My Everyday Desi Home-Cooking Menu

Growing up in a Desi household meant having home-cooked food on the table every day- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In almost all Desi households all over the world, this is how mealtimes still work. Cooking may not be something everyone enjoys, but it isn’t exactly a hard thing to do. For a lot of us […]

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Recipe: Instant Pot Kadhi

I shared a picture of my dinner yesterday- a plate of Kadhi Chawal made in the Instant Pot. I was then asked by quite a few people to share my Instant Pot recipe of Kadhi. Honestly, I am not the best person to ask for recipes. I do a lot of things by “andaza” or […]

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Why we chose to sleep train

When TheLittleMiss was born we were certain we wanted her to be a good sleeper. Having heard stories of children who stayed up all night and slept all day, we were determined that we would try our best to get our kids’ Circadian Rhythm set. Hence, by the time TheLittleMiss was about four weeks old, […]

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My Go-To Hair Oil

I have never been incredibly invested in the maintenance of what I was blessed with in terms of hair and skin. I only ever bothered with basic upkeep- like washing my face with a face wash that suited me well, and shampooing and conditioning my hair with a pair that worked for me. While my […]

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Culinary Indulgence: Shahi Tukray

Food is a major attraction during holidays and festivals no matter who celebrates them, and Eids are no different. And whichever Eid it may be, the desserts are always traditional. In my parents’ house, whether it was Eid-ul-Adha or Eid-ul-Fitr, the dessert was always sheer. In Akmal’s house, however, the desserts for both Eids were […]

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Hidden Pearls Hijabs- A Review

Anyone who knows me well knows I am a hijab hoarder. I love owning hijabs in all different colours and fabrics. So when I received a package from Hidden Pearls, a hijab brand I had always intended to order from, I was very excited! I opened the package to find two beautiful hijabs from Hidden […]

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The Perfect Foundation Struggle

Anyone even remotely interested in make-up knows what a struggle it is to find the perfect foundation for yourself. There are so many formulas to choose from; so many shades to try, and varying degrees of coverage to look at. The thing with foundation is that if you get it right, you get it right, and […]

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