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Local Flair Issue 11: Hayet Zerelli Jewellery


Local Flair is back, and this time I had the pleasure of meeting Hayet Zerelli, a mum of 4 who runs a jewellery business. Hayet’s jewellery is not only stunning, but every single component is hand crafted to perfection. Her designs include antique Tunisian medallions and precious real stones and metal. P.S. Giveaway at the end of the post!

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Local Flair Issue 9: Khushboo Kaplesh


Local Flair is back with yet another talented fashion designer, and this time I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Khushboo Kaplesh, a fashion designer born and bred in UAE. Khushboo is a newly emerging fashion designer and spoke to me about her label Khushboo Kaplesh. Read on to find out more about her work and inspirations.

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Local Flair Issue 8: Tootsie Toes


For the eighth issue of Local Flair, I got the chance to meet Tolu, a passionate mum of 2, who is capturing timeless moments through the creative concept of Tootsie Toes. Tootsie Toes is a company that creates a lasting reminder of your precious little one in the form of a cast, that can be framed or a sculpture that can…

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Local Flair Issue 7: Mama’s Box


Local Flair is back, and this time I had the pleasure of meeting Chirin Khawatmi, owner of the innovative Mama’s Box. Chirin guarantees to send out boxes that will bring a smile to mama and baby, as each box is packed with hand-picked items to suit you and your child’s needs at that particular age or time of pregnancy. The best…

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Local Flair Issue 6: Cake Khalifa


Today’s Local Flair is a rather tasty issue, so without further delay let me introduce you to Sajida, mummy of two, proud baker and owner of Cake Khalifa. Sajida’s designs are not only gorgeous to look at, but also delicious and perfectly baked. She also provides cakes for those with allergies. Read on to find out all about how Cake…

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Local Flair Issue 5: The Happy Box


Local Flair is back, and this time with a burst of confetti and glitter! In this issue, Jumana Al Darwish will take centre stage and talk to us about her inspirations, aspirations, and the amazing business concept that is The Happy Box. 

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Local Flair Issue 4: Nitty Witty Designs


For the fourth edition of the Local Flair feature, we have Nitya from Nitty Witty Designs talking me through her journey of building her business. Nitty Witty Designs offers personalised orders and graphic design services for home decor and accessories ranging from cushions and bed sheets to iPhone cases and pouches.

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Local Flair Issue 3: Harmony House Toys


For the third edition of the Local Flair feature, we have Gabriele from Harmony House Toys telling me about her business of wooden toys for children. Read on to find out more about the qualities of the handmade toys and her passion to educate the market on why wooden toys are a great pick for your children.

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A Thank You Letter to my Masseuse…


I was lucky enough to be gifted a massage treatment at a Spa in Dubai for my birthday, thanks to my sister and brother in law. It’s the one named “On the Go Spa Ladies Salon”, located in Business Bay, Dubai, UAE. I don’t normally go for massages(they are quite the luxury, especially being a mother), and having only experienced a…

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Local Flair Issue 1: The Arab Doll Project


To kick start the new feature, Local Flair, on my blog, I caught up with the lovely Katie from The Arab Doll Project, telling me all about how she has made her love for sewing into a little business, whilst balancing family life and settling into Fujairah. Katie also offers the service of custom orders for her Arab Dolls, and…

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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?!

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8 things to do when Mummy is ill…


When your Mummy is feeling ill, follow the protocol below. 1) Wake up bright and early. You let her have a lie in yesterday, didn’t you? Also, maybe sleep at about 9 am, just to wake up 10 minutes later, with tears galore. That will really mess with her head. 2) When Mummy has her head in a plastic bag,…

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