Want to Volunteer in Amman? Check out these local non-profits…

One of the most rewarding and empowering feelings is to actively support a cause we feel passionate about. There are many ways to do this, you can always donate money for example, but if you don’t have the finances to do so, you can instead donate your time. If you are looking for a volunteer … More Want to Volunteer in Amman? Check out these local non-profits…

Brunch in Amman – Yanboot Organic Farms

After investigating about the presence of Monsanto in Jordan and the large quantities of chemical pesticides and fertilizers being used, I have been trying my hardest to go organic. A few times a week I get a Whatsapp broadcast from Yanboot Organic Farms with their products available for delivery. I must admit, I haven’t tried their delivery … More Brunch in Amman – Yanboot Organic Farms

Organic Fruits & Veggies Delivered to Your Doorstep – Jabbok Farms Amman

I’ve never been a huge organic food junkie. Part of me thinks it’s not all that it seems to be, a fad and overpriced. But after moving to Jordan and investigating more into the amount of pesticides on the produce (not to mention the presence of Monsanto), I decided it’s time to start scoping out … More Organic Fruits & Veggies Delivered to Your Doorstep – Jabbok Farms Amman

All Natural Home Cleaning Products – greenJO

Sulfonic acid, SLES, fatty alcohol, caustic soda, urea, sulfonate, sodium cumene, preservative, color… Which of these ingredients would you put in your mouth? I bet you you are thinking none of them sound edible. So would you be surprised to know that these are the ingredients that are in Palmolive dishwashing soap? The same soap … More All Natural Home Cleaning Products – greenJO

Animal Rescue in Jordan – Malath Canaan Rescue

As a self-proclaimed animal activist, it really tugged at my heartstring to see the amount of cats and dogs on the streets and I immediately wanted to know what Jordan is doing for their stray animal population. As I was researching animal shelters, I came across Malath-Canaan Rescue. Needless to say, I was intrigued to … More Animal Rescue in Jordan – Malath Canaan Rescue

Up-cycled Furniture & Home Decor – Ziadat4recycling

Summer is here and the weather is perfect for long evenings sitting outside enjoying a meal. Because of this, I’ve been scoping out the market for some comfy patio furniture. Now, I’ve see the same ol’, same ol’ at IKEA, but in my search I stumbled upon a company called Ziadat4recycling that intrigued me. In short, Ziadat … More Up-cycled Furniture & Home Decor – Ziadat4recycling

All Natural Nut Butters – Peanut Better

Being American, it’s a given that peanut butter is going to be a necessity in my cupboard, no matter where I live in the world. In Amman, most every supermarket carries peanut butter, but the downside is, the ones I’ve found on the shelves are all full of additives like unhealthy hydrogenated oils. Even Skippy “Natural” has sugar, … More All Natural Nut Butters – Peanut Better