Ever since I moved away from home almost a year and a half ago, my diet has definitely changed. I no longer eat the ethnic food I was used to eating…mostly because I don’t know how to make it and my mom did all the cooking.
If you don’t know already, I’m half Persian and half Polish. I know how to make one dish from my Persian side but I’ve never tried making anything from my Polish side (aka my mom’s side).
But one day, I was bored and decided to give making Silesian Dumplings a try. I was 100% surprised these came out so good since it was my first time making them EVER.
That’s the literal translation of Loobia Polo. Pretty boring, huh?
But don’t underestimate this Persian dish; it’s anything but bland!
It seems like out of nowhere, The Weeknd exploded onto the musical scene. I’ve been following him (rather lazily, I’ll admit) for about three years and it even took me by surprise how big he’s gotten. And after going to HARD Summer a couple weekends ago, I fell in love with The Weeknd all over again.
Let me know if this sounds familiar:
Go to college, graduate, get a job, find your significant other, have a family, and retire.
If this sounds like the path you’ve been told is the right way to happiness, you’re not alone. I used to believe each of those steps would come right after the other and I would live a happy, fulfilled life.
Though things didn’t turn out that way, I’m glad they didn’t! I wouldn’t be half the woman I am today and I’ll tell you why.
This weekend was a good one. It was filled with good music, good friends, and good memories.
After what felt like forever, I finally got to go to a festival and dance my little heart out! Seriously, Coachella was the last festival I went to.
HARD Summer, thanks for the memories!
Pinterest is literally my (virtual) best friend. I’m always on it looking for inspiration whether it’s for fashion, beauty, fitness, or food. Most of the time, however, I find foodspiration. 😉
I randomly decided to get an eggplant at the store without any idea of what to do with it. (I do this a lot, by the way, and I usually end up with a pretty cool meal!) I then found this recipe for grilled eggplant on Pinterest and my life changed for the better.
Lately, I’ve felt a bit of a creative itch. Something inside me is trying to escape and is begging to be understood. I feel like the only way to really let it out is by doing something creative whether that’s writing or art. I prefer to do something visual, though.
That’s where my idea of creating a vision board came from. I have a lot of wants, needs, and expectations for myself and I think the best way to tackle them head on is by creating a vision board so I can see my aspirations and never lose sight of what I want.
A couple weeks ago, I got to do something I’ve never done before: I camped in the desert!
And it wasn’t Coachella camping where I had the luxury of going to a shower, having reception, and having a decent bathroom. It was, in my opinion, roughing it.
And it was AWESOME.
Have you ever heard of an energy ball?
No, it’s not some weird workout equipment and it’s not some mystical phenomenon.
It’s actually a food. Well, a dessert, if I’m being 100% honest.
I’ve been seeing these circling the food section of Pinterest and now I understand why; they’re freaking amazing!