Month: August 2012

Eid Banners

This year my family came to my place for Eid. For decorations I reused the banners we made. Click here to see how you can make your own glue batik banner. Here’s one my daughter made this year for our entry way. Read more…

Eid Hot Potato Surprise

On Eid the kids and I played a Hot Potato game using a tissue paper wrapped gift. My mom did this game a couple of years ago and it was really fun so I thought we could try it again. For this game we sang “Eid gift, pass it on, pass it on, pass it […] Read more…

Homeschooling

  With much thought and lots of prayers I have come to the decision to homeschool this year. I really enjoyed my year as a Junior Kindergarten teacher however this year I wanted to try something different. There were many reasons I came to this decision and it really wasn’t an easy one since the […] Read more…

Ramadan Fabric Painted Tees

My daughter and 6 of my siblings had a lot of fun decorating t shirts with fabric paint last week. 3 of them did a Ramadan theme, one of the did an Eid theme, one of them made a school theme, and the littlest one had fun making an abstract theme :). Good times alhumdulillah. […] Read more…

In the round

With fall fast approaching, and with the chilly nights we’ve been having I wanted to knit my daughter something warm to wear. Ever since I learned how to knit as a child I have always wanted to make a wearable garment. It has only taken me, oh 14 years or so to finally find the […] Read more…

Rainbow Poncho

I recently dug up my crochet needles, and found a free crochet pattern I had lying around and made a poncho for my daughter. I also added the flower my daughter finger knitted as an embellishment. Read more…