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Bandos Maldives – A Review

One of the most exciting things to plan amidst all the madness of the wedding planning was definitely a serene getaway honeymoon. Bearing in mind, my husband and I had met less times than fingers I have on my hand (hint: I have the standard five!) and had only known … More

Emotions Islam

He Completes Me

Have you ever felt like there’s a void within you that you can’t quite explain? The feeling of being incomplete or yearning for something that you can’r quite put your finger on? Well, ever since I started my search for “The One” I felt this pull of sadness within me … More

Emotions Islam

Hello, Prince Charming

How do you know if you’ve found the so-called ‘One’? It can be tough, it can be time-consuming and it definitely comes with its share of disappointment.  I’ve had to get through many frogs to get to my Prince. Would I change that? Of course not. With every “frog” that … More

Culture Reviews

Kidnap – A Review

If you pay attention to your recommendations or what’s trending on Netflix, you may have come across Kidnap (2017). On a bored dreary evening, the synopsis peaked my interest and I thought I would dedicate 1hr 35 mins to some downtime and watch this.

The Plot

Karla Dyson is a … More

Health & Beauty Reviews

Eyebrows on fleek!

513 So whilst shopping for a decent eyebrow kit, I became frustrated and resorted to purchasing the above MUA matte eyeshadow. Every eyebrow kit seemed to have wax and a highlighter shade which I’d never use. I find that the wax makes my eyebrows look drawn on by fixing them rigidly … More

Technology

Itunes Stopping Mid-Sync

Dear Apple,

I sincerely apologise for all the bad things I have said about you during my time of difficulty.

Ok, if you’re having the same problem that I was a couple of days ago…and you are frustrated from reading endless useless forum posts, read on! So a couple of … More

Emotions Islam

Ramadhan Reflections

So I know it’s not Ramadhan anymore, even Shawwal has passed us by but this post is something very close to my heart. Ramadhan is a beautiful month when everything seems better. Patience is a virtue bestowed upon even the most impatience of people, tranquility is instilled in even the … More

Islam

Tips for Hijabis :)

Assalamu Alaikum Sisters:)

This is a totally random post that I thought would be fun to write, I hope you enjoy reading this:)

Tip 1) Always Smile 😀 and be dignified

Hijabi sisters, whether we like it or not, are prejudiced against. A lot of ignorant people assume that our … More

Emotions Islam

How To Perform Istikhara

Istikhara means to seek goodness from Allah (SWT). It is seen as good practice to perform Istikhara prior to making any decisions. The decisions do not necessarily have to be major life changing decisions, Istikhara can be performed for any decision that you want the Almighty’s guidance for.

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Emotions Islam

Keeping Up With The…Salaah!

in sha Allah may Allah SWT accept all our zikr and make us steadfast on the deen. Ameen

Assalamu Alaikum guys, I thought I’d get personal and share my own experiences regarding Salaah. Ma sha Allah I have been able to keep up with my five compulsory daily prayers. However, … More

Islam

Surah Mulk

One of my biggest fears is the punishment of the grave (azaab). I haven’t read/heard/seen much in relation to this, mainly because I am so scared to know more and I guess in a sense I feel cushioned by my lack of knowledge. The little I do know however has … More

Islam

Dua-e-Jameelah

We all endeavor to pray five times daily and in sha Allah pray that we get to visit the Holy Kab’ah at least once during our stay on this Earth. Unfortunately, the sad reality is many people don’t get the opportunity to perform Hajj. From those that are fortunate enough … More

Emotions Islam

The Spiritual Retreat (Itikaaf)

According to many scholars, itikaaf merely means remaining somewhere. Usually, the “somewhere refers to the mosque for men and a designated place within the home for women.

I’tikaf in the month of Ramadan is a Sunnat-e-Kafaya. It means if one person within the community performs it then all will be … More

Technology

BlackBerry…The Generous Company

I recently attended the BlackBerry 10  Jam World Tour in London and I have nothing to say other than I am uber (does anyone use that word anymore?!) excited about the upcoming BlackBerry 10.  The opening video featuring Alec Saunders as the lead singer resembled a bunch of Dads in … More