• children
  • Aunties in Denial

    “Say salam to Abeer Khala”, a 1.5 year old came and said salam to me.  At the time it was only my third time meeting this cute (but still random) kid and I had known his mother for hardly a month, yet I became a khala.  (Khala: title given to your mother’s sister in the […]

  • children
  • Cutting Off the Umbilical Cord

    You think you know yourself…till you hit motherhood.  Motherhood is the ultimate test of your love, patience, wisdom, emotions and of course your sanity. Eesa was going through a terrible three’s tantrum phase.  He became quite difficult to deal with especially with me being pregnant.  I decided he needed to go to a daycare type […]

  • Creativity
  • The Rise of Hijabi Bloggers

    A phenomena of halal celebrities is beginning to arise and is taking the Muslim fashion scene to new levels. Women that we had never heard of are now common names among Muslimahs. These women have mastered social media, display unique fashion sense and some of them even maintain a side business. Admirers of these various […]

  • children
  • First Cousins-First Friends

    First cousins are some of the first friends you have.  It can be a wonderful relationship that is made up of countless memories. Cousins are probably the only ones who know how crazy your family is, all the drama that takes place and the inside gossip.  You don’t have to be embarrassed in front of […]

  • Ramadan
  • Rooh Afza Mousse

    This is a Rooh afza mousse recipe that captured a lot of attention! It was submitted to us by Asma Ahmed, but the original recipe belongs to her aunty.  Jazak Allah Khair for sharing!             Ingredients: Cool whip Condensed milk Mango pulp Cut up fruits (strawberries/peaches/pineapple) Rooh Afza -Mix first […]