Food · recipe

Iraqi Eggs in Tomato Sauce (Makhlama)

We pride ourselves in our diversity as a family so this post will touch on that a little bit. Together, my wife and I, have roots from six different countries including where we were raised: Albania, Iraq, Lebanon, Poland, Sweden, and The United States. This specific recipe has been a breakfast staple in my household… Continue reading Iraqi Eggs in Tomato Sauce (Makhlama)

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 1|Bathroom Renovation Preparations

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six… Continue reading One Room Challenge: Week 1|Bathroom Renovation Preparations

DIY · garden

National DIY Day Celebration

Happy Monday Friends 🙂 Yesterday, April 2nd, we celebrated National DIY Day by gathering with a group of awesome volunteers to build raised garden beds for a local community garden. If you are unfamiliar with National DIY Day, it is a day founded by Craft Box Girls two years ago as a way to bring… Continue reading National DIY Day Celebration

DIY · home · renovation

Bathroom Renovation: Design Inspiration

Happy Tuesday friends 😊  Today we are sharing two design boards and some inspiration for an exciting renovation we have planned...our main floor bathroom. This is a project we have wanted to do for quite some time but it was pretty low on our priorities because of time and budget. Now that we have finished… Continue reading Bathroom Renovation: Design Inspiration

DIY · home

DIY Framed Chalkboard Wall

Easy DIY Chalkboard Wall Tutorial from the Cozy Home Chronicles

Crafts · DIY · home

DIY Spring Succulent Wreath

Can you believe it's March already?! I mean just last year we were gearing up to begin our kitchen renovation and now here we are off on new adventures and projects. Spring is certainly in the air here in Michigan as we have had several days of 55 degree weather in the last few weeks.… Continue reading DIY Spring Succulent Wreath

Food · recipe

Lebanese Lentil and Rice Pilaf (Mdardara)

We know we haven't posted in a while but we have been a bit busy working on some fun DIY projects around the house as well as an exciting project that we will be announcing next week. Although our lives are busy, we wholeheartedly believe in eating healthy homemade meals. It might seem difficult to… Continue reading Lebanese Lentil and Rice Pilaf (Mdardara)

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