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Strive to make others happy, to facilitate things for them, to make ease for them. Respect them, make them feel important, make them feel loved and valued. Be nice. If you want to be remembered, be remembered well. Hope you have a great weekend!

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Chicken and Bread Bake

A few days ago I shared pictures of a ‘Chicken and Bread Bake’ that my mother made, and was asked to share the recipe. The recipe credit actually goes to a friend of my mother’s from whom my mother learned the recipe herself a few years ago. I hope you guys try it and enjoy […]

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Hobby Talk

Growing up, whenever I was asked about my ‘hobbies’, I never had to think before I said ‘reading’. The love for reading was something my parents instilled in me very early on, and it has been a love that has continued without ever fading. I still love and enjoy curling up with a good book, […]

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All of us, at some point or the other, have something weighing us down, something seeming absolutely insurmountable. There are days and moments we feel like all the weight of the world is on our shoulders, that there is just so much to take, so much to handle, so much to deal with. At times […]

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My Love Affair with the Gharara

My love affair with the gharara started a very long time ago. Brides always wore them and looked beautiful. My mother wore it for her wedding. It has always been the go-to dress to wear at weddings. The gharara is a beautiful dress and one that I absolutely adore. If prepared in the traditional way, […]

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Russian Kababs

In Ramadan, when we fast the whole day, iftar (the breaking of the fast at sunset) becomes a special little meal of its own. All over the world, every Muslim household has its own iftar time rituals, delicacies, and specialties. With my mama spending Ramadan with us in Los Angeles this year, Mr. Lucky and […]

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Busy Ramadan

Ramadan is a busy time. This year it seems busier still. Although I cannot say this year’s business has anything to do with me engaging in any extra worship. With my due date very close, and all the last month pains and aches attacking me with pretty much full swing, I am not fasting this […]

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