How to Prepare for the Most Important Event of Your Life

Imagine you’re going to have an exclusive meeting with this very important person. He is wealthy, educated, powerful and well connected. This meeting will be the opportunity of your lifetime because you want something from him. The outcome of this meeting can totally transform your life. What would you do if you’d hoped for a meeting like this? You’d find…

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5 Frugal Things This Week 1/12/18

Here are 5 frugal things from this week- All the meals were homemade this week, no take outs, no eating outs and no frozen pizzas from Trader Joe’s. I encountered I-don’t- feel- like- cooking-today for a couple of nights because of being under the weather but remedied that with breakfast for dinner and revamping left overs. For desserts, I tried…

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10 Things We Don’t Buy From the Grocery Stores

At Simplymuslimmom home, we rarely eat out or get take outs. These convenient food endeavors are not budget friendly and we prefer our homemade meals that cost much less and tastes way better than store made food. Making great meals on a budget didn’t happen overnight though, it happened after many years of cooking experiments through trial and errors. We…

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5 Frugal Things This Week

We spent $0.00 to celebrate the new year. We celebrated it alright but there was no extra cost involved, no shiny decorations or disposable plates/cups/utensils made it to landfill. instead, we hoped and prayed for another year of debt and & interest free living inshaAllah. We stayed within our budget for the month of December. There were lots of temptations…

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Organizing a Capsule Wardrobe for Hijabi Moms

This post is part-2 of Building a Capsule Wardrobe for Hijabi Moms. You can read it here to get you started on your capsule wardrobe so you can get ready and look beautiful and modest in 10 minutes. It takes time and patience to build an effective capsule wardrobe. But, the first step to creating one is to know your…

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6 Savvy Ways to Save Every Time You Shop

The reality of the 21st century is that almost all of us need to shop for our necessary and discretionary items. Most of us don’t harvest their own foods or make their own clothes. Unless you barter for your stuff, there’s a cost involved for our everyday purchases. We can save a lot of money by reducing and eliminating certain…

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Simple Ways to Decorate Your Home For Winter

“Time passes, and seasons too, but memories last forever.”   The weather is getting cooler where we live in California. I catch myself thinking about how we used to welcome winter in the East coast being dusted with snowy days, backyard igloo building and watching ducks finding their way on a frozen lake. It took some time to get used…

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5 Frugal Things From This Week

1. I made most of the meals, snacks and desserts at home except for chips and bread. A pizza from Trader Joe’s that served for 2 brown bag lunches for simplymuslim dad. I was feeling rather tired after one long and hectic day and made pasta with chicken and broccoli instead of ordering take outs. 2. I used up a…

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Zero Waste Muslim in The Kitchen

We have been following the zero-waste lifestyle for almost 10 years now. I don’t have an exciting story where you’d lived in a mansion surrounded by all the fancy things in the world and then had an epiphany and embraced a zero-waste lifestyle. I have a rather humble story to share with you. We have always lived a frugal life…

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