How We Celebrate the Holidays
We asked Oprah.com users: What holiday traditions, including celebrations, events and activities, are unique to your family and friends? From football to fruitcake, get creative ideas to celebrate the holidays from people just like you!
I'm a Peruvian living in the United States for almost four years. I miss a lot my holiday traditions, especially being with relatives during the new year. The best New Year's parties are probably in Cuzco, Peru. The first day of every year, if you want to have a great new year, you have to wear yellow underwear. If you are looking for love, then you should wear red underwear. If you want to travel this year, you have to get a suitcase and run around the block on January 1 at midnight. If you want to get married, after midnight you have to throw some rice under your main door. I don't want to forget the food for new year—we usually will have lechon (pork in the oven) and Peruvian tamales for dinner. Yummy!
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