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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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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Still hoping, still anxious – three things to calm your heart this election night.

The world is watching, we’re all waiting for the votes to fully be counted #uselections2020 . From what we know already, so much of it feels so heavy. The disappointment and hurt is resonating all over social media. I feel it so much in my heart too. I guess we all wanted to believe it…

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