Ramadan / Eid boxes for your kids’ teachers or neighbors + a freebie

I’ve shared before about these boxes I make in this post, but thought I’d do a detailed post just on these today after sharing them on IG this morning and getting so much love. The why I do this as a Ramadan + Eid box to simplify my life a little bit. This way I…

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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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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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A first mommy & kids getaway + some tips

A little over a year ago, we checked off something that we’d talked about doing for years – a mommy & kids getaway with my friend Ayesha & her girls (remember this trip Anya & I did?). And so glad we did it when we did; because who knew then what 2020 was going to…

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6 takeaways from eight months of social distancing

As I write this, second (third?) wave of Covid is spreading everywhere so fast, from here in the Seattle area to the rest of the US and of course Canada, Europe and Pakistan.. Lockdowns, stay-at-home orders are either here already or coming.. Of course there’s also hope for the vaccine now so there’s that bright…

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