Author Archive | Karenza

Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays: Beans Curry {Series}

I like to eat meat with every meal, but I do have a favorite childhood recipe that I sometimes cook up that (gasp!) doesn’t include any meat. When I was a child in South Africa my grandmother would fast (abstain from meat) once a week. We lived with her and she lived for cooking and […]

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FLU season

Cheat Sheet to Flu Season

  The flu, the stomach bug, RSV, hand foot mouth, bronchitis, pneumonia — they have all been making their rounds this season. So much so, school was even cancelled. My household has been hunkering down for over a week and I wish, before my family succumbed to sickness, that I would have had a few […]

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Dear Working Mom | Chattanooga Moms Blog

Dear Working Mom

Dear Working Mom, The transition from stay at home mom to working mom is not easy. I took two years off when my daughter was four to six years of age. I felt her babyhood slip away and I wanted to hold onto it with all my might. I want to be the mom who brings cupcakes to […]

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Losing My Voice

When I was eight years old, I lived in Durban, South Africa. I had a large family with whom I was very close and friends living down the street. I was precocious and strong willed. I felt safe and loved in my bubble. I lived in an apartheid (legal segregation), my home, my school, my mall, […]

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