Category: Lifestyle


Eid dress ideas 2020

I know that this eid will be very unique in terms of celebration but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate at all! I still plan on dressing up and enjoying some traditional foods. If you haven’t already ordered an eid outfit, now would be the perfect time to ensure that it reaches you in time. Here’s a few of my favorite and affordable dresses. … Read More Eid dress ideas 2020

How to deal with hard times

I have recently been going through a bit of a rough patch. Life wouldn’t be life if it didn’t throw the unexpected your way. I have realized my rough patches in life have helped shaped me into who I am. There’s a saying, we wouldn’t learn to appreciate the sunny days if there were not storms. That’s what this rough patch has taught me … Read More How to deal with hard times

Finding oneself

I have not been blogging as much lately, I have been taking a break and had to take a long hard look as to what I want from my life. What brings joy and happiness to my being? What surprised me most was that when I asked most people, they didn’t have an answer to this very important question. What are we doing if … Read More Finding oneself


Hijabi at the beach

I have always had a love/ hate relationship with the beach. I have always enjoyed the sounds and sights of the waves crashing into the shore. The feel of the sand between my toes. I always marvel at the endlessness of it all and reminds me of how Allah swt knows how many sea creatures live in there. How even if there were multiple … Read More Hijabi at the beach

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 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 


Thoughts on turning 40

Thoughts on turning 40


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


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


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