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DIY Headband Holder

It’s been a while since I did a craft. I was craving to do one. Can you crave to do a craft? Anyways, my kids needed a place to keep their headbands. Right now they are stuffed in my bathroom drawer along with my makeup . After browsing online for some ideas, I was inspired!…

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Best Natural Laundry Detergents

One of my most favorite things to do when I was younger (and by younger, I mean I did this up until my 20s!) was to just lay on top of a big pile of warm laundry fresh out of the dryer!   The warmth and the smell of what I imagine Spring to smells like…

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Ash Afghani Noodle Soup

I LOVE Afghani food! From Borani Banjan to the kababs,  I could eat Afghani food all day long.   I first tried Ash at my friend Sara’s place. It was so good that I decided to make it for a Ramadan Iftar party and it was a hit there as well! Ash is a noodle soup that…

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Secret Eidi Gift Exchange + Gift Guide

My dad’s side of the family is huge. He has seven brothers and three sisters who live all over America. When we were younger, we used to see each other once a year. However, as we started getting married and having families of our own, we kind of lost touch with each other. But then…

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Eid al-Adha Children’s Books

Yipee, Eid al-Adha is right around the corner! I get really giddy when the holidays approach  Doesn’t it feel like the second Eid comes around so quickly – it’s like an unexpected surprise, similar to finding a twenty dollar bill in your coat pocket! To get the kids in the mood and to teach them about this Eid and…

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Eid 2015 Giveaway Day 7: Silver Envelope Eid-in-a-Box Kit [CLOSED]

We partnered with Silver Envelope, a leading brand for Islamic party and stationary products, for our final giveaway. Raana Smith started Silver Envelope in 2001, when she saw a lack of Islamic holiday products. Since then, she has developed products for all occasions such as Ramadan, Eid, Hajj, Aqiqah, Weddings, Bismillah/Ameen, Graduation, and many more. Examples of…

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Eid 2015 Giveaway Day 6: Norisa Designs Hajj Package [CLOSED]

Our next giveaway features a beautiful Hajj celebration package by Norisa Designs. We absolutely love their printable collections available on their Etsy store! I am personally in love with the geometric/arabesque patterns featured on all their products. You simply print out what you need in whatever quantity, cut it out and use it! The Hajj Package is…

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Eid 2015 Giveaway Day 5: Simply Impressions [CLOSED]

The Eid Giveaway Bash just keeps getting better! Today we are excited to announce a giveaway with Simply Impressions! Simply Impressions was founded by Fawzia Ghafoor-Khawaja, who initially started out creating custom paintings but then turned to creating and designing wall decals. Browsing through her website, one would have a difficult time choosing a decal as all of them…

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