Alberta is beginning to open again as COVID numbers go down. This includes shops, restaurants and hotels. While we were eager for a little getaway conforming with public health guidelines, we had our concerns also. This Canada Day we enjoyed an overnight hotel stay and I’m sharing a Kananaskis Mountain Lodge review here for theContinue reading Kananaskis Mountain Lodge Review: Safe Stay for Families This Summer
This year Canada Day will be different. We can’t be physically together but we can still celebrate together as a community, city and country. Do check out calgary.ca/CanadaDay for lots of ideas and resources on how to celebrate at home and online. All these are available for free. We had so much fun trying outContinue reading Celebrating Canada Day 2020: Ideas, Crafts and Resources!
Planning a socially distant party is the need of the hour and the world we live in these days. As the restrictions have relaxed in Canada, we are allowed to have small gatherings preferably in the outdoors while maintaining social distancing. This June it was my turn to host our book club meeting. After manyContinue reading Planning a Socially Distant Party
This is the story of a red gharara and a tissue dupatta and tied to our 12th Nikah anniversary which was today. This is the story of my Nikah gharara. It was June 2008 and Jaffar came to Pakistan to meet me and my family. We had been talking since April with the consentContinue reading The Story of my Nikah Gharara
This is a healthy and versatile oats pizza recipe that we love making at home. The pizza can be adapted for many different tastes and the kids can be involved to make fun shapes. The best part is that this is a guilt-free and wholesome pizza, you can feed your family with confidence! Oats PizzaContinue reading Oats Pizza Recipe
Talking to south asian children about racism is more important than ever, given what’s happening in the world around us. South asian families are generally not that aware about issues of race, privilege and micro aggressions. These are important discussions that need to happen to raise children who are aware, balanced and educated about humanContinue reading Talking to South Asian Children about Racism
Now is the time to listen, educate ourselves and learn about #BlackLivesMatter. Sharing a list of books to read by Black authors. I have divided this books list for #BlackLivesMatter according to the ones that I have read and those that I wish to read. Today I gathered all the books in my house writtenContinue reading Books to Read by Black Authors: A Books List for #BlackLivesMatter
Mehreen Jabbar is an extremely talented director and I have enjoyed her work for the Pakistan drama and film industry. Here is a list of nine Mehreen Jabbar dramas to watch, if you haven’t already. These are the multi-serial ones and not her telefilms or movies. Will do another post for those. There are aContinue reading 9 Mehreen Jabbar Dramas to Watch!
40 is an age I somehow always aspired to. If you ever asked me my favourite age, I would have said 40! It symbolized wisdom and grace. Now that I have turned 40, I realize it also comes with its journey and experience. Here are 40 life lessons at 40 I have picked on theContinue reading 40 Life Lessons at 40
The year 2020 has not really been what any of us anticipated! Reality or understatement? Actually both! Nothing went as planned and lots of plans went out the window. We have all had to change our life style and practice social distancing due to COVID-19. Today let’s talk about Eid-ul-Fitr 2020, and how we canContinue reading Eid at Home: How to Make the Best of Eid-ul-Fitr 2020