Category: Lifestyle

Pearl details 

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Pearl details 

Pearl details have been popping up all over the place recently. I think they add a nice little touch to an outfit and can dress up any old shirt, sweater or jeans. Makes accessorizing a breeze as the details stand out on their own. Here’s a look at a great fall sweater from Zara. The sweater is great quality for the price and comes … Read More Pearl details 

Scandals and how to deal with them at home 

Over the weekend, a pretty major scandal broke about a leading Islamic speaker in U.S. There’s been a great deal of denial, accusations, victim shaming and general heartache and confusion in the community. There’s a great article on how to deal with the aftermath here https://muslimmatters.org/2017/09/24/navigating-the-nouman-ali-khan-scandal/ Living in this digital world where we have access to any type of image and can connect with … Read More Scandals and how to deal with them at home 

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Thoughts on turning 40

Thoughts on turning 40

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Ramadan and Eid decor

Hope everyone is doing well! As we head into the last ten nights of Ramadan, we usually try to step up the worship, especially if we have been slacking. I know we also are looking forward to Eid, especially the kids!  There are so so many fun ideas for decor nowadays and it’s always a fun project to involve the kids with also. For … Read More Ramadan and Eid decor

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New mommy spotlight- interview with Sincerely Maryam

One of the best parts of blogging has been being able to connect with and find amazing bloggers out there! One such blogger is Sincerely Maryam. She is known for being on trend and can work a skinny jean on so many levels. This year, she was blessed to become a mommy to baby Isa (don’t you love the naming pattern?). Despite her extremely … Read More New mommy spotlight- interview with Sincerely Maryam

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Spring florals 

Down here in the South, we know it’s officially spring when our cars are covered with green pollen 😒 . Seriously though, who is not a fan of spring? The blossoms on the trees and buds springing from the ground can put anyone into a better mindset. I love all the pink, purple and white blossoms, and especially love to watch when the wind … Read More Spring florals 

Taking Advantage

To all who have been born to privilege…To all who have been born with an advantage due to their skin color…To all who have been born with the right sex organs… To all who have been born in a prosperous nation… To all who have been born addiction free… To all who have born to loving parents and family… To all who have been … Read More Taking Advantage

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Muslim ban

Hey guys! If you haven’t been living under a rock, you have heard of Trump’s decision to ban immigrants and refugees from certain Muslim majority countries. The heartwarming part has been to see all the people protesting this decision and standing up for the democratic values this nation was based on. Here is a link to Haute Hijab’s Melanie’s blog. She had laid out … Read More Muslim ban

New beginnings

I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year’s!  I kept seeing and hearing good riddance to 2016 due to the collective depression we felt whether from the election, various celebrity deaths or from the constant stream of human suffering from Syria, Burma, etc. I realized that a lot of these issues were out of my control. What was in my control was … Read More New beginnings

Arming oneself

  The latest rise in Islamophobic incidents, especially in NYC have shocked me. This has happened in a city that is known for its diversity and tolerance. The city I grew up in. A recent attack on a hijabi who was set on fire while window shopping on Fifth Avenue and the murders of a woman walking home and the imams leaving jumuah are … Read More Arming oneself

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Styling sparkle and shine

Best part of being a woman is dressing up! There are endless varieties and combinations in which we can use our outfits to make us feel glamorous and feminine. This post is about adding that little bit of bling so you can shine bright like a diamond. Metallic accessories are a great way to add some shine to your look. No need to wait … Read More Styling sparkle and shine