Since getting married and relocating, Aldi became one of my local supermarkets and boy am I glad! Full of cheap and hidden treasures, without compromising on quality! My nearest is quite small, so I still venture to larger supermarkets from time to time. One if the things that surprised me … More
|I recently contacted Nestle for the latest list of Halal products, and I thought I’d share it with you Please ensure that you check the packaging and in sha Allah let me know if any items are in doubt. Also, if it’s not on the list, it isn’t Halal! UPDATED:|
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
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
I have always reflected on this verse and questioned exactly what does it mean? Everyone faces hardship at some point in their lives but not every feels at ease. Yasmin Mogahed explains the verse as the ease that comes when the hardships forces you back to Allah swt is what … More
Due to recent events, I seem to have blogged quite a few times about a broken heart. You might ask why I feel the need to add such sad content to my blog. Well, firstly, even though it’s sad I wouldn’t say it’s necessarily negative. I do try to keep … More
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu!
So recently I blogged about The Pendulum of Happiness, and concluded with nothing in this world being permanent. So if nothing is permanent, and it’s human nature to want and hope for certain things, and we know our fate is already written, therefore … More
So as I have previously mentioned, I am on THE (imagine Chandler’s voice) search to complete half my deen in sha Allah. I have tried many avenues in my search, including; the traditional introductions, the scoping out “potentials” at weddings, online matrimonial sites which I aim to also review soon … More
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu!
Wow! It’s been almost a year since I last blogged, so much for keeping up with the blogging! Sorry 🙁
Today’s post is a very personal one so here goes. Recently, in the last four years or so, I have been looking to get … More
I can’t believe it’s been exactly a year and three days since I last posted, so much for keeping up with the blog! I have loads of ideas that I jot down that I’d like to blog about but I never get time to sit and type away 🙁
Anyways, … More
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
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
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.
in sha … More
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
in sha Allah may Allah SWT accept all our zikr and call us to His house for the Holy pilgrimmage. Ameen
Firstly I’d like to start this post off by saying that this post is not meant to be read in an Islamic context, but more as a tourist. Alhamdullilah … More
I know I haven’t blogged in a LONG time but believe me I have been itching to! I have thought about so many things that I wanted to share with you guys but unfortunately I haven’t had the time to sit and type :(.
Recently, I attended Ustad Nouman Ali … More
This is a very quick blog post about something that is quite relevant to me.
From a young age, unfortunately, I haven’t been able to read in Arabic as fluently as I would like and often find myself stumbling and stuttering which results to me taking a long time to … More
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
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
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
Ok so I’m not writing this blog as a techno geek that I am but as an avid user of the internet on my mobile. While i disagree with having the phone stuck to your hand every second of the day, I do believe that it has it’s uses!
My … More
Ma sha Allah we get the Glorious opportunity to repent every single moment of our lives. However, the Sahaabahs (RA) had such a high regard for Jumaah as it was considered to be of a higher value than Eid in the eyes of Rasul-Allah (may Allah bestow peace and … More
We often take our mums for granted…uttering curses when asked to do something, back-chatting or even raising our voices. Little do we know just how precious our mother is to us, for our final destination lies at her feet. It is narrated in many hadiths that Muhammad (may Allah … More
We consume food and drink every single day but how many of us are following the etiquette of the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bestow peace and blessings upon him)? So I thought I’d highlight some of my findings and in sha Allah we can slowly incorporate this into … More
We visit the toilet every single day but how many of us are following the etiquette of the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bestow peace and blessings upon him)? So I thought I’d highlight some of my findings and in sha Allah we can slowly incorporate this into our … More