Vegetable Quiche with Homemade Crust (Includes a Pesach version!)

Quiche, in all its beauty! So much to say, but so little time. Quiche was my first "real dish". It brought me from being a very, very amateur cook at 20 years-old first learning the basic steps of cooking from Alton Brown's show "Good Eats"   (which at the time, before Youtube, my brother sent me …

Learn How to Do a Balancing Self Facial Massage with Rahel Kima

Meet, again, Rahel Kima! Some of you might remember my post about my beloved prenatal yoga teacher, which was written back in 2016. Since then, b"h, I have passed two more pregnancies with Rahel's calming and centering classes, which I finally understood are, as she quotes, "An eclectic mix of everything I love, and that …

The 5 Women Who Help Me Balance my Nutritional, Mental and Hormonal Health

Today I want to talk about balance, because this is what we all essentially want to achieve on a daily basis, right? Balance at work, at home, with friends and family.  And of course, balancing our health. If we don’t balance our health, and more specifically our nutritional, mental and hormonal health which is all …

July and August afternoon activities for children in Jerusalem’s gardens

This will be my third year taking the kids to "Meeting in the Garden", where the Community Council "Ginot Ha Ir" sponsors activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons, at 5pm, throughout July and August. They take place in public gardens in Katamon, the Germany Colony, Rehavia, Talbiya, Yemin Moshe, Kiryat Shmuel and Nayot. I love …

Glass Recycling has arrived to Jerusalem Neighborhoods

It is finally here!  Thanks to Tamir Recycling and the Jerusalem Municipality, glass recycling stations are now spotting up around Jerusalem. I spotted my first this past Sunday on HaPalmach Street in Katamon, on the corner of Nili Street, next to the Co-Op Supermarket and Anise Teva store. *Please comment on the blog post with …

Urban Sustainability in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Events, workshops, & lectures. April-May 2018.

Happy Spring from a blooming Jerusalem. 🌺 If you haven't already seen the signs coming up around the city, during the months of April and May 2018 a variety of environmental, cultural and urban nature organizations have organized various events, workshops, lectures, courses, conferences and tours around the theme of urban sustainability in Jerusalem. Check out the …