When Culture Intersects with Reality

In Culture, Expat by Amanda Mouttaki5 Comments

When you marry someone from another culture you expect there to be bumps along the way.  There will be language barriers and challenges with finding employment.  You might have different …

Amanda MouttakiWhen Culture Intersects with Reality

Reflections on Weight Loss 1:6

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I’ve been participating in the Shaklee 180 Turnaround challenge with a community of other bloggers for one month now. In the last 30 days I’ve lost 8 pounds and am …

Amanda MouttakiReflections on Weight Loss 1:6

Real Food: Butchering

In In The Kitchen by Amanda Mouttaki4 Comments

One of the best ways to save money on real foods, and especially meat, is to buy a whole or half of an animal.  We slaughter a lamb each year …

Amanda MouttakiReal Food: Butchering

Mimouna Ideas and Inspiration

In Culture, Moroccan Food by Amanda Mouttaki6 Comments

Last year for Mimouna I wrote a general post, introducing many of you to this unique Moroccan holiday.  Whether you’re Jewish or not, Mimouna is a great festival to share …

Amanda MouttakiMimouna Ideas and Inspiration