Easy DIY Sushi Doll for a fun Doll’s Day celebration

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We grow out of playing with dolls. We bury their plastic limbs in toy boxes - boxes that are now covered in dust or long-since donated. Some even say dolls are for babies. But this is simply not true -- dolls are powerful symbols, and the Japanese festival called Doll's Day¬†(a.k.a. Hina Matsuri) is a great example of how they can be used to celebrate heritage¬†and the art of letting go. A Display of Heritage Doll's Day starts in February, when families display their dolls in a special spot, … [Read more...]