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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On turning 10: a covid birthday party

Sharing this little drive by celebration for this special birthday. Part 1 with how the day of her actual birthday went is in that earlier post along with some feelings and thoughts I was having in the moment (sigh). With the strict isolation we’ve had to do for almost a full year now, I really…

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And the day is here : my baby is 10

I’m going to try to do this fresh this year so here I am. Just putting my feelings down and a photo story of my baby turning 10. This one really feels big, because of the double digit bday yes but also because of this whole past year and how it’s been. She has felt…

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On turning 9 & a birthday surprise

As per what’s becoming a tradition now, as her next birthday comes up I’m sharing her previous one (cannot believe she’s turning 10 in a few weeks). Sharing a photo story of her 9th birthday today ending in a birthday surprise that I was most excited about, her first pet (will share a post about…

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Thanksgiving at home – a photo story

For those not familiar maybe, Thanksgiving in the US has become a holiday to celebrate family & together-ness and personally it’s one of my personal favorite American holidays… Our friends, Humayun & Talat have hosted us for a Thanksgiving party every year for the last 10 years and this year as we all stayed home…

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