With a change in scenery…

Tomorrow will mark one week since Mr. Rafia and I have moved into the new place. All the boxes have been unpacked, our items neatly (for the most part) stowed away. I actually have room to store all my belongings in my closets and cupboards. Buh-bye, oversized Kohl's bags! Although I did save a few… Continue reading With a change in scenery…

A journey of discovery into the world of cakes

Yay, it's Eid! I can eat again ;) What I love about Islam is that it's not an otherworldly religion. We are commanded to give charitably, to be hospitable to our neighbors, to always speak with gentleness, etc. And the month of Ramadan gives us the perfect opportunity to improve upon these virtues. But we… Continue reading A journey of discovery into the world of cakes

Why I Can Never Go Vegan

I feel tempted to turn this blog into a food blog and I wouldn't even have to change the name if I did. But I'm not going to do that. I hate being encumbered. However, since this blog is about my life, I think the latest in my series of "Adventures in Not Burning the… Continue reading Why I Can Never Go Vegan