homekeeping · lifestyle

Mindful Homekeeping Series: Seventh Generation

If you’ve been following along on our blog, you know that we do try to reduce our negative environmental impact any way we can through things like cloth diapering and upcycling, to name a few. This journey has been challenging especially because we live in a country where food, clothing, hygiene products, cleaning supplies, etc. are… Continue reading Mindful Homekeeping Series: Seventh Generation

decor · home · Inspiration

Celestial Themed Nursery

Today we are doing something new while throwing it back to a project we completed before we started blogging: the nursery. When we first found out we were having a baby, we knew instantly that we wanted to create a celestial-themed nursery. My husband and I have always been astronomy nerds; we own a telescope,… Continue reading Celestial Themed Nursery

Food · recipe

Healthy Homemade Butterfingers

My brother recently brought over a PB&J  Chobani Flip for me because he’s experimenting with “healthier” snacking and wanted me to try it out. Ignoring the fact that it had 18 grams of sugar, the crunchy peanut topping was quite good and reminded me instantly of the popular candy bar Butterfinger; something I haven’t had… Continue reading Healthy Homemade Butterfingers

Crafts · decor · DIY

IKEA Hack: DIY Rustic Bread Tin Box

We eat A LOT of bread… possibly too much of it but we are hobbits so that’s probably not going to change anytime soon. Although we finished renovating our kitchen this past May, there is still some work to be done in terms of organizing and decorating. One of the things that needed to get checked… Continue reading IKEA Hack: DIY Rustic Bread Tin Box

Blog · DIY

Our One Year Blogiversary Giveaway

The beginning  of the year is always an exciting time as many take the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and embrace new adventures, opportunities, and challenges. This past year was an eventful one for us; we started this blog, completed our first and long awaited kitchen renovation, and added a new addition to our… Continue reading Our One Year Blogiversary Giveaway

Life · parenthood

Five Baby Proofing Essentials

As parents, we can tell you that there is no greater joy than seeing your baby reach his or her first milestones. First solid food, first words, first steps…they all pale in comparison to that exhilarating moment when your child opens their first cupboard or drawer. Not! Depending on what you store in your cupboards… Continue reading Five Baby Proofing Essentials

Food · recipe

Lebanese Stuffed Eggplants (Sheikh al-Mahshi)

Growing up in a Lebanese household meant that eggplant was no stranger to the dinner table. One of my favorite eggplant dishes was (and still is) Sheikh-al Mahshi; a Lebanese casserole made of golden fried eggplants topped with spiced beef or lamb and cooked in a light tomato sauce. My father, who loved to cook… Continue reading Lebanese Stuffed Eggplants (Sheikh al-Mahshi)