Getting boozy with wine from Jesus’s time for 2018!

Just when I thought I was going to write my very last post for 2018, I realized I forgot to share another fantastic discovery from the Middle East with you!  Today I just released a fun video on the wines of Palestine, where they have been making this wine since the time of Jesus! The…… Continue reading Getting boozy with wine from Jesus’s time for 2018!

11 Signs That you Grew Up in Middle Eastern Home….

Part of my mission with this Feast in the Middle East project is to increase cultural understanding. There were certainly some unique cultural experiences that I had in my upbringing as a first generation Arab American that some people might find a little kooky.  Conversely, if you grew up in a Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Jordanian,…… Continue reading 11 Signs That you Grew Up in Middle Eastern Home….

Holiday Traditions, YouTube Changes, and Your Input! ;)

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a restful Christmas and getting some quality time with family, friends, and the chance to reflect instead of rush, talk instead of text, and day dream instead of drive. 🙂  I thought I would share with you some of our wacky family traditions. Sometimes the wrapping paper is more…… Continue reading Holiday Traditions, YouTube Changes, and Your Input! 😉

New Video: 7 Tips for Entertaining Guests from the Middle East!

My latest video is in response to many of YOU, the viewers, who wanted a video on how to entertain guests from the Middle East. During the summer I released a video about what to expect if you are INVITED to a Middle Eastern home. However many people are finding themselves in the reverse situation,…… Continue reading New Video: 7 Tips for Entertaining Guests from the Middle East!

Vacation Vlog-And How to Maintain Your Weight While Indulging on a Cruise

I remember the spontaneous days in my twenties when I used  to set aside a little money from every paycheck to take a trip to a new country each year. Ever since I had children though I don’t travel nearly as much as I used to, and my trips end up being big rowdy  family…… Continue reading Vacation Vlog-And How to Maintain Your Weight While Indulging on a Cruise

Quinoa Lasagna and Thoughts on Multitasking….

I know we are all up to our noses in quinoa–but is that necessarily a bad thing? Quinoa is still a protein and fiber powerhouse as far as seeds go, taking only minutes to cook, and easy on the wallet. The texture is not for everyone though, especially children, who tend to shy away from anything…… Continue reading Quinoa Lasagna and Thoughts on Multitasking….