nana nani // an anniversary photo story

June 25th, 2016. a photo story of nana nani’s 60th wedding anniversary. How lucky are we to have had their love & presence for all of our lives. One day I’ll write more but for now going through these photos that fill my heart. ALSO : I wrote about it here one time. Also these…

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Orange orchards and memories

(This was a post I started writing a week after my sister in law passed away in 2020 but only finishing it now.) Our trip to Pakistan in December 2019 had felt really special for so many reasons one of them the fact that Bilal had gone with us for the first time after 4…

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Putting up a ramadan basket for your kids

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Anya is ELEVEN (mashallah)

Celebrating our beti at home. A simple low-key birthday at home that turned into more because I’ve been telling Anya however much I want to keep her birthdays low key Allah finds ways to make her feel extra special always. mashallah :):) My Anya, I hope you always find happiness in small things, in books…

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Our eid day in photos

After a full year in some kind of lockdown we were really looking forward to celebrating with friends this Eid. But then as it came with so much heaviness all around (bombings in Gaza, deaths from Covid..) it was so hard not feel guilty. How privileged are we to be able to spend our holiday…

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