Posts in Gather
Slow Morning Rituals with a Norwegian Breakfast

Growing up, the best part about holidays was getting to stay at my Norwegian grandparents’ house for the weekend. I always looked forward to the special breakfast that my grandma made for us every morning. Weekends were about slowing down, spending quality time together, and enjoying a simple breakfast.

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Creamy Tomato and Basil Soup Recipe

We all know those women who look like they can do it all. Whether it’s having a prosperous career, exercising daily, or putting a homemade dinner on the table – it’s like they know this secret that the rest of us are struggling to find. Well, I have some good news for you. There is a little trick that I’ve uncovered to make one thing in your life a little easier. Here is how to create a thoughtful tradition by making a homemade soup as part of a weekly ritual.

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The Dinner Party Trend to Expect in 2019

For Christmas one year, we got my Norwegian grandma a book by Alice Waters, 40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering. Alice Waters’ unique cooking style established a menu at her restaurant that serves the most delicious produce only when it’s in season. This reminded us of my grandma’s holistic philosophies in the kitchen and the Scandinavian focus on the joy of thoughtful gatherings. Inspired by the Scandinavian way of relaxed living and changes within traditional American practices, here is the dinner party trend to expect in 2019.

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Everything You Need to Host a Sustainable Gathering

We’ve all been there. Getting ready for a party and filling our shopping carts with plastic cups, paper plates, and utensils, when everything we need might be at home in our own kitchen cabinet. Luckily, there are some simple ways to host a perfect gathering and generate less waste. Here is everything you need to host a sustainable gathering.

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Start a Purposeful To-Do List

There are so many things I’ve been wanting to do lately. Then I think about how this year is already coming to an end and my long list of inspiration is just sitting there, patiently waiting for some attention. So what’s stopping us from doing more of the things we love? You might uncover some new mindful practices by starting a purposeful to-do list.

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