Simply Made Sunday – Monster Cupcakes

M really loves being in the kitchen and since I’m spending a few hours there a day cooking for iftar’s it makes sense. However I’m really struggling to give him things to do that are not too dangerous. He’s gotten exceptionally good at peeling carrots, cucumbers and potatoes. I’ve been wanting to participate at Simply […]

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Last Days of Summer

I have been busy spending the last few days reading, planning, organizing and stocking up on items to start with my littlest man.  My oldest will start kindergarten next Wednesday although I plan to work with him at home as well.  (He has a speech delay and let’s face it 4 months of vacation puts […]

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Seafood Briouats

I am not a seafood fan, at least I wasn’t a seafood fan. I have a very good friend who is from Casablanca and last year for Ramadan she made briouats with shrimp and fish. I turned up my nose at first but after eating one I was hooked. So as I began to prepare […]

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Zucchini Bread

I recently was given 3 extremely large zucchinis and while I really love this summer vegetable, once they get to a monster size I just don’t find them as appealing. Instead, I whipped up two batches of zucchini bread, 1 1/2 of which were made into baby loaves and the other into one big loaf. […]

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dinos, pirates, and painting oh my!

I wasn’t planning to start doing any school related activities until K came home with his dad tomorrow but M started asking last night if it was time yet. One thing I’ve learned especially with him is to have things ready because when he asks he won’t stop asking until he gets it. I recently […]

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it’s almost time

Ramadan will be here at the end of this week. I have spent nearly the entire past weekend cooking and freezing to make sure that I’m ready to go on Saturday and won’t be spending those last hours and minutes of a hungry tummy in the kitchen preparing for our iftar (breaking of the fast). […]

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