Keto Spice Eid Cookies (Zimtsterne)

I’m baking for Eid, and although all of the sweets I have traditionally made aren’t keto friendly, I chose to try my hand at this time-old Swiss recipe for Christmas cookies, perhaps my favorite among all cookies, and give it a slight twist to make it Keto friendly. The version I offer here is keto-friendly, if you’re interested in the traditional, not so keto version, … Continue reading Keto Spice Eid Cookies (Zimtsterne)

Eid Wreath

This year we made another Eid wreath, just because I’ve been thinking of making this for months, and was waiting for Ramadan to get going. The kids rolled up their sleeves and did their own version, which I think came out quite nice. So here you’ll find two different wreaths made simultaneously, with a slightly different emphasis. What you’ll need: a few empty egg cartons … Continue reading Eid Wreath

Actions I take (as a white woman) to help dismantle white supremacy – Black Girl in Maine

This isn’t what I do, but I really like the list, it can give some well meaning people who are struggling to find ways to improve the sitiation a start! https://blackgirlinmaine.com/racial-and-cultural/actions-i-take-as-a-white-woman-to-help-dismantle-white-supremacy/ Continue reading Actions I take (as a white woman) to help dismantle white supremacy – Black Girl in Maine

Sparkle

He stood in the hall, his nervousness graciously contained in the slow pace of his circular movements. His gaze turned towards me as I approached him. I smiled. He averted my gaze and continued in his concerted effort to mentally rehearse the surah he was about to recite. His usually relaxed confidence was temporarily replaced by a slightly anxious anticipation, at the thought of reading … Continue reading Sparkle