7 Natural Remedies for You and Your Little Ones

The weather is getting cooler where we live in California. It’s time to take better care of ourselves and our loved ones as Winter is around the corner. Many of us tend to get under the weather as we transition to cold Winter months. “Prevention is better than cure”- especially when you’ve many responsibilities as a mom, you don’t seem…

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How I learned to Spend Without Regret and You Can Too

Frugality is getting the best value for money. It’s not about paying the least amount or accumulating the most number of things. That’s cheap not frugal. You want to focus on quantity not quality. You want to be value oriented, not stuff oriented. When you’re mindful about your purchases it has an enormous impact on other areas of your life…

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My 5 Frugal Things This Week

1. All the meals were homemade which was comprised of rice, curried meat and vegetables, burritos, quesadilla and kabab wraps. 2. The away from home lunches were homemade as well that produced zero waste. The sandwiches were wrapped in cloth napkins and then tucked inside reusable sandwich bags that I purchased from JC Penney a while ago. The fruits were…

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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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My 5 Frugal Things from This Week

1. I returned a few to things to Macy’s. I didn’t do any shopping while I was there. Win win. 2. I made all the meals at home except for 1 frozen pizza from Traders Joe’s. These pizzas are sanity savers that serve 2 people, still way cheaper than take outs. 3. We are doing the seasonal closet spruce up…

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5 Simple Hair Care Tips for Hijabi Moms

What is hijab hair? Simply put, It’s hair that’s sequestered under your hijab. Why care for hijab hair when anyone hardly sees your hair? Because you can see it before anyone else does and that’s what matters most (and your dear husband and kids of course). It’s really important to care for your hair if your wear hijab, especially when…

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Use Your Budget to Live Without Debt & Interest

A budget is a great tool to help you track your expenses so you have a better control over your finances. You may think, what difference will it make with a budget? Will I be really able to save anything with a budget? Well, guess what, I have been using the following budget for my family for the last 17…

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5 Simple Tips for Buying Halal Meat

We all know our drill when it comes to buying halal meat, between biryani and baked chicken- we love our halal meat alhamdulillah. We all have our go to meats- ground beef for quick recipes, chicken breasts when I need somethings easy and nutritious and marinated chicken or mutton in spicy yogurt when there is a crowd to please. The…

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