Southern Sugar Bakery in Raleigh, NC

by Chika Gujarathi The smell of butter and sugar was in the air as I pulled into a small parking lot off of Lead Mill Road in Raleigh. So much so that even though I didn't see the sign for Southern Sugar Bakery right away, I already knew I was in the right place. I … Continue reading Southern Sugar Bakery in Raleigh, NC

The Best Ice Cream Shop in Cary, NC Is Vida Dulce

by Chika Gujarathi In an unassuming strip mall on the outskirts of Cary’s thriving downtown, is a sweet spot that the locals love. Vida Dulce  - Spanish for the sweet life -  is an ice cream shop with a deliciously Mexican flair.   Opened in May of 2018, Vida Dulce is still new to the … Continue reading The Best Ice Cream Shop in Cary, NC Is Vida Dulce

A Family Day Out In Raleigh, NC

by Chika Gujarathi When it comes to family fun, Raleigh has a lot to offer. So much so, that sometimes it’s precisely the abundance of options that makes it tricky to plan for a fun and relaxing day out. Well, today, I have an itinerary that is slightly off the beaten path, but it still … Continue reading A Family Day Out In Raleigh, NC

We’re Reading 15 Everyday Objects Made From Foraged and Gathered Wood

by Chika Gujarathi When I recently came across the chance to review Geoffrey Fisher’s Slingshots & Key Hooks: 15 Everyday Objects Made from Foraged and Gathered Wood, it was nearly impossible to say no. This is quite a strange decision because I am not, nor have I ever been, a carpenter, a woodworker, or even a … Continue reading We’re Reading 15 Everyday Objects Made From Foraged and Gathered Wood

Six Ways To Raise Children Who Love Fruits And Vegetables

by Chika Gujurathi I am willing to bet that after sleep, the next most researched topic in parenthood is food. In fact, in my homestead of three young kids, there is never a moment when I am not thinking about food. Even as a self-professed foodie who loves to cook and read cookbooks and food … Continue reading Six Ways To Raise Children Who Love Fruits And Vegetables