Weaning my breastfed baby: We did it!

Dear Baby Z,

It has been a few weeks since we started night weaning you, and oh boy what a challenging few nights we had at the start. You are now completely weaned off breast milk, and what a journey it has been. Continue reading


Local Flair Issue 2: FMM by Fatma Al Mulla


The second edition of Local Flair features the lovely Fatma Al Mulla from FMM, who discussed her journey from printing t-shirts with satire comedy to creating eye-catching accessories and clothes. Keep reading to find out lots more about the inner workings of this Emirati fashion designer. Continue reading


A Princess is born…

Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

If you follow me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, you will know that the reason I have been out of the blogging scene for the past week is because I have just become an Aunty to a beautiful baby girl!

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A Thank You Letter to my Masseuse…

I was lucky enough to be gifted a massage treatment at a Spa in Dubai for my birthday, thanks to my sister and brother in law. It’s the one named “On the Go Spa Ladies Salon”, located in Business Bay, Dubai, UAE. I don’t normally go for massages(they are quite the luxury, especially being a mother), and having only experienced a handful, I did notice a few things that were done just right by the masseuse that I visited yesterday. Though I mentioned my gratitude to her by saying Thanks, these are the unspoken words of thanks that should also have been brought to her attention, as well as all others that do their job just right.

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My Sunday Photo 02/08/2015

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in July 2015…

 Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month. 

Things I said Alhumdulillah for in July:
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10 Things I’m grateful for in Dubai…

Today marks two years since moving to Dubai, to build a life with my family here. In the last two years I have experienced many new things that are supposedly the norm in Dubai, but were quite the luxury back home in England. Below is a list of ten things in Dubai which I am very grateful for: Continue reading