We have always been blessed with great neighbours and stayed in touch with them. Whether I was a new immigrant in Edmonton or a new mother in Calgary, my neighbours have always been a source of help, comfort and important local information. Nextdoor, the neighbourhood app, now makes it easier than ever to connect withContinue reading Why Neighbours Matter: My Experience with the Nextdoor app
Buying local is extremely important to support the businesses that come from our community. They need our help more than ever this year. Here is a list for buying local in Calgary. Please do keep this in mind as you buy presents for family, friends, teachers and support staff this year! Gift Cards Many timesContinue reading Buying Local in Calgary: A List for Everyone
It seems like a lifetime ago when I did my Bachelors in Computer Sciences. My career path took many turns after that, and I ended up in marketing and communications. My coding skills have always helped me in life since they teach you patterns of logical thinking. Also, technology has never intimidated me and thatContinue reading Learn to Code in Fun Ways at Code Ninjas!
We were hosted by Mount Engadine Lodge in Spray Valley Provincial Park for two nights in October and had a wonderful time. The lodge is one of the few ways to enjoy a backcountry experience accessible by car. Here is my detailed review of a great all-inclusive in Alberta. We also made a YouTube videoContinue reading Staying at Mount Engadine Lodge: All-Inclusive in Alberta
Baked cauliflower mac and cheese is a delicious and healthy recipe that Jaffar loves to make for us. You can either have this dish on its own or as a side. The recipe is quite simple and I love how we get a healthy portion of protein and vegetables with it. In our house, cooking isContinue reading Baked Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Recipe
Any recipe that is a hit with adults and children both is a win in my dictionary! Love this creamy chicken pasta recipe made with white sauce and herbs because of its subtle flavours. I can also assure you that you will find all ingredients at home, making this an easy weekday recipe. Creamy ChickenContinue reading Creamy Chicken Pasta Made with White Sauce + Herbs
My mother shared the recipe of a home-made night cream that she got from Ghazal Siddique’s channel. Yes, the same Ghazal Siddique who starred in the PTV drama Marvi and is still ever so beautiful! My mother is a loyal fan of this night cream and swears by it for working against wrinkles and keepingContinue reading Home-made Night Cream
I’m a huge Jane Austen fan and naturally interested in any adaption of her works. Here is a book review of Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal, a retelling of Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan. No spoilers. The Bennets are the Binnats, Fitzwilliam Darcy is Valentine Darsee and Bingles is Fahad “Bungles” Bingla in the world SoniahContinue reading Book Review of Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal: Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan
Heritage Park is the largest living museum in Canada and we are super lucky to have it here in Calgary. It truly is one of my most favourite places to visit year around ourselves and to take visitors from out of town. If you want my Heritage Park review in a glance, I would say:Continue reading Heritage Park Review: Escape to the Past
When I was approached by The City of Calgary to talk about recycling in our city, I was super excited. I learned a lot along the way. Recycling is close to my heart, but it’s important to do it the right way. Putting the right items in the bin keeps the driver and recycling facilityContinue reading Recycling in Calgary: Do you know what goes in the blue bin and what does not?