5 Great Deals This Week

Here are a few good deals that I found this week- The Children’s Place- https://www.childrensplace.com/shop/us/home Get a $10 coupon when you spend $40 or more on a Children’s Place gift card. This card is great if you need clothes for your kids for back to school shopping or for the upcoming EId. Everything is 50% off, plus free shipping Staples-…

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3 Hijab Fixing Hacks You Must Know

All hijabis are familiar with the good days and bad days with hijab. And no, I am not talking about super hot days with a side of humidity. That’s for another day. I want to share the real hijab issues that can be solved in minutes. So, here are my to go quick fixes for taking care of my hijabs…

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Grocery Saving tips- How to Shop from the Bulk Bins

    I discovered the joy of shopping from the bulk section after we moved to the West coast and found Sprouts Farmers Market. We used to live in the East Coast before and there wasn’t any reasonably priced bulk food store within 20 mile of where we lived. We did have a Whole Foods Market which had a big…

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A Ramadan Habit- How to Stop Wasting Food in Your Home

I feel blessed that we can eat a variety of food everyday alhamdulillah. I consider every food as gift and a blessing from Allah(swt) and try not to waste any food in my home. This habit applies to saving all food, from eating the pizza crust to turning overripe bananas into smoothies and muffins. It takes some time to get…

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3 Ways You can Save Money at the Grocery Store

I plan to live a debt and interest free life. I have developed habits over the years that has helped my family to live a ¬†simple, frugal life. The income had varied over the years but the lifestyle remained the same- striving to live a frugal life through mindful spending. There are many ways to save money and saving money…

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How to Replace Paper Towels with Cloth Towels

I started replacing paper products in my home about 10 years ago and never went back. Over the years it had made a big difference in reducing waste while saving money. It feels really great to be able to leave fewer carbon footprints on earth. Switching to cloth towels from paper towels is not as daunting as it sounds. You…

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How to Turn Wide Leg Pants into Straight Leg Pants

I prefer straight legs pants and had a pair of khakis that had really wide legs. The hem of the legs were right but the width was not. So here is what I did to turn my wide legged khakis into straight legged khakis. It saved me a trip to the Loft ;). Here is what you will need- 2…

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Winter Clothes- Sorting and Storing for Next Year

Yesterday I started sorting and storing my winter clothes for next year. We are getting more¬†warmer days in the Bay area lately so I decided it’s about time for Spring clothes to see the daylight. I store my un-seasonal clothes in a 18 gallon plastic flat lid tote. I bought mine from Target. Each of my family members gets 1…

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Make it- Foaming Hand Soap

We use foaming hand soap in the kitchen and bathrooms.I use the following recipe to make our own foaming hand soap that takes less than 1 minute to make- What you need- A foaming soap dispenser- I purchased mine from Trader Joe’s. Liquid soap- I use either Seventh Generation dish detergent or Dr. Woods castile soap. How you can make…

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