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?
Today on the blog, I’m honoured to have Shesta B. sharing her story of miscarriage, loss and grieving. We hope that this post helps someone out there. You are not alone.
The post and the words below are from Shesta B. I thank her for her courage.
Continue reading Guest Post: Talking about Pregnancy and Infant Loss by Shesta B.
I binge-watched a show after ages! For three nights, I was up till the wee hours of the night and thoroughly enjoyed all ten episodes. Here is my review of Churails on Zee5. No spoilers. Churails is written and directed by Asim Abbasi and I been a fan since watching Cake the Film. The showContinue reading Review of Churails on Zee5: No Bechari Women Here!
Everything in 2020 has been different including Eid! This year we hosted an Eid garden party with social distancing in mind. COVID-19 is still a reality in the world and it’s important to follow all public health guidelines for your region. In Alberta we are allowed gatherings of a certain number preferably in the outdoors.Continue reading Eid Garden Party in the Days of Social Distancing