Bulgur Wheat Salad w/ Goddess Dressing

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this Spring Bulgur Wheat Salad with Avocado Herb Dressing. This bulgur salad is simple to make and full of delicious ingredients made from the spring harvest. Well who would have thought that it’s actually bulgur wheat and not bulgar wheat?! Good thing I figured this out before writing the…

Ask Amy: Grouchy gramps derails airport run

The daughter-in-law didn't offer to let me use her car while my wife was doing this favor for her.So I took off in our car the morning of the trip to go shopping and do errands.I told my wife to drive the daughter-in-law's car, as it is newer, safer, and with all the newest gadgets…

Nina Totenberg was close friends with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The relationship raises an old journalistic question: Can a reporter, committed to neutrality and balance, fairly cover a public figure with whom they have a close friendship? Does such a relationship present a conflict of interest, or the appearance of one, that might lead readers, viewers or listeners to question whether a reporter is slanting…

Another woman says the president assaulted her

The articles can ascertain that she was indeed with the future president: He’s in the photographs, too, sitting next to her at the tennis tournament she attended with her boyfriend, putting his arm around her in a VIP box.The articles include the kind of corroboration we’ve come to require of credible accusers: Dorris told her…

My parents voted Ukip and break Covid rules

The dilemma I am 52 years old, divorced, and have two adult children who live and work away. Recently, the relationship I have with my mum and dad has become very strained. They are in their mid-70s and they voted for Brexit, which has been a sticking point ever since. Each time we talk, it…

Easy Saffron Rice

Spice up your rice with this delicious and easy saffron rice recipe. Made with basmati rice, high-quality saffron threads and stock, you will never go back to your basic, boring rice recipe again. The other day I was chatting with my friend Sahar about how much we love saffron. To be fair, we were discussing…

Baked Chicken Kabobs [In The Oven]

No grill? No problem. Whip up these Baked Chicken Kabobs in your oven without skimping on flavor! String them up with fresh veggies and top with a tangy lemon yogurt sauce for a delicious weeknight meal or weekend specialty. For most of the past 8 years I’ve run this blog I haven’t owned a grill.…

Blueberry Muffin Energy Balls [Healthy + Easy Snack]

Want the taste of a  sweet and delicious blueberry muffin, in a small snack-sized ball? Make these Raw Blueberry Muffin Energy Balls for a nutritious snack that doesn’t skimp on the flavor! Do you have certain foods that remind you of certain moments or phases in your life? Maybe it’s because I’m a foodie but…

Hull splashes out £4.6m as UK embraces lido revival

For the past 25 years, Hull’s lido has been out of bounds to everyone except the ducks and the local canoe club. Situated in the ward of Newington and Gipsyville, one of the most deprived neighbourhoods in Britain, Albert Avenue pool is surrounded by terraced houses whose occupants had long given up hope of ever…

December Journal Prompts [For Reflection]

What a year. We’ve made it to the end of 2020 and it’s a year that none of us will ever forget. I always love to reflect at the end of the year and while it may be extra tender or painful this year, it’s important. Take some time to work your way through these…