Amaliah Posted my Book Review!

There’s no feeling quite like having your work published… I can still feel the thrill of my 23-year-old self when I saw my first ever published piece of work appear on Matchmaking website, Pure Matrimony. I couldn’t believe that something I had written, was worthy of being shared and read by others…Insane! Since then, I’veContinue reading “Amaliah Posted my Book Review!”

My Highlights From Ramadan 2021

Contemplating the beautiful month gone by. As I sit here, with my steamy dreamy tea in hand, I am steeped in contemplation. A simple pleasure, such as tea in the afternoon, has a renewed sense of delectability after fasting throughout an entire month.  Every year as Ramadan ends, I’m left with a feeling somewhere betweenContinue reading “My Highlights From Ramadan 2021”

A sneak peek at our food parcels this Ramadan!

Gifting food to our nearest and dearest this Ramadan. Giving out cute and curated food parcels during Ramadan, has swiftly become a small family tradition. Seeing as we didn’t manage to give anything out last year, I was really eager to get something out this year. Through sheer family effort, we all pulled together ourContinue reading “A sneak peek at our food parcels this Ramadan!”

Why you should be keeping a Ramadan Journal!

What is it?… and why you should do it! Yay! Ramadan is upon us, the most blessed month of the Islamic calendar. A time when families come together and enjoin to break their fasts over sweet dates and delicious food. This social, spiritual and of course dietary detox has become such a staple in ourContinue reading “Why you should be keeping a Ramadan Journal!”

On My Bookshelf: The Time Traveler’s Wife

By Audrey Niffenegger Evocative, heart-breaking and agonizingly Intense. A love story that defies time and space as we know it. Synopsis This novel begins with the introduction of our protagonists. The two meet when Clare is 6 and Henry is 36 and marry when Clare is 22 and Henry is 30… confused yet?! Henry DetambleContinue reading “On My Bookshelf: The Time Traveler’s Wife”

Unfiltered: Happy Birthday To me – 30 never felt so good!

I am officially 30…yikes! That sounds so grown up! With my 20’s coming to a roaring end, I’ve been reflecting on how much I’ve experienced. This decade has been full of love, heartbreak, births, loss, weddings, friends, graduations, jobs, quits, fights, weight loss, weight gain, tears, belly laughs, self-love, growth, gratitude, acceptance, creativity and mostContinue reading “Unfiltered: Happy Birthday To me – 30 never felt so good!”

30 Things I’ve Learned in my 30 Years of Life

Tomorrow I turn 30…(eeek!) This impending date has made me feel rather contemplative and so I felt compelled to compile a list of things that I have learned up until now that have benefited me and may help you too. Here goes…. Soulmates don’t stay forever As cliché as it sounds, I’ve learned that justContinue reading “30 Things I’ve Learned in my 30 Years of Life”

My Heartbreak Toolbox

Heartbreak…is there anything more painful…? Lately, I’ve been reflecting a lot on the last time that I was completely and utterly heartbroken…It hasn’t happened to me much in my life, but there are a few occasions where I have felt that familiar and universal searing in my chest, that feeling that someone has just suckerContinue reading “My Heartbreak Toolbox”

Mindful Night-time Routine: Wind Down with Me

You can’t have a great morning, without a restful night. Here are some tips and techniques to help you wind down for a night of great sleep! Anyone who knows me, knows I am the perfect antithesis to a Morning Person. (Those two words used to give me shudders!) I am such a night owl,Continue reading “Mindful Night-time Routine: Wind Down with Me”

On My Bookshelf: Ceremony

Written by Leslie Marmon Silko A thrilling tale of Native American connection and the returning to oneself, nature and the land to heal the wounds within. Synopsis Set in the Laguna Pueblo reservation in New Mexico, we are introduced to Tayo, a World War II veteran, who has been left in emotional and physical turmoil,Continue reading “On My Bookshelf: Ceremony”