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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The Year That Went By

Another year has passed and the calendars have changed. A year used to seem so long when we were in school, and couldn’t wait to go to the next grade and then the next so that we could be out of school and start “enjoying” our lives. Hah. How stupid we were. And now, years […]

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Winter is here

Winter came late this year. Some days were too hot for December, some days pretty cold, and some days so pleasant it felt like spring. Global Warming, people. It’s real. *big scary eyes* So now that winter is officially here- super cold days, coats, peppermint bark, coffee, thermostats et al- look what it brought for […]

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Best Parenting Advice I’ve Read This Week

Parenting is a full-time job, and it happens to be a job that you enter into with no schooling to equip you with at least a basic knowledge of it. You learn on the job and you learn every day. You learn by reading, you learn by hearing others’ advice, especially your own parents, and […]

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Rewind: October and November ’17

  The last couple of months have been really busy, much like this whole year. The highlight of these two months was us moving into another apartment. The move was an emotional one. Moving out of your first apartment always is. So many memories are attached to it. Mr. Luckytohaveme and I moved into that […]

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