“Why be a king, when I can be god?”
Come along with me, and let me teach you how to be a god.