Old Ways for Modern Days Blog

Simple Joys and Practical Skills from An American Author in Sardinia

13 Dec: Make Soup Like an Italian

I will share the most popular choice in one of my upcoming newsletters, the next FREE seasonal guide for January. I am updating this post to reflect the winning recipe. I hope you enjoy it!…

14 Nov: Creamy Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Onions

In the US, it is pumpkin season, admittedly one of my favorite times of the year. I just can never get enough of that bright orange flesh and the spices that compliment it. Being American,…

13 Nov: What Does it Mean to “Be Settled”? 5 Ways to Feel More Content in Your Current Situation

Today (at the time of this writing) marks the day that we landed in Italy. Not for vacation or an extended stay, but to live our lives for the unforeseen future. I have learned enough…

06 Nov: Welcome to the Blog: Life is Ritual

Welcome! I want the first blog post to be an explanation of sorts, an introduction. Many of you have followed me on my journey around the blogosphere, from The Leftover Queen to the Yum Queen,…