from the archives: tips on small space entertaining + dining room update

Okay, this post should show how much I had still to be shared from AGES ago but I’m not going to overthink that too much right now. For those that don’t know, this used to be our dining area in our old house (this one about that little house of ours / this about this…

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The story of an Eid table

Another Eid spent in this pandemic quarantine life and I have to say this one was my favorite (of the two). Last Eid did not feel like one spent at home because a huge portion of our day ended up being spent in delivering the Eid boxes (you can see that one here), so this…

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A few favorite ideas from our Eid gatherings

How are things in your corner of the world? Are you going to be meeting up friends & family for Eid? Please do remember to be mindful and conscious of everyone’s safety, especially the more vulnerable around you (elder family members and those with health conditions have much higher chances of developing severe complications from…

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My dearest Walu

MY DEAREST WALU, THIS PAST WEEK AND WEEKEND HAS FELT SO EMOTIONAL WITH SO SO MANY THOUGHTS & EMOTIONS RUNNING THROUGH MY HEART BUT NOT KNOWING HOW & WHERE TO START WRITING THEM DOWN. You’re married! And you’ve moved to your OWN home omg! But the heartbreaking part that we weren’t there; I don’t know…

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Eid Nostalgia + a photo story of our socially distant Eid day

(Sharing a photo story from our simple, at-home Eid ul Fitr along with these words written for this writing prompt initiated by Rimsha) That waking up on Eid mornings and instantly checking our mehndi to check the color – Papa’s crisp white shalwar kameez as he got back from Eid prayers; the smell of his…

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