Recycled Denim Backpacks

We’ve collected a lot of old worn out denim jeans over the years from various family members, and the pile has been growing! It was time to put the fabric to good use. I have had it in my mind to sew a backpack for myself, a place where I could put all the travel […] Read more…

Enrolment Ceremony

Alhumdulillah we had our enrolment ceremony for our Girl Guide unit this month. After a short introduction and message to parents, the girls each put on a show for their parents. The Guides recited Quran and Hadith, the Brownies said a poem they wrote themselves about Girl Guides, and the Sparks sang a Sparks song. […] Read more…

Waste Wise Lego Showcase

This year marks the third (and last) year my daughter has been a part of Jr. FLL (FIRST Lego League). Ever since my daughter was in Grade 1 she has shown a love for robotics, and would always use any money she saved to buy solar powered or battery powered robotics kits. So I did […] Read more…

Gathered Skirts

As soon as I saw the Gathered Skirt pattern from Purl Soho earlier this year, I knew I wanted to make it for my girls. The pockets are perfect for holding all the little trinkets and toys they carry around with during the day. First I made one for my toddler, and she immediately filled […] Read more…

Trip to Ottawa

My family and I recently went on a trip to visit my father. We rented a van and took the long 5 hour drive to Ottawa. Some of the things we did on our trip was visit the shops in their (mini) China town (my Dad’s favourite place to shop, naturally), visit the Royal Canadian […] Read more…

Monday Musings

Ten things I’m loving on this fine Monday… 1) My interview with Aasiya, from Aasiya’s Homeschool is up today, check it out here! JazakAllahu Khair Aasiya 🙂 2) A fellow homeschooler and I are working on organizing an Art Show for the homeschool kids, I’m super excited about that! 3) Speaking of the Art Show, […] Read more…

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