Yalda Night

Last night was Northern Hemisphere winter solstice which is celebrated in Iran and so many other countries. We used to call it Chelleh/Yalda night growing up. It is considered to be the longest night of the winter. We would gather as a family, with my aunts and would laugh and tell stories till we finishContinue reading “Yalda Night”

Less Waste Planning!

In my previous post I talked about less waste and having made the decision to consume consciously. Last week I spend planning my going “less waste”, I call it less waste and not zero waste because I know now I am still not ready to go zero waste. But, I am planning to do myContinue reading “Less Waste Planning!”

Less Waste?!

It is been some years I have been trying to be environmentally friendly. I changed our paper napkins to cloth, installed bidet in our toilet. I say no to paper cups. And, so many other small changes… Then Covid-19 occurred . The stores didn’t let me use my own bags for shopping. And, I couldn’tContinue reading “Less Waste?!”

Why I deleted amazon app!

These past few months with the hitting of COVID 19 we see how much businesses are struggling, and I kept telling myself we need to support small businesses. local restaurants. And yet, whenever I wanted something, amazon looked like the easy place to go to order. It took me some orders to make me realizeContinue reading “Why I deleted amazon app!”