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My apples-for-all tradition

In China, the Mandarin word for “apple” (pingguo) sounds like “a safe and peaceful night” (pinganye), the phrase for Christmas Eve. Therefore, apples have become a popular gift to give loved ones during the holidays, as they are a symbol for peace and love.

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DIY peace apples - ”Peace apples” are incredibly popular Christmas gifts in China that are elaborately wrapped in lavish paper or decorative boxes. Some even have images or phrases stenciled on them and can be quite stunning—not to mention pricey! Though you’d be hard-pressed to find these in Canadian stores, they do make for a fun DIY project that can help bring this lovely new tradition to our homes, too.

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