Construction on the Pioneer Front

I have an announcement.  Regular readers may have noticed that I've been changing little things around the blog. Well, I think it might be time for a bigger change. (Don't worry it's not really that big.) There are things on the theme of the blog and style of posts that I would like to change.… Continue reading Construction on the Pioneer Front


Pioneer Kitchen: September 14th

I'd say it's about Autumn now, so no more summer treats. It's Pioneer Kitchen!  Today I'm gonna tell you how to bake these beautiful golden chai cupcakes! These are sweet, spicy and fragrant and the perfect treat on a rainy or cold day (of which we will have many with the season!) The recipe was… Continue reading Pioneer Kitchen: September 14th

Holy Transfiguration’s Annual Food Festival!

Attention all peeps who live reasonably near McLean! It might look like a small church, but it's bursting with hospitality! Holy Transfiguration Greek Melkite Catholic Church is having their Annual Middle Eastern Food Festival this weekend!  We've got traditional middle eastern food, sweets, music, folk dancing (me and my brother are dancers come and see us!),… Continue reading Holy Transfiguration’s Annual Food Festival!