You see these images of families posing, laughing and enjoying themselves, while your own family never seems to cooperate or agree to a photo shoot. Sharing some tips for a successful family photo shoot that always work for our family! Tips for a Successful Family Photo shoot 1. negotiate for a win-win I tell myContinue reading Tips for a Successful Family Photo Shoot
If you’re from South Asia you have definitely grown up with the love of falsas, the tangy flavoured berry. It is called grewia in English but I haven’t been able to find it outside Pakistan. As soon as summer approaches in Pakistan, vendors appear on street sides, balancing baskets full of fresh falsas on their bicycles.Continue reading Falsa-Flavoured Lemonade (Made Without Falsas) Recipe
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but it’s definitely difficult to decide what to make every morning! Sharing a delicious four ingredient healthy pancake recipe that’s a hit with adults and children both. Four Ingredient Healthy Pancake Recipe I love recipes that you can prep for before hand. You can makeContinue reading Four Ingredient Healthy Pancake Recipe
The events of Karbala are important for all Muslim families. To teach your children more about Muharram and Karbala, here is a list of books for kids about Karbala. I have mentioned suggested ages also to guide parents better. Books for Kids About Karbala I have a separate blog post linked here with resources toContinue reading A List of Books for Kids About Karbala
We had a great time visiting Kirk’s Alpaca Farm in Alberta, which is just 1.5 hours from Calgary. The drive is beautiful and we made a day trip out of it. Here are some tips that I wanted to share to ensure that you have a fun and wholesome experience. You can also visit theContinue reading Tips to Visit Kirk’s Alpaca Farm in Alberta
We stayed at the San Luis Resort in Galveston (Texas) this July and absolutely loved it! The resort is beachfront, comfortable and best of all super family friendly. Here is my San Luis Resort review, with five reasons that made the stay memorable for our family. San Luis Resort Review: 1. Just an Hour fromContinue reading San Luis Resort Review: 5 Reasons That Make This Resort Super Family Friendly
I shared my story for mental health awareness a couple of years ago on World Mental Health Day, as a series of three posts. Compiling them in one blog post, since I get the request to share this story often. I’m a 40-year-old, who has been in a longterm relationship with anxiety. I took counsellingContinue reading Mental Health Awareness: My Journey with Anxiety
Lights, Biryani, Action! Ms. Marvel episode 4 had it all and was my kids’ most favourite episode till now. Of course, we have been loving them all and you can read my review of Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2 here. Ms. Marvel episode 3 stood out, because after establishing the diversity in the cast,Continue reading Ms. Marvel Episode 4 Review: Salam Karachi!
Proudly sharing Ms. Marvel episode 1 and 2 review, which is a joy for the heart and a song for my soul. A Pakistani-American Muslim super hero: “A superhero who looks like me!” This is truly our moment. We watched Ms. Marvel episode 1 and 2 on Disney+, where a new episode airs every Thursday.Continue reading Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2 Review: This is Our Moment!
I asked Ammie to do a Kamli film review, because she watched it in Pakistan and I’m still waiting for a release in Canada. So Ammie, or Bibi (as most of you know her), wrote down this review for you all. So over to Ammie (it’s in her own conversational style): Kamli film review byContinue reading Kamli Film Review by Ammie