Happy Mother’s Day
Family / Garden / Holidays

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy mother’s day to all the moms out there! Being a mom is not easy. Happy mother’s day to you, working mom. Balancing the tasks and emotions of your job and your family is difficult. Happy mother’s day to you, stay-at-home mom. Maintaining your individuality and creativity day after mostly-mundane-day is difficult. Happy mother’s day to … Continue reading

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin
Breakfast / Fermenting / Grains / Holidays / Oven/Stove / Snack

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin

Happy new year! We’re almost a week into 2014, but it’s still the time of year when everyone thinks about improvement, bettering, growth, change. Gyms are filled to capacity, juicers are pulled out and dusted off, and Christmas cookies and New Year’s Eve fried appetizers are set aside in preference of salads and lentils. My inboxes … Continue reading

Farewell to Qatar
Holidays / Snack / Vegetables

Farewell to Qatar

After five years, we’re leaving Qatar tomorrow. This quirky country, full of potential and growing pains, has been a gracious home to us. I will miss many things I have come to love about this place. Day after day of glorious sunshine, interspersed with the odd excitement-producing bout of rain. An overwhelming sense of optimism … Continue reading