IN THE KITCHEN WITH ANYA: Mug Cakes

We (mostly me, to be honest)have been really fascinated by mug cakes since seeing them on Pinterest and last Friday, on a lazy morning at home (A has Fridays off this year) decided to give it a try. I had this pinned and Anya chose the confetti one from the options we had. It is…

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Crafts for Kids : Cardboard Box Houses

I have been in love with cardboard houses since the first one I saw on Pinterest (!), and finally did this a couple weeks ago. Anya made me make a smaller one for her pets too and she was totally in love with being in her house! Have you tried making one yet? It stayed like this for only a…

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KID PROJECT: Paper Puppets with their art

Sharing this simple project today that if Anya was older, I would’ve had her share on this space, as she came up with this 🙂 She has finally caught the Elsa-Anna-Frozen craze and loves drawing them. She brought her drawing of them one day with her scissors and got me to cut them out for her…

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Our favorite Ramadan reads for kids.

Since finding some Ramadan books at our local library 2 years ago, we have been borrowing as many Ramadan/Eid themed books for kids as we can get our hands every year. It has become a Ramadan tradition, as I read these out to Anya sitting on our couch trying to pass time on those long…

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Hostess gift idea: Homemade Cookies

Last year in Ramazan (or Ramadan in Arabic), every time that we were invited for our traditional potluck iftaris with our friends, I tried to take some homemade cookies as a thank you gift for our hostess. It became a fun little tradition that Anya would help me with and look forward to. Thought I’d…

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