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SZatHome with Rosie Ramsden

  My name is Rosie Ramsden. I’m a food stylist, cookery writer and author of The Recipe Wheel (Ebury, 2014), and host of life drawing supper club, Charcoal (@charcoalartclub). I live in Hackney, London with my husband and two kids. It’s a chaotic, untidy and colourful life at number 53.       I miss cookbook shoots and Charcoal (@charcoalartclub). Home-time has been fruitful though. I get my paints out whenever possible; a splash of watercolor here and there, painting a wall with Bauwerk, or hiding away to mix some oils for a canvas goes a long way to making me a happier person. It’s as messy and creative as cooking, but with usually less washing up.      The...

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SZatHome with Maia Stern

I live in Takoma Park, MD very close to D.C. where I grew up.      I'm a video producer at NPR Music, which means I help produce, film and edit the Tiny Desk Concerts.      I have a 17-month-old daughter, Ava, who is very into laughing, reading books, and learning new words these days!      My husband Paul and I play Backgammon every night over dinner. It's such fun and somehow we're not getting sick of it, or each other yet!      Right now I'm very into making bagels using this recipe. It is incredibly rewarding to smear on a homemade bagel.      We make pancakes every Saturday - Paul makes the batter and I'm in charge...

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SZatHome with Amanda Larson

I am a financial investigator and holistic nutritionist and here are my #SZatHome recommendations and tips!      Morning Ritual I found that I was drinking way too much coffee when quarantine started in order to stay on top of work, while also helping my husband care for our 14-month-old daughter. I was feeling extra jittery and heart-pounding (which we definitely do not need more of during a global pandemic), so I switched back to my trusty friend, the matcha latte (recipe below). This warm drink in the morning has great fats in it to help with brain function and satiety, collagen to help skin/hair and joint health and also doesn't lead me to crash an hour later:   Ingredients...

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SZatHome with Jocelyn O Dickson

    I am an architect and designer based in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. During quarantine, I've been keeping busy settling into our new house, where I recently completed a major gut renovation/design overhaul. My next project is our yard, in which we discovered some wild asparagus coming up amidst our blackberry brambles, and have been planting vegetables, herbs + medicinal flowers in our new raised beds that my husband built.     We take lots of walks with our dog and one and a half-year-old son, who likes collecting pine cones and dandelions, and looking for and listening to the birds; we log our bird sightings in his beginning bird watching book.     Indoors, lots of cooking of course! I've been pickling radishes from our...

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SZatHome with Naomi Annand

Since retiring as a ballet dancer and hanging up my pointe shoes, I’ve been teaching yoga full-time since 2002. In 2012 I set up my East London yoga studio, Yoga on the Lane. Back then, it was the first of its kind: small, boutique, family-run. Over the years it has become a Hackney institution where yoga practitioners of all stripes come together to connect, learn and grow together.   As well as teaching classes, we host a yoga teacher training program. Which along with everything else, has gone online for the foreseeable future. We’re running twenty-six classes a week from our website and it’s amazing how people have reacted.      My teaching style is very simple and my classes...

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