Lifestyle

5 Practical Ways To Prepare For Ramadan 2021

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims all over the world dedicate the entire month to fasting from sunrise till sunset. And it’s right around the corner!  Many of us prepare months in advance for Ramadan, but that’s not always easy. It can feel overwhelming when everyone around you is […]

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Review

Review: Botanica+Co at South Bangsar, KL

As the name suggests, Botanica+Co is FULL of greenery. As soon as we step in (or even before that actually), we are being enveloped in these big plants which can be seen all over the place. They also have huge windows so if you sit inside, you still feel very much connected to the nature […]

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Review

Review: Homemade Bath Bombs From Thepinkdiamond.co

I had not discovered the joy of bath bombs until just a few years ago. The bath bombs I had tried previously were all from the standard shops like Bath and Body Works or Victoria’s Secret.  When I got a few from the Thepinkdiamond.co, it was my first time finding out that there are actually […]

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Opinion

Dear Married Men Who Are ‘Just Joking’

To all the men out there who get a kick out of making indecent jokes about your married life, this one is for you. I know you want to make people laugh. You want to capture the room with your wit. Lighten the mood during gatherings. Make people’s day with your tremendous humour. But for […]

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Opinion

Your Stay-At-Home Mom Is Not Your Maid

Recently I’ve been noticing that whenever my mom asks me to do things for her – like wash the dishes, go out to get some groceries, or even the tiniest favour like get her a glass of water – she always makes it a point to say ‘thank you’ to me. It baffles me when […]

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Review

Material (2012): Movie Review

I came across this movie when I was scrolling through Netflix, trying to find something to watch with dinner. Material is a South African film (my first I think) that revolves around Cassim, a young Muslim working in his father’s fabric shop in Johannesburg. Cassim is also a stand-up comedian (secretly, of course). He knows […]

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Lifestyle

Self-Care Ideas That My Cat Has Taught Me

Meet Bobo – my one year old Persian princess. He’s a male cat but trust me, that doesn’t make him any less of a princess. I never thought of myself as a cat person, or even a pet person in general. The idea of taking care of another living thing freaked me out – still […]

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