My Ukrainian Girl

When Andrei saw us taking photos on Monday, he told me that for a welcome, bread is presented on the rushnyk. I googled it and I found some interesting photos.

rushnyk, women, bread

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So, I wanted to try this with Lena. We don’t have any of this traditional Ukrainian attire and I didn’t feel like trying the incredible ornate bread, but we did our best and we had fun.

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And the outtakes…
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Reed came out and helped me for a bit. Then, it turned into a silly “what does this bread smell like?”
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I told them that we weren’t going to eat the bread, after it had been touched and sniffed, so if they wanted a nibble, go for it. which turned into this…
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This girl is just so sassy. Aaron was taking them to the playground, and this is how she dressed and announced that she was ready.
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