Why I Celebrate Halloween

Why I Celebrate Halloween

I absolutely love Halloween! “Ohhh she’s one of those not-so-Muslim Muslims…” is what some may think. Nah-Uh. I grew up on prayers 5x a day every day…but being born and raised in a predominantly “white” part of suburban Toronto, I simply...
Meet Nido’s Cheesecake

Meet Nido’s Cheesecake

Nidaa Moghrabi is a cheesecake baker in Fremont, California. Her small business, Nido’s Cheesecake, specializes in making 100% halal cheesecakes with farm fresh eggs and no artificial colours or preservatives. Other than offering popular flavours like...
Eid Al Adha Gifts – Are They a Thing?

Eid Al Adha Gifts – Are They a Thing?

Another name for Eid al Adha is “Greater Eid” and another name for Eid al Fitr is “Lesser Eid” but as a child, I had a hard time remembering which was which and I would always mix the two names up. I remember mistaking Eid al Adha as the Lesser...
Hajj Without My Kids

Hajj Without My Kids

I was happy the day I graduated university, realizing I fulfilled my parents dreams. I was happy when I got married, knowing my partner will always be there for me. I was happy the day I held my daughter for the first time in my arms, wishing her nothing but the best...