Do’s & Don’ts of welcoming a new hijabi

 

New Hijabi Welcome

New Hijabi Welcome

Masha’Allah lately I’ve been hearing about so many sisters starting to wear hijab. I am so proud of them! It’s not easy to start wearing hijab; especially not within the current political climate (#harperfashionpolice, #DressCodepm).

Though hijab is a very important part of Islam, I feel it gets too much attention. Even though praying, fasting, and giving in charity are ranked higher in terms of basic requirements for being considered a Muslim, we seem to define people’s religiosity by whether they wear hijab or not. I guess this is because hijab is the most visible part of worship, this also makes it one of the most debated and difficult decisions.  (more…)

The Perfect Cup Of Chai

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               As you can tell from the title of my blog, chai is a pretty big part of my life. I’m not a chai connoisseur or anything (Oolong and Rooibos are not part of my vocabulary).

I just like my simple,creamy, hug in a cup chai. (more…)

Upcycling frames from drab to FAB for less than $1!

coverimage framesI get bored easily.

I can be very ADD about the décor in my house…which is a problem when you’re managing on a single income. But never fear! The internet is crawling with DIY upcycling projects that cost pennies to make.

I decided to try and change some old frames into ‘new’ chic ones without any fancy tools (its not really a cheap project if I have to spend money on expensive tools).

I was pretty happy with the results! (more…)

I miss Allah

MrPP4bWU                     Whenever people reminisce about their pre-religious days, their mouths water over memories of McDonald’s chicken nuggets and gummy worms. I must admit there were times I was a little jealous that I never had such ‘haraam days’ ( Don’t judge me- I just really really want to taste some Lucky Charms darn it!). We ate halaal from the start and never got the chance to taste these ‘staple Canadian foods’.

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