Muslim Mom Style- Gracefully Modest

  I like to look graceful and comfortable in my hijab and modest clothes. My personal clothing style is Gracefully Modest. I focus on looking dressed up in comfortable clothes. I prefer a small, good quality wardrobe so I can get ready in a few minutes.looking modest and dressed up. I came up with this style after getting tired of clothes…

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How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

There are three steps to a successfuland  frugal meal planning-1. selecting recipes 2.grocery shopping and 3.prepping and making the meal. Each of these can be broken down into a number of strategies for success in each step. These strategies are keys to making each meal planning into a money-saving, stress reducing and fulfilling endeavor. Here are some ways to a successful…

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Organizing the Spice Cabinet

Not too long ago, a variety of spices used to clutter my kitchen shelves and drawers. I kept adding more spices thinking what if I wanted to make a certain dish and didn’t have it on hand! I had everything from Cream of Tartar to Saffron, yes, the real kind, in my spice cabinet. As life became busier I found…

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Food Storage Solution

I really like storing food in glass jars and containers. I get to reuse my jars and containers and love the way they look. I prefer to shop from bulk bins to avoid using plastic and these are my go to solutions for storing food- Reusing jars and containers– I mostly use big jars and I get them we buy…

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How to Kick the Habit of Judging Others

  We all have been in situations where we have judged someone. You know you’re judging when you come to a conclusion about a person based on his behavior or action. It’s rather painful to accept that yes I might have judged another person without knowing the facts behind her certain action or behavior. But this acceptance also is the…

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How to Remember Allah in Daily Life

“…Unquestionably, by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured.” (Surah Ar-Ra’d (13):28) There are 3 type of thoughts that go through our mind while we are doing a chore- What someone else should or shouldn’t do. What we should have or shouldn’t have done. Worry about future. We have no control over what happened in the past, others actions and…

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11 Frugal Tips to Save on Kids Clothes

Buying kids clothes that are durable and cute while on a tight budget can be a challenge. It has become all the more challenging for me when I decided to take a minimalist approach to my kids wardrobe (and mine too in case you were wondering ;). In my pre minimalist life, I used to save almost all the clothes…

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Taking Care of Yourself

  I’m amazed sometimes that it took me a couple of decades and health issues before I learned how to take better care of myself. One of my primary responsibilities is to take care of other people. The taking care part includes from feeding to picking the right book for them. And yet I wasn’t doing a very good job…

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