Old Ways for Modern Days Blog

Simple Joys and Practical Skills from An American Author in Sardinia

12 Mar: Always Be Prepared – Podcast

Due to what is happening in the world right now, and the uncertainty many are feeling right now about how to prepare for the weeks and months ahead, I decided to roll out my new…

01 Feb: Modern Matriarchy

“A woman armed with ancestral wisdom is a powerful force. You’ll find her powers come from within, she is in tune with her spirit, and the magic of the universe. She trusts, values and follows…

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,…