Tag Archives : expatbloggers

I am a Henna Addict.


I have had a love affair with Henna since as long as I can remember. Henna, or Mhendi, is a gorgeous natural paste that allows us ladies to adorn ourselves with temporary tattoos, ones that are artistically imprinted on the skin with swirls and petal shaped motifs. What’s not to love about that?!

Read More »

Zuccero Cakery in Ajman,UAE : Review


If you haven’t already guessed, I have a terrible sweet tooth, I am a sucker for desserts and always on the look out for sweet edible things! Since discovering this little cakery in Ajman, it has become a ritual to devour their little cupcakes whenever I am in the nearby vicinity! If my husband happens to have visited Ajman, then…

Read More »

Weekend Holiday- Before and After a Baby!


The husband and I have just booked a mini get away to Al Hamra Village, in Ras Al Khaimah, for 2 nights next week, and I am currently making my “What to take with us” list. Looking at how lengthy it is, it got me thinking about the differences of a weekend away before and after I had Baby Z! Below…

Read More »

The Dreaded Vaccinations…


Earlier this week Baby Z had his one year doctor check-up, along with his vaccinations jabs. Oh how I hate the dreadful vaccinations, even though I know they are for Baby Z’s protection. I really hate seeing him poked and poorly. As far as I have understood from British birthing groups, parents have a choice as to whether they would…

Read More »

How to avoid the Air Kiss Dilemma…


Air Kiss greetings are just the WORST! I can grab a hand and shake it, high five, hug or even fist bump, but I just can not fathom air kisses! The reason being because I can never successfully pull it off! EVER! There are so many unwritten rules, each of them different to every culture and it’s enough to want…

Read More »

Swiss Roll Dessert…


This one is quite a treat. For those on a diet or strictly into healthy eating, please look away now. It’s a perfect dish to indulge in for a sweet tooth like me! (Come on, we are allowed cheat days aren’t we? I’m putting up my “I’m a Mummy, and my Baby has been a monster today” cheat card!)

Read More »

My Breastfeeding Journey…


It was pretty straight forward. The decision to breastfeed. Not the actual breastfeeding! As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I knew that I would be breastfeeding the baby. It’s pretty much the norm in the Indian culture, and I grew up with women around me who all breastfed their babies, including my mother. I thought (and read)…

Read More »