Month: November 2013

Welcoming Winter

  Winter is here! We finally got our first snowfall that didn’t melt away right away, and A couldn’t be more excited. She woke her Baba up first thing in the morning to go out and play in the snow. So out they went and once they came back in A did a some school […] Read more…

Chocolate Bark

We were invited to my mother-in-law’s for dinner, and we needed something to bring for dessert. So I looked around the baking cupboard for something I could make quickly, and decided to use up the baking squares I wasn’t able to use last Eid. I also had some granola in the cupboard, and some mints […] Read more…

World’s Biggest Bookstore

Mom and Bapa came to visit last weekend with 3 kiddos and we went on a little field trip with them to the World’s Biggest Bookstore downtown. Apparently the bookstore will be closed soon, and since none of us had been there yet, Mom thought we might check it out. The bookstore is currently owned […] Read more…

Daily Islamic Prayer Chart

Now that my daughter is praying almost every prayer with the family, we decided to make a prayer times chart like the one we saw by Educating the Muslim Child, here.  Using a frame we had on hand, and some scrapbooking paper, it was such a quick craft to make. To write the timings on, […] Read more…

Pile of Leaves Picture

Today LittleA made a picture of a pile of leaves by tracing and overlapping leaf shapes on a piece of paper and then colouring in each section with a different autumn colour. At first she was going to cover the entire paper with overlapping leaves but as she was getting closer to completion she noticed […] Read more…

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Yum! is all I can say. I had a box of carrot cake in the cupboard along with some cream cheese icing, just waiting for the right moment to be made. Well my friends, today was the day! My daughter is often browsing Crafty Crow to inspire her next creative endeavour, and she spotted some […] Read more…

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