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Winter Whites

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Winter Whites

That old fashion rule of no white after labor day is just that, an old fashioned rule. This rule has been more common among the older generation and among people in the Southern states. There are ways to wear white that can be trendy and also appropriate for cooler winter weather. Layering and using heavier or richer fabrics are key to pulling off this … Read More Winter Whites

Hasty Humans

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Hasty Humans

I don’t know about you but as a working mom, time is very constrained. I find myself too often rushing through my prayers, doing lip service and not getting into my heart what I am trying to accomplish through my prayers. One of my favorite surahs that I recite is Al-asr and not for its contents but because it’s one of the shorter surahs. … Read More Hasty Humans

Capsule wardrobe

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Tackling fear

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Tackling fear

The last few weeks have been pretty stressful for Muslim Americans, especially for those that are visibly identifiable as Muslim. It’s hard to turn on any news channel and avoid seeing any kind of coverage about Muslims. Even school lessons were not safe as a Virginia school was almost shut down over an Arabic calligraphy lesson, apparently calligraphy is now associated with terrorism. I … Read More Tackling fear

Are we all guilty?

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Are we all guilty?

Lately, I have been feeling like I need to apologize for being Muslim. Every time I hear about a crazy act of terrorism in the West, especially in the US,  I pray for the victims but I also pray that the psychopath carrying out the act does not have a Muslim name or background. When 9/11 happened, I was devastated personally that this happened … Read More Are we all guilty?

Fall fashion

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Fall fashion

Hope everyone had a lovely thanksgiving holiday! I don’t know where the time has flown this year, I can’t believe it’s almost December already! This fashion post can almost be a fall/winter post. This year, it seems that skinny jeans are heading out and making way for more modest fit pants like flare jeans and palazzo pants. I do tend to dress more comfortably so … Read More Fall fashion

Why Islam means to peace to me

Undoubtedly the recent cowardly attacks perpetrated by a bunch of cowards has caught our attention this past week. Muslims for the umpteenth time are being questioned why are we not condemning these attacks? The media does not want to cover our side of the story, the side of the peace loving Muslims who do not believe that aimless violence is the answer. No one … Read More Why Islam means to peace to me