Lammas Wheat Cookies with Flowers

Today is August 1st, which marks the celebration of┬áLammas. This holiday celebrates the beginning of the annual wheat harvest and signifies the bounty summer has brought us, while heralding the coming of Autumn. As I walk through the wheat fields on my daily morning hikes with my dog, the sense of abundance and life is…

Samhain in Steinbach, Germany

One of the most interesting things about living in Germany, and Europe as a whole, is the sheer history that I get to experience day-to-day. America has it’s own rich history, but it can’t even hold a candle to European history. Everywhere you look, there’s a bridge, or a tree, or a building that is…