July 30, 2019

Summer is BBQ season for us, and it is like a ritual to Arman. He uses charcoal, which means it is a process to get the thing to light up and get it hot enough. Every weekend he stands in the garden, and makes fire. And now Baby Zand is getting so excited about being t...

July 26, 2019

It's YouTube Friday, which means I have got another exercise video for you to get you moving at home in minimal time. Last week I had you vote if you wanted TRX Tone or Barre & Ball, and even with so many of you voting, it was split exactly 50/50. So after last week's ...

July 24, 2019

These balls are our favorite go-to snack right now, especially because Baby Zand helped create the whole thing: the recipe, taste testing (of course!), picking the flowers, styling the photo, and directing me to get the right shot... and let's not forget the actual enj...

July 19, 2019

It is Friday, so you know that there will be a new YouTube exercise video for you! This week over on Instagram stories you got to vote for today's video. Did you want to see a Barre & Ball session or TRX Tone? Well, I don't know how this is possible with so many of you...

July 16, 2019

Living in Asia means that I have come across some fun veggies and fruits over time. Buddha's hand is a citrus fruit, that is shaped more like a claw than an actual hand. Dragonfruit is still by far the most beautiful fruit to me. And then there is bitter melon, which h...

July 12, 2019

It is YouTube Friday, and today I am sharing my favorite post-run stretch sequence with you. This is not your normal throw-your-leg-up-on-a-bench-and bounce-forward-stretch, but a flowing sequence that will help to open up all joints in your body after a run. It takes...

July 11, 2019

Today was one of those mommy days I just want to erase from my memory, go to bed, and pull the duvet over my head. On our way to school this morning, we took the windy road through the hills while Baby Zand was happily munching on her late breakfast. Suddenly she says,...

July 9, 2019

My first potatoes are coming out of my veggie garden, and that makes me soooo happy. Even though there are never enough for a full meal, the few that I get to add to a dish like this make all the difference. To me our veggie garden is not about feeding our entire famil...

July 5, 2019

It's YouTube Friday, and today I've got a fun video for you. Have you been as obsessed with the Soccer Women's World Cup as Baby Zand and I?!? We love cheering for every goal, and I am super inspired by the agility and speed of these fabulous super heroes. So today we...

July 2, 2019

The new free Summer Popsicles ebook is here! Have you checked it out yet? It is filled with over 35 delicious recipes that are all dairy free, gluten free, and refined sugar free. Most of them come together in just a few minutes, and they are rich in fruits, vegetables...

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