6 takeaways from eight months of social distancing

As I write this, second (third?) wave of Covid is spreading everywhere so fast, from here in the Seattle area to the rest of the US and of course Canada, Europe and Pakistan.. Lockdowns, stay-at-home orders are either here already or coming.. Of course there’s also hope for the vaccine now so there’s that bright…

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Simple Shift : Reusing glass jars

Simple Shift is a way to share a small change we’ve made towards a more mindful & conscious lifestyle : a simpler, environment-conscious, clean & healthier shift for daily living. I’m hoping the series will make it feel easy & doable to shift personal habits for a better life for our families & our world. More on…

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A nostalgic story tour of my mama’s home in Islamabad

A few years ago I shared this story tour of my mama’s home while visiting her in Islamabad. The photos were just for stories and the quality & resolution is terrible, but this tour struck a chord with so many people. I thought I’d share this here as well to save it! (I’m adding a…

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Dining Room Art Wall : a photo story

If you’ve been here a long time, you might remember the art wall in our old house (here’s an old post about that). It was one of my favorite parts in that house. When we moved here, that wall kind of turned into this one with a few additions. This is one of those parts…

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from the archives: tips on small space entertaining + dining room update

Okay, this post should show how much I had still to be shared from AGES ago but I’m not going to overthink that too much right now. For those that don’t know, this used to be our dining area in our old house (this one about that little house of ours / this about this…

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