Picnics are a relaxing way to spend a weekend afternoon and are a perfect way to reconnect with friends and family. I enjoy packing simple and delicious picnics full of flavor. Throughout the summer, I will continue my picnic series which will highlight easy to make picnic meals.
The wind whipped through the city last night. I only know this from the clanking sound made by the bathroom vent as the building slowly inhaled and exhaled, as though being resuscitated by the wind outside. Around 1am the incessant clanking noise woke me, I threw off the overly hot duvet and stumbled into the [...]
Whether it’s called a Recession or a Depression, the economic conditions around the world are depressing and quite frightening. Since this summer, my hard-earned retirement accounts have lost over 30% of their value while continuing to dive lower. While I try not to stress over it, I am looking for ways to tighten spending around [...]
When I was little my favorite playtime activity was to sit on our dining room floor and rummage through my mom’s cookbooks, flipping the pages slowly while I stared at the pictures. There was also a big recipe box containing handwritten recipes dating back to the 1800s from relatives, however it lacked the same visual [...]
Pomegranates are native to Iran and extend to the Himalayas, growing on shrubs ranging 8 feet in height. Over the past year there has been a rise in pomegranate products, especially juices and concentrates touting the fruits antioxidant properties. With all the hype I decided to purchase one before the craze had fully passed me [...]