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My Ramadan Diaries 2017…


Ramadan Diaries: 2017 Edition  Ramadan Eve (Chand Raat): Ramadan Mubarak! And so the blessed month begins, and already I can feel the sense of peace and positive vibes in the air around me. Doesn’t everything look more beautiful? More pure? Day 1: Making the same mistake of preparing far too much food for Iftar every year, and yet never learning from…

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Suhoor during Ramadan – Expectation Versus Reality…


Suhoor, or Sehri as we call it, is the meal eaten just before sunrise during Ramadan, and what keeps you going through out the rest of the day whilst fasting. Having fasted for over half my life now, you would think it is second nature and I would be used to how it works every time Ramadan rolls on. Haha,…

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Iftar and Suhoor! – Ramadan 2017…


Ramadan Mubarak! It is that time of the year where Iftar and Suhoor offers are popping up left, right and centre! With a growing number of choices to dine at in the coming month, here are a few of my favourite picks, with a range of cuisines and budgets, that you may like to try out! I hope to be…

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My Ramadan Diaries 2016…


Ramadan Diaries: 2016 Edition  Ramadan Eve (Chand Raat): And so it begins. Scoffing as much chocolate as I can before fasting begins tomorrow! Day 1: Do not ever again feed your toddler cheesy pasta for his lunch on the first day of fasting. EVER. Day 2: Received my giveaway prize from Bismillah Babies including an Eid Decor Kit and Ramadan Journal.…

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My Hijab Story…


Around late November of the year 2014 (almost 2 years ago), I decided to start wearing the Hijab. The HIjab, for those that are unaware, is essentially a “veil that covers the head and chest, worn in the presence of adult males outside of their immediate family and non-Muslim women”. It is a command of Allah that must be fulfilled by…

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Black and Beige: OOTD…


All my abayas that I have owned to date have been black. Yes, a few have a little shimmer of gold, or sequins of some kind, but they are still overall black. Of course, there is nothing wrong with the traditional black abaya, which I wear frequently when making a quick dash to the local shop, but my selection in…

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