celebrations

New! Lunar Ramadan Calendars

Assalamu Alaikum, I am so excited to announce my new Ramadan Calendar line for 2017. As an Early Childhood Educator, I am always looking for fun ways to incorporate learning into my handmade products. My new Lunar collection features the moon phases over the course of the month on the outside of the fabric pockets. […] Read more…

handmade for eid ul adha 2015

So I managed to squeeze in itty bits of handmade goodness into this year’s eid. I made a few gifts for my family to give them on the last day of Eid when we came together as a family. I dabbled in a variety of different craft techniques too, including sewing, fabric painting, crochet, wood […] Read more…

Hajj Playdate 2015

We’ve had our fair share of Hajj themed playdates over the years, here, here, and here. But this was the first time we hosted one! It all came about quite unintentionally actually. What I really had planned was to have a hajj diorama contest! I was thinking that the families could work on a diorama […] Read more…

Eid ul Fitr 2015

The 3 hour long drive to my mom’s house, with cranky kiddos, summer heat, cramped legs, all pays off in the end when we get to spend the day with my 9 siblings celebrating Eid together. As time goes by more and more of my siblings are leaving the nest and going off to school, […] Read more…

this ramadan

In the past I used to feel guilty for not being able to make it to the masjid for tarawih prayer every night, or not being able to read as much Quran, or pray as many rakat as I’d like. But I’ve come to accept the small sacrifices I must make in my time, and […] Read more…

iftar with friends

Well I must say, it feels like forever since we’ve met up with our playgroup. So many families moved away, or moms went back to work, or kids went back to school (no longer homeschooled), and our group just fizzled away. But it just so happened that this Ramadan many families came back, were visiting […] Read more…

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