Nawal’s Room

Often when I’m in Nawal’s room, I am reminded of all the love and support that surrounds us.  Nawal’s first year of life was incredibly challenging.  She spent the first four months of her life in the hospital and for weeks at a time after that, due to respiratory illnesses.  Our girl has come a […]

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Noah’s Big Boy Room

It’s very hard to believe that my son, Noah, is almost 3 years old!  It seems like yesterday when we were setting up the nursery and awaiting his arrival.  Now, here I am writing about my toddler’s room. Back then, I decided to go with a transitional design, so that we wouldn’t have to make any […]

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Meet Some of the Family

It’s incredible to think that, once upon a time, it started with just the two of us. Now, we are a family with our two little miracles. Over the last 3 years, our family has grown and the family photos on our walls have been outdated.  I’ve been wanting some new photos to include my […]

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Precious Moments with Nawal

It isn’t often that Nawal and I get to venture out of the house for fun.  We usually wait for the boys to join.  However, when we do take some mommy and me time, we make great memories. Below is a list of items that I pack to keep Nawal entertained, during our outings. Books:  […]

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1 Year Anniversary Trip to Istanbul

Aside from Canada, I had never done any international travel.  Unlike me, James has been all over the world!  Since we took a large amount of time out for our wedding, we decided to skip a honeymoon and take a trip for our one year anniversary.  We wanted to go somewhere that James had never […]

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Biscuits for Eid

Some of my fondest memories from my childhood, are when my mom would prepare endless amounts of desserts, in time for Eid.  Our house would be the cleanest and most organized it could get.  I was always very excited for this time of the year because we would make a special trip to the mall […]

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Banana Bread

I’m not much of a baker, but everyone always wants a second and even third piece of my banana bread.  It’s delicious, easy to make, and isn’t time consuming.  One tip before sharing the recipe – the more ripe the bananas, the better.  Enjoy! Prep Time:  15 minutes                                                                                                        Bake Time:  50 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 […]

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Noah’s 3rd Birthday Party!

Noah’s latest obsession has been Spiderman.  He has never seen a Spiderman cartoon.  However, he has found every version of the “Daddy Finger” song on Youtube.  The “Spiderman Finger” version is his number one choice for when he is rewarded with a few minutes on my phone, during the weekend.   So of course, Spiderman had to be the theme for his birthday […]

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