I know it’s a tourist hotspot, but the Isle of Skye is one of my most favorite places I have ever traveled to. It is so stunningly beautiful. If you’re making a trip to Scotland, visiting Skye should definitely be on your itinerary. Because Lainie is visiting us here in Scotland, and my husband didn’t
“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” — Nora Roberts My sister-in-law is here in Scotland, visiting us from the States. It is her first time in Europe and no trip to Celtic land (in my opinion) is complete without a stop in Ireland. Being that both she and her
I am really excited to announce that I came in third place in Oakland University’s University’s Flash Fiction competition for my short story “Selkie Daughter.” I won’t be able to attend the actual event to read it out loud (since I am living in Scotland), but I am always amazed and humbled when anyone decides
These pancakes may be allergy-friendly (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free) but they are full of flavor and fibre! They’re the perfect way to celebrate springtime. Ingredients · 1 cup cassava flour (or chickpea flour) · 1 cup plain oatmeal · ¼ cup plain, no-sugar-added applesauce · 1 ripe banana · ¼ teaspoon baking soda · ¼ teaspoon baking powder · ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
If it’s one thing Scotland is known for, it’s potatoes. And I’m very happy to indulge. I didn’t know there were so many varieties! What a newb, I am, eh? New potatoes have been a favorite lately. Their gentle, buttery texture mashed and topped with fresh dill and a dollop of vegan butter is heavenly.