13 Ways to Save Money on Essential Oils

Essentials oils are really popular these days.These oils are are in use for thousand of years for many purposes- from Pharaohs’ preferred way to smell good to dissipate 21st century stress and anxieties. My family has benefited from using these oils (Black seed oil, Argan oil, Lavender oil to name a few) but these oils come with a price tag. So,…

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7 Last Minute Eid Gift Ideas for Kids

I just placed an order for Eid gifts last night, thanks to a week-long cold. If you are not sure what to get for your kids or was not able to get around to doing it because life happened, this list will help you with toy ideas for kids 3- 13. These are all available on Amazon, just a click…

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7 Simple Tips to Find Time for Your Hobbies

Do you like to make things, learn new skills and try new hobbies? I do too! I started working with watercolor lately and loving every minute of it. There is so much to learn and make these days, thanks to wonderful books, Pinterest, YouTube and so much more. But, finding time to pursue a hobby can be a challenge. You…

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7 Simple Tips to Get Ready for a Great Eid-al Adha

I feel like I’m not quite out of Ramadan yet and Eid- al- Adha is already around the corner, alhamdulillah. I like to be prepared for Eids so they are celebrated the way they deserve to be celebrated- with best spirits and meaningful traditions. I wouldn’t be able to do all most of what I want to do for Eid if…

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7 Disposable Items You can Reuse

We try not to use disposable or single-use products as a family. It took us a lot of discipline and effort over the years but the result was pretty amazing. We were able to significantly reduce our weekly trash and now own a 1.5 gallon garbage bin. We try to use reusable items as much as we can. I do…

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7 Frugal Ways to Save On Back to School Supplies

It’s school supply time and my total for this year’s school supplies is $5.23. How was I able to get away spending $5.23? By reusing what we already have, buying only what we needed and choosing not to buy trendy things that we don’t really need. We will be mostly using our supplies from last years (or older), I have added a…

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12 Excellent Back to School Items that You Will Love (And So Will the Kids)

We have been through many school supplies over the last 10 years of homeschooling. And these are our favorites by far that we use regularly for our homeschooling. These school supplies are well made, great quality items. 1.Pencils– Dixon Ticonderoga pencils are our favorite all purpose pencils. These are good for all grades and great for beginners, specially for penmanship in print.…

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