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Bonnie Lee
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For fresh bread
Today I am grateful for fresh bread. I am grateful to the six years prior when all of a sudden my then husband and I found ourselves on a very tight income. All of a sudden I found I had to teach myself to bake bread, garden, sew, knit and make my own clean...
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For a little artist
Today I am grateful for a little artist. He watches his big sister who loves to draw more than any other worldly thing. If he gets a chance he will steal away any pencil or pen and draw straight onto the walls, I cannot count the amount of hours I have spen...
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For tea and books
Today I am grateful for rooibus tea with mint from Egypt and almond milk. I am grateful for the still of the night in which I can get lost in this book that my dear friend Najma gave to me, she came this afternoon and in return I gave her some pizza dough I...
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Thoughts from a cloudy Wednesday
Salam alikum ladies I know it's been a while..... In truth I just haven't been able to write to anyone. I have spent the last almost month listening to a lot of Jack Johnson and reflecting on my life. I watched a man get killed in front of my eyes a few few...
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The zombie hijabi
I'm pretty sure that's going to be the new name of my blog since that most accurately describes how I feel at the moment...... As of late my two year old has decided that he hates sleeping....... It's usually a huge battle to get him to sleep before midnigh...
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What I ate Wednesday and other stuff
I had a whole lot of meaningful ideas to write about this week, thought up usually as I was washing dishes or sweeping floors or out walking but then the flu hit us all and all those ideas had to take a back seat. Instead I have been juicing countless orang...
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Sunday nights mean........
Desserts. Pizza. Oh and a princess movie of some kind. Yeah I'm pretty lame like that. I never buy pizza out because to get a gluten free and vegan pizza is a near impossibility. Plus they usually taste like cardboard. I brought a vegan, gluten free wrap wh...
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Baked falafels
You know what I love? Falafels. Only not the oily, greasy kind. I had plenty of those in Egypt and I am not a fan. I started baking them instead about four years ago and I have never looked back. Back then I used to eat them in pita with salad, feta and car...
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It's hard...
It's hard without my husband here. My little boy misses him so much! Yesterday he must have remembered the time when his baba climbed into the roof to check the geyser because he has been standing there constantly looking up at the door in the roof that lea...
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