Celebrating the season even if you don’t do Christmas

Last week on my Instagram stories, I shared about a holiday pajamas tradition that has kind of happened with Anya. It started 4 years ago when Anya was very upset we didn’t celebrate Christmas and we were trying to tell her how we could still enjoy the season even if we don’t do Christmas as…

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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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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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5 simple ways to celebrate and document your Eid at home

This year as all of us are going to be staying home for Eid (even if lockdowns are easing down it doesn’t mean infections aren’t happening – so taking precautions for the vulnerable and those in healthcare is still as important), it’s for sure going to feel very different. For us, those routine things that…

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