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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8 Tips to Simplify Your Spare Hijabs

How do you know if you have a few too many hijabs? If you open your hijab drawer and feel lost then you’ve got too many hijabs. If you’re getting ready and it’s taking forever to pick a hijab because you have so many of them then you have too many spares. And if you just bought a hijab only…

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How to Make the Most of Your Dishwasher

A new dishwasher was installed in our home recently. The old one bit the dust after we had issues like leaking water and then the dishes would come out not fully cleaned. I don’t mind washing dishes by hand but I really dislike how much water gets wasted from it. We run our dishwasher every other day, so the water usage from doing…

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Simple Decoration Tips for Fall

We decorate our home around the seasons. If you’d visited us last week you’d find us hanging string lights with fall leaves, swapping our front door summer floral wreath for a pumpkin shaped door hanging that says “welcome” and decorating our fire-place mantel with paper pumpkins that we painted together a for the last few years. Keeping a beautiful home…

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Why It’s Important to Have a Beautiful Muslim Home

Our home is the place where we find comfort and ease everyday. We all enjoy living in a home that welcomes us back at the end of a long, busy day. A beautiful home offers calm and peace and lifts our spirit. A beautiful home is not limited by quantity, like how much space you have or the number of…

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Busy Moms Guide to Memory Keeping

  Have you ever looked at personal/family blogs and wondered how these moms find so much time to have fun with their family? And then they write posts about it and share fabulous pictures on top of everything? It seems things just fall into the right places for them and you need need a full time nanny, a housekeeper, a…

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9 Simple Ways to a More Peaceful Home

A peaceful home is the place we all look forward to at the end of a long, busy day. You eagerly wait to come back to a place where you feel comfortable and relaxed. Over the years we have called a few places homes, from small apartments to large houses but our focus always remained the same- to create a…

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Go Finish Those Nagging Tasks

  Recently I started crossing off a few nagging tasks a few times every week. These are tasks that don’t take up much time to do but for some reason you just can’t seem to find enough time to get started with them, let alone finish them. These tasks are not urgent enough to be done immediately but important enough…

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Making Your Own Ramadan Traditions

The two Eids are the most celebrated days in our home. We look forward all year to Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. We plan for these holidays ahead of time and prepare lovingly that allows us to enjoy the blessed Ramadan the beloved Eids without stress. We have come up with our own Ramadan and Eid traditions over…

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