Posted in September 2011

Wedding Planning and Birthday Cake

So it’s officially my birthday! I can’t believe I’m 24 years old. I seriously feel like I turned 14 just a few birthdays ago. Where has the time gone? This year I made a cake. And although it’s only been the 20th for a few hours I’ve managed to eat most of the cake already…but … Continue reading

Homemade Street Food and Another Invite

Here in Benin the most common form of easily accessible and cheap food is found on the streets, sold by mamas off the tops of their heads or in covered pots and pans. Common finds are rice, beans, fried plantains or other fried balls made with bean, wheat, or corn flour, wagasi (homemade cheese), eggs, … Continue reading